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Dry Shade Xeriscape Plans

Corner Pocket Plan

Design performs best in shade to filtered shade. Note: Use PDF version for printing. Designed by Gayle Weinstein, registered landscape architect

Code Quantity Common Names Botanical
A 3 White snowberry Symphoricarpos albus
B 5 Perennial forget-me-not Brunnera macrophylla
C 5 Bloody cranesbill Geranium sanguineum

Walk on the Wild Side Plan

Design performs best in shade to filtered shade. Note: Use PDF version for printing. Designed by Larry Horgan, registered landscape architect

Code Quantity Common Names Botanical
A 3 for north, east or west exposures
  or Kentucky coffeetree (Gymnocladus dioica) – three for south exposure
Ponderosa pine Pinus ponderosa
B enough to fill space between the flagstones Woolly thyme Thymus pseudolanuginosus
C 25 Kinnikinnick Arctostaphylos uva – ursi
C 25 or Mountain lover –
if soil is well-drained
Paxistima canbyi
C 12 or English ivy Hedera helix
D 7 Russet buffaloberry Shepherdia canadensis
E 8 Common juniper Juniperus communis
F 2 Mountain snowberry Symphoricarpos oreophilus
G 4 Golden currant Ribes aureum
H 6 Hancock coralberry Symphoricarpos x chenaulti ‘Hancock’
I 18 Lacy self heal Prunella laciniata

Mulch area with wood mulch.

Driveway Dandy Plan

Design performs best in shade to filtered shade. Note: Use PDF version for printing. Designed by Sarah Delaloye, The Good Earth

Code Quantity Common Names Botanical
A 1 Ponderosa pine Pinus ponderosa
B 2 Japanese pagoda tree Sophora japonica
C 4 Slender penstemon Penstemon gracilis
D 3 Rose campion Lychnis coronaria
E 3 Northern sea oats grass Chasmanthium latifolium
F 3 Himalayan border jewel Polygonum affine
G 9 Coral bells Heuchera sanguinea
H 3 Perennial forget-me-not Brunnera macrophylla
I 3 Golden currant Ribes aureum
J 6 Dragonhead Dracocephalum grandiflorum
K 5 Pink daylilies Hemerocallis spp
L 6 Kinnikinnick Arctostaphylos uva-ursi
M 20 Creeping grape holly Mahonia repens
N 3 Blue chip juniper Juniperus horizontalis 'Blue Chip'
    (Boulders optional)