I blame you guys!

whaas_5a(5A SE WI)August 24, 2011

I can't believe I planted this many FREAKING plants since April...its all your fault!

In all seriousness I'm hoping some of you can take a quick gander and my conifers to see if I murdered any of the cultivar names. For the most part I've already check them via google...but there is plenty of bad info on google as we all know. Even the nursery you purchase from doesn't have the correct name.

Once I got it, I got it.

Abies balsamea 'Tyler's Blue'

Abies concolor

Abies koreana ‘Siberlocke’

Abies Lasiocarpa Compacta

Chamaecyparis obtusa 'Saffron Spray'

Chamaecyparis pisifera 'Snow'

Juniperus chinensis 'Daub's frosted'

Juniperus squamata 'Blue Star'

Juniperus squamata 'Dream Joy'

Picea abies ‘Cupressina’

Picea abies 'Acrocona Pusch'

Picea abies 'Wingles Weeper'

Picea bi-color 'Howels Dwarf Tigertail'

Picea engelmannii 'Blue Magoo'

Picea engelmannii 'Bush's Lace'

Picea glauca 'Burning Well'

Picea glauca 'Daisy White'

Picea Glauca 'Dent'

Picea Glauca 'McConnell's Gold'

Picea glauca 'Pendula'

Picea mariana 'Aureovariegata'

Picea omorika

Picea omorika 'Pendula Bruns'

Picea omorika 'Pimoko'

Picea orientalis 'Atrovirens'

Picea orientalis ‘Aureospicata’

Picea orientalis 'Connecticut Turnpike'

Picea orientalis 'Silver Seedling'

Picea pungens 'Fat Albert'

Picea pungens 'Gebelle's Golden Spring'

Picea pungens 'Glauca Globosa'

Picea pungens 'Hoopsi'

Picea glauca 'Hillside'

Picea pungens 'The Blues'

Picea Pungens 'Thume'

Pinus cembra 'Glauca Compacta'

Pinus contorta 'Taylor's Sunburst'

Pinus densiflora 'Golden Ghost'

Pinus densiflora 'Low Glow'

Pinus flexilis 'Extra Blue'

Pinus heldreichii

Pinus koreansis 'Anna'

Pinus leucodermis 'Green Bun'

Pinus nigra 'Oregon Green'

Pinus parviflora 'Glauca'

Pinus parviflora 'Yatsubusa'

Pinus reflexa ‘Vanderwolf’s Pyramid

Pinus strobus ‘Fastigatia’

Pinus strobus 'Coney Island'

Pinus strobus 'Girard Dwarf Contorta Nana'

Pinus strobus 'Blue Shag'

Pinus strobus 'Pendula'

Pinus Strobus 'Wintergold'

Pinus sylvestris 'Gold Coin'

Pinus sylvestris 'Walteri'

Pinus x 'Forest Sky'

Thuja occidalalis 'Concabe'

Thuja occidalalis 'Linesville'

Thuja occidalalis 'Rheingold'

Thuja plicata 'Green Giant'

Tsuga canadensis 'Vermeulen Wintergold'

Chrysanthemum 'Coral Daisy'

Chrysanthemum 'Red Daisy'

Chrysanthemum 'Sheffield'

Hemerocallis 'Lime Frost'

Sedum Vera Jameson

Fothergilla gardenii

Hydrangea paniculata 'Little Lime'

Magnolia 'Jane'

Physocarpus opulifolius 'Coppertina'

Rosa 'Meidrifora' (Coral Drift)

Rosa 'Sunrise Sunset'

Viburnum lantana 'Variegatum'

Viburnum plicatum 'Snowflake'

Viburnum plicatum var. tomentosum

Viburnum pragense 'Decker'

Viburnum x 'Cayuga'

Weigela florida 'Dwarf Variegated'

Acer griseum

Acer palmatum 'Emperor 1'

Acer palmatum 'Fireglow'

Acer palmatum 'Red Dragon'

Acer palmatum 'Sango Kaku'

Acer saccharum 'Fall Fiesta'

Acer shirwasium 'Autumn Moon'

Aesculus parviflora

Aesculus pavia

Aesculus x 'Autumn Splendor'

Carpinus caroliniana

Cercidiphyllum japonicium

Cercis canadensis

Chionanthus virginicus

Cornus alternifolia

Cornus kousa 'Aurora'

Cornus kousa 'Milky Way'

Cornus kousa 'Samaritian'

Cornus mas

Cotinus x 'Grace'

Fagus sylvatica 'Tri-Color'

Ginkgo 'Autumn Gold'

Ginkgo 'Autumn Gold'

Ginkgo biloba 'Jade Butterflies'

Ginkgo biloba 'Mariken'

Ginkgo Biloba 'Pete's Dwarf'

Ginkgo 'Princeton Sentry'

Hamamelis 'Girard's Purple'

Hamamelis x intermedia 'Jelena'

Heptacodium miconioides

Liriodendron tulipifera

Malus 'Coralburst

Malus 'Firebird'

Metasequoia glyptostroboides

Metasequoia glyptostroboides 'Jack Frost'

Metasequoia glyptostroboides 'Miss Grace'

Nyssa sylvatica

Nyssa sylvatica 'Sheri's Cloud'

Ostrya virginiana

Plantanus x acerifolia 'Morton Circle'

Quercus 'Regal Prince'

Quercus ellipsoidalis

Taxodium distichum

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lol... Cheers Will, you're stimulating the economy, almost singlehandedly! :)

A great list with some plants I'd LOVE to have - but have no space for.

    Bookmark   August 24, 2011 at 9:20PM
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dcsteg(5 Shawnee, KS.)

I'll bet your bank account is significantly depleted.

Tremendous amount of conifers rolled into the hole for a first year newbie. Man, you really took the plunge. Usually this addiction is gradual and creeps up on you.

It's been fun interacting with you in your decision making You have made some good choices. Now sit back and be prepared for some new challenges that always present themselves with so much to care for.

I think Will has the lead on you in purchased plants but he has about a 4 year head start.

Shouldn't take you long to catch up as he is maxed out for space and you still have plenty left.


    Bookmark   August 24, 2011 at 10:08PM
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ken_adrian Adrian MI cold Z5

is it silberloche.. or locke???

i got it as one name.. changed to the other.. and cant remember if joy told me i was right or to put it back ..

missing some single quotes on A. l. compacta

a capital here: Juniperus chinensis 'Daub's frosted'

here dwarf and nana are redundant.. and you will probably be corrected: Pinus strobus 'Girard Dwarf Contorta Nana'

something wrong with this one: Picea bi-color 'Howels Dwarf Tigertail' .. for sure.. the bicolor part .. and i think the dwarf part in quotes

i think its real name is Roseomarginata ... not tricolor: Fagus sylvatica 'Tri-Color'

this name is a short version of the cross that is completely proper ... but this is how i have it in my database... so close enough for me :Thuja plicata 'Green Giant'

no capital G on glauca:Picea Glauca 'Dent'
Picea Glauca 'McConnell's Gold'

this one should be more like this: Pinus ayacahuite 'Forest Sky'

there has to be a better name than this one.. check out the link: Weigela florida 'Dwarf Variegated'

i accept no blame.. i am a simply an enabler ... you otherwise carry all the blame...


Here is a link that might be useful: link

    Bookmark   August 25, 2011 at 8:48AM
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Hi Will,

Acer shirwasium 'Autumn Moon' should be Acer shirasawanum 'Autumn Moon'. Not sure if that was just a typo though.

Nice selection of plants. How large is your property?


    Bookmark   August 25, 2011 at 9:01AM
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Cher(6 SW OH)

Wow that was enough that I didn't feel like counting them. It is such fun to watch this. Is it a thing with guys named Will? LOL Truly I've enjoyed watching his gardens grow and now yours.

    Bookmark   August 25, 2011 at 9:07AM
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gardener365(5b Illinois USA)

Abies koreana 'Silberlocke'
Picea abies 'Pusch'
Picea alcoquiana 'Howell's Dwarf Tigertail'
Pinus sylvestris 'Watereri'
Thuja occidentalis all species names spelled incorrect.
Thuja standishii x plicata 'Green Giant'
Acer shirasawanum 'Autumn Moon'
Fagus sylvatica 'Tricolor'


    Bookmark   August 25, 2011 at 9:13AM
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dcsteg(5 Shawnee, KS.)

In the initial onslaught of gotta have this one, Oh, this one's cool I have to have it, the name game is not a concern.

Only after things settle in does it rear its ugly head.

Corrections are inevitable and part of the big picture when collecting.

I have spelled them wrong when they are right. Other times when I thought the name was correct it was wrong and put down the wrong spelling.


    Bookmark   August 25, 2011 at 9:42AM
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Cher, these guys have Will(spending)power! Better find yourself one soon!
PS. With the world economy going to the dogs, THEY are becoming scarce!Hurry up ! Cheers! T.

    Bookmark   August 25, 2011 at 3:37PM
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lou_midlothian_tx(z8 DFW, Tx)

A new one to add for 2012 list. :)

Here is a link that might be useful: Northern Glow� Maple

    Bookmark   August 25, 2011 at 4:59PM
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whaas_5a(5A SE WI)

Thanks folks, appreciate the help. Corrections have been made!

The first year is always the most exciting with a new house. I'll likely slow down quite a bit come next spring. It will be interesting to see how things shape up. I'll be sure to post an update next spring.

I'll tell you one thing this past spring and summer has been quite uneventful, outside of planting of course!

    Bookmark   August 25, 2011 at 8:49PM
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tsugajunkie z5 SE WI

All those conifers and only one Tsuga...where have I failed you?

Nice list, Will. I'll bet your shovel is still warm from all that digging.


    Bookmark   August 25, 2011 at 10:45PM
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whaas_5a(5A SE WI)

I missed 'Moon Frost' and 'Pendula'!

Dang, I'm already missing stuff, lol.

    Bookmark   August 26, 2011 at 10:37PM
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