Plant Event Reports from jhugart - Saint Paul, Minnesota (Zone 4b)

Plant Date(s) Report
Switch Grass (Panicum virgatum 'Shenandoah') On June 5, 2020 Obtained plant
Purchased from Mother Earth Gardens in northeast Minneapolis.
Golden Alexanders (Zizia aurea) On June 5, 2020 Obtained plant
Two plants purchased from Mother Earth Gardens in northeast Minneapolis.
Prairie Smoke (Geum triflorum) On June 5, 2020 Obtained plant
Acquired two medium-size plants at Mother Earth Gardens in Minneapolis' Longfellow neighborhood.
Butterfly Milkweed (Asclepias tuberosa) On May 27, 2020 Plant emerged
I noticed one plant growing in the area where I planted this, and I found another several feet away, so it must have been a seedling.
Dotted gayfeather (Liatris punctata) On May 23, 2020 Transplanted
Planted four plants in East bed.
Swamp Milkweed (Asclepias incarnata) On May 22, 2020 Obtained plant
Acquired second plant at Mother Earth Gardens in northeast Minneapolis.
Swamp Milkweed (Asclepias incarnata) On May 22, 2020 Transplanted
Put second Swamp Milkweed plant in the ground, Southern Exposure section, near the first.
New England Aster (Symphyotrichum novae-angliae) On May 22, 2020 Transplanted
Added new plant next to existing one in East bed.
New England Aster (Symphyotrichum novae-angliae) On May 22, 2020 Obtained plant
Bought one leggy plant at Mother Earth Gardens in northeast Minneapolis, MN.
White Wild indigo (Baptisia alba) On May 22, 2020 Transplanted
Put five plants in the East bed.
White Wild indigo (Baptisia alba) On May 22, 2020 Obtained plant
Acquired five plants from Mother Earth Gardens in northeast Minneapolis, MN.
Dotted gayfeather (Liatris punctata) On May 22, 2020 Obtained plant
Acquired four plants from Mother Earth Gardens in Northeast Minneapolis, MN.
Wild Blue Phlox (Phlox divaricata) On May 22, 2020 Transplanted
Planted in two groups in the East bed with the plants from Plant Place. One group is behind the water barrel, the other is against the basement wall behind taller plants.
Wild Blue Phlox (Phlox divaricata) On May 22, 2020 Obtained plant
Acquired three small plants from Mother Earth Gardens in Northeast Minneapolis, MN.
Wild Blue Phlox (Phlox divaricata 'Blue Moon') On May 22, 2020 Transplanted
Put into the ground in the East bed with plants from Mother Earth Gardens. One group is behind the water barrel; the other is against the wall behind taller flowers.
Wild Blue Phlox (Phlox divaricata 'Blue Moon') On May 22, 2020 Obtained plant
Acquired three large plants from Plant Place at the Cub Foods parking lot in Roseville, MN.
Anise Hyssop (Agastache foeniculum) On May 22, 2020 Transplanted
Put in the East bed.
Anise Hyssop (Agastache foeniculum) On May 22, 2020 Obtained plant
Acquired six plants from Plant Place at the Roseville, MN Cub parking lot.
White Prairie Clover (Dalea candida) On May 18, 2020 Plant emerged
Finally saw the leaves for the other plant of this type. Both have come back just fine.
Coastal Plain Joe-Pye Weed (Eutrochium dubium 'Phantom') On May 16, 2020 Plant emerged
Both plants have buds that have emerged from the soil and are unfurling leaves.
Purple Prairie Clover (Dalea purpurea) On May 16, 2020 Plant emerged
Noticed leaves on the second Purple Prairie Clover I put in the ground last year. I thought they were both lost, but new leaves have emerged on the second plant. The first had leaves earlier this month.
Swamp Milkweed (Asclepias incarnata) On May 13, 2020 Plant emerged
Noticed new growth at the base of the plant today. Shoots with leaves emerging from the taproot.
Coastal Plain Joe-Pye Weed (Eutrochium dubium 'Phantom') On May 8, 2020 Plant emerged
New, purple buds emerging from the old roots today.
White Prairie Clover (Dalea candida) On May 5, 2020 Plant emerged
Noticed new leaves today.
Purple Prairie Clover (Dalea purpurea) On May 5, 2020 Plant emerged
Noticed new leaves today on one plant. No indication that the other plant survived.
Little Bluestem (Schizachyrium scoparium) On May 5, 2020 Plant emerged
Noticed new leaves today.
Northern Red Oak (Quercus rubra) On May 5, 2020 Plant emerged
Noticed leaves emerging today.
Winterberry Holly (Ilex verticillata 'Southern Gentleman') On May 5, 2020 Plant emerged
Noticed leaves today.
Winterberry (Ilex verticillata First Editions® Wildfire™) On May 5, 2020 Plant emerged
Noticed leaves coming out.
Switchgrass (Panicum virgatum) On May 5, 2020 Miscellaneous Event
Noticed new leaves on at least one plant today.
Red Twig Dogwood (Cornus sericea subsp. sericea Arctic Fire™) On May 5, 2020 Plant emerged
While deer ate this back to the two inches under the snow this winter, today I noticed a small shoot with new leaves.
Serviceberry (Amelanchier x grandiflora 'Autumn Brilliance') On May 2, 2020 Maintenance performed
Put down cardboard surrounding plant, and added mulch.
Wild Bergamot (Monarda fistulosa var. fistulosa) On April 7, 2020 Plant emerged
Noticed that all four plants had growth coming in on this date.
New England Aster (Symphyotrichum novae-angliae) On April 7, 2020 Plant emerged
Somewhere around here I noticed new growth in a picture. It is somewhat obscured by the dried out old growth from last year. I did eventually prune that away in order to make a brush pile.
Red Twig Dogwood (Cornus sericea subsp. sericea Arctic Fire™) On January 14, 2020 Miscellaneous Event
Something ate the stems down to the snow level. I suspect deer.
Winterberry (Ilex verticillata First Editions® Wildfire™) On September 15, 2019 Fruit Ripened
A single berry appeared! I suspect that the plants were not pollinated in the way they were organized at the nursery.
Boston Fern (Nephrolepis exaltata) On July 8, 2019 Potted up
Repotted into a larger pot with fresh soil. Also trimmed out dead fronds.
Purple Prairie Clover (Dalea purpurea) On June 17, 2019 Transplanted
It wasn't in the ground yesterday, but was tomorrow, according to pictures.
White Prairie Clover (Dalea candida) On June 17, 2019 Transplanted
It wasn't in the ground yesterday, but was tomorrow, according to pictures.
White Prairie Clover (Dalea candida) On June 15, 2019 Obtained plant
Not exactly sure, but they went into the ground by the 18th.
Purple Prairie Clover (Dalea purpurea) On June 15, 2019 Obtained plant
Not exactly sure, but they went into the ground by the 18th.
Wild Bergamot (Monarda fistulosa var. fistulosa) On June 15, 2019 Transplanted
Put in the ground. Four plants.
Coastal Plain Joe-Pye Weed (Eutrochium dubium 'Phantom') On June 15, 2019 Transplanted
Put in the ground. Two plants.
Red Twig Dogwood (Cornus sericea subsp. sericea Arctic Fire™) On June 14, 2019 Transplanted
Put in the ground. Near a downspout, in order to help it stay moist.
Winterberry Holly (Ilex verticillata 'Southern Gentleman') On June 9, 2019 Transplanted
Put in the ground. Nominally one plant, but I think there is a second stem in there I will tease out later.
Winterberry (Ilex verticillata First Editions® Wildfire™) From June 9, 2019 to May 3, 2020 Transplanted
Put in the ground. Three plants. At points of a square; the northwest point contains the male "Southern Gentleman" which should pollinate the females at the other points.
Winterberry Holly (Ilex verticillata 'Southern Gentleman') On June 3, 2019 Obtained plant
Acquired plant at Green Lake Nursery in Spicer, MN.
Serviceberry (Amelanchier x grandiflora 'Autumn Brilliance') On June 3, 2019 Obtained plant
Acquired at Green Lake Nursery in Spicer, MN.
Winterberry (Ilex verticillata First Editions® Wildfire™) On June 3, 2019 Obtained plant
Acquired plant at Green Lake Nursery in Spicer, MN.
Coastal Plain Joe-Pye Weed (Eutrochium dubium 'Phantom') On June 2, 2019 Obtained plant
Purchased from Bachman's on White Bear Lake avenue. Eupatorium 'Phantom' made with the store's label. Does not get higher than 36", considered a "dwarf" Joe-Pye Weed.
Little Bluestem (Schizachyrium scoparium) On June 2, 2019 Transplanted
Put in the ground. Two plants.
Prairie Dropseed (Sporobolus heterolepis) On June 2, 2019 Transplanted
Put in the ground. Six plants.
Red Twig Dogwood (Cornus sericea subsp. sericea Arctic Fire™) On June 2, 2019 Obtained plant
Purchased at Bachman's on White Bear Lake avenue, one plant. A "Proven Winners" brand.
Switchgrass (Panicum virgatum) On May 2, 2019 Transplanted
Put in the ground. Four plants.
New England Aster (Symphyotrichum novae-angliae) On September 16, 2017 Obtained plant
Plant was an extra left-over from Noah Frese's Eagle Scout service project on this date.
Boston Fern (Nephrolepis exaltata) On October 22, 1991 Obtained plant
This is the date that my dad died. Sometime after this, we acquired this fern and had it in our own home. We didn't do much but water it until 2019.
Boston Fern (Nephrolepis exaltata) On June 1, 1985 Miscellaneous Event
This fern was one purchased by my dad. He had it before I entered high school. I don't know the exact date, of course.

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