PSS 123 Garden Flowers

Dr. Leonard Perry
Dept. Plant and Soil Science, 208 Hills
University of Vermont

Names are linked to plant descriptions,  indicate photos (about 50K),  indicate latin name pronunciations.

Plants are picked as best/most popular or seen in Northeast U.S. Selection will vary with region of the country. These plants will be included in the lecture exams and should be used for landscape plans. Names will not have to be memorized unless also covered in labs. Specific species or cultivars shown in photos are in ( ).

Marsh Marigold Caltha palustris 
Water Hyacinth  Eichhornia crassipes 
Horsetail Equisetum species 
Yellow Flag Iris pseudacoris 
Dwarf Rush  Juncus ('Carmen's Japanese')
Lotus Nelumbo species
Water Lilies  Nymphaea hybrids
Fairy Water Lily Nymphoides aquatica 
Water Lettuce Pistia stratoites
Pickerel Rush Pontederia cordata 

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