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Posts tagged purple

September 24, 2015




Some speedwells are low growing but most are upright with flower spires of blues, violets, pinks and whites.

September 3, 2015


Russian sage

Plant Partners

Bright accents will make any blue/grey background plantings pop!

October 30, 2014




This genus of plants are commonly called anise hyssops and are in the mint family.

October 23, 2014



Dark Hues

I just can’t seem to get enough of these dark-colored plants in my garden.

August 7, 2014


bush clover

A Lacy, Graceful Shrub: Bush Clover

Use this shrub as a focal point or in a shrub border to create fall interest.

October 31, 2013



Is Danger Lurking In Your Yard? Wolfsbane And Monkshood

The stems, flowers, and leaves of all species of monkshood are poisonous.

May 23, 2013



Fillers Supplement Flowers In A Bouquet

At certain times of the year we just don’t have quite enough flowers. This is when "filler" is really important.

January 17, 2013


purple loosestrife

Invasive Purple Loosestrife

It's illegal to buy, sell or plant purple loosestrife, and It's banned in nurseries and farmer's markets.

September 13, 2012



Fireweed Thrives In Disturbed Soil

The native perennial fireweed produces spikes of magenta flowers July through September.

September 6, 2007


purple and pink asters

Asters Short and Tall

Asters are the stars of our September gardens, and indeed the word aster means ‘star'.

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