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!
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SkirtGardener's badges:
Million Pollinator Garden Challenge Organic Gardener Composter Permaculture Farmer Region: Northeast US Japanese Maples Fruit Growers Clematis Peonies Bulbs Dog Lover Cottage Gardener Houseplants Region: New York Plant and/or Seed Trader

Some info about SkirtGardener:
  • Joined on June 30, 2020
  • Name: SkirtGardener
  • Location: Central Pennsylvania
  • USDA Zone: 5a
  • Interests: Home Landscaping, Propagation by Cloning, Writing, Sewing & related Arts, Profound Introspection...
  • Birthday: October 7
  • Thumbs-ups: 846 received, 480 given.
  • Items given special acorn tips: 3 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 1,497 plants in SkirtGardener's plant list.
    Trees unsorted: 76 plants
    Giant Trees (over 80'): 1 plant
    Tall Trees (40-80'): 16 plants
    Moderate Trees (20-40'): 81 plants
    Short Trees (to 20'): 144 plants
    Large Shrubs (8-12'): 248 plants
    Medium Shrubs (4-7'): 252 plants
    Low Shrubs (1-3'): 127 plants
    Groundcovers (to 1'): 84 plants
    Vines: 154 plants
    Perennials: 360 plants
    Annuals: 1 plant
    Miniature size / Tiny leaf: 12 plants
    Dwarf size / small leaf: 22 plants
    Intermediate size / medium leaf: 18 plants
    Tall or wide size / large leaf: 68 plants
    Giant size / gigantic leaf: 1 plant
    Deciduous: 49 plants
    Semi-evergreen (leaves lost in colder zones): 3 plants
    Evergreen: 285 plants
    Columnar: 10 plants
    Weeping: 35 plants
    Uniquely colorful, peeling, or twisted form: 8 plants
    Good candidate for living sculpture: 8 plants
    Variegated: 148 plants
    Non-green colorful leaf: 5 plants
    Textured foliage: 5 plants
    Dissected or cut-leaf foliage: 49 plants
    Succulent: 5 plants
    Edible Parts: 313 plants
    Fruitless / Seedless: 66 plants
    Doubled flower shape: 7 plants
    Fragrant: 138 plants
    Native to North America: 4 plants
    Beneficial Companion Plant: 27 plants
    Can take full shade: 17 plants
    Part sun to part shade: 33 plants
    Best in full sun: 31 plants
    Can grow in wet places: boggy locations or with periodic flooding: 17 plants
    Needs dryness and/or can handle drought: 8 plants
    Salt tolerant: 5 plants
    Tropical (z9+, grown indoors but may summer outdoors): 33 plants
    Tender (z7-8, overwintered in unheated indoor spaces): 61 plants
    Marginal (z6; may do fine planted outdoors in a carefully selected location): 91 plants
    Hardy (z4-5; grows safely outside in my zone): 931 plants
    Extra Hardy (z3 and below; best options for exposed areas): 370 plants
    Winter Color: 42 plants
    Spring Color: 810 plants
    Summer Color: 388 plants
    Fall Color: 197 plants
    Suitable for the Green solid/textured/variegated theme garden: 2 plants
    Suitable for the Multicolor (many colors in one) theme garden: 1 plant
    Very Early Season Bloom: 25 plants
    Early Season Bloom: 55 plants
    Early-Mid Season Bloom: 46 plants
    Midseason Bloom: 123 plants
    Mid-Late Season Bloom: 54 plants
    Late Season Bloom: 43 plants
    Very Late Season Bloom: 17 plants
    Reblooming or continuous bloom: 24 plants
    Cool / dormant shipping season: 55 plants
    Warm shipping season: 15 plants

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