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!

SkirtGardener's badges:
Million Pollinator Garden Challenge Organic Gardener Permaculture 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: 312 received, 99 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 1,463 plants in SkirtGardener's plant list.
    Trees unsorted: 77 plants
    Tall Trees (over 40'): 16 plants
    Moderate Trees (20-40'): 81 plants
    Short Trees (to 20'): 128 plants
    Large Shrubs (8-12'): 243 plants
    Medium Shrubs (4-7'): 248 plants
    Low Shrubs (1-3'): 123 plants
    Groundcovers (to 1'): 80 plants
    Vines: 153 plants
    Perennials: 358 plants
    Annuals: 1 plant
    Miniature / Tiny: 11 plants
    Dwarf / Small: 22 plants
    Intermediate / Medium: 18 plants
    Tall / Large: 67 plants
    Giant: 3 plants
    Edible Parts: 298 plants
    Fruitless / Seedless: 66 plants
    Thornless and/or uncommonly soft to the touch: 6 plants
    Fragrant: 127 plants
    Variegated: 141 plants
    Dissected or cut-leaf foliage: 45 plants
    Columnar: 10 plants
    Weeping: 34 plants
    Unique or Twisted Form: 8 plants
    Succulent: 5 plants
    Evergreen: 277 plants
    Beneficial Companion Plant: 26 plants
    Can take full shade: 10 plants
    Can grow in wet places: 17 plants
    Tropical (z9+, grown indoors but may summer outdoors): 26 plants
    Tender (z7-8, overwintered in unheated indoor spaces): 49 plants
    Marginal (z6; may do fine planted outdoors in a carefully selected location): 88 plants
    Hardy (z4-5; grows safely outside in my zone): 918 plants
    Extra Hardy (z3 and below; best options for exposed areas): 370 plants
    Winter Color: 40 plants
    Spring Color: 798 plants
    Summer Color: 381 plants
    Fall Color: 184 plants
    Very Early Season Bloom: 23 plants
    Early Season Bloom: 54 plants
    Early-Mid Season Bloom: 42 plants
    Midseason Bloom: 124 plants
    Mid-Late Season Bloom: 54 plants
    Late Season Bloom: 42 plants
    Very Late Season Bloom: 17 plants
    Reblooming: 20 plants

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