Plants of the Week – January 24

Plants of the Week – January 24

Carex morrowii 'Ice Dance' JWCCarex morrowii ‘Ice Dance’ is a great deer resistant sedge found in the  winter containers of the Terry Shane Teaching Garden. photo credit: J. Coceano

Cedrus deodora 'Shalimar' JWCCedrus deodora ‘Shalimar’, found near the visitor parking off of Whittier Place, has graceful pendulous branches that sport blue green needles in youth and then matures to a more flat-topped appearance. photo credit: J. Coceano

Chamaecyparis obtusa 'Little Mackie' JWCChamaecyparis obtusa ‘Little Mackie’, planted in dwarf conifer area near Bond Hall, is a  slow growing conifer with a nice rounded form. photo credit: J. Coceano

Colocasia esculenta 'Tea Cup' JWCColocasia esculenta ‘Tea Cup’ was named because the leaves on the 3-4’ plant appear upward in an inverted cup pose. This plant will be available at the first annual Unusual Tropicals and Annuals Sale. This photo was taken at Longwood Gardens in August 2010. photo credit: J. Coceano

Josh Coceano
  • Bob Hruby
    Posted at 15:03h, 31 January Reply

    Carex ‘Ice Dance’ is a tough dought tolerant evergreen perennial. We have planted it under silver maples and it has thrived without an irrigation system. We have also found it to be deer resistant.

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