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Clematis montana ‘Elizabeth’
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Clematis montana ‘Elizabeth’

Clematis montana ‘Elizabeth’ or anemone clematis sets the standard for all other Clematis montana cultivars.

Purple-Leaf Grape Vine
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Purple-Leaf Grape Vine

Vitis vinifera ‘Purpurea’, or purple-leaf grape vine shines as a garden plant from late spring until mid-autumn, making it one of the most valuable climbers for a small or medium-sized garden. The young foliage soon starts to take on a […]

Pacific Wax Myrtle
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Pacific Wax Myrtle

Morella californica (previously Myrica californica) is more commonly called California wax myrtle, California bayberry, or pacific wax myrtle. This broadleaf evergreen is an easy-to-grow medium-sized shrub (reaches a height of 30 feet and a width of 20 feet at maturity) […]

Viticella Clematis
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Viticella Clematis

Clematis ‘Etoile Violette’ or more commonly called viticella clematis produces gorgeous deep royal purple flowers in profusion in midsummer on this medium sized vine. Each flower is about 3 inches across and can cover the vine in full flower. After […]

Weeping Blue Cedar
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Weeping Blue Cedar

Cedrus atlantica ‘Glauca Pendula’ or weeping blue cedar is one of my all-time favorite evergreens; it is truly a unique plant, it is uniquely eye catching. Its branches feature a flowing effect, sometimes described as cascading like water over a […]

Golden Elaeagnus
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Golden Elaeagnus

Elaeagnus pungens ‘Maculata’ or more commonly referred to as golden elaeagnus is a bushy evergreen shrub, often spiny, with elliptic, dark glossy green leaves with golden-yellow variegation, and small fragrant white tubular flowers borne during September to Octobers in clusters […]

Dove Tree
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Dove Tree

Davidia involucrate ‘Somona’ is more commonly referred to as the dove tree or handkerchief and is grown for its truly impressive flowers. This is a deciduous tree that typically reaches a height of 20 to 40 feet with a broad […]

African Daisies
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African Daisies

Osteospermum (genus) or more commonly called African daisy’s will add instant cheer to your spring and fall garden with the colorful, daisy-shaped flowers and dark green foliage. The plant does best in full sun or part shade and moist, well-drained […]

Bloodleaf
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Bloodleaf

Iresine herbstii or commonly referred to as bloodleaf is a tender perennial or annual grown mainly for its colorful burgundy red foliage. It requires minimum temperatures of 50-59F; in most gardens it should be treated as an annual. The preference […]

Wood Anemone
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Wood Anemone

Anemone nemorosa or wood anemone is an attractive dwarf herbaceous perennial that reaches a height of 8 inches with fibrous, rhizomatous or tuberous rootstocks. Halfway up the hairless flower stem grows a whorl of stalked, palm-shaped leaves that are lobed […]