Pershore College HE Plant Idents Sep-Nov 2014

Plant Identification for Week Commencing 4th November 2014 BSc / HND Horticulture Years 1 & 2, Pershore Diploma Years 1 & 2
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Plant Ident - x Cuprocyparis leylandii

Very fast growing evergreen conifer reaching heights up to if not pruned. Good for quick hedging, but many people .

Plant Ident - Chamaecyparis lawsoniana

Large evergreen conifer, with feathery foliage in flat sprays with a glaucous blue-green colour.

Plant Ident - Carpinus betulus

betulus is a large deciduous tree developing a fluted grey trunk.

Plant Ident - Penstemon 'Blackbird'

Upright evergreen perennial/sub-shrubl with mid-green, spear shaped leaves on stems of long, peep-purple flowers with white-striped throat from early summer.

Plant Ident - Kniphofia 'Mount Etna'

Evergreen perennial that produces broad racemes of pale yellow flowers which are orange in bud, in late summer and early autumn .

Plant Ident - Aster turbinellus

Late-flowering perennial, producing daisy-like lavender blue flowers with orange centres on tall wiry stems in late summer and early autumn.

Plant Ident - Aster x frikartii 'Mönch'

Plant Ident - Aster x frikartii 'Mönch'

Plant Ident - Miscanthus sinensis var. condensatus 'Cosmopolitan'

Plant Ident - Miscanthus sinensis var. condensatus 'Cosmopolitan'

Plant Ident - Agapanthus 'Blue Giant'

Hardy, late-flowering perennial to around in height. Large, thick strap-like leaves (mid-green), with large heads of mid to deep-blue .

Plant Ident - Rudbeckia fulgida var. sullivantii 'Goldsturm'

Clump-forming herbaceous perennial with erect, hairy stems bearing golden-yellow daisy-like flowers in late-summer through until the frosts.

Plant Ident - Helenium 'Sahin's Early Flowerer'

Fantastic erect-perennial with orangey-golden coloured flowers from late-summer through in to autumn. Yellow-speckled, brown daisy-like centres sit proud of the .

Plant Ident - Amicia zygomeris

Woody-perennial with green, heart-shaped leaflets with rounded pale-green and purple-red stipules. Purple pea-like flowers are produced in mid-autumn.

Plant Ident - Sedum (Herbstfreude Group) 'Herbstfreude'

Herbaceous perennial with fleshy, glaucous to pale-green leaves up to in length. Large, flat terminals of flowers open pale-pink .