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Landscape: Roadside Bed: Plant Materials Used in this Landscape

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sdagutis
Oakton, VA
(Zone 7a)

May 14, 2007
7:54 PM

Post #3496950

*American Holly (Ilex opaca)
*Astilbe (Astilbe x rosea 'Peach Blossom')
*Azalea (Azalea x 'Delaware Valley White')
*Azalea (Azalea x 'Fashion')
*Azalea (Azalea x 'Girard's Fuchsia')
*Azalea (Azalea x 'Hino-Crimson')
*Azalea (Azalea x 'Rosebud')
*Black Tupelo (Nyssa sylvatica)
*Coral Bells (Heuchera micrantha 'Chocolate Ruffles')
*Coral Bells (Heuchera micrantha 'Palace Purple')
*Daffodil ('Yellow Cheerfulness')
*Daffodil ('Tete-a-tete')
*Doublefile Viburnum (Viburnum plicatum tomentosum 'Summer Snowflake')
*Eastern Redbud (Cercis canadensis)
*Grape Hyacinth (Muscari armeniacum 'Big Blue')
*Hardy Cyclamen (Cyclamen purpurasens europeum)
*Lily of the Valley (Convallaria majalis)
*Nellie Stevens Holly (Ilex x 'Nellie R. Stevens')
*False Holly (Osmanthus heterophyllus 'Goshiki')
*Japanese Painted Fern (Athyrium niponicum)
*Japanse Spurge (Pachysandra terminalis)
*Northern Red Oak (Quercus rubra)
*Red Maple (Acer rubrum)
*Silver Maple (Acer saccharinum)
*Variegated Hosta
*Virginia Sweetspire (Itea virginica 'Henry's Granet')
*White Oak (Quercus alba)

This message was edited May 14, 2007 4:08 PM
fireant13

(Zone 9a)

May 21, 2007
9:28 PM

Post #3520796

Wow,this is beautiful. How many square feet is it?
sdagutis
Oakton, VA
(Zone 7a)

May 23, 2007
12:21 PM

Post #3526500

fireant 13, it's actually quite a large peninsula -- about 140 feet long and in some places 30 feet deep. The azaleas in the background are part of the front yard border. I tried to plant it more intensely near the driveway entrance and gradually look more natural closer to the wooded buffer between our house and the neighbor's house. But I still "fiddle" with it each year. Last year I added ferns and now I'm pondering how to get color after the astilbes and sweetspire are finished blooming.

This message was edited May 23, 2007 3:13 PM
fireant13

(Zone 9a)

May 23, 2007
9:34 PM

Post #3528446

I thought it was a pretty large space. I want to make the back portion of my back yard a mini woodland, but the space is much smaller than yours. It's more like 25 feet deep and 80 feet wide. I really like the azaleas, but I am a long way from having enough shade for ferns. I've just started with trees.
haighr
Laurel, DE
(Zone 7a)

July 26, 2007
2:40 PM

Post #3781528

Quite a task to landscape a woodsy area such as that. I really like what has been done. The azaleas look very much at home and the deer sculptures are something I need to look for.
Shapeshft
Binghamton, NY
(Zone 5b)

October 19, 2009
10:25 AM

Post #7185234

Well done! It's nice to see that you used a number of native trees and shrubs. Very fitting.


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