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‘Plant of the Week’ for the last week of April. This beautiful garden Perennial is known as the Pasque Flower (Easter Flower) due to its timing of bloom. Pulsatilla Vulgaris is one of the nicest early bloomers. It is a...

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Crocus are a definite sign that spring has sprung, and here in the Okanagan mass plantings of colourful crocus can be seen popping up in a multitude of gardens. Crocus adapt well to planting in a wide variety of soil...

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Common Name Peruvian Lily Family Alstroemeriaceae Genus Alstroemeria Plant Type Annual Hardiness Zone(USDA) 8 – 11 (0°C) Growth Habit Bushy, spreading Bloom Time  June, July, August, September (Depending on Variety) Growth Rate Fast Flowering Season Summer Flower Colour white, yellow,...

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Common Name Maui Wormwood Family Asteraceae Genus Artemisia Species Mauiensis Plant Type Annual Hardiness Zone 9 – 11 (-7C) Growth Habit Mounding Size (HT/W/FL HT) 24″ / 36″ / –” Finish Time Fast (4-6 Weeks) Bloom Time August, September Growth Rate...

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Common Name Dwarf Coneflower Family Asteraceae Genus Echinacea Species Hybrid Plant Type Perennial Hardiness Zone(USDA) 4 – 9 (-34C) Growth Habit Clumping Size (HT/W/FL HT) 12″ / 15″ / 16″ Bloom Time June, July, August, September, October Growth Rate Fast Flowering Season Summer Flower...

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Stachys ‘Hummelo,’ or Wood Betone, is the 2019 winner of the Perennial Plant of the Year as awarded by the Perennial Plant Association. It is a welcome, upright spike of prolific colour blooming in late spring with pink, two-lipped tubular...

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Asclepias tuberosa, common name butterfly weed, has bright orange flowers that grow in clusters at the end of the branch tips and has green foliage with hairy stems. This beautiful bee-friendly perennial blooms early to late summer and makes for great...

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