Tripple Brook Farm


Common Names: C

calla, water
Calla palustris
calla, wild
Calla palustris
cana brava
Arundo donax
cane, large
Arundinaria gigantea
cane, southern
Arundinaria gigantea
Coptis groenlandica
cardinal flower
Lobelia cardinalis
Carolina silverbell tree
Halesia carolina
carpet bugleweed
Ajuga reptans
Chamaedaphne calyculata
Nepeta cataria
Cattley guava
Psidium littorale longipes
chamomile, Roman
Chamaemelum nobile
Gaultheria procumbens
cherry, rum
Prunus serotina
cherry, wild black
Prunus serotina
Sasa palmata
Allium schoenoprasum
chives, Chinese
Allium tuberosum
chocolate root
Geum rivale
cholla, chain-link cactus
Opuntia imbricata
Stachys affinis
cinnamon vine
Dioscorea batatas
cliff green
Paxistima canbyi
club moss, tree
Lycopodium obscurum
clumping baby's breath
Gypsophila cerastioides
cobweb houseleek
Sempervivum arachnoideum
coltsfoot, giant sweet
Petasites japonicus giganteus
coltsfoot, sweet
Petasites japonicus
columbine, wild
Aquilegia canadensis
common cat-tail
Typha latifolia
common houseleek
Sempervivum tectorum
common scouring rush
Equisetum hyemale
common tansy
Tanacetum vulgare
common wood-rush
Luzula multiflora ssp multiflora
coneflower, purple
Echinacea purpurea
cordgrass, variegated prairie
Spartina pectinata aureomarginata
coreopsis, stiff
Coreopsis palmata
Corsican mint
Mentha requienii
Corsican moss
Sagina subulata
Vaccinium macrocarpon
cranberry, highbush
Viburnum trilobum
creeping lilyturf
Liriope spicata
creeping thyme
Thymus doerfleri 'Elfin'
creeping thyme
Thymus praecox
creeping veronica
Veronica prostrata
creeping veronica
Veronica repens
cross vine
Bignonia capreolata
culver's root
Veronicastrum virginicum 'Albo-Rosea'
cup plant
Silphium perfoliatum

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Catalog as of January 02, 2016


(Ericaceae - heath family)
About 100 species of evergreen shrubs or small trees. Widely distributed, but concentrated in the Andes Mountains of S. America.

Gaultheria procumbens - Jul 17 Gaultheria procumbens - Jul 17 Gaultheria procumbens - Nov 5 Gaultheria procumbens
procumbens evgrn subshrub • ht 4-6" • zones 3-7

wintergreen; teaberry; checkerberry

native, edible, edible fruit, rock garden, sun - shade
e and cent N Amer

A small forest plant with glossy evergreen leaves. Fruit is a bright red berry which persists on the plant all winter. The berries and tender young leaves have a pleasant, wintergreen flavor. The mature leaves can be used to make tea. Spreads slowly by rhizomes to form a colony. Requires a well-drained, acidic soil. May prefer a bit of shade, but does well in full sun if the soil is not too dry. Tolerates heavy shade, but will grow and fruit best with plenty of light.

cat # 3R7P
$7.95 each / 3-9, $7.50 ea / 10+, $6.95 ea

shallon evgrn shr • ht 1-6' • zones 7-10

salal; shallon; lemon leaf

edible fruit, ground cover, rock garden, part shade - sun
coastal, California to southern Alaska

This sturdy, broad-leaved evergreen shrub grows plentifully in the understory of Pacific Northwest forests. Will grow in sun, where it tends to remain at a height of about 1-2', or in shade, where it may grow to 5-6' in height under good conditions. Spreads by root suckers to form a colony; effective in preventing soil erosion. The handsome, leathery, textured leaves are dark green and glossy. Arching sprays of bright pink and white, urn-shaped flowers in late spring attract hummingbirds and butterflies. The abundant, edible, dark blue berries, which ripen in summer, appeal to birds and other wildlife, and may be eaten fresh or used to make preserves. The foliage is much used in florists arrangements as "lemon leaf". Considered rugged and adaptable, salal is said to thrive in sun or shade, and in infertile, dry or moist soils. Tolerates drought and even salt spray. The plants prefer a light, sandy, humusy, somewhat acidic soil. Makes a good low-maintenance ground cover in part shade. We confess to having little experience growing this plant under our conditions. Our original, normally reliable, source for these plants claims that this form of the plant is hardy to zone 5. Other references indicate that the typical form of the species is hardy only to zone 8. The plants we are offering should be hardy in zone 7, but should be considered experimental in zones 5 and 6. We recommend mulching the plants in all zones, and providing additional winter protection for the stems and leaves, at least for young plants, in zone 7 and colder zones.

cat # 3R7T
$11.95 each