Plant Inventory

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
  • ‘Miss Tinkerbell’ reblooming daylily
  • Knockout Roses
  • Summer Essential Spring Mix glads from American Meadows next to the brick. 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
  • 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
Unknown – Ruffled Yellow with Reddish Center Halo
  • Stella D’Oro Daylilies
  • Knock Out Roses
  • Pink Climbing Rose
  • 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 planted 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.
  • Unknown Daylily – Yellow with Reddish Halo

East side of the driveway outside the kitchen window

The Citrus Grove — West side of the driveway between the pecans and the fence.

  • Citrus and Fruit Trees
    • Along the driveway:
      • Meyer Lemons – northmost trees along driveway and at the fence
      • 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 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. Other places in this site now need to be amended. So, what are the other trees??????
      • Two Florida King Peaches – Center of the space lined up north and south
      • Pineapple Pear – Between the two large pecan trees
      • Louisiana Sweets Hamlin orange. Between the Meyer Lemon and the Christmas Cedar tree. Bought at Hurley Farm & Feed Store and grown by Star Nursery. Planted 11/18/2019.
  • Daylily Bed with Lady Statue

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

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

Savanna Debutant

9/24/2018 – Planted one clump of Savannah Debutant. Siloam June Bug both rebloomers from Oakes Daylilies. The SJB was the bonus plant. Both were planted between Crepes 6 & 7 (counting from the east) with the Savanha 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.

Frans Hals

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

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″ diameter (small).

11/4/2019 – Moved the two struggling hydrangeas below from the bed along the driveway outside the kitchen window to the SE corner of this bed; i.e. near the power pole.

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 and Amaryllis 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 Wreaths at the power pole nearest the road
  • Three daylilies moved here on 4/3/2018
    • Golden Dew Drop
  • Red grandifloria rose
  • Two dark leaf, deep red crepe myrtles named Sunset Magic (Lagerstroemia) “PIILAG-IX PPAF” . They spent 3 years along the driveway and never did anything. Moved them 5/24/2020 to this location at the empty bed next to the power pole next to the yard garden.

In Pecan Orchard along the 4-board fence

  • “Semmes Beauty” Oakleaf Hydrangea
  • Texas Laurel brought from Houston

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 angle bed on the east side of the gate at the driveway.
    • Autumn Lily (white) Rhododendron ‘Roblex’ PP25073
    • Autumn Fire (red) Rhododendron ‘Roblez’ PP28279
  • ???

Bay Tree bed

  • Bay Tree bought in Houston
  • Roses:
    • two white hybrid teas (relocated from the crepe bed along the road Oct 2018) and
    • two Julia Childs floribundas, April 2019.

Bed in SW corner, Front Yard next to Citrus Trees

  • Bed was started in 2018 and completed and planted with daylilies on 11/5/2019
  • Original planting was:
    • Rose
    • Camellia
  • Relocated many daylilies from the Crepe Myrtle bed.

Backyard

Bed along north side of house under windows at AC

  • Three azaleas from the original planting by mom and dad.
  • Camillia from the original planting by mom and dad.
  • Hydrangea that was a child of the one at the Kitchen door before the 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.
  • Gladiolas – Under the double windows
  • Six Commander in Chief, Asiatic lilies, scarlet-red blooms from Michigan Bulb 7/2/2019.
  • Frost resistant Gardenias, two planted 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 porch.

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

  • Natchez Crepe Myrtle and a traditional Crepe from somewhere.
  • Union Baptist Church azalea transplants
  • Two Bridal Wreaths that were not doing anything in the front yard
  • Fatsia Japonica in front of the firewood shed (from Ted)
  • Three clumps Rain Liles that were likely part of the original yard of the Gaston’s.

Bed on north side of the backyard along the azaleas

Hyperion
  • 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. See photo above.
    • ‘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 4/6/2019.
    • Miss Tinkerbell
Frans Hals

Wood Ferns – planted 4/6/2019

Original Sundown Farms’ five lilies identified by 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
  • Wood Ferns, three from the large one under the old oak that was moved here on 5/26/2020.

Pond Yard

Daylily Bed at the Gate to the Pond Yard

SW Corner Bed

  • Original little Pink Climbing Roses
  • Annual Beach Sunflowers

NW Corner

  • 4/28/2020 – Two 3-gallon Oleanders, a “White” and a ‘Petite Pink”. They were both labeled as “Adelfa arborea/estandar”.

NE Area

Lady Scarlet
  • 4/28/2020 – Two 3-gallon Oleanders, a “White” and a ‘Petite Pink”. They were both labeled as “Adelfa arborea/estandar”.

Daylily Bed at Martin House

Little Grapette
  • 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 Plants

Image
Night-blooming Cereus, aka Epi

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