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Rock Garden Plants
We began establishing a representative Midwest rock garden in our outdoor studio garden in Big Bend, Wisconsin, during 1987. The rock garden project began with just a few plants in a small plot, but it has grown every year since. We now grow several dozen species of self maintaining plants. Following, is our list of a few terms and then a list of important plants that we grow.

Rock Garden: These are communities of low-growing perennials. Our rock garden is developed in compost enriched garden soil and then covered in pine mulch. In our garden, there are no rocks.

Some enthusiasts exclusively grow in stone, called a "saxatile" habitat. Other enthusiasts exclusively grow alpine plants in these type gardens. We are not that picky. Instead, we welcome any plant that is sufficiently vertically challenged and that survive our USDA Zone 5 winters. So while technically incorrect, we commonly refer to this garden as our rock garden.

Low Growing: How small is too big? While subject to personal taste, we attempt to find plants that do not exceed 4 inches in height. We will settle with slightly taller for awhile, at least until a shorter variety comes along. Then, the overly tall 6 inch plant, is moved into another garden bed.

Best Available Taxonomy: Botanists have an addiction to changing scientific names. When the old name is replaced, the old name is called a synonym. Refering to a plant by its synonym isn't evil, it just isn't the best taxonomy. Occassionally there is professional disagreement between two key groups of botanists. In these cases, we use our botanical judgement to select the best available taxonomy for our table.

Native / Exotic: All plants are native somewhere, just not always native here. And where exactly is that place called "here". Is "here" a township, a state, a country, or a continent? For us, we use the term native to mean Wisconsin and exotic to mean everywhere else.

The North American Rock Garden Society: We recommend this gardening group. It suggests several low growing plants that you should consider and research for your garden.
Website: http://nargs.org.


Family Asteraceae, Aster family
Genus: Antennaria.
Genus: Erigeron.
Genus: Leptinella.
Family Campanulaceae, Bellflower family
Genus: Lobelia.
Family Caryophyllaceae, Pink family
Genus: Arenarias.
Genus: Dianthus.
Genus: Gypsophila.
Genus: Saponaria.
Family Crassulaceae, Stonecrop family.
Genus: Jovibarba. Notable for succulent leaves, 5 parted yellow flowers (occassionally pink), late spring bloomer.
Genus: Sedum. Notable for succulent leaves, 5 parted yellow flowers (occassionally pink), late spring bloomer.
Genus: Sempervivum. Notable for succulent leaves, 5 parted yellow flowers (occassionally pink), late spring bloomer.
Family Geraniaceae, Geranium family
Genus: Erodium.
Genus: Geranium.
Family Plantaginaceae, Plantain family
Genus: Globularia.
Family Ranunculaceae, Buttercup family
Genus: Thalictrum.


Success Category Color
Green - this color means:Alive. Successfully overwintered 1 or more years.
Pink - this color means:Watch. New plant, still evaluating.
Grey - this color means:Dead. Does not survive here.


Photograph Genus species 'variety'
Description and comments
Anacyclus depressus
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Common Name: = Mount Atlas Daisy.
Family Asteraceae (Aster family).
Exotic to Wisconsin. Native to Europe. Grows to 2 inches. White daisy like flowers.
Grown in trial bed: B12.
Grower: 2006 Shady Acres (New Berlin, WI).

5/06/2010: Healthy, flowering.
5/29/2009: Healthy.
Anemone nemorosa 'Vestal'
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Common Name: = European Thimbleweed (USDA).
Family Ranunculaceae (Buttecup family).
Exotic to Wisconsin. Native to Europe. Grows to 5 inches. White 6-parted flowers.
Grown in trial bed: B12.
Grower: 2005 Brent & Beckys (Gloucester, VA).

5/06/2010: Healthy, flowering.
Antennaria dioica 'Rubra'
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Common Name: = Stoloniferous Pussytoes (USDA).
Family Asteraceae (Aster family)
Exotic to Wisconsin. Native to Alaska. Grows to 6 inches. Pink flowers. Dioecious, male plants have whiter flowerheads.
Grown in trial bed: B12.
Grower: 5/29/2009 KW (Janesville, WI).

5/06/2010: Healthy, flowering.
5/29/2009: Healthy, flowering.
Arabis alpina 'Rosea La Fraicheur'
(Synonym: Arabis caucasica)
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Common Name: = Alpine Rockcress (USDA).
Family Brassicaceae (Mustard family)
Native to Wisconsin. Native to Canada. Grows to 4 inches. White flowers.
Grown in trial bed: B53.
Grower: 5/14/2010 KW (Janesville, WI).

5/14/2010: Healthy, newly planted.
Arabis alpina 'Variegata'
(Synonym: Arabis caucasica)
(additional images)

Common Name: = Alpine Rockcress (USDA).
Family Brassicaceae (Mustard family)
Native to Wisconsin. Native to Canada. Grows to 4 inches. White flowers.
Grown in trial bed: B53.
Grower: 2007 Milaegers (Racine, WI).

4/20/2010: Healthy, flowering.
Arabis ferdinandi-coburgi 'Old Gold'

Common Name: = Variegated Arabis.
Family Brassicaceae (Mustard family)
Exotic to Wisconsin. Native to Europe. Grows to 4 inches. White flowers, yellow-edged foliage.
Grown in trial bed: B12.
Grower: 7/12/2008 Flower Factory (Stoughton, WI).

5/06/2010: Dead.
5/29/2009: Dead.
Arenaria montana
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Common Name: = Mountain Sandwort (USDA).
Family Caryophyllaceae (Pink family)
Exotic to Wisconsin. Native to Europe, Spain. Grows to 5 inches. White flowers.
Grown in trial bed: B12.
Grower: 5/29/2009 KW (Janesville, WI).

5/06/2010: Healthy.
5/29/2009: Healthy, flowering.
Arenaria obtusiloba
(Synonym: Minuartia obtusiloba).
(additional images)

Common Name: = Twinflower Sandwort (USDA).
Family Caryophyllaceae (Pink family)
Exotic to Wisconsin. Native to western US. Grows to 3 inches. White flowers.
Grown in trial bed: B23.
Grower: 6/1/2011 Wild Ginger Farms (Beavercreek, OR).

6/1/2011: Healthy, newly planted.
Armeria maritima 'Splendens'
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Common Name: = Thrift Seapink (USDA).
Family Plumbaginaceae (Leadwort family)
Exotic to Wisconsin. Native to west coast, USA. Native to Canada. Grows to 6 inches. Red flowers.
Grown in trial bed: B12.
Grower: .

5/16/2010: Healthy, flowering.
5/29/2009: Healthy, flowering.
Armeria maritima 'Nifty Thrifty'

Common Name: = Thrift Seapink (USDA).
Family Plumbaginaceae (Leadwort family)
Exotic to Wisconsin. Native to west coast, USA. Native to Canada. Grows to 6 inches. Red flowers.
Grown in trial bed: B53.
Grower: 5/29/2009 Garden Mart (Mukwonago, WI).

5/09/2010: Dead.
5/29/2009: Healthy, flowering.
Armeria pseudarmeria 'Joystick Red'

Common Name: = Sea Lavender .
Family Plumbaginaceae (Leadwort family)
Exotic to Wisconsin. Native to Europe, Portugal. Grows to 12 inches. Red flowers.
Grown in trial bed: L63.
Grower: 5/29/2009 KW (Janesville, WI).

5/09/2010: Dead.
5/29/2009: Healthy, flowering.
Aster x alpellus 'Triumph'
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Common Name: = Alpine Aster (USDA).
Family Asteraceae (Aster family)
Hybrid = Aster alpinus x Aster amellus.
Exotic to Wisconsin. Aster alpinus is native to Canada. Aster amellus is native to Europe, Italy. Grows to 12 inches. Lavender flowers.
Grown in trial bed: L63.
Grower: 5/29/2009 KW (Janesville, WI).

5/29/2009: Healthy, flowering.
Aubrieta x cultorum 'Rokeys Purple'
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Common Name: = Rock Cress.
Family Brassicaceae (Mustard family)
Exotic to Wisconsin. Native to Europe? Grows to 12 inches. Lavender flowers.
Grown in trial bed: B53.
Grower: 5/29/2009 Eberts.

4/20/2010: Healthy, flowering.
5/29/2009: Healthy, flowering.
Calamintha grandiflora 'Variegata'
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Common Name: = Variegated Calamint.
Family Lamiaceae (Mint family)
Exotic to Wisconsin. Native to Europe. Grows to 8 inches.
Grown in trial bed: B12.
Grower: 2007 Minors (Milwaukee, WI).

5/06/2010: Healthy.
Calamintha nepeta 'Blue Cloud'

Common Name: = Lesser Catmint (USDA).
Family Lamiaceae (Mint family)
Exotic to Wisconsin. Native to Europe. Grows to 15 inches.
Grown in trial bed: L63.
Grower: 5/9/2009: Eberts (Ixonia, WI).

5/09/2010: Healthy, not flowering.
5/09/2009: Healthy.
Campanula carpatica 'White Clips'
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Common Name: = Carpathian Bellflower.
Family Campanulaceae (Bellflower family)
Exotic to Wisconsin. Native to Europe. Grows to 4 inches.
Grown in trial bed: B12.
Grower: 2004 Steins (Big Bend, WI).

5/06/2010: Healthy.
Cerastium tomentosa
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Common Name: = Snow in Summer.
Family Caryophyllaceae (Chickweed family)
Exotic to Wisconsin. Grows to 4 inches. White flowers.
Grown in trial bed: B12.
Grower: 5/14/2010 KW (Janesville, WI).

5/14/2010: Healthy, newly planted.
Delosperma nubigenum

Common Name: = Ice Plant.
Family Aizoaceae (Fig-marigold family)
Exotic to Wisconsin.
Grown in trial bed: B12, B53, Pond.
Grower: 2005 3D Greenhouse (Mukwonago, WI).
5/06/2010: Dead.
5/09/2009: Dead.
Delosperma dyeri 'Psold'

Common Name: = Ice Plant.
Family Aizoaceae (Fig-marigold family)
Exotic to Wisconsin.
Grown in trial bed: B12.
Grower: 7/12/2008 Flower Factory (Stoughton, WI).

5/06/2010: Dead.
5/09/2009: Dead.
Dianthus gratianopolitanus 'Tiny Rubies'
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Common Name: = Cheddar Pink (USDA).
Family Caryophyllaceae (Pink family)
Exotic to Wisconsin. Native to Europe. Grows to 6 inches. Clump forming. 'Tiny Rubies' is compact cultivar.
Grown in trial bed: B12.
Grower: 7/12/2008 Flower Factory (Stoughton, WI).

5/06/2010: Healthy.
5/09/2009: Alive.
Dianthus neglectus
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Common Name: = .
Family Caryophyllaceae (Pink family)
Exotic to Wisconsin. Native to European Alps. Grows to 4 inches. Leaves narrow, grass like.
Grown in trial bed: B12.
Grower: 5/29/2009 Flower Factory (Stoughton, WI).

5/06/2010: Healthy, no flowers.
5/29/2009: Healthy, no flowers.
Dianthus x allwoodii 'Frosty Fire'
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Common Name: = Allwood Pink (MSU).
Family Caryophyllaceae (Pink family)
Hybrid = Dianthus plumarius x Dianthus caryophyllus.
Exotic to Wisconsin. Native to Europe. Grows to 6 inches. Flowers pink.
Grown in trial bed: B12.
Grower: 5/29/2009 Steins.

5/06/2010: Healthy, no flowers.
5/29/2009: Healthy, no flowers.
Drosanthemum hispidum

Common Name: = Hairy Dewflower (USDA).
Family Aizoaceae (Fig-marigold family)
Exotic to Wisconsin.
Grown in trial bed: B12.
Grower: 7/12/2008 Flower Factory (Stoughton, WI).

5/06/2010: Dead.
5/09/2009: Dead.
Epilobium canum subspecies garrettii 'Orange Carpet'
(Synonym: Zauschneria garrettii)

Common Name: = Hummingbird Trumpet (USDA). Garretts Firechalice (subspecies, USDA).
Family Onagraceae (Evening Primrose family)
Exotic to Wisconsin. Native to western US, Arizona to Wyoming. Grows to 10 inches. Orange pink tubular flowers.
Grown in trial bed: L63.
Grower: 5/29/2009 Flower Factory (Stoughton, WI).

5/09/2010: Healthy, not flowering.
5/29/2009: Healthy.
Erigeron scopulorum
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Common Name: = Winn Falls Fleabane (USDA).
Family Asteraceae (Aster family)
Exotic to Wisconsin. Native to Arizona and New Mexico.
Grown in trial bed: B12.
Grower: 7/12/2008 Flower Factory (Stoughton, WI).

5/06/2010: Healthy, no flowers.
5/09/2009: Alive.
Erinus alpinus
(additional images)

Common Name: = Alpine Balsam (USDA).
Family Scrophulariaceae (Foxglove family)
Exotic to Wisconsin. Native to Europe. Grows to 6 inches. Purple flowers.
Grown in trial bed: B53.
Grower: 7/12/2008 Flower Factory (Stoughton, WI).

5/09/2010: Flowering.
4/20/2010: Healthy.
Erodium reichardii 'Charm'

Common Name: = Stork's Bill (USDA).
Family Geraniaceae (Geranium family)
Exotic to Wisconsin. Native to southern Europe. Considered USDA zone 7 by University of California - Davis.
Grown in trial bed: B12.
Grower: 7/12/2008 Flower Factory (Stoughton, WI).

5/06/2010: Dead.
5/09/2009: Dead.
Geranium cinereum 'Purple Pillow'

Common Name: = Grayleaf Cranesbill.
Family Geraniaceae (Geranium family)
Exotic to Wisconsin. Native to southwest Europe, Pyrenees. Grows to 7 inches. 'Purple Pillow' is tradename for cultivar 'Ravpil', patent #PP12829, by Van Noort Nursery (Netherlands). Red purple flowers with darker veins.
Grown in trial bed: B12.
Grower: 5/29/2009 Flower Factory (Stoughton, WI).

5/06/2010: Dead.
5/29/2009: Healthy.
Globularia cordifolia
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Common Name: = Heart-leaved Globe Daisy.
Family Plantaginaceae (Plantain family), (old classification) Globulariaceae.
Exotic to Wisconsin. Native to southern Europe. Grows to 8 inches. Lavender flowers.
Grown in trial bed: B12.
Grower: 5/29/2009 KW (Janesville, WI).

5/06/2010: Healthy, no flowers.
5/29/2009: Healthy.
Globularia meridionalis
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Common Name: = Globe Daisy.
Family Plantaginaceae (Plantain family), (old classification) Globulariaceae.
Exotic to Wisconsin. Native to southern Europe. Grows to 5 inches. Lavender flowers. Mound forming.
Grown in trial bed: B23.
Grower: 6/1/2011 Wild Ginger Farms (Beavercreek, OR).

6/1/2011: Healthy, newly planted.
Gypsophila repens 'Rosea'
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Common Name: = Creeping Baby's-breath (USDA).
Family Caryophyllaceae (Pink family)
Exotic to Wisconsin. Native to southeastern Europe.
Grown in trial bed: B12.
Grower: 7/12/2008 Flower Factory (Stoughton, WI).

5/06/2010: Healthy, flowering.
5/09/2009: Alive.
Jovibarba species


Common Name: = Hen And Chickens (USDA).
Family Crassulaceae (Stonecrop family)
Exotic to Wisconsin. Native to ??
Grown in trial bed: B12.
Grower: 7/12/2008 Flower Factory (Stoughton, WI).

5/06/2010: Dead.
5/09/2009: Dead.
Leptinella squalida 'Platts Black'
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Common Name: = New Zealand Brass Buttons.
Family Asteraceae (Aster family).
Exotic to Wisconsin. Native to Australia, New Zealand. Grows to 2 inches. Yellow, button like, flowers. Creeping habit.
Grown in trial bed: B12.
Grower: 5/29/2009 KW (Janesville, WI).

5/06/2010: Unknown, still dormant?
5/29/2009: Healthy.
Lewisia cotyledon 'Sunset Strain'
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Common Name: = Siskiyou Lewisia (USDA).
Family Portulacaceae (Purslane family).
Exotic to Wisconsin. Native to west coast, USA. Grows to 6 inches.
Grown in trial bed: B53.
Grower: 5/29/2009 Eberts (Ixonia, WI).

5/09/2010: Flowering.
4/20/2010: Healthy.
5/29/2009: Healthy.
Lewisia cotyledon x Lewisia longipetala 'Little Peach'
(additional images)

Common Name: = Siskiyou Lewisia (USDA).
Family Portulacaceae (Purslane family).
Exotic to Wisconsin. Native to west coast, USA. Grows to 6 inches.
Grown in trial bed: B53.
Grower: 2007 Shady Acres (New Berlin, WI).

4/20/2010: Healthy.
5/29/2009: Healthy, flowering.
Lewisia cotyledon x Lewisia longipetala 'Little Plum'
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Common Name: = Siskiyou Lewisia (USDA).
Family Portulacaceae (Purslane family).
Exotic to Wisconsin. Native to west coast, USA. Grows to 6 inches.
Grown in trial bed: B53.
Grower: 2007 Shady Acres (New Berlin, WI).

4/20/2010: Healthy.
5/29/2009: Healthy, flowering.
Lobelia chinensis
(additional images)

Common Name: = Chinese Lobelia (USDA).
Family Campanulaceae (Bellflower family)
Exotic to Wisconsin. Native to China.
Grown in trial bed: B12.
Grower: 7/12/2008 Flower Factory (Stoughton, WI).

5/06/2010: Healthy, no flowers.
5/09/2009: Alive.
Mazus miquelii
(Synonym: Mazus reptans)
(additional images)

Common Name: = Miquel's mazus (USDA).
Family Scrophulariaceae (Foxglove family)
Exotic to Wisconsin. Native to Himalayas. Grows to 1 inches. Lavender flowers.
Grown in trial bed: B12.
Grower: 2007 Master Gardeners Plant Sale (Milwaukee, WI).

5/06/2010: Healthy, flowering.
5/09/2009: Alive.
Orostachys malacophylla
(additional images)

Common Name: = Swallowtail Dunce Caps (KP).
Family Crassulaceae (Stonecrop family)
Exotic to Wisconsin. Native to China.
Grown in trial bed: B12.
Grower: 7/12/2008 Flower Factory (Stoughton, WI).

5/06/2010: Healthy, no flowers.
5/09/2009: Not seen, thought dead.
Penstemon whippleanus
(additional images)

Common Name: = Whipple's Penstemon (USDA).
Family Scrophularaceae (Figwort family)
Exotic to Wisconsin. Native to western US. Grows to 15 inches. Purple flowers.
Grown in trial bed: B23.
Grower: 6/1/2011 Wild Ginger Farms (Beavercreek, OR).

6/1/2011: Healthy, newly planted.
Persicaria affinis 'Border Jewel'
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Common Name: = Himalayan Knotweed.
Family Polygonaceae (Smartweed family)
Exotic to Wisconsin. Grows to 10 inches. Pink flowers.
Grown in trial bed: B12.
Grower: 5/14/2010 KW (Janesville, WI).

5/14/2010: Healthy, newly planted.
Platycodon grandiflorus 'Sentimental Blue'
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Common Name: = Balloonflower (USDA).
Family Campanulaceae (Bellflower family)
Exotic to Wisconsin. Native to China.
Grown in trial bed: B12.
Grower: 7/12/2008 Flower Factory (Stoughton, WI).

5/06/2010: Healthy, no flowers.
5/09/2009: Alive.
Primula capitata 'Noverna Deep Blue'

Common Name: = Capitata Primrose.
Family Primulaceae (Primrose family)
Exotic to Wisconsin. Native to Tibet, China. Grows to 8 inches. Dark purple flowers.
Grown in trial bed: L63.
Grower: 5/29/2009 KW (Janesville, WI).

5/29/2009: Healthy, flowering.
Rosularia rechingeri
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Common Name: = Jansson Flower (KP).
Family Crassulaceae (Hens and Chicks family).
Exotic to Wisconsin. Native to Turkey. Grows to 4 inches. Pink flowers.
Grown in trial bed: B53.
Grower: 5/29/2009 Flower Factory (Stoughton, WI).

5/22/2010: Healthy, flower buds forminging.
5/29/2009: Healthy.
Saponaria 'Bressingham'
(additional images)

Common Name: = Bressingham Soapwort.
Family Caryophyllaceae (Pink family).
Hybrid = Saponaria ocymoides x (Saponaria caespitosa x Saponaria pumilio).
Exotic to Wisconsin. Native to southern Europe. Grows to 2 inches. Pink flowers.
Grown in trial bed: B12.
Grower: 5/29/2009 Flower Factory (Stoughton, WI).

5/06/2010: Healthy, not flowering.
5/29/2009: Healthy, flowering.
Saponaria x oliviana
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Common Name: = Soapwort.
Family Caryophyllaceae (Pink family).
Hybrid = Saponaria caespitosa x Saponaria pumilio.
Exotic to Wisconsin. Native to southern Europe. Grows to 2 inches. light pink flowers.
Grown in trial bed: B53.
Grower: 5/29/2009 Flower Factory (Stoughton, WI).

5/26/2010: Flowering.
5/06/2010: Healthy, not flowering.
5/29/2009: Healthy, flowering.
Saxifraga x macnabiana
(additional images)

Common Name: = Macnab Saxifrage.
Family Saxifragaceae (Astilbe family).
Hybrid = Saxifraga cotyledon x Saxifraga callosa
Exotic to Wisconsin. Native to Europe. Grows to 2 inches. White flowers with red spots. Hybridized by Mr. MacNab, in 1876, as curator of the Royal Botanical Gardens, Edin- burgh (exact parentage undocumented).
Grown in trial bed: B53.
Grower: 7/12/2008 Flower Factory (Stoughton, WI).

4/20/2010: Healthy.
5/29/2009: Healthy, flowering.
Scutellaria maekawa

Common Name: = Maekawa Skullcap (KP).
Family Lamiaceae (Mint family)
Exotic to Wisconsin. Native to China.
Grown in trial bed: B12.
Grower: 7/12/2008 Flower Factory (Stoughton, WI).

5/06/2010: Dead.
5/09/2009: Dead.
Scutellaria suffrutescens
(additional images)

Common Name: = Skullcap (KP).
Family Lamiaceae (Mint family)
Exotic to Wisconsin. Native to Europe, Russia.
Grown in trial bed: B12.
Grower: 2007 Unknown Garden Center (Menomonee Falls, WI).

5/06/2010: Dead.
5/09/2009: Dead.
8/04/2007: Healthy, flowering.
Sedum album 'Murale'
(additional images)

Common Name: = White Stonecrop (USDA).
Family Crassulaceae (Stonecrop family)
Exotic to Wisconsin. Native to Europe and North Africa.
Grown in trial bed: B12.
Grower: 4/20/2010 3D Greenhouse (Mukwonago, WI)???

5/06/2010: Healthy, no flowers.
Sedum dasyphyllum
(additional image)

Common Name: = Thickleaf Stonecrop (USDA).
Family Crassulaceae (Stonecrop family)
Exotic to Wisconsin. Exotic to US. Tiny white flowers on very low growing branches.
Note: Plant was incorrectly labeled as Sedum tetractinum 'Coral Reef', which has yellow flowers (not white).
Grown in trial bed: Pond.
Grower: 2005 3D Greenhouse (Mukwonago, WI).
5/14/2010: Healthy.
5/09/2009: Alive.
Sedum divergens
(additional image)

Common Name: = Pacific Stonecrop (USDA).
Family Crassulaceae (Stonecrop family)
Exotic to Wisconsin. Native to Westcoast US. Yellow flowers.
Grown in trial bed: Pond.
Grower: 2005 3D Greenhouse (Mukwonago, WI).
5/14/2010: Healthy.
5/09/2009: Alive.
Sedum ewersii 'Mini Ewersii'
(additional image)

Common Name: = Ewers Stonecrop.
Family Crassulaceae (Stonecrop family)
Exotic to Wisconsin.
Grown in trial bed: Pond.
Grower: 2005 3D Greenhouse (Mukwonago, WI).
5/14/2010: Healthy.
5/09/2009: Alive.
Sedum hispanicum variety minus Purple Form
(additional images)

Common Name: = Spanish Stonecrop (USDA).
Family Crassulaceae (Stonecrop family)
Exotic to Wisconsin. Native to southern Europe. Grows to 3 inches. Pink flowers.
Grown in trial bed: B53.
Grower: 5/29/2009 Garden Mart (Mukwonago, WI).

4/20/2010: Healthy.
5/29/2009: Healthy.
Sedum kamtschaticum 'Variegatum'
(additional images)

Common Name: = (USDA).
Family Crassulaceae (Stonecrop family)
Exotic to Wisconsin. Native to southern Europe. Grows to 3 inches. Pink flowers.
Grown in trial bed: B53.
Grower: 5/29/2009 Garden Mart (Mukwonago, WI).

4/20/2010: Healthy.
5/29/2009: Healthy.
Sedum platycladus
(additional images)

Common Name: = .
Family Crassulaceae (Stonecrop family)
Exotic to Wisconsin. Species platycladus not confirmed.
Grown in trial bed: Pond.
Grower: 2005 3D Greenhouse (Mukwonago, WI).
5/14/2010: Flowering.
5/09/2009: Alive.
Sedum reflexum

Common Name: = Jenny's Stonecrop (USDA).
Family Crassulaceae (Stonecrop family)
Exotic to Wisconsin. Yellow flowers. Flower stalk 9 inches, held well above leaves.
Note: Plant was incorrectly labeled as Sedum hispanicum, which has white flowers (not yellow).
Grown in trial bed: Pond.
Grower: 2005 3D Greenhouse (Mukwonago, WI).
5/09/2009: Alive.
Sedum rupestre 'Angelina'

(Synonym: Sedum reflexum)
(additional images)

Common Name: = Angelina Stonecrop (PDN).
Family Crassulaceae (Stonecrop family)
Exotic to Wisconsin. Yellow flowers. Cultivated by Christian Krees (Austria).
Grown in trial bed: Pond.
Grower: 2005 3D Greenhouse (Mukwonago, WI).
5/06/2010: Healthy, no flowers.
5/09/2009: Alive.
Sedum spurium 'Red Carpet'
(additional images)

Common Name: = Tworow Stonecrop (USDA).
Family Crassulaceae (Stonecrop family)
Exotic to Wisconsin.
Grown in trial bed: B12.
Grower: 7/12/2008 Flower Factory (Stoughton, WI).

5/06/2010: Healthy, no flowers.
5/09/2009: Alive.
Sedum ussuriense
(additional images)

Common Name: = Turkish Delight.
Family Crassulaceae (Stonecrop family)
Exotic to Wisconsin. Native to Russia.
Grown in trial bed: B12.
Grower: 5/30/2010 .

6/01/2010: Healthy, no flowers.
Sempervivum tectorum 'Dark Beauty'

Common Name: = Common Houseleek (USDA).
Family Crassulaceae (Stonecrop family)
Exotic to Wisconsin.
Grown in trial bed: Pond.
Grower: 2005 3D Greenhouse (Mukwonago, WI).
5/09/2009: Alive.
Sempervivum tectorum 'Red Beauty'
(additional image)

Common Name: = Common Houseleek (USDA).
Family Crassulaceae (Stonecrop family)
Exotic to Wisconsin.
Grown in trial bed: Pond.
Grower: 2005 3D Greenhouse (Mukwonago, WI).
5/09/2009: Alive.
Silene maritima 'Rosea'

Common Name: = Sea Campion.
Family Caryophyllaceae (Pink family).
Exotic to Wisconsin. Native to Europe. Grows to 2 inches. White flowers with rose colored interior veining on petals.
Grown in trial bed: B12.
Grower: 2004 3D Greenhouse (Mukwonago, WI).

5/06/2010: Dead.
5/29/2009: Healthy, flowering. 20090529 (additional image)
Stachys densifolia 'Alba'
(additional images)

Common Name: = Alpine Betony.
Family Lamiaceae (Mint family)
Exotic to Wisconsin. Grows to 4 inches. White flowers.
Grown in trial bed: B12.
Grower: 5/14/2010 KW (Janesville, WI).

5/14/2010: Healthy, newly planted.
Stomatium mustellinum
(Possible alternate spelling: Stomatium mutilinum, NC State University)

Common Name: = Miniature Tiger's Jaws (University of Idaho).
Family Aizoaceae (Ice Plant family)
Exotic to Wisconsin. Native to South Africe.
Grown in trial bed: B12.
Grower: 7/12/2008 Flower Factory (Stoughton, WI).

5/06/2010: Dead.
5/09/2009: Dead.
Thalictrum kiusianum
(additional images)

Common Name: = Kyoshu Meadow Rue (University of Vermont).
Family Ranunculaceae (Buttercup family)
Exotic to Wisconsin. Native to Japan.
Grown in trial bed: B12.
Grower: 7/12/2008 Flower Factory (Stoughton, WI).

5/06/2010: Healthy, no flowers.
5/09/2009: Alive.
Veronica austriaca 'Trehane'
(additional images)

Common Name: = Broadleaf Speedwell (USDA).
Family Scrophulariaceae (Foxglove family)
Exotic to Wisconsin. Native to Europe. Grows to 6 inches. Lavendar blue flowers.
Grown in trial bed: B53.
Grower: 2004 Minors (Milwaukee, WI).

4/20/2010: Healthy, no flowers.
Veronica 'Giles Van Hees'
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Common Name: = Speedwell.
Family Scrophulariaceae (Foxglove family)
Exotic to Wisconsin. Native to Europe. Hybrid of unknown crossing. Grows to 6 inches. Bright pink flowers.
Grown in trial bed: B53.
Grower: 2006 Shady Acres (New Berlin, WI).

4/20/2010: Healthy, no flowers.
Veronica peduncularis 'Georgia Blue'
(additional images)

Common Name: = Creeping Speedwell.
Family Scrophulariaceae (Foxglove family)
Exotic to Wisconsin. Native to Europe. Grows to 6 inches. Lavendar blue flowers.
Grown in trial bed: B53.
Grower: 2007 Master Gardeners Plant Sale (Milwaukee, WI).

4/20/2010: Healthy, no flowers.
Veronica prostrata 'Blue Ice'
(additional images)

Common Name: = Prostrate Speedwell (USDA).
Family Scrophulariaceae (Foxglove family)
Exotic to Wisconsin. Native to Europe. Grows to 6 inches. Lavendar flowers.
Grown in trial bed: B12.
Grower: 2007 Shady Acres (New Berlin, WI).

5/06/2010: Healthy, no flowers.
5/09/2009: Alive.
Veronica prostrata 'Heavenly Blue'
(additional images)

Common Name: = Prostrate Speedwell (USDA).
Family Scrophulariaceae (Foxglove family)
Exotic to Wisconsin. Native to Europe. Grows to 6 inches. Lavendar flowers.
Grown in trial bed: B12.
Grower: 2007 Shady Acres (New Berlin, WI).

5/06/2010: Healthy, no flowers.
5/09/2009: Alive.


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