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Plant of the Week Posts

  The climbing hydrangeas are just coming in to full bloom right now and are looking lovely!  Hydrangea petiolaris is the botanical name for this deciduous, woody vine that climbs by clinging to walls and fences using aerial rootlets.  The...

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Our plant of the week is the RHS Chelsea Flower Show Plant of the Year 2014 Hydrangea macrophylla ‘Miss Saori’ (H20-2)  This highly coveted award was given at the Chelsea Flower Show, which has just wrapped up for another year,...

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Ostrich fern is a clump-forming, upright fern which can reach heights of 3′ in cultivation, but may get taller than this in moist, cool climates in the wild. The fern has finely dissected, medium green, fronds which, as the common...

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This week’s Plant of the Week is Lunaria, common names Silver Dollars, Honesty or Moonwort.  Lunaria  is widely recognizable in the fall when it has produced seed and the translucent, moon-shaped seed pods cover the plant.  However, it is quite...

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