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Common Names: B

bamboo
Phyllostachys flexuosa
bamboo
Phyllostachys nidularia 'Smoothsheath'
bamboo
Phyllostachys nigra 'Henon'
bamboo
Phyllostachys nuda
bamboo
Phyllostachys rubromarginata
bamboo
Phyllostachys species
bamboo
Phyllostachys stimulosa
bamboo
Phyllostachys viridiglaucescens
bamboo
Pleioblastus chino vaginatus variegatus
bamboo
Pleioblastus distichus 'Okinozasa'
bamboo
Pleioblastus humilis
bamboo
Semiarundinaria okuboi
bamboo,
Indocalamus latifolius 'Solidus'
bamboo,
Indocalamus longiauritus
bamboo,
Pleioblastus kongosanensis aureostriatus
bamboo,
Sasa oshidensis
bamboo,
Sasa senanensis
bamboo,
Sasa tsuboiana
bamboo,
Sasaella species #1
bamboo, 'Alphonse Karr' hedge
Bambusa multiplex 'Alphonse Karr'
bamboo, 'Hale' black
Phyllostachys nigra 'Hale'
bamboo, arrow
Pseudosasa japonica
bamboo, beautiful
Phyllostachys decora
bamboo, black
Phyllostachys nigra
bamboo, canebrake
Arundinaria gigantea
bamboo, clump-forming
Fargesia robusta
bamboo, clump-forming
Fargesia rufa
bamboo, David Bissett
Phyllostachys bissetii
bamboo, dwarf David Bissett
Phyllostachys bissetii (dwarf form)
bamboo, dwarf fernleaf
Pleioblastus distichus 'Mini'
bamboo, dwarf whitestripe
Pleioblastus variegatus
bamboo, golden yellowgroove
Phyllostachys aureosulcata 'Aureocaulis'
bamboo, green groove
Phyllostachys aureosulcata 'Spectabilis'
bamboo, green onion
Pseudosasa japonica tsutsumiana
bamboo, incense
Phyllostachys congesta
bamboo, Japanese palm tree
Semiarundinaria fastuosa viridis
bamboo, Japanese timber
Phyllostachys bambusoides
bamboo, large-leaved
Indocalamus tessellatus
bamboo, Meyer
Phyllostachys meyeri
bamboo, Narihara
Semiarundinaria fastuosa viridis
bamboo, small canebrake
Arundinaria gigantea tecta
bamboo, snakeskin
Phyllostachys nigra 'Bory'
bamboo, stone
Phyllostachys angusta
bamboo, tall variegated
Hibanobambusa tranquillans 'Shiroshima'
bamboo, vivier's
Phyllostachys vivax
bamboo, water
Phyllostachys purpurata 'Straightstem'
bamboo, yellowgroove
Phyllostachys aureosulcata
banana, hardy
Musa basjoo
Barbara's button, large-flowered
Marshallia grandiflora
beachgrass, American
Ammophila breviligulata
bear's breech
Acanthus spinosissimus
bearberry
Arctostaphylos uva-ursi
bee balm
Monarda didyma
bee balm
Monarda didyma 'Jacob Cline'
begonia, hardy
Begonia grandis
begonia, white-flowered hardy
Begonia grandis 'Alba'
bellwort, sessile
Uvularia sessilifolia
birch, black
Betula lenta
birch, cherry
Betula lenta
birch, sweet
Betula lenta
bishop's cap
Epimedium grandiflorum
black crowberry
Empetrum nigrum 'Compass Harbor'
black haw
Viburnum prunifolium
black-eyed Susan
Rudbeckia hirta
blanket flower
Gaillardia aristata
blazing star, rough
Liatris aspera
blazing star, tiny-headed
Liatris microcephala
bleeding-heart, wild
Dicentra eximia
blue star
Amsonia tabernaemontana
blue star creeper
Laurentia fluviatilis
blue-eyed grass, pointed
Sisyrinchium angustifolium
bluebell
Polemonium reptans
bluebells of Scotland; harebell
Campanula rotundifolia
blueberry, early sweet
Vaccinium angustifolium laevifolium
bluestem, big
Andropogon gerardii
bluestem, little
Schizachyrium scoparium
bluets
Hedyotis caerulea
boltonia, aster-like
Boltonia asteroides
boneset
Eupatorium perfoliatum
bowman's root
Gillenia trifoliata
bunchberry
Cornus canadensis
bunchgrass
Schizachyrium scoparium
bush cinquefoil
Potentilla fruticosa 'Goldstar'
bush cinquefoil
Potentilla fruticosa 'Pink Beauty'
butterfly weed
Asclepias tuberosa
buttonbush
Cephalanthus occidentalis

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Catalog as of January 02, 2016

Musa

(Musaceae - banana family)
Banana. About twenty-five species of tree-like herbs of Asia. Cultivated for their fruit, which is among the world's most important. Often cultivated also as ornamentals. It is best to situate banana plants where they will be sheltered from strong winds.

Musa basjoo - Aug 27 Musa basjoo - Sep 24 Musa basjoo
basjoo peren • ht 8-12' • zones 6 (with protection) - 10

hardy banana


sun - part shade
Ryukuyi Is.

A bold, striking perennial, with a "trunk" to about 8' tall and leaves to about 4' long. The mature leaves of this remarkably cold hardy species will tolerate temperatures into the 20's (degrees F ). The "trunk" will endure temperatures down to approximately 10 to 15° F. The root system of the plant has wintered successfully here at our zone 5-6 boundary location in a sheltered spot (near the foundation of a heated building) with little or no mulch. In a less protected location, with mulch, it has survived -19° F. May be grown as a container plant at first, and kept indoors for winter. Offsets which will be produced at the base of the plant as it grows larger can be separated and planted outdoors (alternatively, once small plants have been propagated they may be kept as container plants and the large plant can then be planted outdoors). The fruit is reputedly edible, but in cold climates the trunk would need to be protected, so it does not freeze back, in order to obtain the fruit. Cultivated as a fiber plant; strips peeled from the dried outer layer of the "trunk" make a handy source of tying material for work around the garden. Best in moist, rich soil, in as warm and sheltered a location as possible (both for winter protection and to give it an early start in spring). Heavy feeding during the growing season is helpful also. Has been known to grow 10' tall in one season, after freezing to the ground over winter, in a zone 6 location in Connecticut. Plants are grown in 6" pots.

cat # 9B7Y
$21.95 each