The Shuping Garden with Brandon Duncan SEED WALK

Birds-eye view

Birds-eye view

For a lucky few, Brandon Duncan, head gardener for the Shuping Garden in Raleigh,  has organized a  “SEED WALK” on Saturday, October 25ocfrom 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. 
The Shuping’s recently opened their garden for the Garden Conservancy’s Open Days tour, also benefiting the JC Raulston Arboretum.
Brandon says I can bring a gardening buddy.
So if you would like to come with me, please let me know.
The list of seeds is below.  Brandon also suggest to bring the following:
30 or so ziploc baggies in snack or quart size, a black (fine point) Sharpie permanent marker to label the bags, and a small box (shoe-box size) to carry all of the goodies.
A pen and a printout of this list (with plant names) will also be helpful.
Black Pearl ornamental pepper
Amaranthus candelabra (red)
Ornamental millet
Pumpkin plant (Solanum integrifolium) (if seeds ready)
False Indigo (Baptisia australis)
Jerusalem Cherry (Solanum pseudocapsicum)
Love-Lies-Bleeding (Amaranthus caudatus)
Amaranthus “Dreadlocks” (red) (Amaranthus caudatus gibbosus)
Cardoon (Cynara cardunculus)
Texas Star Hibiscus (red)
Bed of Nails (Solanum quitoense)
Cestrum ‘Orange Peel’
Amaranthus “Dreadlocks” (green)
Cassia, Senna
Easter Eggplant, Easter Egg Plant (Solanum melongena)
Various ornamental peppers
Perilla frutescens Altropurpurea  (if seeds ready)
Golden Rain Tree (Koelreuteria paniculata)
Redneck lupine (yellow) (Thermopsis)
Clerodendrum trichotomum ‘Carnival’
Devil’s claw, Unicorn plant (Martynia proboscidea)
Datura : White
Blackberry lily (Belamcanda chinesis)
Amaranthus, love-lies-bleeding (green)

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