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May 14, 2015



Deer-Proof Hellebores

Common names for these wonderful plants are Christmas rose or Lenten rose, depending on the species and time of bloom.

January 2, 2014


A cultivated Nerium oleander shrub.

Nerium Oleander

Oleander is a highly toxic plant!

September 18, 2008


Fall-Blooming Aconites

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

September 7, 2006



These are excellent native perennials to add variety in the late summer garden and their colors make a good segue into fall.

April 28, 2005


Lily of the Valley

This pristine plant has even been used medicinally.

June 18, 2004



The name "foxglove" seems to have evolved from "folk's glove." There was an ancient superstition that if you picked a foxglove you would offend the "fairies."

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