SkirtGardener's profile

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I am creating an arboretum of my yard, that celebrates the best spectrum of cultivars I can discover. Once I have them growing happily (easier said than done, it's true, but I'm working on it), each is a surplus I have to share!

Some info about SkirtGardener:
  • Joined on June 30, 2020
  • Name: SkirtGardener
  • Location: Central Pennsylvania
  • USDA Zone: 5a
  • Birthday: October 7
  • Thumbs-ups: 225 received, 73 given.
  • Items given special acorn tips: 1 received, 0 given.
  • SkirtGardener's active areas of the database
  • Irises (22 contributions.)
  • Hostas (15 contributions.)
  • Rhododendrons (12 contributions.)
  • Gladiolus (11 contributions.)
  • SkirtGardener's Plant List
    There are 1,028 plants in SkirtGardener's plant list.
    Trees unsorted: 79 plants
    Tall Trees (over 40'): 5 plants
    Moderate Trees (20-40'): 22 plants
    Short Trees (to 20'): 38 plants
    Large Shrubs (8-12'): 165 plants
    Medium Shrubs (4-7'): 161 plants
    Low Shrubs (1-3'): 100 plants
    Groundcovers (to 1'): 70 plants
    Vines: 86 plants
    Perennials: 335 plants
    Annuals: 1 plant
    Miniature / Tiny: 4 plants
    Dwarf / Small: 18 plants
    Intermediate / Medium: 18 plants
    Tall / Large: 66 plants
    Giant: 1 plant
    Edible Parts: 247 plants
    Fruitless / Seedless: 30 plants
    Thornless and/or uncommonly soft to the touch: 6 plants
    Fragrant: 77 plants
    Variegated: 85 plants
    Columnar: 5 plants
    Weeping: 6 plants
    Unique or Twisted Form: 4 plants
    Succulent: 5 plants
    Evergreen: 226 plants
    Beneficial Companion Plant: 25 plants
    Tender (z9+, grown indoors but may summer outdoors): 22 plants
    Marginal (z6-8, kept in unheated indoor spaces or sheltered outdoor locations): 103 plants
    Hardy (z5 and below; grows safely outside in my zone): 896 plants
    Winter Color: 21 plants
    Spring Color: 542 plants
    Summer Color: 285 plants
    Fall Color: 47 plants
    Very Early Season Bloom: 8 plants
    Early Season Bloom: 35 plants
    Early-Mid Season Bloom: 34 plants
    Midseason Bloom: 106 plants
    Mid-Late Season Bloom: 46 plants
    Late Season Bloom: 28 plants
    Very Late Season Bloom: 9 plants
    Reblooming: 14 plants

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