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place picture here make blank copies of this slide place picture here make blank copies of this slide common name Goldenrod latin name Solidago ssp. salt tolerance x x light preferences 3-4 pol- linators? x x soil preference height at maturity B/BM VT native? FS/PSH seasonal interest S/F why is this a good choice for our rain garden? It is salt tolerant and Vermont native. It blooms in the summer and the fall so it will be pretty at the beginning of the school year. sarah + cathi Slide 2 place picture here make blank copies of this slide place picture here make blank copies of this slide common name Daylilies latin name Hemerocallais ssp. salt tolerance X X light preferences 2.5-3.5 pol- linators? X X soil preference height at maturity BM VT native? FS/PSH seasonal interest S S why is this a good choice for our rain garden? They are a really pretty flower that are salt tolerant so they would do well in the rain garden. sarah + cathi Slide 3 place picture here make blank copies of this slide place picture here make blank copies of this slide common name Little Bluestem latin name Schizachyrium scoparium salt tolerance YES light preferences 3-4 pol- linators? HECK YES soil preference ALL height at maturity NONE VT native? FS seasonal interest F F why is this a good choice for our rain garden? This is an ideal choice for our rain garden because its salt tolerant, strong enough to be near roads, it can survive in infertile soil, and in the winter, and it changes pretty colors, so it is nice looking. Also, its a Vermont native, so it wont be an invasive species. It likes shade, but not actually, so its placement near the woods, but actually in the sun, would be fabulous. melissa harry gretchen jeff Slide 4 place picture here make blank copies of this slide place picture here make blank copies of this slide common name Columbine latin name Aquilegia canadensis salt tolerance Quite light preferences 1-2 pol- linators? Uh-huh. soil preference Sandy height at maturity BM and humming birds! VT native? PSH seasonal interest S/F why is this a good choice for our rain garden? This is a splendid choice for our rain garden because it is beautiful! So people will like to look at and its perennial and will come back yearly with little maintenance. In addition, it does not mind salt, enjoys sandy soil (alliteration!), and will attract hummingbirds. Butterflies and moths! Its Vermont native, so it wont kill other plants, and it enjoys partial shade. melissa harry gretchen jeff Slide 5 place picture here make blank copies of this slide place picture here make blank copies of this slide common name Columbine latin name Aquilegia Canadensis salt tolerance yes light preferences 1-2 pol- linators? yes soil preference n/a height at maturity BM VT native? Fs/psh seasonal interest Sp/f why is this a good choice for our rain garden? Yes, its pretty, and its seasonal interest is a good time for students to see it as its part of the school year. julia et al Slide 6 place picture here make blank copies of this slide place picture here make blank copies of this slide common name New England Aster latin name Aster Novae-angliae salt tolerance yes light preferences 2-6 pol- linators? yes soil preference n/a height at maturity BM/B VT native? Fs/psh seasonal interest s/f why is this a good choice for our rain garden? Another gorgeous plant, purple is the color of rich. -chris julia et al Slide 7 place picture here make blank copies of this slide place picture here make blank copies of this slide common name New England Aster latin name Aster novae-angliae (Doellingeria umbellata) salt tolerance A variety! light preferences 2-6 pol- linators? Yes! soil preference Whate ver. height at maturity B/BM VT native? FS/PSH seasonal interest S/F why is this a good choice for our rain garden? Its herbaceous. melissa harry gretchen jeff Slide 8 place picture here make blank copies of this slide place picture here make blank copies of this slide common name Witch Hazel latin name Hamamelis Varginiana salt tolerance yes light preferences 10-15 pol- linators? yes soil preference n/a height at maturity n/a VT native? Fs/sh seasonal interest tree why is this a good choice for our rain garden? Yes, its a relatively short tree and it will hold up to the weather. julia et al Slide 9 place picture here make blank copies of this slide place picture here make blank copies of this slide common name Blue False Indigo latin name Baptisia australis salt tolerance Yes light preferences 3-4 pol- linators? Yes soil preference Dry- Med height at maturity BM VT native? FS-PSH seasonal interest Sp/S why is this a good choice for our rain garden? Its a beautiful, vibrant flower that will not only attract people to our garden, but it also attracts wildlife, its low maintenance. Since the pollinators are butterflies and moths, this flower will bring so much beauty to the garden. If this flower was kept in a dryer part of the garden, it would work. chynah Slide 10 place picture here make blank copies of this slide place picture here make blank copies of this slide common name Highbush Blueberry latin name Vaccinium Corymbosum salt tolerance yes light preferences 6-12 pol- linators? yes soil preference n/a height at maturity n/a VT native? Psh/sh seasonal interest Sp/s why is this a good choice for our rain garden? Shrubs have strong roots and help hold the soil. Its a good space filler. julia et al Slide 11 place picture here make blank copies of this slide place picture here make blank copies of this slide common name Smooth Oxeye latin name Heliopsis Helianthoides salt tolerance yes light preferences 3-5 pol- linators? yes soil preference n/a height at maturity BM VT native? fs seasonal interest s/f why is this a good choice for our rain garden? Yellow goes nice with purple, it is its complimentary color. julia et al Slide 12 place picture here make blank copies of this slide place picture here make blank copies of this slide common name Cardinal Flower latin name Lobelia Cardinalis salt tolerance yes light preferences 2-4 pol- linators? yes soil preference n/a height at maturity BM/H VT native? Fs/psh seasonal interest s s why is this a good choice for our rain garden? Its a beautiful plant, with good hardiness, and it will tolerate salt. julia et al Slide 13 place picture here make blank copies of this slide place picture here make blank copies of this slide common name Fox Sedge latin name Carex Vulpinoidea salt tolerance yes light preferences 1-3 pol- linators? yes soil preference n/a height at maturity n/a VT native? Fs/psh seasonal interest s s why is this a good choice for our rain garden? Grasses add interest to a garden. julia et al

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