Plant Inventory

This page is a record of what is growing in the flower beds and green spaces in the yard. Other potted plants are listed at the following links.


In front of the Office/Guest Room

  • Two Popcorn Drift white roses by Star Roses & Plants and a Limelight Hydrangea planted June 2017
  • Two “Pardon Me” reblooming daylilies at the point next to the walk on the east side of the front door) – Planted Memorial Day, 2017. Foliage type DORMANT.
  • ‘Miss Tinkerbell’ reblooming daylily. Foliage type DORMANT.
  • Knockout Roses, 5 ea
  • Summer Essential Spring Mix glads from American Meadows next to the brick wall. 5/16/2019
  • Gladiolas
    • Original glads at the farm
    • Bicolor Blooms, 24″-36″ high – From Michigan Bulb planted 7/2/2019
    • Deepest Purple Flowers, Gladiolus Waris, 24″-36″ high – From Michigan Bulb planted 7/2/2019

In front of the Living Room-Studio

Grape Ripple
Jerome
  • Grape Ripple daylily. Bloom size is 5″.
  • Knockout Roses – 4 each
  • Two Stella de Oro at the back door -Memorial Day 2017
  • Jerome Daylily – scape height 22 in, (56 cm)bloom size 6.75 in, (17 cm); bloom season Early-Midseason; ploidy Diploid; foliage type Evergreen; bloom habit Extended.
  • 5/16/2019 – Summer Essential Spring Mix glads from American Meadows
  • Gladiolas
    • Original glads at the farm and some bought from American Meadows
    • Bicolor Blooms, 24″-36″ high – From Michigan Bulb planted 7/2/2019
    • Deepest Purple Flowers, Gladiolus Waris, 24″-36″ high – From Michigan Bulb planted 7/2/2019

Outside the Kitchen window

Ming Porcelain
Peacock Orchid
  • Stella D’Oro Daylilies. Foliage type DORMANT.
  • Knock Out Roses – 2 ea
  • Amaryllis
  • Spider Lilies
  • Ming Porcelain Daylily – Evergreen. Tetrapoid rebloomer. Large 6″ blooms pastel ivory pink touched peach edged with lime green throat 36″ x 24″.
  • Peacock Orchid – Acidanthera Callianthus. 25 bulbs were planted on 5/18/2019 next to the kitchen door.
  • ‘Hallmark’ is commonly called Orange Stalked Bulbine, Bulbine frutescens. Nearest the door.
  • Lucky Star Pentas Near door.
  • Black Eyed Stella – At gutter downspout.
  • Back Draft Daylilies – planted 8/15/2021. Two just west of the Magnolia Frescati and one east of the Frescati near the house. Both in the newly expanded beds. Foliage type DORMANT.
Bitsey planted 7/28/22
Back Draft Daylily

East side of the driveway and along the front walkway

The Citrus Grove – West side of the driveway between the pecans and into the Pond Yard.

  • Citrus and Fruit Trees
    • Meyer Lemons – northmost tree along the driveway and at the former fence location.
    • Omari Satsuma – center along the driveway*
    • Blood-red orange – Southmost*
    • * NOTE – On 12/10/2019 Mary picked fruit from the tree near the fence–at that time–between the yard and the former pond’s field. It was a very good lemon. This inventory was then amended to change that tree from a Blood orange to a Meyer lemon. [The freezes of 2020-21 killed it.] Other places on this site now need to be amended. So, what are the other trees??????
    • Florida King Peaches – Center of the space lined up north and south
    • Mystery peach – Was supposed to be a Florida King but everything is different.
    • Pineapple Pear – Between the two large pecan trees

Daylily Bed with Lady Statue

Moses Fire
Grape Ripples
Lullaby Baby

In the Crepe Myrtle Bed along the 4-board fence at the road

Nature Boy
Buttered Popcorn
Savanna Debutant

Christmas 2014 – Planted eight Natchez crepe myrtles along the new 4-board wood fence.

9/24/2018 – Planted one clump of Savannah Debutant and Siloam June Bug (Foliage type DORMANT.) both rebloomers from Oakes Daylilies. The SJB was the bonus plant. Both were planted between Crepes 6 & 7 (counting from the east) with the Savanaha Debutant on the west side of the Bridal Wreath and the SBJ on the east side.  See Post here.

10/21/2018 – Planted four “Imperial Blue” Plumbagos (auriculate) bought at the Mobile Botanical Garden’s Fall Sale. Two of them died in Spring 2019 and were replaced with two white plumbagos.

Crimson Pirate
‘Strawberry Candy’

4/3/2019 – Planted the following four daylily “fans” bought from American Meadows.

4/8/2019 – SE corner of the yard at the power pole.

Frans Hals
Golden Dewdrop

4/27/2019 – Moved Golden Dewdrop daylily from against the house to east of Crepe 7. As it was against the house it was one of the early lilies we planted when getting started. It is a rebloomer with the flower size 3″ to 4.5″ in diameter (small).

Beds on the yard side of the angled wood fence at the gate

  • An Autumn Sunburst Encore Azalea on each side
  • A Bridal Wreath on each side
  • Indigo on both sides
  • Hostas on the west side

Along the Front Yard’s east edge at the 4-board fence next to the pecan orchard

  • Shishi Gashira Camellias, 2 ea. planted 1/7/2018
  • Bella Rouge Camellias – 2 ea. planted 1/7/2018
  • Bridal Wreath at the power pole nearest the road
  • Three daylilies moved here on 4/3/2018 – Golden Dew Drop
  • Ten daylily clumps moved here on 11/7/2020. The tagged ones were three Miss Mary Marys and one Red Scarlet.
  • Red grandifloria rose

Former Yard Veggie garden now a Daylily Nursery

Bitsey Daylily – Moved here July 2022 after Libby dug it up twice outside the kitchen window bed.

In Pecan Orchard along the 4-board fence east of the double gate

  • “Semmes Beauty” Oakleaf Hydrangea

Bed under the Office double window on the east end of the house.

  • Yellow daylily
  • The two encore azaleas from the SE corner of the front yard. One of the original plants died and on 5/6/2020, we moved here an azalea that was struggling in the angled bed on the east side of the gate at the driveway.
    • Autumn Lily (white) Rhododendron ‘Roblex’ PP25073
    • Autumn Fire (red) Rhododendron ‘Roblez’ PP2827

Red Bud Tree bed – Previously called the Bay Tree bed.

  • Red Bud tree dug up from the one in the backyard in Houston that came from a small one dug up from Grandpa Yelverton’s home in Magnolia Texas.
  • Roses:
    • One white hybrid tea (relocated from the crepe bed along the road Oct 2018)
    • two Julia Child’s floribundas, April 2019.

Bed in SW corner, Front Yard next to Citrus Trees

  • The bed was started in 2018 and completed and planted with daylilies on 11/5/2019
  • The original planting was a Red Rose and a Camellia.
  • Relocated many daylilies from the too shady Crepe Myrtle bed.

Backyard

The bed along the north side of the house under windows at AC

  • Wood Fern on the east side of the back door stoop. Moved here in August 2021.
  • Three azaleas from the original planting by Ray and Dorothy Davis.
  • Camillia from the original planting by Ray and Dorothy Davis.
  • Mop Head (Big Leaf) Hydrangea was a child of the one at the Kitchen door before the Kitchen Patio.
  • Azalea called “Conversation Piece”, a Rotan Hill Hybrid in front (north) of the AC Compressor. Oct 2018
  • Encore Autumn Fire Azalea (dwarf) on the east side of the AC. April 2019.
  • Six Commander in Chief, Asiatic lilies, scarlet-red blooms from Michigan Bulb 7/2/2019.
  • Frost resistant Gardenias, two planted at the east end of the bed on 5/11/2020.

Bed between Utility Room wall and Back Patio – Created Fall 2018

  • Three “Frost Proof” Gardenias on the north end in front of the water-well house.
  • Twist-N-Shout big-leaf hydrangea grown by Endless Summer Hydrangeas. Northmost of the three.
  • Big Daddy Hydrangea from the Southern Living Collection. Center
  • Dear Dolores from the Southern Living Collection. Southmost, nearest the door.

Bed along the south wall of the Grain Bin- Created Spring 2019

  • Natchez Crepe Myrtle and a traditional crepe from somewhere.
  • Fatsia Japonica in front of the firewood shed (from Ted)

Bed on north side of the backyard along the azaleas

Hyperion
Frans Hals
  • Daylilies relocated from Bay Tree Bed
    • ‘Frans Hals’ Daylily reblooming again in fall. Boasting big, bi-colored flowers that alternate rusty crimson inner petals and yellow throats, with sunny yellow outer petals. Mature Plant Size 20-24″ tall, 18-24″ wide. Bloom Time Mid to late summer.
    • ‘Hyperion’ reblooming daylily’s sunny-yellow blooms are prolific and sweetly fragrant. The large, 5″ flowers last into the evening hours. Is a strong, easy-to-grow variety that has been in cultivation for over 80 years. Very cold hardy, and attractive to butterflies. Mature Plant Size 36-40″ tall, 18-24″ wide. Bloom Time Early to mid-summer. NOTE – Some or all of these were moved to the backyard beds on 4/6/2019.
    • Miss Tinkerbell

Wood Ferns – planted 4/6/2019

Original Sundown Farms’ five lilies identified by the PlantSnap app as Pyjama Lily; Crinum Macowanii. From Wikipedia; “a deciduous bulbous plant species native to Africa. Along with other members of the Amaryllidaceae family, it has been used in traditional medicine throughout southern Africa.”

Pyjama Lily

Beds between the pecan trees on the east side of the backyard

  • Mop head hydrangea from the original one that was at the kitchen door.
  • Indigo

Pond Yard

Daylily Bed at the Gate to the Pond Yard

SW Corner Bed

  • Original little Pink Climbing Roses
  • Annual Beach Sunflowers

NE Area

Lady Scarlet
Little Grapette
  • Four original blueberries relocated here from the two Ray & Dorothy planted in the 1960s.

Daylily Bed at Martin House

  • Lady Scarlet – Planted in the southwest corner. 6″ bloom, 22″ tall, Early Season + rebloom, evergreen. One of the best reblooming reds!
  • Little Grapette – Planted in the southeast corner. 2″ bloom, 12-18″ tall, Early Season, Semi-Evergreen. Eye-catching in a mass display, these deep grape purple blooms are held low over nice dark green foliage. There are others in our beds.
Prestor John
Miss Mary Mary
  • 6/6/2020 – Miss Mary Mary and Prestor John daylily fans; 2 each.
  • Pardon Me
  • Proliferation from the Ming Porcelain on the west side of the front porch.


Potted Plant not including Orchids, Begonias, and African Violets. See links above.

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Night-blooming Cereus, aka Epi

Forgot Location – Likely in the Lady Bed 2022

HAPPY RETURNS – 3 1/8 inch bloom, 18 inches tall, Extra-Early Season + rebloom, Dormant

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HAPPY RETURNS

FIRST LADY BARBARA – 6½-inch bloom, 23 inches tall, Mid Season + rebloom, Dormant

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FIRST LADY BARBARA

Sherry Lane Carr

Received it as a Bonus Plant from Oakes. Libby brought the tag 7/30/22 to the patio so we do not know where it is. Tag reads; “Cream butter yellow self with gold edge above green throat. Fragrant, 23 inch tall. Mid-season +rebloom, Evergreen“.

  • Scape height: 23 inches
  • Bloom size: 6.5 inches
  • Bloom time: Early midseason
  • Plant Traits: Extended Bloom, Rebloom
  • Rust Resistance: Shows Resistance
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