Kelsey"s hardy American plants and Carolina mountain flowers

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Publisher: Highlands Nursery in Kawana, North Carolina

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Other titles"10-minute" summer special, 1895 wholesale
StatementHarlan P. Kelsey
ContributionsKelsey, Harlan P., Henry G. Gilbert Nursery and Seed Trade Catalog Collection
The Physical Object
Pagination8 p. ;
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Open LibraryOL25614069M

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2) Carolina Lupine, Thermopsis villosa. Native to the mountains, Carolina Lupine thrives in full sun and well-drained soil. The showy, yellow spires of its sweetpea-like flowers make the lupine a tough plant in the spring. It reaches four feet tall.

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In a state park north of Asheville, NC, we found waterfalls, and along the side of a path, a cluster of Bee Balm plants with these beautiful red, star shaped flower. Genus species name is Monarda didyma pins. Plant them high (like azaleas and rhododendrons) and don't let them be crowded by other plants or competing roots.

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Kelsey's "Hardy American Plants" collection, planted in for the Kelsey Highland Nursery show garden. This acre nursery was operated by HP Kelsey and son, Seth, until Often called a “dogwood alternative” in landscape circles, the native American fringe tree (Chionanthus virginicus) flowers in late spring.

White blooms form a fringe on the tree. Red fruits beckon birds. Need both male and female trees for fruiting. Landscape use: Include in wildlife gardens or native plant designs. Hardy in Zones 3 to 9.