Garden Tour of a Plant Collector

We tour a jewel of a home garden of an avid plant collector. The colorful blooms, stately foliage, pollinator plants, succulent desert bed and indoor moss garden will surely inspire.

Plants Featured in this Clip

HYDRANGEA arborescens 'Haas Halo'
AGASTACHE foeniculum (anise hyssop)
MELAMPODIUM leucanthum (Blackfoot daisy)
EUPHORBIA characias (Mediterranean spurge)
HEDYCHIUM coronarium (white ginger lily)
OCIMUM basilicum (Thai basil) var. thyrsifolia
VERBENA bonariensis (Brazilian vervain)
ASTER oblongifolius (aromatic aster) 'Raydon's Favorite
LOBELIA siphilitica (Great blue lobelia)
YUCCA rostrata 'Sapphire Skies'
MANGAVE 'Mammoth'
EUPHORBIA myrsinites
FUCHSIA sanihanf

Gardener Extras

  1. AGAVE ovatifolia is the variety that has been performing well in U.S. Hardiness Zone 7A.
  2. Lobelia siphilitica (Great blue lobelia) is extremely hardy, low care, and fairly pest and disease-free. Tends to be short-lived, although it may self-seed in ideal growing conditions without becoming invasive.
  3. Moss varieties featured in the indoor garden include Plagiomium, Thuidium, and Climacium.
  4. Agave ovatifolia (White Tongue Agave) attracts hummingbirds and birds, but is deer resistant. Easily grown in well-drained soils in full sun to light shade.

Gardener Notes

The moss seen in this garden tour was acquired through Mountain Moss in Brevard, NC. 828.577.1321

Marty DeHart

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