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1998 Friends of the JC Raulston Arboretum Annual Plant Distribution

Saturday October 3, 1998

9:00 AM at the JC Raulston Arboretum

Webmaster's note: This text is inserted from the 1997 plant distribution list with slight editing

Each year the JC Raulston Arboretum distributes excess plants from the year's research and nursery distribution programs to the Friends of the JC Raulston Arboretum members who support our program. In spite of having had such a tumultuous year, Mitzi has done an incredible job managing the collection and propagating numerous plants for the distribution. Quantities vary, as always, so there will not be enough for all members present to each receive all the different plants.

We will follow the distribution pattern used in 1997 to insure that all people have equal chance to freely access the plants. The plants will be scattered in 8 ribboned off areas (all identical in contents and quantities of plants) in the arboretum to spread folks out for convenience. At about 9:10 the famous horn will blow and members will be allowed to cross the ribbons to select plants. Only one person will be allowed to participate in the distribution on an individual membership, or on organizational memberships. Two people will be allowed on family memberships.

Our most important rule: PLEASE DO NOT TAKE MORE THAN ONE PLANT OF ANY GIVEN ITEM UNLESS SOME REMAIN AFTER EVERYONE HAS HAD A CHANCE TO TAKE ONE! Plants are identified by tags and coded to numbers listed below. NOTE: tags are laser printed and we do not know how long the print will last in the elements. So treat accordingly! Please keep this handout for identification purposes in your future. Assorted odds and ends may have been thrown in afterward and are not on this list......good luck with them and their ID. We have not labeled them because they are unknown.

IMPORTANT: PLEASE DO NOT CALL THE ARBORETUM ASKING FOR INFORMATION ON HOW TO HANDLE OR CARE FOR THE PLANTS WHEN YOU GET HOME. We just don't have the staff currently in place to handle such requests on top of all the other responsibilities. We have tried to give you some information about the plant in this handout. Sorry if it is lean....some of these plants are obscure and JC was the only one around who knew a lot about them. You'll actually be helping us on finding out about them! Info on some of these plants may be found by searching the Arboretum Web site or by searching our online Current Plantings.

We especially thank the many volunteers who worked so hard for the last week to prepare for this event - without their efforts it would not be possible. The following is a listing of all the folks who have been involved in the long term preparation for the distribution in the past year. Thank you so very very much!

Mitzi Hole deserves a crown for the effort she has put forth since she arrived last year. She works tirelessly making sure the distribution program on all fronts has never skipped a beat. Thanks Mitzi for all you do!

To help you find the plants - the following map gives you a layout of the number code arrangement. Have fun and let me know how these plants do in your garden...............Bryce

Name Qty. Brief Description
Acer palmatum 15 Z5, sun or slight shade, small tree
Acorus gramineus 'Ogon' 20 Hardy perennial for average wet spots, light shade
Aesculus glabra 43 buckeye tree 20-40', green yellowish flower, Z3-7
Agave deserti 60 18'' x 2' wide, yellow flowers, dry conditions,sun
Agave falcata 28 Narrow leaves, known hardiness to 0 degrees
Agave lechugilla 93 Texas native, hardiness unknown
Agave lophantha 63 Z7, seed collected in Texas
Aquilegia caerulea 10 Perennial blue flowers in spring, 2', sun/light shade
Arum italicum 19 Foliage all winter,summer dormant,winter sun
Aucuba japonica 'Rozannie' 9 slow growing evergreen shrub for shade; self fruiting,Z7
Baptisia pendula 115 tough perennial; white flowers; full sun,Z6
Betula nana 22 2-4' shrub,moist soil,Z1?
Buddleja weyeriana 'Sungold' 17 Yellow flowers,8',Z6?
Buxus sempervirens 165 Evergreen shrub,Z6,light shade
Buxus sinica 30 Z6-9,rare species from china,Sun with light winter shade
Callicarpa bodinieri var. giraldii 100 Deciduous 5' shrub,purple fall fruit,sun/light shade,Z5
Callistemon citrinus 115 Lemon scented with red flowers,evergreen shrub to 15'
Callistemon sieberi 70 Z7 yellow flowers,Bottlebrush
Calycanthus floridus 'Athens' 37 Yellow green flowered cultivar,Sun to light shade,Z5
Campanula trachelium 'Alba' 12 2-3' tall perennial,white bell flowers,sun/light shade,Z6
Cephalotaxus harringtonia 'Fritz Huber' 21 Prostrate yew for sun or shade,Z6
Chamaecyparis thyoides 93 100' E.white cedar tolerant of urban and bog conditions,Z5
Chamaecyparis thyoides 'Heatherburn' 35 Compact,purple foliage winter,sun/light shade,Z7-?
Chrysanthemum weyrichii 800 Perennial,pink flowers,4'', sun,dry conditons,Z5
Clethra alnifolia 'Anne Bidwell' 12 native deciduous shrub; white flower; sun/light shade,Z5
Clethra alnifolia 'Hummingbird' 36 Compact deciduous shrub,white flowers,sun/light shadeZ5
Cornus capitata 30 Evergreen dogwood,pale yellow flowers,Z8,40'
Cornus walteri 26 Fast growing,30',white flowers,black fruit,sun/shade,Z7
Crinum X Carol Abbott 18 Large perennial bulb,pink flowers,sun.Z7
Cryptomeria japonica 'Elegans Nana' 53 Dwarf conifer, globose habit,Z7,sun/light shade
Cryptomeria japonica 'Giokumo' 30 A dense compact Cryptomeria, sun/light shade Z7
Cunninghamia lanceolata 25 Large conifer tree60',sun/light shade,Z7
Daphniphyllum macropodum 50 Evergreen shrub to small tree, shade, Z7
Dasylirion leiophyllum 34 Sun,Z7 ,4',dry conditions
Dasylirion sp. 83 Z7, Sun,dry soil
Delosperma cooperi 25 Perennial for dry soil,sun, white flower
Fatshedera lizei 'Montrosa Variegata' 10 Evergreen shrub,sun/light shade,Z7
Firmiana simplex 36 40' tropical looking tree,Z7,interesting seed pods
Gardenia 'Kleim Hardy' 29 Z7,fragrant white flowers,sun/light shade
Ginkgo biloba 42 50-80' tree,Z3-8,yellow fall color
Gleditsia sp. 61 Honeylocust tree,40-50'
Habranthus tubispathus texanus 52 Gold veined with red flowers,summer bloomer,sun Z7
Hamamelis vernalis 'Carnea' 9 10' winter flowers,sun/shade,Z5
Hamamelis X intermedia 'Ruby Glow' 16 15' shrub,red winter flowers,Z5
Hedera helix 'Pierrot' 30 Small leaved ivy,bronze winter color,shade,Z6
Heuchera villosa 24 evergreen perennial,light shade,white flowers,Z6
Hibiscus syriacus 'Bluebird' 49 blue/purple flower; sun,8-12' shrub
Hydrangea sp. 55 Deciduous flowering shrub
Hypericum frondosum 8 low shrub; yellow flowers; flaking winter bark;sun/lt.shade
Hypericum species aff. punctatum 32 yellow flowering ,small shrub
Ilex cassine 'Angustifolia' 8 Evergreen tree to 20' and 8-15' wide,Z7
Ilex cornuta 45 Evergreen holly,small tree or large shrub,sun,Z7
Ilex X 'Carolina Sentinel' 26 Evergreen holly,pyramidal habit,red fruit,Z7
Iris tectorum 'Alba' 20 Hardy white iris, light shade,dry soil
Juniperus horizontalis 'Blue Forest' 11 groundcover juniper,sun,Z5
Juniperus horizontalis 'Glenmore' 36 groundcover juniper,sun Z5
Juniperus horizontalis 'Lime Glow' 25 groundcover juniper,sun,Z5
Juniperus horizontalis 'Prince of Wales' 29 groundcover juniper,sun, Z5
Juniperus horizontalis 'Repens' 20 groundcover juniper,sun,Z5
Juniperus horizontalis unknown cul. 22 groundcover juniper,sun,z5
Kniphofia triangularis 600 Hardy, red orange blooms change to yellow 5' spikes
Lantana camara 'Miss Huff' 13 Hardier lantana,yellow and orange flowers ,Z7
Lespedeza thunbergii f. alba 8 5-6' herbaceous perennial,white flowers,sun ,Z6
Ligustrum sinense 'Pendulum' 24 Deciduous shrub,4-5', sun/light shade,Z7
Lilium formosanum 500 4-6', white flowersin late summer,Z5?
Lilium formosanum var.pricei 260 18-24",hardy bulb,white flowers early spring
Lindera strychnifolia 17 Large evergreen shrub,sun/light shade,Z7
Liquidambar styraciflua 'Burgundy' 20 Large deciduous tree,red fall color,120',Z5
Lobelia cardinalis 72 Herbaecous perennial,red flower,shade,Z4
Malus X Calloway 18 Crabapple tree,white flowers,15-20',good fruit display
Muhlenbergia macroura 26 Grass for the sun ,new to us ,hardiness unknown
Nolina durangensis 37 2',US native,evergreen, dry soil
Nolina lindheimerana 29 Z7-10,Texas native,dry conditions
Nolina microcarpa 10 Evergreen,sun, dry soil
Nolina texana 85 Seed collected Mexico,Z7-10,2',dry soil,sun
Nyssa sinensis 17 fast growing, adaptable tree with red-orange fall color,Z6
Osmanthus armatus 20 evergreen shrub to small tree,sun/light shade Z7
Osmanthus heterophyllus 62 Evergreen shrub for sun or shade, fall fragrant flowers
Osmanthus heterophyllus 'Sasaba' 10 Evergreen shrub to small tree,narrow upright,odd leaf
Osmanthus heterphyllus 'Rotundifolius' 29 Evergreen shrub,sun or shade Z6
Pancratium maritimum 15 Summer blooming bulb,sun
Pavonia coloumella 20 Mallow family,Z?,unknown cultivar
Phalaris arundinacea var. picta feesey 40 Ribbon grass, sun or light shade
Phellodendron amurense 19 30 to 50' tree,corky bark,black fruit in Fall,z3
Pieris polita 10 Z7, shade,pink flowers
Pittosporum heterophyllum 10 Evergreen shrub, fragrant pale yellow flowers, Z7, light shade
Platanus orientalis var. digitata 26 large deciduous tree,90',Z6
Platycodon grandiflorus 'Fuji White' 25 White flowering perennial,2-3'
Polygonatum humile 70 Herbaceous perennial,shade ,3-4",Z5
Prunus persica 'NCSU Dwarf Double Red' 26 Dwarf Peach tree, Spring double red flower, Z6 sun
Rhaphiolepis indica 'Blueberry Muffin' 83 evergreen shrub,4-5',sun,white flower,Z7
Rhododendron X 'Wolfpack Red' 35 azalea with red flowers,Z6
Rhus trilobata 8 2-6' deciduous shrub,sun z3
Rosa banksiae lutea 27 Large climber with yellow early flowers,Z7, sun
Sabal minor 64 "Scrub palmetto",5',sun/shade,Z7
Sabal palmetto 55 "Cabbage palmetto",90',sun/shade,Z8-9
Sabal X texensis 43 Sabal palm,20'sun/shade,Z8 maybe Z7
Salvia leucantha 8 Perennial, purple flower,4-5',sun,marginally hardy Z7
Salvia lyrata 33 Blue spikes of flowers,Z6,rosettes in winter of purple leaves
Sapindus mukorossi 14 45' tree,sun, Z7,fruit used as soap
Sarracenia leucophylla 21 Pitcher plant,boggy sites,sun
Sinocalycanthus chinensis 14 Sun/light shade, white single flower,6',Z6?,deciduous shrub
Sisyrinchium sp. 16 Yellowed flowered, perennial, sun, 8''
Skimmia japonica (red flowering) 12 Evergreen shrub for shade,red fruit,Z7
Sorbaria sorbifolia f. incenta 10 Deciduous shrubto 6',sun/light shade,Z2
Sorbus esserteauana 23 small tree with good Fall color
Spiranthes odorata 'Chadd's Ford' 25 tuberous orchid,white flowers,shade,Z6
Stachyurus himalaicus 88 Light shade,semi-evergreen?,Z7?
Stachyurus szechuanensis 20 Light shade,semi-evergreen shrub,Z7?
Styrax americanus var. pulverulenta 10 large spreading deciduous shrub,white flowers,Z7
Styrax japonicus 21 Small deciduous tree, white fragrant flowers,Z5
Ternstroemia gymnanthera 'Burnished Gold' 8 Evergreen shrub for the sun,Z7,gold new growth
Torreya taxifolia 21 40' tree,Z7,light shade,rare florida native
Trachycarpus fortunei 24 Palm to 40',3-4' fans,Z7, sun or shade
Tripterygium regalii 8 Deciduous 6-30' shrub,Z5,white flowers,greenish fruit
Tsuga sieboldii 20 Z6,sun or light shade,evergreen tree,100'
Ungnadia speciosa 30 Deciduous tree to 30', showy pink flowers,Z7
Viburnum X integrifolium 20 6-8' evergreen shrub,sun to light shade
Viburnum X 'Pragense' 90 Evergreen shrub, Sun or light shade, Z5-8, 8', white flowers

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