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[Easement viewed from the street]

[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 White Oak Quercus alba 2 2″ cal. As on plan Yes Crimson fall color; Architectural form Edible fruit; Food for bird and wildlife; Habitat for birds
Perennials Gold Standard Hosta Hosta ‘Gold Standard’ 8 2 gal. 2′ o.c. Yes Attractive foliage; Lavender flowers in July to August Attracts hummingbirds; Supports bees
  Hardy Geranium Geranium sanguineum 16 2 gal. 18" o.c. Yes Magenta flowers late spring through early summer; Dark red fall color Drought tolerant
  May Night Salvia Salvia x sylvestris ‘Mainacht (May Night)’ 10 2 gal. 18" o.c. Yes Deep, violet-blue flower spikes in late spring to midsummer Supports bees
  Roy Davidson Pulmonaria Pulmonaria ‘Roy Davidson’ 24 2 gal. 18" o.c. Attractive foliage; Variegation brightens shady spaces  
  Siberian Bugloss Brunnera macrophylla 17 1 gal. 12" o.c. Yes Sky-blue flowers in mid to late spring  
Groundcovers Allegheny Pachysandra Pachysandra procumbrens 456 4" pot 8" o.c. Yes Dark green color; Attractive foliage Evergreen
Bulbs King Alfred Daffodil Narcissus ‘King Alfred’ 24 hardy bulb 6" o.c. Yes Attractive form; Bright yellow blooms in early spring  
        BB = balled & burlapped
gal. = gallon container
cal. = caliper range
o.c. = on center spacing      

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