Propagation: Seed or cuttingsSeed: Collect seeds when the capsule turns tan and the seeds turn brown. And about ten years ago, it was almost turned into a real estate development. Propagation: Seed or divisionSeed: Collect seeds when capsules turn tan. Propagation: SeedSeed: Collect fruit in November and remove the seeds from the pulp, then plant them in outdoor flats or beds in December. Just after her death in 1944, the U.S. Landscape Uses: The plant forms a silvery mat in the landscape and is an excellent groundcover for hot, rocky, dry habitats. Store the seeds dry at 40°F for two months before planting them in outdoor flats. Beware of “Meadows in a Can” or other wildflower seed mixes that are formulated for other regions of the country, such as the Pacific Northwest or the Northeast. Landscape Uses: This plant is useful in wildflower meadows, along pond edges and in bottomlands. Cultural Requirements: This plant is easy to grow in moist, well-drained soils and partial shade. Fragrant blue flowers, 1⁄2 to 3⁄4 inch long, appear in August or September. Deadheading is necessary in high visibility areas to maintain a good appearance and to prevent self-seeding, if that is a concern. They have clover-like trifoliate leaves and pea-like irregular flowers borne in upright racemes at the ends of erect stems. It re-seeds, but it is not invasive. The leaves are covered with bristly hairs that make them feel like sandpaper when touched. Sharp gravel used as mulch around the plants may help deter voles. Trillium species have very specific habitat requirements and are difficult to grow unless their native environment can be simulated. Flower heads are attached directly to the stem (sessile). Fruit are small, dry, seed-like achenes surrounded by many fine white bristles. Characteristics: Most leaves are in a basal rosette. Comments: Like many members of the mint family, Southern Mountain Mint has been used to treat colds, fevers and digestive disorders. Place the seeds in tepid water and allow them to soak overnight before planting them in outdoor beds or flats. Soak the seeds in water for 24 hours, then sow them in flats maintained at 70°F or higher to enhance germination.Cuttings: Terminal stem cuttings can be taken in June. Remove silky tails from the seeds, then store the seeds dryat 40°F for four to six months. Each stalk bears several flowers, but only one flower blooms at a time. Cultural Requirements: Spotted Wakerobin prefers moist soil high in organic matter and partial shade. Propagation: Seed or divisionSeed: Collect seeds when capsules turn brown and split. Comments: Flowers attract bees and butterflies. The fruit is an ovoid capsule containing many seeds. It takes three to four years for seedlings to flower. Propagation: Seed, cuttings or divisionSeed: Collect flower heads in the fall when they turn brown, then rush them to remove their seeds. Place them in a paper bag, then crush the bag with a rolling pin to release the seeds from the capsules. Characteristics: Leaves are alternate, oval to lance-shaped, 2 to 4 inches long and 1 to 2 inches wide. Many native plant enthusiasts question whether improved cultivars of native wildflowers resulting from hybrid crosses of two native species are still native plants. Cultural Requirements: Hairy Skullcap prefers morning sun, afternoon shade and moist, well-drained soil. Stem leaves are narrower than the basal leaves. It is also a good plant for road-side wildflower plantings. It needs good drainage and tolerates some shade; however, itblooms best in full sun. Fruit is a brown capsule. There is a cultivar called ‘Fireworks’ that is shorter and more compact than this species. Flowers attract butterflies, and the foliage is a food source for Monarch butterfly larvae. Germination should occur in about two months.Division: Plants can be divided in fall or late winter. Small white flowers are borne in dense terminal spikes in spring. Corms are available in the nursery trade. Habitat: Dry rocky open woods, glades and roadsides, Native To: Maryland to Florida, west to Texas, north to Arkansas and Missouri. Flower color ranges from white to blue or violet. Propagation: SeedSeed: Harvest seeds six to eight weeks after bloom. Propagation: Seed, cuttings or divisionSeed: Collect seeds in October. Browns *All* Bloom Month March April May. Propagation: SeedSeed: Store seeds dry at 40°F for four months, then sow them in mid-October. Comments: Native Indians used root extracts and tea made from the leaves to treat heart and lung conditions and stomach pain. Cultural Requirements: Plant Starry Campion in partial shade and moist, well-drained soil. White snapdragon-like flowers tinged with pink appear in terminal clusters from August to October. They are borne in clusters at the top of stems from July to September. Comments: The name “Halberdleaf” comes from the resemblance of the leaves to the blade of a halberd (a combination spear and battle-ax used as a weapon in the 15th and 16th centuries.) During that time, she recognized the financial and occupational need servicemen needed after returning home from war and began selling silk poppies to raise money for disabled veterans. From spring to early summer, blue, star-shaped flowers, 1⁄2 inch across, are borne in loose clusters at stem tips. For information or the status on programs, contact your local Extension office by email or phone. Propagation: Seed or divisionSeed: Collect seeds from August to October. Characteristics: Plains Tickseed has an upright growth habit with angled branches, wiry stems and a taproot. Characteristics: Moss Phlox is a spreading, mat-forming groundcover. Propagation: Seed, cuttings or divisionSeed: Collect seeds from September to October and store them dry at 40°F for one month, then plant.Cuttings: Stem-tip cuttings can be taken in April or May. Oil extracted from the seeds is used for making cooking oil, medicine, paint and biofuel. Rhizomes spread slowly. Leaflets are ovate, deeply cut and finely-toothed along their margins. They can be planted right away if temperatures of 70°F or higher can be provided during germination. They are up to 6 inches across with white to light-pink petals and a maroon throat. Native To: Ohio, Kentucky, Tennessee, south to Florida, west to Texas, north to Illinois. Comments: This is a good plant for naturalizing in moist woodlands. Comments: The flowers hold up well in fresh floral arrangements, or they can be dried and used in dry floral arrangements. At least eight species of native asters are common wildflowers in the Southeast. I would like to purchase some of these seeds. Characteristics: This plant has large basal leaves, up to 24 inches long and 3 to 7 inches across. Just about every insect with an interest in flowers finds its way to goldenrod, including many beneficial insects that arepredators of harmful insects. Great white varieties include 'Northern Hi-Lights', 'Pleasant White', Delaware Valley White', 'Cascade White', 'Snow', and 'Blooom-a Thon' White—so-called because it blooms not only in April but also in the summer and fall. Habitat: Moist areas, such as stream banks, marshes, seepages or woodland edges. Tepals are 3 to 4 inches long and 1⁄2 inch wide. Seaside Goldenrod. Place them in a paper bag, then crush the bag with a rolling pin to release the seeds from the capsules. Habitat: Rocky sites, dry open prairies and woodland edges, Native To: Texas to Florida, north to New Jersey, west to Michigan. Habitat: Moist, sandy-loam soil in pine barrens of the Coastal Plain and rocky or sandy upland forests, Native To: Maryland, Virginia and Kentucky, south to Mississippi and Georgia. Sow the seeds in outdoor beds or flats. Today, the program is flourishing and GDOT continues to plant and take care of the wildflowers along Georgia’s roadsides. Apr 17, 2018 - Explore Laura 5cott's board "Georgia O'Keeffe - White Flowers" on Pinterest. It also spreads by rhizomes and seed, and it can be aggressive. Cultural Requirements: Wrinkled-leaf Goldenrod prefers full sun and moist, well-drained soils. Size: 6 inches to 1 foot tall and spreading 4+ feet. It is usually surrounded by a leaflike spathe. Another species, Broadleaf Prairie Dock, S. terebinthinaceum, can be grown in calcium-rich soils. It is also found in Nebraska and Minnesota. The plant spreads by stolons (above-ground stems that creep along the ground). Special: Not native. It attracts butterflies and is useful in butterfly gardens. Landscape Uses: Use this plant in perennial borders, wildflower gardens or butterfly and hummingbird gardens. Warm temperatures (70°F+) and light are required for germination.Cuttings: Stem cuttings can be taken in spring before flowerbuds form.Division: Divide plants in fall or spring. Eleven species are native to Georgia. It has a single pair of opposite leaves halfway up the stalk and leaves at the base of the plant that resemble maple leaves. Provide good air circulation between plants to discourage powdery mildew problems. 50 Pounds. Spadix: A fleshy spike on which the flowers of certain plants are borne. http://www.davesgarden.com/, Discover Life. The plant colonizes an area by spreading rhizomes. Leaves have various shapes, ranging from oval to heart-shaped or triangular, and may be up to 4 incheslong. Widely considered one of the greatest 20th-century American artists, painter Georgia O'Keeffe created serene works to reflect the world around her. The Georgia Blend is a well adapted mix of native flowers native to Georgia that are specifically formulated to grow well in the southeastern climates. Many of these mixes contain non-native species as well as species not well suited for the heat and humidity of the Southeast. Axil: The angle between a stem and the upper side of a leaf. New leaves emerge purplish-brown, then they turn green. Information on each plant is provided according to the following criteria: Common Name(s) / Botanical Name / Family: Shown here are the generally accepted common names used byrespected botanical authorities. Characteristics: This plant is a sprawling vine with arching stems and alternate, compound leaves. Comments: Once planted, Wideleaf Blue Star tends to thrive on neglect. Butterflies are attracted to the flowers, and birds are attracted to the seeds. Propagation: Seed or divisionSeed: Collect capsules about eight weeks after bloom and remove their seeds. Cultural Requirements: Plant Woolly Sunbonnets in moist to wet soil and full sun. Characteristics: This is a compact clump-forming plant with narrow, lustrous green leaves that radiate around the stem. Cultural Requirements: Tall Thimbleweed prefers moist organic soils and sun or partial shade. Size: 1 to 2 feet tall and spreading several feet, Habitat: Meadows, woodland edges and disturbed sites, Native To: Eastern North America, from Minnesota to Maine, south to Florida, west to Texas. Landscape Uses: Plant Sweet-cicely in moist, shaded woodlands. Users agree that automated translations may not effectively convert the intended design, meaning, and/or context of the website, may not translate images or PDF content, and may not take into account regional language differences. Dust the cutends with a fungicide before planting. It prefers shade or partial shade (morning sun). The trail through the cove is dedicated to Arthur Woody, (the "Barefoot Ranger"), the first Forest Ranger in the State of Georgia, who served from 1911 to 1945. New England), west to Wisconsin, south to Texas, Professor; Areas of Interest: Commercial landscape, Comments: The plant attracts hummingbirds and butterflies. The dried pods with loose seeds were used as rattles to entertain Indian infants. Leaves are 1⁄2 to 11⁄2 inches long, lance-shaped, sessile and have a prominent main vein. Stems are covered with white fuzz. Each flower head consists of approximately 12 white disk flowers. Propagation: SeedSeed: Collect seed pods when they are nearly mature and place them in a paper bag to dry and release their seeds. The paired leaves are spaced every 4 inches along the stem. Characteristics: Leaves are trifoliate. Slugs and snails also like to chew on young plants. Characteristics: Unbranched stems are topped by three lance-shaped to oval dark green leaves that are up to 4 inches long. Landscape Uses: Use Scarlet Sage in annual beds, borders, cottage gardens or hummingbird and butterfly gardens. Propagation: Seed or divisionSeed: Collect seeds when the flower heads turn fluffy andbrown. It slowly self-sows, forming amat-like ground cover. Apr 27, 2016 - Explore Linda Purvis's board "Georgia weeds", followed by 336 people on Pinterest. http://www.finegardening.com/plant-guide/, Floradata.com. Cultural Requirements: Soapwort Gentian needs constant moisture and good drainage. Leaves are lance-shaped, up to 7 inches long and 2 inches wide, with petioles up to 1 inch long. Flowers resemble the head of a turtle. They consist of numerous round, deep purple flower heads about 3⁄4 inch across. It retains its leaves in winter, so it looks nice year-round. Landscape Uses: Use Brown-eyed Susan in cottage gardens, mixed borders, informal gardens or meadows. 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Characteristics: Leaves are opposite, sessile, oval, leathery and about 4 inches in length. Size: 6 to 12 inches tall and 1 to 2 feet wide. Five that are good candidates for landscape culture are described below. The petals have fine hairs along their margins. Stem leaves are shorter than basal leaves and gradually decrease in size as they ascend the stem. They resemble pink powderpuffs. Each flower head is surrounded by numerous green bracts. Another species, Spinypod, Matelea caroliniensis, is common in the Piedmont region of Georgia. Comments: Butterfly Pea has been used for animal forage and erosion control. Crush them to remove the seeds. Long thin pods bear the seeds. Comments: This is a tough, hardy plant that is easy to grow. Size: 12 to 24 inches tall and 18 inches wide, Habitat: Rich, moist hardwood forests and shaded roadsides, Native To: North and South Dakota, east along the Atlantic and Gulf coasts. 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