Mar 24, E. Monroe Street, Alexandria, Virginia (next to the YMCA parking lot) Features: Native selections for waterwise gardening and host plants for butterfly gardens. Cephalanthus occidentalis (Buttonbush) in the Butterfly Garden; Sunny Demonstration Garden at Bon Air Park.
Sep 03, Appeals pertaining to the FEMA Flood Maps must be received by the City of Alexandria by p.m., October 20,for submission to FEMA. Please submit appeals via email to [email protected] Learn more here. Check out the Watershed Tool to identify the watershed your property is located in. E. Monroe Street, Alexandria, Virginia (next to the YMCA parking lot) Features: Native selections for waterwise gardening and host plants for butterfly gardens.
Asclepias incarnata, Swamp Milkweed on the big berm; Asclepias tuberosa, (Common) Butterfly-weed in the Waterwise Garden; Baptisia australis, Blue Wild Indigo in the Waterwise GardenEstimated Reading Time: 1 min. A show-off in fall, fothergilla is hardy in zones 5 to 8 and blooms in mid-spring. Mix in a partially shaded border with hostas, ferns, viburnum and foam flower.
Look for dwarf variety ‘Mount Airy,’ a winner for its fall color. Fothergilla is a three season shrub with bright white flowers Missing: Alexandria VA. Nov 17, Autumn Appeal: With sunny yellow foliage, red new growth and pendulous flowers, Golden Lanterns is already a colorful shrub. In autumn it produces dark purple fruit to add to the kaleidoscope of colors. Hardiness: Zone 6 Bloom Time: Mid-summer Bloom Color: Pendulous, 4-inch long white with dark purplish red bractsEstimated Reading Time: 6 mins.
6. Pineapple Lily – Freckles: The Eucomis, or Pineapple Lily, earned its name because its blossoms look like pineapples. Purple “freckles” cover the olive green leaves. Plant the bulb in the ground in spring, after all danger of freezing has passed.
The stunning rosey red flowers emerge in fall. bushcutter.buzzg: Alexandria VA. Jun 11, Knowing Your Virginia Zone – Understanding the USDA Planting Map. If you live in Virginia, you will be in one of the four Virginia USDA plant hardiness zones that range from 5a in the western mountains to 8a on the eastern shore. These zones should serve as a guideline when selecting flowers, shrubs or trees for your garden.