Gardens

A group of volunteers organized by Friends of Wolf Trap Vice-Chair Mike Moran plants shrubs that will shelter milkweeds that support Monarch butterflies.

 

Historic Garden Week

Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts

Donor Garden

Plant List

April 29, 2014

 

Trees:

–       Cornus florida: flowering dogwood

 

Shrubs:

–       Ilex verticillata: Winterberry

–       Viburnum dentatum: Arrow-wood viburnum

–   Leucothoe axillaris, Coast leucothoe

–       Ilex glabra “ compacta”: compact Inkberry

–       Gaultheria procumbens: Creeping wintergreen

–       Hibiscus moscheutos: Eastern marshmallow

–       Vaccinium angustifolium: Lowbush blueberry

 

Grasses/Ferns/Sedges:

–       Adiantum pedatum: Maidenhair fern

–       Osmunda regalis “Purpurascens”: Purple royal fern

–       Osmunda cinnamomea: Cinnamon fern

–       Carex morrowii “ice dance”: Variegated sedge

 

Perennials:

–       Asclepias incarnate: Swamp milkweed

–       Asclepias tuberosa: Butterfly weed

–       Aquilegia canadense: Wild columbine

–       Coreopsis verticillata “Moonbeam”: Moonbeam coreopsis

–       Eupatorium purpureum: Joe pye weed

–       Rudbeckia fulgida “goldstrum”: Blackeyed Susan

–       Echinacea purpurea “Magnus”: Magnus purple cone flower

–       Heuchera Americana: Coral bells

–       Iris virginica: Virginia blue flag

–       Iris cristata: Crested iris

–       Mertensia virginica: Virginia bluebells

–       Baptisia australis: Blue wild indigo

–       Phlox divaricate: Woodland phlox

–       Chelone glabra: Turtlehead

–       Heliopsis helianthoides: Oxeye sunflower

–       Helianthus angustifolius: Sunflower

–       Oenothera fruitiosa: Sundrops

–       Polemonium caeruleum: Jacob’s ladder