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Interesting Plant: Potentilla fruticosa ‘Goldfinger’

Interesting Plant: Potentilla fruticosa ‘Goldfinger’ The ‘Goldfinger’ will add a long-lasting splash of colour to your garden as the flowers are a vivid buttery yellow colour and appear from May to October. This hardy plant is great for costal locations and its dense and bushy habit makes it the perfect choice for a border. The […]

Interesting Plant: Harlequin Glorybower (Clerodendrum trichotomum)

Interesting Plant: Harlequin Glorybower (Clerodendrum trichotomum) By Wendy Cutler from Vancouver, Canada – 20111029_Semlin11th_ClerodendrumTrichotomum_Cutler_P1160870Uploaded by PDTillman, CC BY 2.0, Link Discovered this via the article 13 unique and interesting plants to grow in your garden on the Greener Living Blog. There are quite a few plants I will highlight here in future posts. — Douglas Clerodendrum […]

Interesting Plant: Paeonia lactiflora ‘Honey Gold’ via Jimmy Turner on Twitter

Interesting Plant: Paeonia lactiflora ‘Honey Gold’ via Jimmy Turner on Twitter Paeonia lactiflora ‘Honey Gold’ @redbuttegarden This blowsy bloomer has large flowers of white cream and just a tiny pinch of pink. Smell amazing too! pic.twitter.com/ArHlRiCLrj — Jimmy Turner (@TexanInOz) June 5, 2020 What are your thoughts on this Interesting Plant? Drop a note in […]

Interesting Plant: Cosmos bipinnatus “Cupcake Blush”

Interesting Plant: Cosmos bipinnatus “Cupcake Blush” Photo: Floret Flowers Discovered this via the article 13 unique and interesting plants to grow in your garden on the Greener Living Blog. There are quite a few plants I will highlight here in future posts. — Douglas This irresistible new cosmos reminds us of the Sugarplum Fairy. The pale […]

Interesting Plant: Tacca chantrieri (Black Bat Flower)

Interesting Plant: Tacca chantrieri (Black Bat Flower) By geoff mckay from Palmerston North, New Zealand – Bat Flower or Cat Whiskers (Tacca Chantrieri), CC BY 2.0, Link Discovered this via the article 13 unique and interesting plants to grow in your garden on the Greener Living Blog. There are quite a few plants I will highlight […]

Interesting Plant: Firecracker Brodiaea (Dichelostemma ida-maia)

Interesting Plant: Firecracker Brodiaea (Dichelostemma ida-maia) Discovered this via the article 13 unique and interesting plants to grow in your garden on the Greener Living Blog. There are quite a few plants I will highlight here in future posts. — Douglas Dichelostemma ida-maia is a species of flowering plant known as firecracker flower. It is native to northern California and […]

Planting allium, the lollipop of the garden | L.A. at Home via latimesblogs.latimes.com

I was just discussing alliums with my sister, Donna, a few days ago and now I seem to be seeing them everywhere. Here are a few Los Angeles friendly albums we could be growing in our gardens. — Douglas   Fall bulb catalogs are sweetened with alluring eye candy, including those lollipop-shaped alliums. Their large, […]

Interesting Plant: Clematis x cartmanii ‘Avalanche’ (White Evergreen Clematis)

Interesting Plant: Clematis x cartmanii ‘Avalanche’ (White Evergreen Clematis) I came across this while browsing /r/gardening on Reddit and love the look immediately. I don’t see many clematis here in the San Fernando Valley of Los Angeles. I am guessing it is probably too hot and dry for most varieties but I would like to […]

Interesting Plant: California Fuchsia (Epilobium canum)

 Interesting Plant: California Fuchsia (Epilobium canum) By Stan Shebs, CC BY-SA 3.0, Link What are your thoughts on this Interesting Plant? Drop a note in the comments! Epilobium canum, also known as California fuchsia or Zauschneria, is a species of willowherb in the evening primrose family (Onagraceae).[1] It is native to dry slopes and in chaparral of western North America, especially California. It is a perennial plant, notable […]

Interesting Plant: Heuchera rubescens

Interesting Plant: Heuchera rubescens By Stan Shebs, CC BY-SA 3.0, Link What are your thoughts on this Interesting Plant? Drop a note in the comments! Alumroot. A perennial with small, grape-like leaves, only 3″ high, shade to part shade, garden conditions, good with small ferns in shady rock gardens. Heuchera rubescens is a tough plant. […]