Tag Archives: Plants We Love

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 …

We Love Bounce Pink Flame Impatiens

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We love that this impatiens is completely resistant to downy mildew! Bounce Pink Flame is a vigorous annual with countless pink bi-color blossoms on a sturdy, mounding plant. This impatiens is not restricted to the shade; it does well in …

Plants We Love: Heuchera Grape Soda

Heuchera 'Grape Soda' Horticulture

  Coral bells have been a mainstay of the garden for generations. In grandma’s garden or newly installed contemporary gardens, trust Heucheras to provide a variety of colors, leaf variations and textures. Planted in large groupings it lends itself well …

What’s All the Buzz About?

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If you want to attract pollinators in droves to your garden, you cannot go wrong with Agastache ‘Bolero’ from American Meadows. This plant is a favorite among hummingbirds and butterflies. Drought-tolerant once established, ‘Bolero’ produces pink spike-like flowers that begin …

Plants We Love: New Jersey Tea

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GreatPlants, a joint program of the Nebraska Statewide Arboretum and the Nebraska Nursery and Landscape Association, focuses on plants for year-round interest. And isn’t that what many gardeners struggle with—achieving year-round interest in the garden? That is why we love …

Always Make Room for Orchids!

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Yellow fringed orchid is a perfect fit for gardens that are never dry. Also known as orange plume, this plant adapts best to wetlands, moist meadows and wooded areas. Reaching a mature height of 40 inches, yellow fringed orchid produces …