Plants

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A Plant to Love: Pink Pig Crepemyrtle

Pink Pig Mid Size Crapemyrtle

This mid-size crapemyrtle has a lovely pink bloom that is set off by its luscious green foliage. Bred to be disease and mildew resistant, this new introduction by famed plant breeder Dr. Michael Dirr is delighting gardeners. Its smaller stature …

Sunny Days for Golden Hemlock

Until now, the golden hemlock was relegated to the shade. Thankfully, Monrovia has introduced a new variety, Golden Duke, that is at home in the sun or shade. A sport from Golden Duchess, this superb new conifer glows with golden-yellow …

We Love Meteor Shower Verbena

Meteor Shower Horticulture

Upright verbena has always been a favorite of gardeners. They bloom continuously, are extremely low maintenance and attract birds, butterflies and bees. The one downside to the plant is it readily reseeds. This is great if you want to expand …