Plants in Our Garden

Just for curiosity's sake.

I'll try to remember to make a note of new additions as they come into the garden (and remove any that "depart").


Plants in Our Garden (or Yard):

Trees:
--live oak
--water oak
--willow oak
--some sort of pin oak? (Can't recall... Has reddish leaves in autumn.)
--Bradford pear
--Japanese magnolias (a couple varieties)
--crepe myrtles (several types, including 'Natchez', 'Victor', 'Tonto', and Black Diamond 'Pure White' and 'Red Hot')
--river birch
--Leyland cypress
--bald cypress
--ash
--'Little Gem' magnolia
--lots and lots of pine trees (mostly around the fenced yard, but some inside; no idea what kind)
--wax myrtle
--Japanese maple (very small, barely hanging on)
--rose of Sharon (hibiscus tree/shrub althea, Hibiscus syriacus, single all white, single purple/red-eye, double "pink carnation", 'Double Purple', and double rose-pink)
--sweet olive / fragrant tea olives (Osmanthus fragrans and O. fragrans 'Fudingzhu')



Shrubs:
--Indian hawthorn
--boxwood
--roses:
     --Knock Out rose (red double, pink double, yellow single)
     --'Nearly Wild' rose
     --unknown pink shrub rose (no scent, reblooms, small clusters of bloom)
     --unknown pink climbing rose (fragrance, most blooms in late spring/early summer)
     --unknown miniature white rose
     --unknown red small shrub rose (no scent, reblooms)
     --unknown coral rose (tea hybrid?)
     --unknown white shrub roses
     --'Joseph's Coat' climbing rose
     --Apricot Drift rose (so-called groundcover, Rosa 'Meimirrot')
     --'Peggy Martin' climbing rose
     --'Zephrine Drouhin' climbing rose
--leatherleaf mahonia
--loropetalum (Chinese fringe flower: hot pink, white, and one big-box buy marked 'Ruby')
--banana fuscata (banana shrub, Magnolia figo)
--camellias (a few types)
--azaleas (unknown Encore azalea, formosa, 'Higasa', 'Macrantha Pink', Encore 'Autumn Sunburst')
--English dogwood (aka mockorange, Philadelphus coronarius, no noticeable scent)
--hydrangeas:
     --Hydrangea macrophylla (no idea what variety, flowers tend toward purple and pink)
     --variegated hydrangea (blue lace-cap flowers)
     --Hydrangea macrophylla 'Bailmer' ("Endless Summer")
     --Hydrangea paniculata 'Little Lime'
--sago palm (male)
--variegated pittosporum (I think...)
--old-fashioned (aka BIG) gardenia
--dwarf gardenias ('Daisy' and 'Double Mint')
--spirea (bridal wreath, a couple of forms, and 'Little Bonnie' dwarf spirea (Spiraea x bumalda))
--night-blooming jasmine (Cestrum nocturnum)
--nandina (heavenly bamboo, species and dwarf 'Blush Pink')
--viburnum (white flowers look like lace-cap hydrangea)
--golden goddess clumping bamboo (Bambusa multiplex 'Golden Goddess')
--Confederate rose (Hibiscus mutabilis 'Plenus', double)
--Ligustrum sinense 'Sunshine' (golden privet, sterile)
--mountain laurel (Kalmia latifolia, locally grown/Southern variety) 
--Japanese shrub mint (Leucosceptrum japonicum 'Golden Angel')
--golden euonymous (Euonymus japonicus 'Aureo-marginatus')
--weigela (unknown variety w/ pale pink flowers)



Flowers, Etc. (Perennials):
--daylilies (unknown varieties, nameless hybrids, plain orange "ditch lilies", 'Kwanso', 'Happy Returns', 'Little Business', 'Stella de Oro', 'Night Beacon')
--tiger lilies
--hurricane lilies ("spider lilies": red, Lycoris radiata)
--spider lilies (white-- Hymenocallis)
--crinum lilies (light pink/unknown, 'Ellen Bosanquet', "milk and wine" type)
--summer snowflakes (Leucojum)
--unknown daffodils (a couple of unknown types)
--iris:
     --white iris (maybe the old-fashioned "cemetery iris"?)
     --wild iris (yellow flag)
     --Louisiana iris ('Jeri', 'Sinfonietta', 'Black Gamecock', 'Ann Chowning')
     --Japanese roof iris (Iris tectorum 'Alba')
     --giant apostles' iris (Neomarica caerulea 'Regina')
--coreopsis:
     --dwarf coreopsis (Coreopsis auriculata 'Nana')
     --coreopsis Big Bang 'Mercury Rising'
--crocosmia (common form that has world-conquering plans, 'Lucifer', 'George Davison')
--red-hot poker (torch lily, Kniphofia uvaria)
--blue sea holly (Eryngium planum)
--clematis ('Pink Climador', 'Fireflame', 'Jackmanii', and unknown types)
--passionflower (the cold-hardy one, Passiflora incarnata, and 'Lady Margaret'?)
--Mexican petunia (Ruellia tweediana, aka Ruellia brittoniana, probably 'Purple Showers', as it doesn't seem to spread by seed, only roots...)
--variegated periwinkle (vinca)
--monkey grass (unknown type and Liriope muscari 'Emerald Goddess')
--Aztec grass (variegated Liriope muscari)
--airplane plant (indoors during winter)
--creeping jenny ('Goldilocks')
--a low-growing ground-cover juniper of some kind
--gladiolus:
     --hybrid mix (commonly sold by the bag in home centers)
     --star gladiolus (Gladiolus acidanthera, aka peacock orchid)
     --cornfield gladiolus/Italian gladiolus (Gladiolus italicus)
     --Gladiolus carneus (painted lady gladiolus)
     --Gladiolus nanus (random mix)
--lantana
--English ivy (about four different varieties)
--achillea (yarrow)
--Mexican heather
--umbrella palm (aka umbrella sedge: Cyperus alternifolius)
--purple coneflower (Echinacea)
--Japanese sedges (Carex oshimensis 'Evergold' and 'Everillo')
--Mexican purple sage (Salvia purpurea)
--red Mexican ruellia (Ruellia elegans)
--ferns:
     --Southern shield fern (Dryopteris ludoviciana)
     --lady fern (Athyrium filix-femina)
     --two unknown ferns transplanted from the woods
--false indigo / blue wild indigo (Baptisia australis 'Purple Smoke')
--river oats / northern sea oats / Indian woodoats / spangle grass (Chasmanthium latifolium)
--creeping phlox (bright pink... 'Red Wings', probably)
--elephant ears (Colocasia 'Tea Cup', 'Black Ripple', etc.)
--salvia:
     --Salvia lyrata 'Purple Volcano' (lyreleaf sage)
     --Salvia farinacea 'Blue Bedder', 'Victoria Blue' (mealycup sage)
     --Salvia madrensis (forsythia sage)
     --Salvia leucantha 'Purple on Purple' (Mexican bush sage, all-purple)
     --Salvia 'Pizzazz Purple'
     --Salvia uliginosa (bog sage)
--butterfly bush (Buddleja Flutterby Petite dark pink, 'Podaras #10')
--gingers:
     --hidden ginger (Curcuma 'Scarlet Fever')
     --giant plume ginger (Curcuma elata)
     --butterfly ginger lily (Hedychium coronarium, white "heritage" form)
     --Hedychium coronarium 'Elizabeth' 
     --'Pin Cushion' ginger lily (Hedychium thyrsiforme)
     --orange bottlebrush ginger lily (Hedychium aurantiacum)
     --variegated ginger lily (Alpina zerumbet 'Variegata')
--black-eyed Susan (perennial form)
--purple heart (Tradescantia pallida)
--swamp sunflower (Helianthus angustifolius?)
--Indian blanket (Gaillardia aristata)
--strawberry begonia (Saxifraga stolonifera)
--toad lily (Tricyrtis formosana and Tricyrtis variegata)
--Brazilian plume (Justicia carnea 'Pink')
--muhly grass (Muhlenbergia capillaris, pink and 'White Cloud')
--Duranta erecta 'Sapphire Showers'
--pink trumpet vine (Podranea ricasoliana, Port St. Johns Creeper, Queen of Sheba)
--corkscrew rush (Juncus effusus 'Spiralus')
--oxalis/shamrocks (unknown purple variety from Granny L.'s garden, 'Iron Cross')
--lomandra 'Breeze'
--crossvine (Bignonia 'Shalimar Red')
--bronze fennel (Foeniculum vulgare 'Purpureum')
--golden alexanders (Zizia aureus)
--society garlic (Tulbaghia violacea)
--Penstemon digitalis 'Husker Red'
--bat face cuphea (Cuphea ilavea)
--rudbeckia hybrid 'Autumn Sun' (aka 'Herbstonne')
--Mascagnia macroptera (butterfly vine)
--blazing star (Liatris spicata)
--lemon balm (Melissa officinalis)
--canna lilies ('Picasso', 'Firebird', 'Pretoria', 'Wyoming', 'Russian Red', 'Intrigue', etc.)
--amaryllis ('Garden Pink', red-and-white, red from Granny L.'s garden)
--variegated flax lily (Dianella tasmanica 'Variegata')
--confederate jasmine (Trachelospermum jasminoides)
--pineapple lily (Eucomis comosa and Eucomis humilis 'Twinkle Stars')
--tuberose (Polianthes tuberosa 'The Pearl')
--spring starflower (Ipheion uniflorum: species, 'White Star', 'Rolf Fiedler', 'Jessie')
--Spanish bluebell (Hyacinthoides hispanica: 'Excelsior', 'White City')
--triteleia 'Queen Fabiola' (aka starflowers)
--crinodonna (aka amarcrinum, hardy amaryllis)
--African iris (Dietes iridioides)
--Mexican feather grass (Stipa tenuissima, aka Nasella)
--dwarf maiden grass (Miscanthus sinesis 'Adagio')
--lunaria 'Corfu Blue' (aka honesty, money plant-- biennial?)
--blackberry lily (Iris domestica)
--anise hyssop (Agastache foeniculum 'Golden Jubilee'
--butterfly weed
--unknown white-and-green caladium
--blue mistflower (wild ageratum)



Succulents (and Similar):
--red dragon flower (Heurnia schneideriana, indoors in winter)
--Mexican ghost plant (Graptopetalum paraguayense)
--aloe vera
--assorted succulents, including Echeveria 'Topsy Turvy'



Annuals (Some Self-Sown):
--coreopsis (all-yellow)
--cleome (pink, white)
--marigolds
--morning glory ('Grandpa Ott's', 'Heavenly Blue', etc.)
--moonflower vine (Ipomoea alba)
--mina lobata (aka Spanish flag, exotic love vine, Ipomoea lobata)
--cosmos
--zinnias
--vinca
--clock vine (black-eyed Susan vine, Thunbergia alata)
--celosia
--tithonia (Mexican sunflower)



Fruit:
--satsuma (no idea which cultivar)
--blueberries (a couple varieties)
--pineapple guava



Houseplants:
--Aloe haworthioides (I think that's what it is... from Granny L.)
--snake plant (Sansevieria trifasciata, "mother-in-law's tongue"... from Mom)
--peace lily (white form)
--red peace lily
--rubber plant (Ficus elastica)
--airplane plant
--red dragon flower (Huernia schneideriana... from Aunt Cathy.  Now I mostly grow it outdoors during the summer and move the pots into the garage near a window for the winter.)
--Heliconia psittacorum 'Lady Di' (false bird-of-paradise, parakeet flower, parrot's beak)
--angelwing jasmine/royal jasmine/shining jasmine (Jasminum nitidum)
--aloe vera


Weeds that I Sometimes Allow to Stay in Place
(Because Elimination is Impossible, Anyway):
--wild white violet
--widow's tears (spiderwort)
--henbit
--wood sorrel/oxalis (yellow and pink)
--cypress vine (Originally planted it myself, but it's a little too enthusiastic.)



On Order (Arriving Later in Spring 2017):
--Gladiolus nanus 'Nathalie' and 'Nymph'
--Gladiolus tubergenii 'Charm'
--rain lilies (Zephyranthes robustus, Zephyranthes citrina)
--Crinum x. powellii 'Album'
--Polianthes tuberosa 'Single Mexican'



Probably Dead... 
--'Purple Queen' bougainvillea (Bougainvillea 'Moneth')
--thornless blackberry (no more info than that)
--China moon Solomon's seal (Disporum longisylum or bodinieri 'Shina-no-tsuki', aka fairy bells)
--Agapanthus africanus (Lily of the Nile)
--bee balm (Monarda didyma)
--Chinese foxglove (Rehmania elata)