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CEG Welcome Garden

The Welcome Garden in the Community Education Garden demonstrates ideas for using small trees, shrubs and perennials  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 October, 2022.

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
  • Larix kaempferi ‘Diana’ – Japanese larch
  • Picea glauca ‘Conica’ – Alberta spruce
  • Picea pungens ‘Glauca Globosa’ – globe blue spruce
  • Sequoiadendron giganteum ‘Pendulum’ – weeping giant sequoia
  • Taxodium distichum ‘Peve Minaret’ – dwarf bald cypress

Shrubs

  • Abies balsamea ‘Piccolo’ – Piccolo balsam fir
  • Azalea x ‘Cannon’s Double’ (Exbury hybrid) – Cannon’s Double azalea
  • Azalea yedoense ‘Poukhanense Compacta’ – Korean azalea
  • Cedrus deodara ‘Feelin Blue’ – deodar cedar
  • Hydrangea quercifolia ‘Ruby Slippers’ – dwarf oakleaf hydrangea
  • Hypericum x inodorum ‘Kolsan’ – Floralberry Sangria St. John’s wort
  • Ilex x meserveae ‘Heckenstar’ Castle Wall –  holly
  • Leucothoe fontanesiana ‘Rainbow’ – Rainbow drooping fetterbush
  • Lonicera nitida – boxleaf honeysuckle
  • Pinus mugo ‘Carsten’s Wintergold’ – mugo pine
  • Pinus mugo ‘Slowmound’ – dwarf mugo pine
  • Pinus strobus ‘Sea Urchin’ – eastern white pine
  • Sambuca nigra ‘Gerda’ Black Beauty – elderberry
  • Tsuga canadensis ‘Jeddeloh’ – Jeddeloh hemlock
  • Weigela florida ‘Elvera’ MIDNIGHT WINE –  weigela

Perennials

  • Allium ‘Millenium’ – Millennium ornamental garlic
  • Arenaria montana ‘Lemon Ice’ – Lemon Ice mountain sandwort
  • Armeria maritima – sea thrift
  • Aubrieta hybrida ‘Axcent’ – rock cress
  • Bletilla striata – hardy garden orchid
  • Cerastium tomentosum
  • Chrysanthemum ‘Weyrichii’ -hardy dwarf mum
  • Clematis integrifolia – solitary clematis
  • Coreopsis
  • Coreopsis verticillata ‘Moonbeam’ -threadleaf coreopsis
  • Dianthus deltoides
  • Dianthus  gratianpolitanis ‘Neon Star’ –  pinks
  • Erodium reichardii ‘Bishop’s Form’ – Bishop’s Form rock geranium
  • Eryngium ‘Sapphire Blue’ – sea holly
  • Gaillardia ‘Spin Top Red’ – blanket flower
  • Gypsophila repens ‘Rose’ – pink creeping baby’s breath
  • Helianthemum nummularium ‘Ben Fhada’ – Ben Fhada sunrose
  • Heuchera ‘Obsidian’ – coral bells
  • Hibiscus x moscheutos ‘Robert Fleming’ – hardy hibiscus
  • Iberis sempervirens ‘Little Gem’ – candytuft
  • Iris sibirica
  • Kniphofia uvaria – red hot poker
  • Lavandula intermedia – lavender
  • Leucanthemum x superbum – shasta daisy
  • Lithodora diffusa ‘Grace Ward’
  • Lychnis x haageana ‘Lumina Bronze Leaf Red’
  • Mukdenia rossii ‘Crimson Fans’ – red-leafed mukdenia
  • Oenothera ‘Sunset Boulevard’ -evening primrose
  • Pensetemon barbatus ‘Coccineus’
  • Penstemon barbatus ‘Elfiin Pink’ – penstemon
  • Penstemon digitalis  ‘Husker Red’ – beardtongue
  • Penstemon heterophyllus ‘Electric Blue’
  • Penstemon mexicali ‘Sunburst Amethyst’
  • 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
  • Salvia nemorosa ‘Rose Marvel’ – meadow sage
  • Saxifraga x arendsii ‘Rocco Red’ – rockfoil
  • Silene coronaria – Rose campion
  • Symphyotrichum novi-belgii ‘Raspberry Swirl’ – New York aster
  • Thymus serpyllum ‘Pink Chintz’ – mother-of-thyme
  • Veronica pectinate – blue woolly speedwell
  • Veronica penduncularis ‘Georgia Blue’ – Georgia Blue speedwell

Grasses

  • Calamagrostis x acutiflora ‘Karl Foerster’ – feather reed grass
  • Calamagrostis x acutiflora ‘Overdam’- variegated reed grass
  • Deschampsia cespitosa ‘Northern Lights’ – tufted hair grass
  • Helictotrichon sempervirens ‘Saphirsprudel’ – sapphire blue oat grass
  • Miscanthus sinensis ‘Gracillimus’ – maiden hair grass
  • Schizachyrium scoparium ‘The Blues’ -The Blues little bluestem

Vines

  • Schizophragma hydrangeoides ‘Moonlight’ – Moonlight Japanese hydrangea vine
  • Vitis vinifera ‘Sweet Lace’ – ornamental grape