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Genus: P

Pachysandra
Alleghany pachysandra; Japanese pachysandra
Panicum
switch-grass
Parthenium
wild quinine
Parthenocissus
Virginia creeper; woodbine
Passiflora
passionflower; Maypop; apricot vine
Paxistima
cliff green; mountain lover
Peltandra
arrow-arum; tuckahoe
Pennisetum
Chinese pennisetum
Penstemon
St. Joseph's wand; pine-leaved penstemon
Petasites
fuki; giant fuki; giant sweet coltsfoot; sweet coltsfoot
Phalaris
ribbon grass
Philadelphus
mock orange
Phlox
phlox; flowering moss; ground pink; wild sweet William
Phragmites
variegated common reed grass
Phyllostachys
bamboo
Physostegia
obedient plant
Pleioblastus
bamboo
Podophyllum
Mayapple; wild lemon
Polemonium
Greek valerian; Jacob's ladder; bluebell
Polygonatum
hairy Solomon's-seal
Polygonum
knotweed
Polypodium
polypody
Polystichum
Christmas fern
Polytrichum
(soft haircap moss); common haircap moss
Poncirus
hardy orange; trifoliate orange
Pontederia
pickerel weed
Potentilla
bush cinquefoil; golden cinquefoil; shrubby cinquefoil; three-toothed cinquefoil
Prunus
wild plum; wild cherry
Pseudosasa
bamboo
Psidium
Cattley guava; purple strawberry guava
Pycnanthemum
mountain mint
Pyrola
shinleaf; wild lily-of-the-valley

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Catalog as of January 02, 2016

Penstemon

(Scrophulariaceae - figwort family)
Beard-tongue. About 250 species of perennial herbs or shrubs, all but one native to N Amer, mostly to the western U.S. Many species are cultivated as ornamentals. Many are also important bee plants in the w U.S. They generally prefer a bit of shade, and not too dry soil.

acuminatus evgrn peren • ht 1½-2' • zones 3-9

St. Joseph's wand

Penstemon acuminatus - Jun 13 Penstemon acuminatus - Jun 13


native, dry - moist, part shade - sun
cent and w US; s cent Canada

The spoon-shaped basal leaves are dark green, glossy, evergreen. Clusters of blue flowers appear on upright stems in summer.

cat # 6I7C
$8.95 each


pinifolius evgrn peren • ht 8" • zones 5-9

pine-leaved penstemon

Penstemon pinifolius - Jun 13 Penstemon pinifolius - Jun 13


rock garden, sun - part shade
sw NM, se AZ, adjacent Mexico

An interesting species with evergreen, conifer-like foliage. Bears tubular, scarlet flowers to 1½" long, in summer. Slow spreader, neat and restrained in growth. Suitable for rock gardens.

cat # 6I7M
$8.95 each