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SUITABLE PLANTS & FLOWERS by Kathleen Irvine (kathleen@willmorecity.org)

 

Old Fashioned Flowers for the Turn-of-the-Century Garden

Heliotrope arborescens – Cherry Pie
Reseda odorata – Migonette
Solenostenum scutellarioides – Flame Nettle, Coleus
Alcea rosea – Hollyhock
Catanache caerulea – Cupid’s Dart
Polygonum orientale – Kiss-Me-Over-The-Garden-Gate
Myosotis scorpiodes – Forget Me Not
Silene Armeria – None-So-Pretty, Catchfly
Centaurea cyanis – Bachelors Button
Molucella laevis – Bells of Ireland
Campanula medium – Canterbury Bells, Cup and Saucer
Hesperis matronalis – Dames or Sweetrocket
Lychnis coronaria – Rose Campion
Lunaria annua – Money Plant, Honesty
Nicotiana alata – Jasmine Tobacco
Nigella damascene – Love-in-a-Mist
Rudbeckia hirta – Black Eyed Susan
Dianthus ‘Bath’s Pinks’ – Cheddar Pinks
Adonis autumnalis – Rose-a-Rubie, Pheasants Eye
Aquilegia vulgaris – Granny’s Bonnet, Granny’s Nightcap
Lathyrus odoratus – Everlasting or Sweet Pea
Lychnis coronaria – Rose Campion
Achillea roseum – Rosy Yarrow
Dianthus barbatus – Sweet William
Amaranthus caudatus – Love Lies Bleeding

 

California Native Plants for the Turn-Of-The-Century Garden

Carpenteria californica – Bush Anemone
Cercis occidentalis – Western Redbud Tree
Clematis lasiantha – Chaparral Virgin’s Bower
Carex pansa – Sand Dune Sedge
Achillea millefolium – Yarrow, Nosebleed Plant
Aquilegia formosa – Western Columbine
Dicentra formosa – Bleeding Heart
Fragaria chiloensis – Beach Strawberry
Heuchera maxima ‘Opal’– Alum Root
Iris douglasiana ‘Pacific Hybrids’– California Iris
Mimulus cardinalis – Scarlet Monkey Flower
Mondardella macrantha – Hummingbird Coyote Mint
Muhlenbergia rigens – Deer Grass
Penstemon spectabilis – Showy Penstemon
Verbena lilacina ‘De La Mina’ – Cedros Island Verbena
Salvia clevelandii ‘Aromas’– Cleveland Sage
Cistus purpureus – Purple Rockrose
Woodwardia fimbriata – Giant Chain Fern
Eschscholzia californica – California Poppy
Nemophila menziesii – Baby Blue Eyes
Ribes malvaceum – Chaparral Currant