Small / Medium Plants

Description Small / medium plants can be borrowed or purchased, and used as a greening or barrier element. 
Typical Dimensions Varies. Minimum desired height typically 18 in. high. 
Estimated Cost May be available via donation / borrowing for short-term demonstration projects. $10 - $40 per plant. 
Durability Demo: 1 day to 1 month installation / Pilot: 1 month to 1 year installation / Interim: 1 year to 5 year installation

Bikeways Place along edge of bike lane every 10 ft. to create protective barrier.
Pedestrian Crossings May be used as landscaping for a median island. Align plants with the perimeter as a barrier element and / or cluster to center to provide lush island. Make sure not to obstruct clear accessible path. 
Curb Extensions / Plazas Place along edge of curb extension area, or around parklet or plaza. Tighter spacing of plants will give more lush appearance, and create a more intimate enclosure. 
Roundabout May be used within center of roundabout area to add visual beauty and enhance traffic calming effects. 

Can be delicate, be careful during transport and provide water for multi-day demonstration projects. 
Use in a planter as a street tree, especially for block-long curb extensions.
If purchasing from a large chain retailer (such as Home Depot) look for discounted or sale plants - these may be available for less than $10 each.

Rent or borrow from plant nursery - offer event sponsorship to sweeten the donation deal! 
Purchase from gardening supply store or nursery.