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Show #01/6701. Six Unique, Historic Gardens

QUARRY GARDEN

Franklinia alatamaha
Lost Camellia, Ben Franklin Tree
USDA Zones 6-9. Full Sun.

Kalmia latifolia
Mountain Laurel
USDA Zones 5-9. Part Shade.

Aesculus pavia
Red Buckeye
USDA Zones 6-9. Full Sun.

Chionanthus virginicus
Fringe Tree, Old Man’s Beard
USDA Zones 5-9. Full Sun.

Geranium maculatum
Wild Geranium, Cranesbill
USDA Zones 4-8. Sun to Shade.

Tradescantia virginica
Spiderwort
USDA Zones 4-9. Part Sun, Filtered Shade.

Iris Virginica
Blue Flag Iris, Southern Iris
USDA Zones 5-9. Full Sun.

Zephyranthes atamasco
Rain Lily
USDA Zones 8-10. Sun, Part Shade.

Zizia aurea
Golden Alexander
USDA Zones 3-8. Full Sun, Light Shade.

Taxodium distichum
Baldcypress
USDA Zones 4-10. Full Sun.

Agarista populifolia
Florida Leucothoe
USDA Zones 6-9. Full Shade.

Tiarella
Foam Flower
USDA Zones 5-8. Full Shade, Part Shade.

SMITH FARM

Rosa, Veilchenblau
The Blue Rose
USDA Zones 5-9. Sun, Shade.

Iris sp.
Bearded Iris, German Iris
USDA Zones 3-9. Full Sun, Light Shade.

Paeonia
Peony
USDA Zones 4-8. Full Sun, Part Shade.

Hemerocallis spp.
Daylily
USDA Zones 3-10. Full Sun.

Lychnis flos-cuculi
Ragged Robin
USDA Zones 6-9. Full Sun, Part Shade.

Papaver
Poppy
USDA Zones 2-8. Full Sun.

Gladiolus communis subsp. byzantinus
Byzantine Gladiolus
USDA Zones 8-10 or dig & store corms in winter. Full Sun, Part Shade.

Heliotropium arborescens syn. H. peruvianum
Heliotrope, Cherry Pie
USDA Zone 11 or grow as annual. Full Sun.

Paeonia
Peony
USDA Zones 4-8. Full Sun, Part Shade.

Baptisia australis
False Indigo
USDA Zones 3-9. Full Sun.

RHODO GARDEN

Rhododendron
Azalea
USDA Zones Various. Dappled Shade.

Polygonatum odoratum, Variegatum
Variegated Solomon‚ Seal
USDA Zones 3-9. Part Shade, Full Shade.

Acer palmatum, Disectum Atropurpureum
Dwarf Cut-leaf Japanese Maple
USDA Zones 6-8. Part Sun, Shade.

Hydrangea quercifolia
Oakleaf Hydrangea
USDA Zones 5-9. Sun, Part Shade.

Chamaecyparis
False Cypress
USDA Zones 5-9. Full Sun.

Rhododendron spp. & cvs.
Rhododendron
USDA Zones Various. Dappled Shade.

Cercis canadensis‚ Twist‚ aka, Covey
Dwarf Redbud Tree
USDA Zones 5-9. Full Sun, Dappled Shade.

Distylium, Blue Cascade
Blue Cascade Hybrid Distylium
USDA Zones 6-9. Full Sun, Part Shade.

Epimedium
Epimedium, Fairy Winds
USDA Zones 5-9. Part Shade.

Fatsia japonica
Japanese Fatsia, Japanese Aralia
USDA Zones 8-10. Full Sun, Dappled Shade.

Show #03/6703. Spring Has Sprung

Narcissus cyclamineus ‘February Gold’
February Gold Daffodil
USDA Zones 4-9. Sun, Part Shade.

Narcissus ‘Tête-à-Tête’
‘Tête-à-Tête’ Miniature Daffodil
USDA Zones 4-9. Sun, Part Shade.

Narcissus ‘Fortune’
Fortune Daffodil
USDA Zones 4-9. Sun, Part Shade.

Narcissus ‘Ice Follies’
Ice Follies Daffodil
USDA Zones 3-8. Sun

Narcissus ‘Salome’
Salome Daffodil
USDA Zones 3-8. Sun.

Narcissus ‘Cheerfulness’
Cheerfulness Double Daffodil
USDA Zones 4-9. Sun.

Narcissus tazetta ‘Geranium’
Geranium Daffodil
USDA Zones 5-9. Sun.

Chaenomeles
Flowering Quince
USDA Zones 5-9. Sun, Part Shade.

Forsythia
Forsythia, Yellow Bells
USDA Zones 4-9. Full Sun, Dappled Shade.

Spiraea
Spirea
USDA Zones 5-8. Full Sun.

Edgeworthia chrysantha syn. E. papyrifera
Paper Bush
USDA Zones 8-10. Full Sun, Dappled Shade.

Prunus
Flowering Cherry
USDA Zones 6-8. Full Sun.

Cornus florida
Flowering Dogwood
USDA Zones 5-8. Sun, Part Shade.

Ilex
Holly
USDA Zones 7-9. Full Sun, Part Shade.

Lagerstroemia indica
Crape Myrtle
USDA Zones 7-9. Full Sun.

Narcissus ‘Gigantic Star’
Gigantic Star Daffodil
USDA Zones 3-8. Full Sun

Narcissus ‘Jet Fire’
Jetfire Daffodil
USDA Zones 4-9. Full Sun, Part Shade.

Narcissus ‘Rijnveld’s Early Sensation’
Early Sensation Daffodil
USDA Zones 3-7. Full Sun, Part Shade.

Narcissus ‘Red Devon’
Red Devon Daffodil
USDA Zones 3-9. Full Sun, Part Shade.

Show #04/6704. Updating And Restoring An Out-Of-Scale Garden

Vitex agnus-castus
Chastetree
USDA Zones 6-9. Full sun.

Leucanthemum vulgare
Ox-eye Daisy
USDA Zones 3-8. Full sun.

Papaver orientale
Oriental Poppy
USDA Zones 3-7. Full sun

Echinacea
Coneflower
USDA Zones 3-8. Full sun to part shade.

Cryptomeria japonica
Japanese Cedar
USDA Zones 5-9. Full sun.

Picea abies ‘Acrocona Pusch’ 
Procumbent spruce
USDA Zones 2-8. Full sun to part shade.

Ginkgo biloba
Maidenhair Tree
USDA Zones 3-9. Full sun.

Chamaercyparis
False Cypress
USDA Zones 4-8. Full sun to part shade.

Magnolia macrophylla
Bigleaf Magnolia
USDA Zones 6-8. Full sun to part shade.

Dracunculus vulgaris
Dragon Arum
USDA Zones 7-10. Full sun to part shade.

Calycanthus floridus
Sweetshrub
USDA Zones 4-9. Full sun to part shade.

Cypripedium
Slipper Orchid
USDA Zones 4-7. Part shade.

Tsuga canadensis
Canadian Hemlock
USDA Zones 3-7. Part shade to full shade.

Magnolia ashei
Ashe’s Magnolia
USDA Zones 6-9. Full sun to part shade.

Arisaema triphyllum
Jack-in-the-Pulpit
USDA Zones 4-9. Part shade to full shade.

Trillium catesbaei
Bashful Wakerobin
USDA Zones 5-8. Part shade to full shade.

Athyrium niponicum var. pictum
Japanese Painted Fern
USDA Zones 3-8. Part shade to full shade.

Show #05/6705. From Farm To Table At Hard Work U

Cattleya Orchid
Corsage Orchid
South, Outdoors – Shade; North Indoors – Full Light. Tropical

Vanda Orchids
Vanda
South, Outdoors – Shade; North Indoors – Full Light. Tropical

Hemerocallis
Daylily
Zones 3-10  Full-Part Sun

Show #06/6706. Great Garden Designers Create Amazing Spaces

Alex Smith Plant List

Rosa ‘Cornelia’
Hybrid Musk Rose
USDA Zones 5-10. Full Sun to Part Shade

Akebia quinata
Fiveleaf Akebia
USDA Zones 4-8. Full Sun to Part Shade

Trachelospermum jasminoides
Confederate Jasmine
USDA Zones 8-11. Full Sun to Part Shade

Millettia reticulata
Evergreen Wisteria
USDA Zones 8-10. Full Sun

Wisteria frutescens 'Amethyst Falls'
American Wisteria
USDA Zones 5-9. Full Sun

Lathyrus odoratus
Sweet Pea
Annual. Full Sun to Part Shade

Hydrangea quercifolia ‘Munchkin’
Oakleaf Hydrangea
USDA Zones 5-9. Full Sun to Part Shade

Hydrangea quercifolia ‘Ruby Slippers’
Oakleaf Hydrangea
USDA Zones 5-9. Full Sun to Part Shade

Hydrangea arborescens 'Annabelle'
Smooth Hydrangea
USDA Zones 3-9. Part Shade

Hydrangea arborescens ‘Bounty’
Smooth Hydrangea
USDA Zones 3-9. Part Shade

Hydrangea macrophylla Endless Summer®
Bigleaf Hydrangea
USDA Zones 4-9. Part Shade

Hydrangea macrophylla Blushing Bride®
Bigleaf Hydrangea
USDA Zones 4-9. Part Shade

Schizophragma hydrangeoides ‘Roseum’
Climbing Hydrangea
USDA Zones 5-9. Part Shade to Full Shade

Ammi majus
Queen Anne’s Lace
Annual. Full Sun to Part Shade

Papaver rhoeas
Corn Poppy
Annual. Full Sun

Centaurea cyanus
Bachelor’s Buttons
Annual. Full Sun

Trifolium incarnatum
Crimson Clover
Annual. Full Sun to Part Shade

Verbena bonariensis
USDA Zones 7-11. Full Sun to Part Shade

Paeonia lactiflora cultivars
Peony
USDA Zones 3-8. Full Sun to Part Shade

Hibiscus syriacus
Rose of Sharon
USDA Zones 5-8. Full Sun to Part Shade

Fagus grandifolia
American Beech
USDA Zones 3-9. Full Sun to Part Shade

Lavandula stoechas
Spanish Lavender
USDA Zones 7-10. Full Sun

Robinia pseudoacacia 'Frisia'
Golden Locust
USDA Zones 4-9. Full Sun

Show #07/6707. Amazing Yields, Beautiful Containers

Solanum melongena var. esculentum
Ichibon Eggplant
Full Sun

Abelmoschus esculentus
Okra
Full Sun

Petroselinum crispum
Curly Parsley
Full Sun, Light Shade

Ocimum basilicum
Sweet Basil
Full Sun, Part Shade

Celosia argentea
Celosia, Plumosa Group
Annual. Full Sun

Dahlia
Mignon Single Dahlia
USDA Zones 8-10 or dig and store tubers. Full Sun.

Lycopersicon lycopersicum
'Husky Cherry Red'
Full Sun

Lycopersicon lycopersicum
'Yellow Pear' Tomato
Full Sun

Show #08/6708. Making A Space Come Alive - From A Tried Garden To An English Cottage Garden

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Hydrangea paniculata
Limelight
PART SUN TO SUN
Zones 3-8

Echinacea hybrida
Cheyenne Spirit
Full Sun
Zones 4-10

Gerbera
Gerber Daisy
Full sun, Part sun
Zones All

Phlox subulata
Phlox
Full sun
Zones All

Weigela florida 'Kolmagira'
Rainbow Sensation®
Full to part sun
Zones 4-8

Itea virginica
Scentlandia® Sweetspire
Full sun, Part sun
Zones 5-9

Spiraea japonica
Double Play® Gold
Full sun, Part sun
Zones 3-8

Lysimachia nummularia
Proven Accents® Goldilocks
Full sun, Part sun
Zones 3-8

Rosemarinus officinalis 'Roman Beauty'
Chef’s Choice® Culinary Rosemary
Full sun
Zones 8-10

Baptisia hybrid
Decadence® 'Lemon Meringue'
Full sun part shade
Zones 4-9

Veronica hybrid
Magic Show® 'Ever After'
Full sun part sun
Zones 4-8

Rhododendron ‘Robleg’
Autumn Angel® Encore
Sun
Zones 7-10

Hydrangea paniculata
Little Lime Punch™
Sun part sun
Zones 3-8

Mandevilla hybrid
SUN PARASOL®
Sun part sun
Zones 8-11

Show #09/6709. Turning Challenging Sites Into Community Garden Paradises

Hydrangea quercifolia
Oakleaf Hydrangea
USDA Zone 5-9 Full Sun to Part Shade

Hydrangea macrophylla
Bigleaf/Mophead Hydrangea
USDA Zone 6-9 Part Shade

Hydrangea arborescens 'Annabelle'
Smooth Hydrangea
USDA Zone 3-9 Part Shade

Hydrangea paniculata
Panicle Hydrangea
USDA Zone 3-8 Full Sun to Part Shade

Show #10/6710. A Truly Inspirational Garden

Tulip
Queen of Night
Full Sun Zone 4-8

Tulip
Giant Orange Sunrise
Full Sun Zone 3-7

Tulip
Madonna
Full Sun Zone 3-8

Tulip
Micky Mouse
Full Sun Zone 3-8

Hyacinthus
Grape Hyacinths
Full, Part Sun Zone 4-9

Show #11/6711. Bringing Back A Prairie Inside A City

Lupinus texensis
Texas Bluebonnet
Annual. Sun.

Gaillardia
Blanket Flower
Annual/Perennial USDA Zones 3-8. Sun.

Coreopsis tinctoria
Tickseed
USDA Zones 2-11. Sun.

Melampodium leucanthum
Blackfoot Daisy
USDA Zones 7-11. Sun.

Salvia farinacea
Mealy Blue Sage
Grow as annual/USDA Zones 7-9. Sun.

Salvia leucantha
Mexican Bush Sage
USDA Zones 7-11. Sun.

Salvia coccinea
Scarlet Sage
Grow as annual/USDA Zones 8-10

Oenothera speciosa
Evening Primrose
USDA Zones 4-8. Sun, Part Shade.

Castilleja indivisa
Indian Paint Brush
Annual. Sun.

3204 Rose Garden

Rosa ‘Perle d’Or’
Perle d’Or Polyantha Rose
USDA Zones 6-9. Sun.

Melampodium leucanthum
Blackfoot Daisy
USDA Zones 7-11. Sun.

Lupinus texensis
Texas Bluebonnet
Annual. Sun.

Lindheimera texana
Texas Star
Annual. Sun.

Gaillardia
Blanket Flower
Annual/Perennial USDA Zones 3-8. Sun.

Magnolia grandiflora
Southern Magnolia
USDA Zones 7-9. Sun/Part Shade.

Lagerstroemia indica ‘Natchez’
Natchez Crape Myrtle
USDA Zones 7-9. Sun.

Zoysia tenuifolia
Zoysia Groundcover, Korean Grass
USDA Zones 7-11. Full Sun, Part Shade.

Ilex vomitoria ‘Nana’
Dwarf Youpon Holly
USDA Zones 7-10. Part Sun, Part Shade.

Show #12/6712. Update Makeover Show - English Cottage Garden - In Spring

Spiraea japonica
Double Play Doozie®
Full sun, Part sun
Zones 3-8

Hydrangea paniculata
Little Lime Punch™
Sun part sun
Zones 3-8

Itea virginica
Scentlandia® Sweetspire
Full sun, Part sun
Zones 5-9

Rhododendron ‘Robleg’
Autumn Angel® Encore
Sun
Zones 7-10

Rosa
Oso Easy Hot Paprika®
Full sun
Zones 3-9

Rosa hybrid
BRINDABELLA ROSES™
Purple Prince
Full sun
Zones 3-9

Abelia Hybrid 'Hopleys'
Miss Lemon™ Abelia
Full Sun to Part Shade
Zones 6-9

Buddleia
Lo & Behold® 'Blue Chip Jr.'
Full Sun
Zones 5-9

Echinacea hybrida
Cheyenne Spirit
Full Sun
Zones 4-10

Perovskia atriplicifolia
Blue Jean Baby Russian Sage
Full Sun
Zones 4-9

Carex oshimensis
Carex EverColor® ‘Everillo’
Part Shade to Shade
Zones 5-9

Sisyrinchium angustifolium
Sassy Grass™
Full Sun to Part Shade
Zones 4-9

Rosemarinus officinalis 'Roman Beauty'
Chef’s Choice® Culinary Rosemary
Full sun
Zones 8-10

Show #13/6713. Choosing The Correct Plant

Petite Knock Out® Rose
Sun
Zone 5-10

Loropetalum chinense 'Kurobijin'
Cerise Charm™ Loropetalum
Full Sun to Part Shade
Zone 7-11

Gardenia jasminoides
Gardenia ‘Buttons’
Part Shade
8–10

Thuja (standish x plicata)
Green Giant
Western Arborvitae
Full Sun 4-8

Ligustrum sinense
‘Sunshine’ Ligustrum
Full Sun 6-10

Rosa 'Meidrifora'
Coral Drift® Groundcover Rose
Full Sun 4-11

Ilex
Nellie R. Stevens Holly
Full Sun Part Sun
4-11

Viburnum opulus 'Roseum'
Snowball Viburnum
Full Sun Part Sun
4-8

Rhododendron hybrid 'Robleza'
Autumn Bonfire Encore® Azalea
Full Sun Part Sun
6-9

Pieris japonica
Mountain Snow™ Pieris
Part Sun to Shade
4-8

Calibrachoa hybrida
Bumble Bee™ Hot Pink
Part Sun to Sun
4-8

Petunia x hybrida
Petunia Bee's Knees
Sun

Osmanthus fragrans
Fragrant Tea Olive
Full Sun
8-11

Magnolia Stellata
Star Magnolia
Full Sun Part Shade
4-9

Begonia rex-cultorum
Rex Begonia
Shade
10-11

Impatiens walleriana
Beacon Impatiens
Part Shade to Sun
10-11

Nandina domestica
Obsession™ Nandina
Part Shade to Shade
6-10

Impatiens walleriana
Beacon Impatiens
Part Shade to Sun
10-11

Philodendron bippinatifidum
Shangri-La Philodendron
Shade
9-11: Outdoor
Indoors all zones

Show #14/6801. Iconic Southern Garden

Azalea indica
Southern Indica azalea

Common Japanese Camellia
(Camellia japonica)

Easter lily
(Lilium longiflorum)

Fuchsia
Onagraceae

Florist Hydrangea,
Forced Hydrangea

Korean chrysanthemum

Potted chrysanthemum

Show #15/6802. A Plant Collectors Paradise

Maranta arundinacea
Arrowroot
Zone 10-12

Fuchsia magellanica
hardy fuchsia
Full Sun or Partial Shade
Zone: 6-9

Show #16/6803. Beauty, History, Culture And Crops

Cocos nucifera nana
Dwarf Coconut Palm
USDA Zones 9b-11 or grow as house plant Full Sun
Dianella sandwicensis
'Uki 'uki; Flax Lily
USDA Zones 9-11 Full Sun, part shade
Wikstroemia uva-ursi
'Akia
USDA Zones 10-11 Full Sun, Part Shade
Bromelia
Bromeliad
USDA Zones 9-11 or Grow as Houseplant Bright Light, Light Shade
Bromelia
Aechmea Bromeliad
USDA Zones 10-11 or Grow as Houseplant Bright Light, Light Shade
Ananas comosus
Maui Gold Pineapple; Edible Pineapple Bromeliad
USDA Zones 10-11 or Grow as Houseplant Bright Light, Light Shade
Musa acuminata
Apple Banana Tree
USDA Zones 7b-11 Full Sun, Part Shade
Coffea arabica, C. robusta
Coffee Plant
USDA Zones 10-11 or Grow as Houseplant Filtered Sun, Bright Light
Macadamia integrifolia
Smooth Shell Macadamia Nut
USDA Zones 9-11 Full Sun
Vanilla planifolia
Vanilla Bean Orchid Vine
USDA Zones 10-11 or Grow as Houseplant Filtered Sun, Bright Light

Show #17/6804. Historic Gardens In Historic Belgium

Pinus pinea
umbrella pine
Full Sun, Zones 8 to 10

Olea europaea
Common Name olive
Full Sun, Zones 8 to 10

Cupressus
Common Name cypress
Full Sun, Zones 7 to 10

Melianthus comosus
honey flower
Full Sun to Part Shade, Zones 8 to 11

Ophiopogon
Common Names mondo grass or lily turf
Full Sun to Part Shade, Zones 6 to 9

Epimedium
Common Name barrenwort
Part Sun to Full Shade, Zones 5 to 8

Hosta
Common Name plantain lily
Part Sun to Full Shade, Zones 3 to 9

Pulmonaria
Common Name lungwort
Part Shade to Full Shade, Zones 3 to 9

Tiarella
Common Name foamflower
Part to Full Shade, Zones 4 to 9

Victoria amazonica
Common Name Victoria water lily
Full Sun, Zones 10 to 11


   
 
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