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Plant Descriptions: Beginning with Letter O 

BOTANICAL NAME

HEIGHT

SPACING

COLOR

SEASON

LIGHT

HABIT

Oenothera Undemanding plants, tolerant of poor soil, as long as drainage is good. Average moisture and moderate fertility is best. O. berlanderi 'Siskiyou' SHOWY PRIMROSE, a day blooming primrose, becomes a rampant spreader in rich, fertile soil, staying more compact in average soil. The long blooming. O. fruticosa 'Summer Solistice' SUNDROPS, has 18 in. clumps of dark foliage, with stiff stems supporting wide cup blooms of clear yellow from reddish buds. The genus Oenothera is exclusive to the new world. Species flowering in the daytime are SUNDROPS, or SUNCUPS, those opening late day and closing in the morning are EVENING PRIMROSES.

Oenothera berlanderi 'Siskiyou' (speciosa)

10 - 12 in..

12 - 18 in.

pink

summer

Su

spreader

Oenothera fruticosa 'Summer Solstice'

18 in.

12 - 18 in.

yellow

summer

Su

clump

Ophiopogon japonicus MONDO GRASS Similar to Liriope with thick grasslike leaves forming turflike colonies. Berrylike fruits are iridescent blue. Excellent evergreen edging and ground cover plant. Ophiopogon p. 'Arabicus' BLACK MONDO GRASS Great as a specimen plant, the arching black leaves provide an intense contrast to light colored foliage plants. Black berrylike fruits in the fall. Slow to increase.

Ophiopogon japonicus 'Nanus'

4 in.

8 - 12 in.

lt. lilac

summer

pSh

spreader

Ophiopogon planiscapus 'Arabicus'

6 - 12 in.

1 - 2 ft.

lt. pink

summer

Su-pSh

spreader

Origanum laevigatum ORNAMENTAL OREGANO Aromatic plants with outstanding bursts of butterfly attracting flowers. Prefers hot bright sun and well drained gravelly soil. Plant habit is upright to sprawling. Drought tolerant. Young leaves are tinted burgundy and the color intensifies in the autumn. Useful in rock gardens or as a small-scale ground cover. They make excellent cut flowers. O. 'Rosenkuppel' was selected as Perennial Plant of the year in Holland '98. Origanum r. 'Kent Beauty' Rounded grey green leaves clasp the wiry stems and form a dense low mound. Unusual pendant hop-like bracts are pale green and turn to a deep rose pink. Good drainage is key. Fine rock garden, container or front of the border plant.

Origanum laevigatum 'Herrenhausen'

18 - 30 in.

18 - 24 in.

reddish purple

lt. sum.- aut

Su

clump

Origanum 'Rosenkuppel'

15 - 18 in.

18 - 24 in.

pink

lt. sum.- aut

Su

clump

Origanum rotundifolium 'Kent Beauty'

9 in.

18 in.

pink

summer

Su

clump

Phone 845-735-2904

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