Description of Plant Attributes
Light: Sun – 6 or more hours, Part Sun – 4 to 6 hours, Shade – less than 4 hours of sun daily
Zone: Carroll County is mostly zones 6 & 7 so we list one zone either side to be safe.
Height: range of mature heights
Width: range of mature width.
Flowers: When plants flower, color of bloom and fragrance
Fruit/Seed: Description of fruit/seed and fruiting dates
Butterflies: If host plant, list which butterflies or attractive to butterflies
Birds: Nest, summer or winter cover, eat fruit/seed,
Hummingbird: If plant attracts hummingbirds or supplies nest sites or nest materials to hummingbirds
Deer Resistant: if the plant is deer resistant
Insects/Pollinators: attracts pollinators and/or beneficial insects
Idea Garden: List if the plant is being grown in one of our idea gardens
Soil: Dry, Moist (normal) or wet. Clay or Loam
Local Availability: Widely Available– available at 2 or 3 local nurseries; Available – available at one nursery; Not available – not available at any of the local nurseries
Notable Features: Containers, Cut Flowers, Edger, Erosion Control, Evergreen, Foot Traffic Tolerant, Fragrant, Hedge, Humidity Tolerant, Long Blooming, Rabbit Resistant, Rain Garden, Salt Tolerant, Winter Interest