Japanese Blood Grass is October 2020 Plant of the Month

October 2020: Japanese Blood Grass Boulder Colorado landscapes – plant of the month Japanese Blood Grass or Imperata cylindrica ‘Red Baron’ is an attractive perennial grass that can spread into wet areas in the landscape on its own in Colorado. It spreads via rhizomes (roots), not by seed propagation. It has vibrant red tips set against … More Japanese Blood Grass is October 2020 Plant of the Month

‘Mini Man’ Dwarf Manchurian Viburnum is September 2020 Plant of the Month

September, 2020: ‘Mini Man’ Dwarf Manchurian Viburnum Longmont Colorado area landscapes – plant of the month ‘Mini Man’ Dwarf Manchurian Viburnum, or Viburnum burejaeticum ‘PO17S’ is a miniature variety of the 12’ high Manchurian Viburnum that was discovered by accident in Montana as a strange stunted version in a 50’ long hedge of 12’ Viburnum. … More ‘Mini Man’ Dwarf Manchurian Viburnum is September 2020 Plant of the Month

‘The Rocket’ Ragwort is August 2020 Plant of the Month

August, 2020: ‘The Rocket’ Ragwort Longmont Colorado area landscapes – plant of the month ‘The Rocket’ Ragwort, or Ligularia stenocephala is a large specimen perennials with elephant ear jagged leaves that thrives in moist environments from zone 3-9. It has majestic yellow spiked flowers that tower above the main plant and can grow to 5’ … More ‘The Rocket’ Ragwort is August 2020 Plant of the Month

Red Cone Norway Spruce Summer 2020 Plant of the Month

Summer, 2020: Red Cone Norway Spruce Longmont, Colorado area landscapes – favorite summer plant Red Cone Norway Spruce or Picea abies ‘Acrocona’ is a dwarf cultivar of the full size Norway Spruce that brings eye catching raspberry colored cones to the tips of the branches in early May, even when young. It is a medium … More Red Cone Norway Spruce Summer 2020 Plant of the Month