jhugart's Plant List

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New growth emerging from the taproot of a Swamp Milkweed planted Swamp Milkweed (Asclepias incarnata)
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Exposure - Sunny
Exposure - Partial Sun/Shade
Minnesota Native
Planting Bed - Central
Section - Central bed - Southern Exposure
Soil - Acidic pH Preference
Soil - Neutral pH Preference
Water - Twice a Week
May 13, 2020: Plant emerged (Noticed new growth at the base of the plant today. Shoots with leaves emerging from the taproot.)
May 22, 2020: Transplanted (Put second Swamp Milkweed plant in the ground, Southern Exposure section, near the first.)
May 22, 2020: Obtained plant (Acquired second plant at Mother Earth Gardens in northeast Minneapolis.)
Image American Virgin's Bower (Clematis virginiana)
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Exposure - Sunny
Exposure - Partial Sun/Shade
Minnesota Native
Planting Bed - Central
Section - Central bed - Alkali Flats
Soil - Alkaline pH Preference
Soil - Neutral pH Preference
Water - Twice a Week
Deer ate this down to the snow in January of 2020. I wasn't sure Red Twig Dogwood (Cornus sericea subsp. sericea Arctic Fire™)
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Exposure - Sunny
Exposure - Partial Sun/Shade
Minnesota Native
Planting Bed - Dogwood Dogleg
Section - Dogwood Dogleg bed - Downspout
Soil - Neutral pH Preference
Water - Twice a Week
Get at least two more to expand from the single one I already have. June 2, 2019: Obtained plant (Purchased at Bachman's on White Bear Lake avenue, one plant. A "Proven Winners" brand.)
June 14, 2019: Transplanted (Put in the ground. Near a downspout, in order to help it stay moist.)
January 14, 2020: Miscellaneous Event (Something ate the stems down to the snow level. I suspect deer.)
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.)
Purple buds of emerging growth at the base of the old stem from l Coastal Plain Joe-Pye Weed (Eutrochium dubium 'Phantom')
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Exposure - Sunny
Exposure - Partial Sun/Shade
Minnesota Native
Planting Bed - Central
Section - Central bed - Mercury 7
Soil - Neutral pH Preference
Water - Twice a Week
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.)
June 15, 2019: Transplanted (Put in the ground. Two plants.)
May 8, 2020: Plant emerged (New, purple buds emerging from the old roots today.)
May 16, 2020: Plant emerged (Both plants have buds that have emerged from the soil and are unfurling leaves.)
Ilex verticillata "Bailfire" showing leaves and flowers. Winterberry (Ilex verticillata First Editions® Wildfire™)
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Exposure - Sunny
Exposure - Partial Sun/Shade
Minnesota Native
Planting Bed - West
Soil - Acidic pH Preference
Water - Twice a Week
Purchased three of the "Bailfire" females to go with one "Southern Gentleman" male plant. June 3, 2019: Obtained plant (Acquired plant at Green Lake Nursery in Spicer, MN.)
June 9, 2019 - 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.)
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.)
May 5, 2020: Plant emerged (Noticed leaves coming out.)
Pollinator for https://garden.org/plants/view/77207/Winterberry-H Winterberry Holly (Ilex verticillata 'Southern Gentleman')
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Exposure - Sunny
Exposure - Partial Sun/Shade
Minnesota Native
Planting Bed - West
Soil - Acidic pH Preference
Water - Twice a Week
Planted in northwest corner, so prevailing winds can spread pollen to the females. June 3, 2019: Obtained plant (Acquired plant at Green Lake Nursery in Spicer, MN.)
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.)
May 5, 2020: Plant emerged (Noticed leaves today.)
Image Great Blue Lobelia (Lobelia siphilitica)
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Exposure - Sunny
Exposure - Partial Sun/Shade
Minnesota Native
Planting Bed - Central
Section - Central bed - Hummingbird
Soil - Neutral pH Preference
Water - Twice a Week
Image Boston Fern (Nephrolepis exaltata)
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Exposure - Shade
Exposure - Partial Sun/Shade
Houseplant
Water - Twice a Week
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.)
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.)
July 8, 2019: Potted up (Repotted into a larger pot with fresh soil. Also trimmed out dead fronds.)
Image Wild Sweet William (Phlox maculata)
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Exposure - Sunny
Exposure - Partial Sun/Shade
Minnesota Native
Planting Bed - Central
Section - Central bed - Hummingbird
Soil - Neutral pH Preference
Water - Twice a Week
Image Golden Alexanders (Zizia aurea)
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Exposure - Sunny
Exposure - Partial Sun/Shade
Minnesota Native
Planting Bed - Central
Section - Central bed - Southern Exposure
Soil - Neutral pH Preference
Water - Twice a Week
June 5, 2020: Obtained plant (Two plants purchased from Mother Earth Gardens in northeast Minneapolis.)

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