Holly is the December 2019 Plant of the Month

December, 2019: Holly Boulder Colorado area landscapes – plant of the month Holly, and more specifically, Ilex x meserveae is a form of Holly that can grow here in our Erie Colorado landscapes. It likes some sun, but will tolerate shade, and should be protected from strong winter sun or late afternoon summer sun. It … More Holly is the December 2019 Plant of the Month

Alleghany Viburnum is the November 2019 Plant of the Month

November, 2019: Alleghany Viburnum Boulder Colorado area landscapes – plant of the month Lantanaphyllum viburnum or Alleghany Viburnum is a large deciduous flowering shrub that does well in part sun to shade. In the Eastern US, it can be grown in full sun, but here in our Boulder Colorado landscapes, with our intense sunshine, it … More Alleghany Viburnum is the November 2019 Plant of the Month

Sienna Glen Maple is the October 2019 Plant of the Month

October, 2019: Sienna Glen Maple Plant of the month series for Boulder Colorado area landscapes Sienna Glen Maple or Acer x freemanii ‘Sienna’ is a great Maple hybrid for Boulder Colorado landscapes because of its resistance to wind stress, snow loads, and soil conditions. It is a stout, pyramidal Maple, that is medium to fast … More Sienna Glen Maple is the October 2019 Plant of the Month

Gaillardia is the September 2019 Plant of the Month

September 2019 plant of the month series for Boulder Colorado area landscapes September, 2019: Gaillardia Gaillardia, commonly known as Blanket flower is a xeric or low water perennial flower that grows well here in our Boulder Colorado landscapes. It is offered in a variety of colors, but it is mostly the orange, yellow and red … More Gaillardia is the September 2019 Plant of the Month

Black Hills Spruce is the August 2019 Plant of the Month

August 2019 plant of the month series for Boulder Colorado area landscapes August, 2019: Black Hills Spruce Black Hills Spruce, or Picea glauca ‘Densata’ is an attractive alternative to the larger Colorado Spruce in our Boulder, CO landscapes. It has slightly shorter needles, is more compact and dense, and only grows to about 30-35’ when … More Black Hills Spruce is the August 2019 Plant of the Month