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Each garden contains a special selection of plants listed below. Story Park logo

 

Edible Garden

Rosmarinus officinalis 'Roman Beauty' /Roman Beauty Rosemary

Trees:

  • Quercus lyrata/ Overcup Oak
  • Quercus coccinea / Scarlett Oak

Shrubs:

  • Rosmarinus officinalis 'Roman Beauty' /Roman Beauty Rosemary
  • Vaccinium corymbosum / Highbush Blueberry
  • Vaccinium crassifolium 'Wells Delight' / Creeping Blueberry

Ground Cover:

  • Lavandula x intermedia 'Phenomenal' / Lavender
  • Melissa officinalis / Lemon Balm
  • Pycnanthemum muticum / Clustered Mountainmint
  • Thymus serpyllum 'Coccineum' / Creeping Rd Thyme

Pollinator Garden: Native Plants

Eupatorium purpureum / Joe Pye Weed

Trees:

  • Liriodendron tulipifera / Tulip Tree

Shrubs

  • Eupatorium purpureum / Joe Pye Weed
  • Ilex glabra 'Shamrock' / Inkberry
  • Loropetalum chinense 'Daruma' /Daruma Dwarf Loropetalum
  • Salvia greggii Autumn Sage / 'Dark Dancer'

Ground Cover

  • Ajuga reptans / Chocolate Chip
  • Asclepias tuberosa / Butterfly Milkweed
  • Baptisia bracteata / Cream Wild Indigo
  • Echinacea purpurea 'Kims Knee High' TM / Purple Coneflower
  • Gaillardia pulchella / Firewheel
  • Helenium autumnale Helena Red / Sneezeweed
  • Monarda bradburiana / Eastern Bee Balm
  • Panicum virgatum 'Shenendoah' / Burgundy Switchgrass
  • Symphyotrichum laeve 'Bluebird' / Smooth Aster
  • Schizachyrium scoparium 'Prarie Blues' / Little Bluestem Grass

Rain Garden

Rain

Trees:

Quercus nuttallii / Nuttall Oak


Shrubs

  • Clethra alnifolia 'Ruby Spice' / Ruby Spice Clethra

Ground Cover

  • Asclepias tuberosa / Butterfly Milkweed
  • Calamagrostis x acutiflora 'Karl Foerster' / Feather Reed Grass
  • Echinacea purpurea 'Kims Knee High' TM / Purple Coneflower
  • Gaillardia pulchella / Firewheel
  • Helenium autumnale Helena Red / Sneezeweed
  • Juncus effusus / Soft Rush
  • Rudbeckia fulgida 'Goldstrum' / Coneflower
  • Encore azaleas "Autumn Sunburst"

 

Shade Garden

Heuchera villosa 'Georgia Peach' / Georgia Peach Coral Bells

Trees:

  • Carpinus caroliniana / American Hornbeam

Shrubs

  • Leucothoe axillaris / Coastal Leucothoe

Ground Cover

  • Ajuga reptans / Chocolate Chip
  • Astilbe x arendsii 'Fanal' / Fanal Astilbe
  • Heuchera villosa 'Georgia Peach' / Georgia Peach Coral Bells
  • Polystichum acrostichoides / Christmas Fern
  • Tradescantia virginiana / Virginia Spiderwort
  • Ophiopogon japonicus / Mondo Grass
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Call: (910) 798-7679


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