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

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

Black Eyed Susan is July Plant of the Month

Plant of the month series July 2018 for Boulder and Longmont Colorado landscapes JULY: BLACK EYED SUSAN ‘GOLDSTURM’ Blackeyed Susan or Rudbeckia fulgida is a commonly used perennial orange coneflower. It likes full sun for best blooming, prefers dry organic soils, and will tolerate drought once established. It can wilt easily when first planted, so … More Black Eyed Susan is July Plant of the Month