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February 2, 2017

 

Magnolia ‘Butterflies’.

Magnolia Genus

The genus name honors Pierre Magnol, French botanist (1638-1715).

November 26, 2015

 

Verbena canadensis 'Homestead Purple'.

Plant Origins

Sometimes plants are given names that identify them with their geographical origin.

November 24, 2011

 

Old plant label.

Botanical Names

During the winter, gardeners usually read a lot of plant catalogs, most of which list the botanical, as well as the common, names of plants.

September 18, 2008

 

Fall-Blooming Aconites

Learn about the Fall-Blooming Aconite on this Focus on Flowers.

July 24, 2008

 

New Heucheras

Try the exciting new varieties of this garden classic.

June 12, 2008

 

Queen of Flowers

Learn about the "Queen of Flowers" on this Focus on Flowers.

April 10, 2008

 

Wordworth’s Daffodils

William Wordsworth immortalized the daffodil through his poetry. This time of year, Wordsworth's daffodils are blooming.

March 6, 2008

 

Flowering Crabapples

Flowering crabapples come in over 25 hardy species of relatively small deciduous trees and are native to Northern temperate regions of the world.

October 11, 2007

 

Gaillardia

Their daisy flowers have red, yellow, orange and maroon shades that remind us of the rich colors of the blankets woven by the Native Americans.

May 24, 2007

 

Thyme

Thyme is an herb of the mint family well known for its culinary uses. However, there are about 350 other species of thyme, each uniquely beautiful.

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