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2017 Quail Hollow Farm
5285 Highland Ridge Rd.
Berkeley Springs, WV 25411
GAILLARDIA
(Blanket Flower) “Arizona Red
Shades”
Gaillardia 'Arizona Red Shades'
HARDY PERENNIAL- Zones 3-10
SUN
Height: 8-12 inches. Width: 12-16 inches
Tea of root for gastroenteritis, chewed powdered
root applied to skin disorders. Sore nipples of
nursing mothers bathed in tea made from the plant,
also used for sore eyes. Masses of large, deep red
blossoms are produced all summer, even under hot
and dry conditions. Very floriferous. Occasional
yellow accents and centers as tips mature.
GERMANDER
Teucrium chamaedrys
HARDY PERENNIAL-ZONES 5-9
SUN
1 ft. to 3 ft. X 6 in. to 12 in
Showy edging plant with glossy dark green leaves
and rosy flowers. Infusion quiets upset stomach
and promotes appetite. Once enjoyed considerable
reputation in the treatment of gout and snakebites.
GOJI
Lycium Barbarum
HARDY PERENNIAL - ZONES 2-7
SHRUB
SUN/PART SHADE
Mature Height: 8-10 ft.
Mature Width: 8-10 ft.
Studies have shown that the little berry from the
Goji shrub is one of the most nutritious and
powerful foods in the world! Goji, from the
Himalayas, is packed full of antioxidants, amino
acids and essential fatty acids.
HEARTSEASE
Viola tricolor
PERENNIAL ZONE 4-9
SUN – PART SHADE
Height: 6-12 in. Width: 6-12 in.
(Johnny-jump-up)Old English favorite. Charming
purple, lavender and yellow flowers held former
romantic connotations between courting couples.
Flowers are edible. Medicinally for dropsy,
respiratory catarrh and skin eruptions.
HELIOPSIS
Heliopsis helianthoides
HARDY PERENNIAL ZONES 4-9
SUN
Height 3 ft. to 6 ft.
Spread1 ft. to 3 ft
This clump-forming perennial bears striking,sunflower-like
yellow blooms on long stalks from midsummer to early
autumn. Tolerates drought, but does better if regularly
watered. Tolerates wide range of soils, including poor
ones. Tolerates some light shade, but plants grown in too
much shade tend to require support. Remove spent
flowers to extend the blooming season. Attracts butterflies!
HEUCHERA ‘CHAMPAGNE’
(CORAL BELLS)
HARDY PERENNIAL – ZONES 4-9
SEMI SHADE – SOME SUN
Height: 10-12 inches. Width: 12-14 inches
Heuchera make excellent foliage plants for sun to part
shade gardens.Most flowers are not as impressive as the
foliage, but they do add a second level of interest.Leaves
are medium-sized and change from peach to gold to
champagne-gold over the season and feature a
strong white veil overlay. Free-flowering maroon stems
with light peach flowers most of the season. Protect from
hot afternoon sun to prevent leaf scorch.Alum-root, as its
name would indicate, is a powerful astringent of such
intensity as seldom to be administered internally.
HIBISCUS
Hibiscus palustris
HARDY PERENNIAL-ZONE 5-11
SUN
Height from 2 1/2' to 6' and older plants can reach a
Width of up to 3'
NATIVE PLANT
A mid to late summer bloomer, also known as Rose
Mallow, or Swamp Mallow. It produces large and showy
disc-shaped flowers. The plant habit is bushy enough to
give a shrub like appearance.A 2008 USDA study
shows consuming Hibiscus Tea lowers blood pressure
HOPS
Humulus
HARDY PERENNIAL VINE ZONES 3-8
SUN – PART SHADE
VINE
Well known flavoring for beer. Important
medicinally for its calming effect. A pillow
stuffed with hops flowers will overcome insomnia.
Tall, fast growing vine.
HOREHOUND
Marrubium vulgare
HARDY PERENNIAL- ZONES 4-8
SUN
24-36 inches high; 20 inches wide
Horehound candies, once the sovereign
remedy for coughs, are still remembered by
some. Infusion is useful for weak stomach,
lack of appetite and persistent bronchitis
Annabelle Hydrangea
Hydrangea arborescens 'Annabelle'
HARDY PERENNIAL SHRUB-ZONES 4-9
Partial sun
Fast growing to 5 ft. tall and wide
Stunning pure white flowers, much larger than the species- up to 12
inches across! Flowers appear in late spring to summer, often
continuing into fall. Strong, straight stems hold the huge flower heads
up well, despite heavy rain. This full, lush shrub needs plenty of room
to show off its spectacular beauty. The root and rhizome (underground
stem) are used to make medicine. Hydrangea is used for urinary tract
problems such as infections of the bladder, urethra and prostate;
enlarged prostate; and kidney stones. It is also used for hay fever.
HYSSOP
Hyssopus officinalis
HARDY PERENNIAL-ZONES 3-9
SUN
Height: From 1 to 8 feet. Width: 2-3 feet
Slightly bitter leaves are finely chopped on salad,
game meats, soups and stews. Helps digestion.
Essential oil used in perfumery. Showy spikes of
blue flowers.
GRASSES
‘DANCING WIND’ BIG BLUESTEM
GRASS
Andropogon gerardii ‘Dancing Wind’
HARDY PERENNIAL-ZONES 4-9
SUN
Mature Height:         6 ft.
Mature Width:         3 ft.
Dancing Wind Grass bends and sways in rhythmic
response to the wind. cultivar of a North
American native grass called Big Bluestem. It
combines the benefits of the species – drought
tolerance, adaptability to native soils and low
maintenance – with the bonus of its sizzling red
display in autumn.
‘FIREWORKS’ FOUNTAIN GRASS
Pennisetum setaceum
TENDER PERENNIAL Zone: 9 – 11
SUN
3 ft. tall and 2 ft. wide.
Colorful, upright growing grass with variegated
stripes of white, green, burgundy and hot pink
running the length of the blade. Purple tassles
appear in summer. Unlike the species, this
cultivar does not reseed. Plant as a specimen or
in mass for a stunning display of color. A great
addition to containers and beds near your patio
or deck.
‘RED OCTOBER’ BIG BLUESTEM
GRASS
HARDY PERENNIAL-ZONES 3-9
SUN
Mature Height:         6 ft.
Mature Width:         3 ft
Red October's attractive foliage changes color
seasonally. Beginning as a gray-blue in spring,
deepening to blue-green in summer, and then
dramatically turning a brilliant scarlet-red color
come fall, this grass brings some serious drama!
GIANT CORKSCREW RUSH “BIG
TWISTER”
Juncus effusus 'Big Twister'
HARDY PERENNIAL-ZONES 4-9
SUN
HEIGHT W/BLOOM:  1-2 ft
Big, beautiful, thick, round, and smooth describes the
fun foliage of Giant Corkscrew Rush. It is taller and
more upright than other curly rushes. This spiral rush
likes wet or moist soil and can be submerged in up to
4” of water. It will spread slowly by stolons; however,
if spreading is a concern, keep it in check by
submerging in pots. It’s a great accent for water
gardens and can provide plenty of texture and interest
to hard-to-landscape wet areas. It’s a stunner in
decorative containers.
MISCANTHUS ‘GOLD BREEZE’
(ZEBRA GRASS)
HARDY PERENNIAL-ZONES 5-9
SUN
60-84" tall (5-7 feet), up to 60" (5 ft wide)
DEER RESISTANT
Zebra Grass or Gold Breeze lives up to its
name. Its unique texture sets this grass apart
from others. Its golden yellow horizontal stripes
on green grass blades enhance its feathery gold
plumes in late summer. Gold Breeze does best
planted in full sun and well-drained soil.
MUHLY GRASS ‘FAST FORWARD’
Muhlenbergia 'Fast Forward'
HARDY PERENNIAL-ZONES 6-10
SUN
Height:24-50 Inches Spread:24-36 Inches
Clumps of glossy green foliage are topped with
vibrant pink, airy flowers on 4 ft stems as early
as August. A highly ornamental grass that would
be great as a specimen or in mass plantings.
PENNISETUM ‘FIRST KNIGHT’
TENDER PERENNIAL-ZONES 8-11
SUN
Height:24-36 Inches Spread:4-36 Inches
'First Knight' is an attractive ornamental
grass due to it's very dark purple-black
foliage. An upright habit with the leaves on
the edges arching gracefully downward.
Outstanding in a container garden or even in
the landscape in mass plantings or as a
specimen.
GAURA “CRIMSON BUTTERFLIES”
(WANDFLOWER)
Gaura lindheimeri Crimson Butterflies
HARDY PERENNIAL – ZONES 5-10
SUN
Mature Height: 18 - 24"
A long display of unusually deep, hot pink clumps of
flowers are borne on far shorter, stouter red stems
than standard gaura, rising just above the attractive
foliage.  Ideal for small gardens and containers.
HELLEBORES WINTER THRILLER MIX
(LENTON ROSE)
HARDY PERENNIAL ZONES 4-8
SHADE
Height: 18-22"; Spread: 24”
Vibrant colors on a Deer-Proof shade perennial!
Blooms for 3+ months in winter & spring
HEUCHERA “MARMALADE”
(CORAL BELLS, ALUM ROOT)
HARDY PERENNIAL-ZONES 4-9
SHADE – SUN
Height1 ft. to 3 ft.Spread1 ft. to 3 ft.
The maple-shaped leaves of this heuchera are
pale orange with overtones honey, amber, and
even pale green. Some are a single color,
while others are a fusion. Reddish brown
flowers appear in summer. Alum-root, as its
name would indicate, is a powerful astringent
of such intensity as seldom to be
administered internally
HEUCHERA “RED LIGHTNING”
(CORAL BELLS, ALUM ROOT)
HARDY PERENNIAL-ZONES 4-9
SHADE – SUN
Height: 10-12 inches. Width: 12-14 inches
Huge gold leaves with dark red veins. Best
used for borders and in containers. Color
holds throughout the season. Alum-root, as its
name would indicate, is a powerful astringent
of such intensity as seldom to be administered
internally.
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