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REBEL HILL FARM

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									                            Plant List
    Belfast Co-op
                            These hardy perennials are grown by Rebel Hill Farm of Clifton,
   2011 Pre-Order Sale of   Maine. They are field grown, well rooted, and necessarily hardy.
                            Julie and Peter Beckford believe the plants gardeners choose to
                            grow matter a lot to wildlife and the surrounding natural areas.

REBEL HILL FARM             Native, as they use the term, means: growing in Central or Eastern
                            North America prior to European settlement. If the plant is native
                            to Maine, it is noted. The medicinal and culinary herbs are all over-
                            wintered, hardy perennials. All plants are MOFGA certified organic.

                            1. Agastache foeniculum (Anise Hyssop) 2-3’/purple spike/late summer/
                            sun, partial sun. A great, late perennial, whose leaves make a delicious tea.
                            2. Ageratina altissima (White Snakeroot) MAINE 2-4’/white/fall. Easy to
                            grow, nice white composite whose flowers accentuate the positive dark
                            green foliage.
                            3. Allium cernuum (Nodding Onion) 1’/pink/July-August. A mid-summer
                            blooming onion whose many pink flowers nod on thin, bent stalks.
                            4. Amsonia tabernaemontana (Willowleaf Bluestar) 3-4’/ blue/ June/sun,
                            light shade. No other perennial like this- from the way it emerges, to its clean
                            leaf lines, blue flowers, orange fall leaves, and spear shaped seed pods.
                            5. Anemone canadensis (Meadow Anemone) MAINE 2’/white cups/
                            spring/best in sun. Independent attitude- spreads quickly, tons of bright,
                            white flowers, and perfect for filling untended areas.
Organic Native Plants and   6. Anemone viginiana (Tall Thimbleweed) MAINE 2-3’/white/summer/sun.
                            Easy to overlook until the seed fluffs open like cotton balls, and in the winter

    Perennial Herbs         the ‘thimbles’ wave above the snow.
                            7. Aquilegia canadensis (Native columbine) MAINE 2’/red and yellow/
                            June-July. Unlike most columbines, this long-lived one thrives on sun.
                            8. Aruncus dioicus (Goatsbeard) 3-6’/ creamy white plumes/ early
                            summer/ partial sun to shade. Will grow to shrub size after dying back to
                            its crown every year.
                            9. Asarum canadense (Wild Ginger) MAINE 6-8”/maroon/ spring
                            ephemeral/large lobed groundcover. Cool flowers hide under the foliage
                            and ants disperse the seeds.
10. Asclepias syriaca (Common milkweed) MAINE 2-4’/pink and                        23. Geranium maculatum (Wild geranium) MAINE14-18”/pink/large
green/summer/spreads. Exquisite, complex flowers and excellent nectar              leaves/spring. Our only native geranium is easy to grow, with nice, open
plant whose leaves are the only food for monarch caterpillars.                     pink flowers with bushy foliage.
11. Astragalus canadense (Canadian Milk Vetch) 3’/yellow-cream/                    24. Helenium autumnale (Sneezeweed) MAINE 4’/yellow/late summer/sun.
summer. a unique, native Astragalus that should interest gardeners who             Reliable fall composite with lots of yellow. Also known as ‘Helen’s Flower’,
grow medicinals.                                                                   which explains the Nearing garden’s big stand.
12. Baptisia australis (Blue False Indigo) 3-5’/indigo/late spring. Matures        25. Helianthus maximilliani (Prairie Sunflower) 5-8’/lots of 3” blooms/fall.
into a many stemmed, bushy clump loaded with blue, pea-like flowers that           One of our favorite sunflowers, has dark green foliage and clean cut yellow
are followed by rattling seed pods.                                                flowers.
13. Campanula rotundifolia (Harebell) MAINE 8-14”/blue/summer into fall.           26. Helianthus salicifolius (Willowleaf Sunflower) 5-7’/yellow/Sept. This
Also called Scotch Bluebells, with delicate stalks waving pretty blue bells.       is the prairie sunflower you often see large stands of in the dooryards of old
14. Campanulastrum americanum (Tall Bellflower) 2-6’/blue spike/ July.             homes.
A short-lived, large perennial with tall stalks of starry blue flowers- much       27. Heliopsis helianthoides (Early Sunflower) 3-5’/golden/summer. This
like delphinium.                                                                   is a rugged plant that can take lots of exposure and not give in to heat and
15. Cassia hebecarpa (Northern Wild Senna) 3-7’/yellow/Aug/sun. Unique,            rough winds, blooming all the while.
shrubby plant with black, ropey roots and cool, yellow pea flowers with            28. Hydrophyllum virginianum (Virginia Waterleaf) 18”/pale pink/late
noticeable chocolate brown anthers.                                                spring/partial sun, shade. Useful as a filler with its distinctive blotchy foliage
16. Coreopsis tripteris (Tall Coreopsis) 4-7’/light to medium yellow/late          looking like it has water spots.
summer/sun. The tallest coreopsis you’ll see, makes a great, late stand.           29. Iris prismatica (Slender Blue Flag) MAINE 12-16”/violet/early summer.
17. Cornus alternifolia (Pagoda Dogwood) MAINE 10-25’ mature/creamy                A lot like the common blue flag, this also likes sun in a moist spot.
white/late spring. Grown from native, wild seed to offer true genetic diversity-   30. Lobelia syphilitica (Great Blue Lobelia) MAINE 18-24”/blue/Aug-Sept.
unlike all the cuttings and clones that fill the nurseries. Incredible form and    No easier perennial to grow, lobelia seeds in profusely and bursts into bloom
gorgeous leaves. These are small 3 year olds.                                      with many blue stalks.
18. Doellingeria umbellata (Flat-topped White Aster) MAINE 3-7’/ white/            31. Monarda bradburnia (Bee Balm) 1-2’/pink-lavender/June. Much earlier,
fall. Nice fall wildflower that is good for someone looking to naturalize their    shorter, mildew resistant, with glossy maroon leaves in fall- makes for an all-
Maine yard.                                                                        new native bee balm!
19. Echinacea paradoxa (Yellow Coneflower) 2-3’/yellow/summer.                     32. Onoclea sensibilis (Sensitive Fern) MAINE 1-2’/spreads/moist-
Most of all, it’s yellow- and has neat, long, droopy petals.                       wet/part shade.This quick moving fern fills in shady areas, and is common
20. Echinacea purpurea (Purple Coneflower) 2-3’/pink-dark rose/sun.                throughout Maine.
Native to prairies, this is the classic robust cottage garden plant and well-      33. Phlox subulata ‘Pink’ (Creeping Phlox) 6-9”/pink/groundcover. Here’s
known medicinal.                                                                   your basic, lush, native spring creeping phlox that knocks your socks off-
21. Echinacea purpurea ‘White’ (Coneflower) 2-3’/white/sun. Part and               large and easy to divide.
parcel of diversity, these white forms pop up once in a great while, get           34. Physostegia virginiana (Obedient Plant) MAINE 3’/pink/Sept-Oct.
selected and make the pinks pinker.                                                Spreads slowly to make a nice stand of light pink, obedient flowers.
22. Eutrochium maculatum (Spotted Joe-pye Weed) MAINE 3-5’/pink-                   35. Pycnanthemum virginianum (Mountain Mint) MAINE 1-3’/white with
purple/late summer. Mauve-colored wildflower you’ll see on the roadside            purple dots/late summer. Small white flowers bloom in fall amongst dense,
and in moist spots in fall.                                                        aromatic foliage.
36. Ratibidia pinnata (Gray-headed Coneflower) 3-5’/light yellow with          MEDICINAL AND CULINARY PERENNIAL HERBS
green to brown center/sun. A single plant is loaded with branches bearing
many small, yellow coneflowers.
                                                                               A. Angelica (Angelica archangelica)
37. Salvia azurea (Blue Sage) 2-3’/light to deep blue/fall/sun. Slow to
                                                                               B. Asragalus (A. membranaceus)
emerge, very late to bloom, and the softest blue flowers offer nectar to
                                                                               C. Bee Balm, Wild Bergamot, Sweet Leaf (Monarda fistulosa)
late butterflies and bees.
                                                                               D. Catmint (Nepata mussinii)
38. Sanguinaria canadensis (Bloodroot) MAINE 5-10”/milky white/spring
                                                                               E. Catnip (Nepata cataria)
ephemeral. Stunning bloodroot is a week past bloom on Mother’s Day.
                                                                               F. Comfrey (Symphytum officinale)
These plants are grown from native, collected seed.
                                                                               G. Echinacea purpurea (Coneflower)
39. Solidago nemoralis (Gray Goldenrod) MAINE 1-3’/golden yellow/
                                                                               H. Elecampane (Inula helenium)
August. A compact, well-behaved goldenrod with glowing yellow flowers
                                                                               I. Feverfew (Chrysanthemum parthenium)
above gray foliage.
                                                                               J. German Thyme (Thymus vulgaris)
40. Solidago ulmifolia (Elm-leaved goldenrod) MAINE 2-4’/yellow/Aug-
                                                                               K. Horehound (Marrubium vulgare)
Sept. Another non-spreading goldenrod that is tall, bushy, and showy in
                                                                               L. Hyssop (Hyssopus officinalis)
bloom.
                                                                               M. Lavender (Lavandula ‘Munstead’)
41. Symphyotrichum cordifolium (Heart-leaved Aster) MAINE 1-4’/
                                                                               N. Lemon Balm (Melissa officinalis)
blue-violet/fall. A common aster loaded with small blue flowers reaching
                                                                               0. Lovage (Leustichum officinale)
out of a bushy plant.
                                                                               P. Mint, Apple
42. Symphyotrichum leave (Smooth Blue Aster) MAINE 2-3’/blue-
                                                                               Q. Mugwort (Artemisia vulgaris)
violet/fall/sun. Notable for its long, smooth leaves and eruption of smooth
                                                                               R. Motherwort (Leonurus cardiaca)
blue blossoms.
                                                                               S. Nettles, Stinging (Urtica dioica)
43. Symphyotricum novae-angliae (New England Aster) MAINE 2-6’/
                                                                               T. Oregano True Greek (Origanum heracleoticum)
purple, pink/fall/sun. The late bees count on New England Asters to brighten
                                                                               U. Pennyroyal (Mentha pulegium)
their last fall days.
                                                                               V. Sage (Salvia officinalis)
44. Tiarella cordifolia (Running Foamflower) MAINE 4-10”/white-pink/
spring/sun, shade. An excellent, mat forming groundcover that is lights-out
white in bloom.
45. Vernonia noveboracensis (New York Ironweed) 4-8’/plum purple/late
summer-fall/sun/moist is fine.After a few years, Ironweed will bloom 8-10’
high, loaded with purple-red umbels, and be rooted like an oak tree.
46. Viola labradorica (Violet) MAINE 3-6”/purple/dark leaves/spring.
These special violets are native from Newfoundland south to Maine.
47. Zizia aurea (Golden Alexanders) MAINE 2-3’/yellow/June. Yellow
clouds, sort of like dill heads, are held above deeply cut, glossy green
leaves.
                     IMPORTANT DETAILS                                                                      REBEL HILL FARM
PAYMENT: must accompany each order. Please make checks                                            123 Rebel Hill Rd, Clifton, ME 04428
           payable to Rebel Hill Farm. Mail to the farm (address on                             Julie and Peter Beckford (207) 843-6916
           order form).
                                                                                              2011 Organic Native Plant and Perennial Sale
DISCOUNTS: yes, combine orders with friends for bulkier discounts,
           but just place one order, under one name, with one                                        Through the Belfast Co-op
           payment.                                                      Name:_________________________________________________
DEADLINE: orders must be received by May 1, 2011                         Address:________________________________________________
DELIVERY: your order will be available for pick up on Saturday, May      Phone #:________________________________________________
         14 between 9 am-12 noon in the Pendleton Lane parking
         lot of the Belfast Co-op (123 High Street).                     Pricing: $8 per plant / 4 plants for $28 / 10 plants or more for $6 ea.
WICKED DEAL: These prices, before discounts, beat nursery prices
          by a lot. That’s what buying direct from the farmer gets       Cat. #                   Plant Name                       How Many?
          you.
DISCLAIMER: Rebel Hill Farm or the Belfast Co-op cannot be
          responsible for plants not picked up on May 14.
DUH: order early for best availability. If a plant you want is
          unavailable, we will sub with your permission, or provide
          a refund.
RELAX: these plants are delivered in pots, labeled, and raring to
          grow. Most are in gallon-size or six-inch containers.
          They are not bare-root, and will be fine in their pots until
          you’re ready to garden.                                                            can list more on back
GUARANTEE: if any plant you buy doesn’t survive its first summer,                                         Total number of plants:_________
          or you are less than satisfied in any way, please let Julie                                            Subtotal price $:_________
          and Pete at Rebel Hill Farm know, and they will set things                                          Add 5% sales tax $:_________
          right.                                                                                                        TOTAL $:_________
                                                                         Make checks payable to Rebel Hill Farm and mail to above address.

								
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