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Master Gardener Multi-Flower Design

There's a reason why we call them Master Gardeners! Refer to the list below to learn more about each plant, and with a little hard work you too can become the master of your garden!

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Purple Fountain Grass

Purple Fountain Grass

Pennisetum setaceum atropurpurea, 2-3' tall by 1-2' wide.

Purple Baron Millet

Purple Baron Millet

Pennisetum glaucum, 30-40" tall by 10-14" wide; attracts birds.

Red Giant Mustard

Red Giant Mustard

Brassica juncea, 12-24" tall; flavorful leaves for cooking and salads.

Osaka White Flowering Cabbage

Osaka White Flowering Cabbage

Brassica oleracea, 6-12" tall by 12-18" wide; edible but not tasty.

Chiller Pansy

Chiller Pansy "Nature"

Viola, 6-10" tall; hybrid cross between pansies and violas.

Colossus Yellow Pansy

Colossus Yellow Pansy

Viola wittrockiana, 6-8" tall.

Pure Primrose Pansy

Pure Primrose pansy

Viola wittrockiana, 6-8" tall.

Autumn Fern

Autumn Fern

Dryopteris erythrosora, 1-2' tall by 1-2' wide.

Creeping Jenny

Creeping Jenny

Lysimachia nummularia, 4” tall by 12-18" wide.

 

Shrubs

 Cinnamon Girl Distylium

Cinnamon Girl® Distylium

The shrubs in the ground behind the containers are called Cinnamon Girl® Distylium.  This is a new shrub adaptable to different sunlight and water conditions.  It has small red flowers along the end of the stems in the winter, but it is mainly a foliage plant.  The leaves are small and emerge plum-purple turning blue-green as they mature.  The plant is evergreen and stays a compact size:  2-3 feet tall and 3-4 feet wide. 

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