Examples of herbaceous plants

Examples of herbaceous plants

All plants have unique life cycles and requirements in order to survive. One group of plants is known as perennials. In this lesson we will examine types of perennials and view examples of them. Perennials A perennial plant is a plant that lives for more than two years. Many perennials grow and bloom over spring and summer, then die back during fall and winter and regrow the following year from their roots. This is not the case with all perennials. Some have adapted to survive …

Planting Herbaceous

Planting Herbaceous

As our herbaceous peonies enter their grand finale for 2013, we have already begun to plan our fall peony planting at Cricket Hill Garden. Peonies are very long-lived and relatively carefree provided that they are given a good start. Planting healthy stock is of course vital, but equally important is to amend the peony planting area so that the peony will thrive there. Basically, this entails adjusting the soil’s pH to the proper level and adding adequate organic material to deficient …

Herbaceous plants with spikes

Herbaceous plants with spikes

The herbicide spritz technique is suitable for precise control of broad-leaved herbaceous invasive plants, especially clonal species such as Canada goldenrod and perennial sunflowers. This technique makes use of a high concentration of an oil-soluble herbicide (such as Garlon 4) diluted to 20% with a penetrating bark oil. Only a few drops of herbicide on the meristem or one or two leaves is all that is necessary. The herbicide quickly penetrates the leaf and spreads throughout …

Herbaceous plants of Virginia

Herbaceous plants of Virginia

Written by Mary Free, Certified Master Gardener Herbaceous Plants As annual flowers succumb to freezing temperatures and many perennials enter a dormant period, one green plant still covers the ground in the woodlands and shade gardens: Polystichum acrostichoides. Also known as Christmas fern, its graceful, finely textured fronds often are used as a seasonal decoration. An eastern US native, Christmas fern grows in a circular clump with its arching fronds reaching 1’-2’ high and …

Shrubs and Herbaceous Plants

Shrubs and Herbaceous Plants

Elaeagnus pungens (Thorny Olive) Photo credits (left to right): (olive photo) Ted Bodner, Southern Weed Science Society, Bugwood.org; (leaves and shrub photos) James H. Miller, USDA Forest Service, Bugwood.org Thorny olive trees were introduced an an ornamental in the 1830s and now have spread all over the southeast. The seeds are dispersed by animals. It can grow under shade and in sun. The tree grows densely with many short stems (almost like thorns). It can reach heights of …

Herbaceous plants and woody plants

Herbaceous plants and woody plants

Byline: by Richard Jauron, Department of Horticulture To facilitate plant identification, please follow the guidelines listed below when sending tree, shrub and herbaceous plant specimens to the Horticulture Department. The specimen should be representative of the plant in question. If present, the specimen should include stems, leaves, flowers, fruits and seeds. The size of the specimen depends on the type of plant. Woody plant specimens should be approximately 1 to 1-1/2 feet …

Herbaceous plant Encyclopedia

Herbaceous plant Encyclopedia

Whenever I get one of these big encyclopedic plant books, I invariably turn to an entry for a plant I know well. And then I turn to the entries for plants I’m confused about. And then I turn to an entry for a totally obscure plant I’m sure they won’t have. Does Allan Armitage’s Herbaceous Perennial Plants pass the test? Yes—pretty much. I haven’t begun to plumb the depths of this 1k-plus-page encyclopedia, but I look forward to avidly reading the whole damn thing. First test: …

Herbaceous flowering plants List

Herbaceous flowering plants List

(what it offers, who is Dr. Perry?, some samples) (how it differs, why you should consider it) (how to sign up) Whether you are a home gardener, or industry professional, if you’re interested in outdoor flowers, here’s what this course can offer you: Knowledge of some of the more common annual and perennial flowers of temperate climates, as well as other herbaceous garden plant groups such as ornamental grasses, roses, aquatics, ferns, bulbs, and wildflowers. In all 200 are covered …

Herbaceous plants Nursery

Herbaceous plants Nursery

List Price: 5.00 You Save: 0.50 (10%) An attractive herbaceous perennial with white flowers and crisp white fruits. Price 4.00 List Price: 4.50 You Save: 0.50 (11%) A brown-purple leaved woodland perennial with scented flowers. You Save: 1.00 (20%) Price 8.00 List Price: 9.00 You Save: 1.00 (11%) A herbaceous woodland plant with daisy-like yellow flowers in early spring. Ferny divided foliage. Price 45.00 List Price: 60.00 You Save: 15.00 (25%) A herbaceous woodland plant with …