Plants of the Week – January 24
Carex 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’, 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’, 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’ 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
Bob HrubyPosted at 15:03h, 31 January
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.