Waterview Cluster Residents:
Explanation of Stream Valley Plantings
The plant and seed list and quantities are described in the approved documents for Lake Anne West, Drawing # 17 out of the set of 51 drawings. The planting approach is “reforestation” rather than “landscaping” where large quantities of small native plants are placed in a regular arrangement to cover the entire area. The species selected are common representatives found in the “Piedmont” zone.
Canopy and large evergreen tree layer: 329 Native deciduous canopy trees. White Oak, Pin Oak, Willow Oak, Northern Red Oak, Box Elder, Red Maple, River Birch, Sweet Gum and 73 Native evergreen trees. American Holly
Shrub and small tree layer includes: 110 Native shrubs. Canadian Serviceberry, Eastern Redbud, Flowering Dogwood, American Hazelnut, Northern Spicebush, Southern Arrowood, Black-Haw Viburnum
Stream Bank: 652 Native trees and shrubs: Silky Dogwood, Common Winterberry, Elderberry,
Stream Edge: 1,956 Native trees shrub and shrubs: Silky Dogwood, Black Willow, Brookside
Alder, Southern Arrowwood
Availability of plants may determine individual quantities.
WSSI retains control of Project Area, including plantings, and is responsible for monitoring and maintenance for 10 years. Regular inspections of the project area are conducted by WSSI. After that time RA will hold a permanent easement on the Project Area. Waterview Cluster continues as owner of the Stream Valley. Submit questions or concerns to the Waterview Cluster board of directors.