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Gorgeous Hardy Lavender Flower for Your Garden: Clustered Bellflower
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Gorgeous Hardy Lavender Flower for Your Garden: Clustered Bellflower

Campanula glomerata ‘Caroline’ is a clustered bellflower cultivar… Gorgeous lavender flowers on an upright perennial which typically grows 12 to 24 inches tall on erect, branching stems that spreads by rhizomes. Gorgeous Hardy Lavender Flower for Your Garden: Clustered Bellflower […]

Attracts Pollinators To Your Garden, Considered a Health Food: Borage
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Attracts Pollinators To Your Garden, Considered a Health Food: Borage

Borago officinalis, or borage, is a rough, sprawling annual (prolific re-seeder) that reaches a height of 1 to 3 feet in your garden. It features open racemes of drooping, very pretty star shaped, bright blue flowers in summer atop branched […]

Eye Catching Maroon Flowers That Make Your Garden Special: Hartlage Wine
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Eye Catching Maroon Flowers That Make Your Garden Special: Hartlage Wine

Calycanthus x raulstonii ‘Hartlage Wine’ is more commonly called Hartlage Wine, Sweetbush Allspice, or Raulston’s Allspice. It is the gorgeous maroon, or wine colored flowers that will attract you to this deciduous shrub. Flowers are about 3 to 4 inches […]

Prized By Gardeners and Landscapers: American Beautyberry
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Prized By Gardeners and Landscapers: American Beautyberry

Callicarpa Americana, or American beautyberry, is prized by gardeners for the gorgeous iridescent-purple fruit which hug the branches at leaf axils in the fall and winter. This is a loose open shrub that will catch your eye in the garden […]

Gorgeous pink flowers and eye catching beet red foliage: Bergenia purpurescens
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Gorgeous pink flowers and eye catching beet red foliage: Bergenia purpurescens

Bergenia purpurescens, or bergenia, is a clump forming perennial noted for its foliage that is beet red in late fall that lasts through winter. Each plant features a rosette of leathery, elliptic to ovate-elliptic leaves (can reach a length of […]

Eye catching lilac-purple flowers in your shade garden: Astilbe × arendsii ‘Amethyst’
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Eye catching lilac-purple flowers in your shade garden: Astilbe × arendsii ‘Amethyst’

Astilbe × arendsii ‘Amethyst’, or more commonly referred to as Astilbe, is notable for its gorgeous and eye catching lilac-purple flowers; a mainstay of shade and woodland gardens. This is a clump-forming perennial which feature graceful, fern-like mounds of mostly […]

Looking For Late Fall Bloomers for Your Garden: Italian Asters
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Looking For Late Fall Bloomers for Your Garden: Italian Asters

Aster amellus ‘Veilchenkönigin’ Violet Queen or the Italian Aster is a gorgeous purple aster. A wonderful addition to the late summer garden; its straight-rayed daisies are held on erect stems that reach about 12 inches in height. It is a […]

Looking for Choices for a Difficult Landscape: Arctostaphylos uva-ursi
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Looking for Choices for a Difficult Landscape: Arctostaphylos uva-ursi

Arctostaphylos uva-ursi, commonly referred to as bearberry, or kinninnick, is popular among gardeners for its four season interest (flowers in the spring, fruits in summer, bronze foliage in the fall, evergreen leaves in the winter), its ability to grow in […]

The Japanese Cobra Lily Is An Eye Catching Addition To Your Garden
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The Japanese Cobra Lily Is An Eye Catching Addition To Your Garden

Arisaema sikokianum, referred to as Japanese Cobra Lily, is a uniquely interesting tuberous woodland perennial that is native to Japan. It is closely related to the Arisaema triphyllum, that we more commonly think of as jack-in-the-pulpit that is found across […]

Gorgeous Red Berries and Brilliant Red Fall Foliage: Red Chokeberry
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Gorgeous Red Berries and Brilliant Red Fall Foliage: Red Chokeberry

Aronia arbutifolia ‘Brilliantissima’, or you will hear it called the red chokeberry cultivar, is a deciduous shrub typically growing slowly and reaching a height of 6 to 8 feet. It is most noted for its attractive glossy red berries and […]