Athens Library Plant Guide

Five Springs Farm Nursery and Landscaping has provided Project Plant with this helpful listing of trees, shrubs, flowers and groundcovers and their respective locations on the grounds of the Athens Public Library. This is your guide to understanding the scientific and common names of the plantings.

A downloadable copy of this guide in PDF format can be obtained at this link: Athens Library Plant Guide.



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12691 Dutch Creek Rd.
Athens, Ohio 45701
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Athens Public Library Plant Guide
Bed 1:
Sitting Areas
Plant material will be described left to right, from the far side of the bed to the side closest to the library entrance.
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Acer x freemanii
Juniperus conferta
Hemerocallis
Thyme
Ginkgo biloba
Echinacea tennesseensis
Cotinus x 'Grace'
Hemerocallis
Calicarpa dichotoma
Miscanthus sinensis
Hibiscus syriacus
Calicarpa dichotoma
Magnolia virginiana
Calicarpa dichotoma
Aesculus parviflora
Hydrangea paniculata
Vitex agnus-castus
Physocarpus opulifolius
Thuja plicata
Calycanthus floridus
Amelanchier lavis
Baptisia australis
Hemerocallis
Iris
Chionanthus Virginicus
Hypericum androsaem--
Rhus typhina
Vitex agnus-castus
Hemerocallis
Penstemon
Hypericum kalmianum
Robinia psuedoacacia
Baptisia australis
Physocarpus opulifolius
Sedum
Creeping Speedwell
Autumn Blaze Maple
'Blue Pacific' Shore Juniper
mixed Day Lilies
Thyme
'Pendula' Weeping Ginkgo
Tennessee Coneflower
Grace Smoke Bush
mixed Day Lilies
Purple Beauty Berry
'Adagio' Maiden Grass
Variegated Rose of Sharon
Purple Beauty Berry
Sweet Bay Magnolia
Purple Beauty Berry
Bottle Brush Buckeye
'Lime Light' Hydrangea
Chaste Tree
Summer Wine Ninebark
'Whip Cord' Arborvitae
'Athens' Sweet Shrub
Tree Form Serviceberry
False Blue Indigo
mixed Day Lilies
mixed varieties
Fringe Tree
'Albury Purple' St. Johnswort
'Tiger Eye' Sumac
Chaste Tree
mixed Day Lilies
'Huskers Red'
Kalm St. Johnswort
'Twisty Baby' Locust
False Blue Indigo
Summer Wine Ninebark
mixed varities

Tree
Evergreen Ground Cover
Perennial Flower
Perennial Ground Cover
Tree
Perennial Flower
Tree/Shrub
Perennial Flower
Shrub
Grass
Shrub
Shrub
Tree
Shrub
Shrub
Shrub
Shrub
Shrub
Evergreen
Shrub
Tree
Perennial Flower
Perennial Flower
Perennial Flower
Tree
Shrub
Shrub
Shrub
Perennial Flower
Perennial Flower
Shrub
Tree
Perennial Flower
Shrub
Groundcover
Groundcover
Bed 2:
Boulder
Boulder Bed in Front of the Library
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Acer truncatum
Panicum virgatum
Calamgrostis x acutiflora
Miscanthus sinensis
Pennisetum orientale
Hypericum androsaem--
Miscanthus sinensis variagata
Panicum virgatum
Miscanthus sinensis
Hypericum androsaem--
Nepeta x faassenit
Hemerocallis
Thyme
Creeping Speedwell
Juniperus conferta
‘Pacific Sunset’ Maple
Northwind Switch Grass
‘Karl Foerster’ Grass
Maiden Grass
‘Karly Rose’ Fountain Grass
‘Albury Purple’ St. Johnswort
Variegated Maiden Grass
Northwind Switch Grass
Maiden Grass
‘Albury Purple’ St. Johnswort
‘Walkers Low’ Cat Mint
mixed Day Lilies
Thyme

‘Blue Pacific’ Shore Juniper
Tree
Grass
Grass
Grass
Grass
Shrub
Grass
Grass
Grass
Shrub
Perennial
Perennial Flower
Perennial Ground Cover
Groundcover
Evergreen Ground Cover
Bed 3:
In Front of Windows
Buxus x ‘Graham Blandy’
Comptonia peregrina
Hypericum androsaem--
Upright Boxwood
Sweet Fern
‘Albury Purple’ St. Johnswort
Evergreen Shrub
Shrub
Shrub
Bed 4:
Bed between side walk and parking lot
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Pennisetum orientale
Cladrastis kentukea
Leptodermis oblonga
Hydrangea arborescens
Rhus typhina
Eryngium yuccifolium
Solidago rugosa
Rudbeckia subtomentosa
Picea pungens glauca
Rudbeckia laciniata
Rhus typhina
Ginkgo biloba
Iris
Solidago rugosa
Pennisetum orientale
Leptodermis oblonga
Hydrangea arborescens
Hemerocallis
‘Karly Rose’ Fountain Grass
American Yellowwood
Chinese Leptodermis
Annabelle Hydrangea
‘Tiger Eye’ Sumac
Rattle Snake Master
‘Little Lemon’ Goldenrod
‘Henry Eilers’ Sweet Coneflower
‘Pendula’ Weeping Blue Spruce
‘Herbstonne’ Coneflower
‘Tiger Eye’ Sumac
‘Saratoga’ Ginkgo
mixed varieties
‘Little Lemon’ Goldenrod
‘Karly Rose’ Fountain Grass
Chinese Leptodermis
Annabelle Hydrangea
mixed Day Lilies
Grass
Tree
Shrub
Shrub
Shrub
Perennial Flower
Perennial Flower
Perennial Flower
Evergreen Tree
Perennial Flower
Shrub
Tree
Perennial Flower
Perennial Flower
Grass
Shrub
Shrub
Perennial Flower
Bed 5:
Between Side Entrance and Norway Spruce
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Itea Virginicus
Liquidambar styraciflua
Pennisetum orientale
Echinacea
Liatris spicata
Baptisia australis
Clethra alnifolia
Hemerocallis
‘Little Henry’ Itea
‘Slender Silhouette’
‘Karly Rose’ Fountain Grass
mixed Varieties Coneflower
Liatris
False Blue Indigo
‘Ruby Spice’ Clethra
mixed Day Lilies
Shrub
Tree
Grass
Perennial Flower
Perennial Flower
Perennial Flower
Shrub
Perennial Flower
Bed 6:
Parking Lot Plant Bed
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Hibiscus
Geranium x
Calamgrostis x acutiflora
Rudbeckia laciniata
Hydrangea paniculata
Iris
Rudbeckia subtomentosa
Calicarpa japonica
Calicarpa dichotoma
Aesclepias tuberose
Echinacea pallida
Ceanothus americanus
Echinacea pallida
Buddleia alternifolia
Hemerocallis
Eryngium yuccifolium
Rose Mallow
Mixed Hardy Geranium
‘Karl Foerster’ Grass
‘Herbstonne’ Coneflower
‘Lime Light’ Hydrangea
mixed Varieties
‘Henry Eilers’ Sweet Coneflower
‘Leucocarpa’ White Beauty Berry
Purple Beauty Berry
Butterfly Weed
Yellow Coneflower
New Jersey Tea
Coneflower
Alternate Leaf Butterfly Bush
mixed Day Lilies
Rattle Snake Master
Perennial Flower
Perennial Flower
Grass
Perennial Flower
Shrub
Perennial Flower
Perennial Flower
Shrub
Shrub
Perennial Flower
Perennial Flower
Shrub
Perennial Flower
Shrub
Perennial Flower
Perennial Flower
Island
Bed 1:
Island Beds
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Hemerocallis
Tilia cordata
Acer x freemanii
Forsythia
Liatris spicata
Panicum Vergatum
Rudbeckia subtomentosa
mixed Day Lilies
Spire’ Linden
Autumn Blaze Maple
‘Gold Peep’ Forsythia
Liatris
Shenandoah Switch Grass
‘Henry Eilers’ Sweet Coneflower
Perennial Flower
Tree
Tree
Shrub
Perennial Flower
Grass
Perennial Flower
Island
Bed 2:
Island Beds

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Hemerocallis
Gleditsia triocanthis Var. inermis
Acer x freemanii
Forsythia
Panicum Virgatum
Solidago rugosa
Thyme
Rudbeckia subtomentosa
mixed Day Lilies
Skyline Honey Locust
Autumn Blaze Maple
‘Gold Peep’ Forsythia
Northwind Switch Grass
‘Little Lemon’ Goldenrod
Thyme
‘Henry Eilers’ Sweet Coneflower
Perennial Flower
Tree
Tree
Shrub
Grass
Perennial Flower
Perennial Ground Cover
Perennial Flower
Island
Bed 3:
Island Beds
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Panicum Vergatum
Forsythia
Acer X freemanii
Tilia cordata
Hemerocallis
Monarda didyma
Rudbeckia subtomentosa
Liatris spicata
Shenandoah Switch Grass
‘Gold Peep’ Forsythia
Autumn Blaze Maple
‘Green Spire’ Linden
mixed Day Lilies
Bea Balm
‘Henry Eilers’ Sweet Coneflower
Liatris
Grass
Shrub
Tree
Tree
Perennial Flower
Perennial Flower
Perennial Flower
Perennial Flower
Trees:
From Parking Lot Back
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Quercus alba
Tillia american
Acer platinoides
Platinus X acerfolia
Gymnocladus dioicus
Aesculus X camea
Aesculus octandra
Aesculus glabra
Asimina triloba
Liriodendron tulipifera
Quercus michauXxi
Quercus imbricaria
Quercus bicolor
Quercus prinus
Quercus acutissima
Quercus macrocarpa
White Oak
American Basswood
‘Crimson King’ Norway Maple
‘Bloodgood’ London Plane Tree
Kentucky Coffeetree
Red Horsechestnut
Yellow Buckeye
Ohio Buckeye
Pawpaw
Tulip Poplar
Swamp Chestnut Oak
Shingle Oak
Swamp White Oak
Chestnut Oak
Sawtooth Oak
Burr Oak
Trees:
Evergreen Screen
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Picea abies
Picea pungens glauca
Juniperus chinensis
Norway Spruce
Blue Spruce
Spartan Juniper

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