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Fothergilla gardenii Random fun facts: – This is one of my all time favorite shrubs. (See now, wasn’t that fact FUN? :P) – Don’t make the mistake that many gardeners do. Treat this shrub differently than you would treat its close relative, Fothergilla major. They need different conditions to be happy! – The Genus Fotherfilla […]

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Elaeagnus pungens (note: all the photos on this page are specifically the cultivar ‘Maculata’) Random fun facts: – This is a commonly used highway plant in area’s where other plants will not grow – specifically in area’s with pollution and dry and sandy soils. – E. pungens is a great selection for coastal homes or […]

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Edgeworthia chrysantha Random fun facts: – High quality paper is produced from this wood of this plant, hence the common name. – This considered a specimen plant and it’s recommended to plant it by a high traffic area so you can enjoy the month long fragrance while it blooms. The Specs: Family: Thymelaeaceae Genus: Edgeworthia […]

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Viburnum x bodnantense ‘Dawn’ Random fun facts: – Bodnantense is the Latin word meaning of Bodnant Garden in Talycafn, North Wales, where the most popular forms were raised. – This shrub is a larval food plant for the spring azure butterfly, Celastrina ladon. – If you crush the leaves of this shrub it smells like […]

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