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Plant of the Month: Ornamental Kale

Plant of the Month: Ornamental Kale

 

Characteristics:Large rosettes of colorful and decorative ruffled or frilly leaves variegated with cream, rose pink and purples. Blooms in fall, retains its color till early spring.

Light: Full Sun

Moisture: Well-drained soils, normal watering.

Plant: Plant in masses or individually as a border.

By |November 1st, 2018|Plant of The Month|0 Comments

Plant of the Month: Ornamental Kale

Plant of the Month: Ornamental Kale

 

Characteristics: Thick, smooth leaves up to 2′ long. Lower leaves fold open and upper leaves are erect. Ornamental Kale comes in a few color varieties and is mostly used in the fall.
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Light: Full Sun

Moisture: Well-drained soils, normal watering, drought tolerant.

Plant: Use in pots or individually as a border.

By |October 1st, 2018|Job of the Month|0 Comments

Plant of the Month: Mums

Plant of the Month: Mums

 

Characteristics: Flower is a multi-layered ring of petals around a solid eye, colors vary, produces many flowers per plant. Blooms September through October.

Light: Full Sun

Moisture: Well-drained soils, normal watering.

Plant: Deadhead to prolong flowering, use in beds and borders.

By |September 1st, 2018|Plant of The Month|0 Comments

Plant of the Month: Scaevola Aemula “Blue Wonder”

Plant of the Month: Scaevola Aemula “Blue Wonder”

Characteristics: Foliage is thick leaves on erect sprawling stems. Produces masses of blue, lilac or white flowers with yellow throats.

Light: Full sun to part shade.

Moisture: Prefers, well-drained soil, drought tolerant.

Plant: Use in hanging baskets and pots.

By |August 1st, 2018|Plant of The Month|0 Comments

Plant of the Month: Petunia

Plant of the Month: Petunia

 

Characteristics: Normally a funnel shaped flower, they also can be ruffled, fringed or doubled in star patterns with contrasting foliage. They come in every color except orange. The leaves and stems are sticky.

Light: Full Sun

Moisture: Well-drained soils, normal watering.

Plant: Great for pots and hanging baskets.

By |July 1st, 2018|Plant of The Month|0 Comments

Plant of the Month: Cleome Hassleriana – Spider Flower

Plant of the Month: Cleome Hassleriana – Spider Flower

 

Characteristics: Produces spiky-like flowers, which are held on a tall strong leafy stem. A new flower develops everyday elongating the stem up to 6″ tall. Blooms May through September.

Light: Full sun

Moisture: Well-drained soils, tolerates dryer soil, normal watering.

Plant: Great as backdrops for beds and borders.

By |June 1st, 2018|Plant of The Month|0 Comments

Plant of the Month – Dusty Millers

Plant of the MonthDusty Millers

 

Characteristics: Silver gray foliage grows 6″-10″ tall. Foliage is very soft to touch, no flower, but lasts from early May to September.

Light: Full sun to light shade

Moisture: Well drained soils, tolerates and containers.

Plant: Great for beds, borders and containers.

By |May 1st, 2018|Plant of The Month|0 Comments

Plant of the Month – Muscari

Plant of the Month – Muscari

 

Characteristics:

Produce numerous small flowers called florets all on one stalk. Leaves are smooth and long foliage pointing upward. Flower is fragrant, and comes in a variety of colors.

Light:

Full Sun

Moisture:

Well drained soils, estra watering during its growth.

Plant:

Plant in clusters or as edging

By |April 12th, 2018|Plant of The Month|0 Comments

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