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[Easement planting design]

[Easement planting diagram]

[Plants included in this easement design]

Type Common Name Botanical Name How Many Size & Condition Remarks Salt Tolerant Aesthetic Traits Ecological Traits
Trees Eastern Redbud Cercis canadensis 1 Multistem, 1.5” cal., BB As On Plan, 3-4 trunks on specimen Somewhat Salt Tolerant Pink flowers cover the tree before leaves unfold Bees, Birds
Perennials Black Eyed Susan Rudbeckia hirta 8 1 gal. As on plan Somewhat Salt Tolerant Big bright yellow flowers in late summer and early fall Birds, Butterflies, Bees
  East Friesland Sage Salvia nemorosa 5 1 gal. As on plan Salt Tolerant Spikes of long-lasting purple flowers Butterflies
  Lamb’s ears Stachys byzantin 10 1 gal. As on plan Salt Tolerant Soft green color displayed thorugh large leaves  
  LowGro Fragrant Sumac Rhus aromatica 2 3 gal. As on plan Somewhat Salt Tolerant Dense green leaves with bright red fall coloring Birds, Butterflies
  Two-row Stonecrop Sedum spurium 60 plug 4” o.c. Salt Tolerant Durable groundcover with bright pink flowers in summer Bees, Butterflies
        gal. = gallon container,
BB = balled & burlapped
o.c. = on center spacing      

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