CEG Entrance Garden

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The Entrance Garden in the Community Education Garden demonstrates ideas for using small trees, shrubs and perennials as for size, texture, and color. They flank a brick paver patio and pergola. This was our first garden installation in 2010.  This list is current as of August, 2017.

Trees

  • Abies koreana ‘Horstmann’s Silberlocke’ – Horstmann’s Silberlocke Korean Fir
  • Acer palmatum ‘Bloodgood’- Japanese maple
  • Acer palmatum ‘Sherwood Flame’ – Japanese maple
  • Chamaecyparis pisifera ‘Sungold’ – Japanese false cypress
  • Cupressocyparis leylandii ‘Gold Rider’ – Leyland cypress
  • Picea glauca ‘Conica’ – Alberta spruce
  • Picea pungens ‘Glauca Globosa’ – globe blue spruce
  • Taxodium distichum ‘Peve Minaret’ – dwarf bald cypress
  • Juniperus communis ‘Gold Cone’ – Gold cane juniper
  • Juniperus virginiana – eastern red cedar
  • Larix kaempferi ‘Diana’ – Japanese larch

Shrubs

  • Abies balsamea ‘Piccolo’ – piccolo balsam fir
  • Cedrus deodara ‘Feelin Blue’ –  deodar cedar
  • Hydrangea quercifolia ‘Ruby Slippers’ – dwarf oakleaf hydrangea
  • Ilex x meserveae ‘Heckenstar’ CASTLE WALL –  holly
  • Leucothoe fontanesiana ‘Rainbow’ – rainbow drooping fetterbush
  • Lonicera nitida – boxleaf honeysuckle
  • Pinus mugo ‘Slowmound’ – dwarf mugo pine
  • Pinus strobus ‘Sea Urchin’ –  eastern white pine
  • Rosa glauca – shrub rose
  • Sambuca nigra ‘Gerda’ Black Beauty – elderberry
  • Weigela florida ‘Elvera’ MIDNIGHT WINE –  weigela

Perennials

  • Aubrieta hybrida ‘Axcent’ – rock cress
  • Cerastium tomentosum
  • Coreopsis 
  • Dianthus deltoides
  • Dianthus  gratianpolitanis ‘Neon Star’ –  pinks
  • Eryngium ‘Sapphire blue’ – sea holly
  • Heuchera ‘Obsidian’ – coral bells
  • Iberis sempervirens ‘Little Gem’ – candytuft
  • Kniphofia uvaria – red hot poker
  • Lavandula intermedia
  • Leucanthemum x superbum – shasta daisy
  • Mukdenia rossii ‘Crimson Fans’ – red-leafed mukdenia
  • Pensetemon barbatus ‘Coccineus’
  • Penstemon digitalis ‘Husker Red’ – beardtongue
  • Penstemon barbatus ‘Elfiin Pink’ – penstemon
  • Phlox subulata ‘Snowflake’ – creeping phlox
  • Ratibida columnifera ‘Red Midget’ – Mexican hat
  • Rudbeckia hirta – black-eyed Susan
  • Rudbeckia fulgida ‘Goldsturm’ – black-eyed Susan
  • Salvia nemorosa ‘Haeumanarc’ – dwarf blue sage
  • Symphyotrichum novi-belgii ‘Raspberry Swirl’ – New York aster
  • Thymus serpyllum ‘Pink Chintz’ – mother-of-thyme
  • Veronica pectinate – blue woolly speedwell

Grasses

  • Calamagrostis x acutiflora ‘Karl Foerster’ – feather reed grass
  • Miscanthus sinensis ‘Gracillimus’ – maiden hair grass
  • Schizachyrium scoparium ‘Blaze’ – little bluestem

Vines

  • Vitis vinifera ‘Merlot’ – wine grape
  • Vitis vinifera ‘Sweet Lace’ – ornamental grape

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