Saskatoon Serviceberry is the February 2020 Plant of the Month

February, 2020: Saskatoon Serviceberry Erie Colorado area landscapes – plant of the month Saskatoon Serviceberry or Amelanchier alnifolia is a large deciduous upright multi-stemmed shrub that shows well in all four seasons. Vibrant white flowers are some of the earliest and most showy in the landscape. The plant’s large stature allows it to stand out … More Saskatoon Serviceberry is the February 2020 Plant of the Month

Hicks Yew is the January 2020 Plant of the Month

January, 2020: Hicks Yew Longmont Colorado area landscapes – plant of the month Hicks Yew or Taxus x media is a hybridization of yew species Taxus baccata and Taxus cuspidate. All Yew are a broadleaf evergreens, as opposed to coniferous evergreens (think trees with cones, like Spruce, Pine and Fir), that is well suited to … More Hicks Yew is the January 2020 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