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2016 October Newsletter

Cool Plants

Here are some plants that we have in stock and that we think looks great in your garden right now. Want to know more about these plants? Visit our plant database.

sedum-dragons-bloodSedum ‘Dragon’s Blood’

Red margined green leaves become brilliantly red with cool autumn temperatures. Deep red flowers contrast with the green leaves in warm weather. A superb ground cover, border or rock garden subject. Evergreen except in coldest climates.

  • Light need: Partial to Full Sun
  • Plant characteristic: Herbaceous

Euphorbia-polychroma-Bonfire2Euphorbia polychroma ‘Bonfire’

Unlike other Euphorbia that turn dark colors in fall, this fireball smolders red all summer long. Leaves emerge green but quickly turn a deeper red on neat uniformly mounded clumps. Bright yellow tips in spring really glow.

  • Light need: Full Shade to Partial Sun
  • Plant characteristic: Herbaceous

Spiraea x bumalda 'Crispa'Spiraea x bumalda ‘Crispa’

Curly leaf spirea is a flowering deciduous shrub that originates from Japan and China. This hardy, easy to grow plant has a rounded, compact habit and bears soft clusters of pale pink flowers in mid to late summer. Spent flowers can be removed to extend flowering. Its unique foliage is dark green, curly and crinkled in appearance.

  • Light need: Partial to Full Sun
  • Plant characteristic: Deciduous

Leycesteria formosa 'Golden Lanterns'Leycesteria formosa ‘Golden Lanterns’

Providing spring to fall display with its colorful foliage, flower bracts, and berries, Golden Lanterns is a selection of Leycesteria formosa, a medium-sized deciduous shrub from the Himalayas.

  • Light need: Full Sun to Partial Shade
  • Plant characteristic: Deciduous

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