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Plant of the Week Posts

Ascepias tuberosa is the 2017 Perennial Plant Associations Perennial of the year. This durable long bloomer is well suited for the Okanagan garden. Often called ‘Milk Weed’ or’ Butterfly weed’ it is native to eastern and southern North America. It...

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  The Aster, previously featured as our plant of the week, blooms in the months of July through October. It is one of the best garden perennials for the Okanagan with one of the longest blooming periods.  The Aster comes...

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  Liatris spicata, or Gayfeather, is a lovely cultivar of a native prairie wildflower.  It grows to form a low, compact grassy clump with two foot tall spikes of mauve blossoms.  The flower stalks develop from top to bottom and...

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Hydrangea Serrata Blue Bird (Blue Bird Hydrangea) is a vigorous hydrangea which blooms from June through ’til frost.  Its foliage also has lovely fall colors.  You can expect this Hydrangea to reach an average size of 4’ tall by 4’...

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  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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