Fleming Slope

The perennial foliage and flowers displayed on the Fleming Slope are planted into a plastic honeycomb web used to anchor the soil. Their strong forms and contrasting foliage textures show that many perennials can perform beautifully as groundcovers on difficult sites.

Fleming Slope

Perennials

Latin Name Common Name
Alchemilla mollis Lady's Mantle
Amsonia tabernaemontana Willow Amsonia
Anemone sylvestris Snowdrop Anemone
Aster novi-belgii 'Professor Kippenberg' Professor Kippenberg Aster
Belamcanda chinensis Blackberry Lily
Bergenia cordifolia Heartleaf Bergenia
Boltonia asteroides 'Snowbank' Snowbank Boltonia
Campanula rotundifolia Harebell
Ceratostigma plumbaginoides Plumbago
Coreopsis 'Moonbeam' Moonbeam Coreopsis
Dictamnus albus 'Purpureus' Purple Gas Plant
Euphorbia epithymoides Cushion Spurge
Hemerocallis 'Stella d'Oro' Stella d'Oro Daylily
Liatris spicata Spike Gayfeather
Linaria purpurea Toadflax
Lysimachia clethroides Gooseneck Loosestrife
Lysimachia ciliata 'Purpurea' Fringed Loosestrife
Nepeta x faassenii Faassen's Catmint
Patrinia scabiosifolia 'Nagoya' Nagoya Patrinia
Penstemon pinifolius Pine-Leaf Penstemon
Perovskia atriplicifolia Russian Sage
Pulsatilla patens Pasque Flower
Rosa 'Red Cascade' Red Cascade Rose
Sedum aizoon Yellow Sedum
Sedum kamtschaticum 'Variegatum' Variegated Sedum
Stachys byzantina Lamb's Ear
Veronica spicata 'Blue Peter' Blue Peter Speedwell

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