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[Easement viewed from the sidewalk]

[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
Shrubs Bar Harbor Juniper Juniperus horizontalis ‘Bar Harbor’ 3 5 gal. 4’ o.c. Yes Spreading form; Reddish plum in winter  
Perennials Autumn Joy Sedum Sedum ‘Autumn Joy’ 19 2 gal. 1.5’ o.c. Yes Mauve blooms in late summer Attracts butterflies
  Bearded Iris Iris germanica 6 5.5” pots 1.5’ o.c. Yes Rich mulberry flowers and purple beards Attracts butterflies & hummingbirds
  Happy Returns Daylily Hemerocallis ‘Happy Returns’ 2 1 gal. 2’ o.c. Yes Yellow bloom in spring and reblooms until frost Attracts butterflies
  Purple Coneflower Echinacea purpurea 14 2 gal. 1.5’ o.c. Yes Provides color through fall Attracts birds
Ornamental Grasses Karl Foerster Feather Reed Grass Calamagrostis x acutiflora ‘Karl Foerster&lrsquo; 5 3 gal. 2’ o.c. Yes Winter form, showy in fall  
Groundcovers Creeping Thyme Thymus praecox 106 4” pots 8” o.c. Yes White blooms in summer Attracts bees
Bulbs Dwarf Iris Iris recticulata 35 8 cm/up 4” apart in natural groupings Yes Early spring deep purple bloom, fragrant  
        gal. = gallon container o.c. = on center spacing      

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