We moved in to a house about a month ago and after finally unpacking
our boxes, I have gotten around to tending the yard. The previous
owner did significant landscaping but did not leave me with any
instructions as to what was planted or how to care for it. I attempted
to use various sites to help me identify stuff, but it is a slow
process and some of the plants need urgent attention. So, I turn to
you, the members of rec.gardens to help me figure out what I have in my
beds. Some of the stuff looks like it isn't doing to well and I really
need help figuring out what it is and what I should do to save it. I
have uploaded the images (linked below). Each is about 1 MB in size
(if you can help but the size is too big, let me know). I live in
I will be checking this thread frequently if more pictures or
information is needed. If you can help identify or advise about any or
all flowers it will be appreciated.
Thank you so much!!!
Budding plant with interesting leaves
Intersting leafy plant - no sign of flowers yet
Almost looks like a cactus
Tall purple flower
Leafy plant - no sign of flowers yet
Grasslike clump (cousin It). Needs some sort of scalp treatment as the
top most leaves are dried out.
Tiny flowers in a pot
Dying? bush - only has a few branches with leaves. In full shade
Wilting flowers (not the stuff behind them). In full shade
Wilting flower growing out of a Hosta? In full shade
Were these planted or are they tree sprouts? In full shade
Dying? bush - about half the branches have leaves (some with white
flowers - on the left) but the other half is just bare branches
sticking upright. In full shade
Dying? bush surrounded by weeds?
Flowering plant with white edged leaves
Some sort of ivy/myrtle in front of a bright green bush
Are these giant (2-3' tall) weeds?
Green small leaves poking through a patch of reeds; do I remove the
BONUS - Fast growing non flowering plant in the water garden.
Tall white flowers (on the right) in a patch of something else which
has yet to flower.
Some type of honeysuckle - it is only flowering in a few places - the
rest appears a dry twisted mess - how do I prune it?
White flowering plant
This is a plant with interesting leaves and light green flowers that
has a vine growing through it. The vine has white flowers
http://img221.imageshack.us/img221/2240/77050304la.jpgHere is a
closeup of the vine Does the vine belong here?
A grassy plant with very large roundish buds
Cactus leafed plant with yellow flowers
In a few places the plant has flattened around the middle; is that
A type of Hosta? with white flowers
Unidentified single flower
This bush (on the right) has a lot of branches exposed (but they all
have a tuft of leaves on the end)
Leafy plant with white flower shoot (on the right)
Craggly edged leaves with long soft-looking flowers
Is this a weed?
A vine that is growing up the wall
An almost dead? bush
A dead? tree
White flowering plant