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Interesting Plant: Bush beardtongue (Keckiella breviflora)

Bush beardtongue (Keckiella breviflora) By tomhilton – originally uploaded to Flickr as Keckiella 02, CC BY 2.0, Link What are your thoughts on this Interesting Plant? Drop a note in the comments!  Keckiella breviflora (formerly Penstemon breviflorus) is a species of flowering shrub in the plantain family known by the common name bush beardtongue. It is native to many of the western Transverse […]

Interesting Plant: Douglas Iris (Iris douglasiana)

Douglas Iris (Iris douglasiana) I have always found it difficult to grow iris in my garden with its dark and dry shade, but perhaps a native iris might more easily cope with this environment, as long as find a way to give it more water. What are your thoughts on this Interesting Plant? Drop a […]

Interesting Plant: Golden Jackpot® Weigela from Monrovia Plants

Golden Jackpot® Weigela  Golden Jackpot® Weigela’s foliage is so bright, we have to wear shades 😎 Is this on your spring wish list? Check out Monrovia on Pinterest to see how you could win it!     What are your thoughts on this Interesting Plant? Drop a note in the comments!  Perhaps the brightest weigela yet, this […]

Interesting Plant: Cream Bush (Holodiscus discolor)

Starting a series within a series, I will be highlighting shade plants that grow well underneath trees, especially California Live Oak. I have a deep shade area beneath many trees here in my own garden and i am constantly looking for plants that can help green this area. — Douglas Cream Bush (Holodiscus discolor) Another […]

Grevillea “Moonlight Flower”

Grevillea “Moonlight Flower” A striking example spotted at my regular trip to the nursery yesterday. Quite a showpiece to add to any garden.  Follow A Gardener’s Notebook on Facebook Read more on this topic: White Rose in the Garden [Photo] Purple Explosion [Photo] Daisy [Watercolor] Daisies in the sun [Watercolor] Datura Flower [Photo]

Interesting Plant: Sierra Iris (Iris hartwegii)

Starting a series within a series, I will be highlighting shade plants that grow well underneath trees, especially California Live Oak. I have a deep shade area beneath many trees here in my own garden and i am constantly looking for plants that can help green this area. — Douglas Sierra Iris (Iris hartwegii) While […]

Interesting Plant: Siskiyou Alum Root (Heuchera merriamii)

Starting a series within a series, I will be highlighting shade plants that grow well underneath trees, especially California Live Oak. I have a deep shade area beneath many trees here in my own garden and i am constantly looking for plants that can help green this area. — Douglas Siskiyou Alum Root (Heuchera merriamii) […]

Interesting Plant: Island Alum Root (Heuchera maxima)

Starting a series within a series, I will be highlighting shade plants that grow well underneath trees, especially California Live Oak. I have a deep shade area beneath many trees here in my own garden and i am constantly looking for plants that can help green this area. — Douglas Island Alum Root (Heuchera maxima)  […]

Interesting Plant: Wood Strawberry/California strawberry (Fragaria californica)

Starting a series within a series, I will be highlighting shade plants that grow well underneath trees, especially California Live Oak. I have a deep shade area beneath many trees here in my own garden and i am constantly looking for plants that can help green this area. — Douglas I have been looking for […]

Interesting Plant: Sticky Monkey Flower (Mimulus aurantiacus/Diplacus aurantiacus)

Starting a series within a series, I will be highlighting shade plants that grow well underneath trees, especially California Live Oak. I have a deep shade area beneath many trees here in my own garden and i am constantly looking for plants that can help green this area. — Douglas The sticky monkey flower is […]