August 2021 Plant of the Month for Boulder Colorado area landscapes

Larkspur Boulder Colorado area landscapes {Plant of the Month Series} Larkspur, or Delphinium X (cultorum previously elatum, grandiflorum and belladona) is a highly ornamental and sought after perennial for cultivated gardens. It has been cultivated extensively since the mid 1800’s in Europe and specifically in England. There are over 500 species to date. They can … More August 2021 Plant of the Month for Boulder Colorado area landscapes

July 2021 Plant of the Month for Broomfield Colorado area landscapes

New Mexico Evening Primrose Broomfield Colorado area landscapes {Plant of the Month Series} New Mexico Primrose, or Oenothera speciosa ‘Rosea’ is a heat loving perennial that will thrive in hot rock gardens or standard perennial gardens. Give it some room as it likes to spread via rhizomes (roots) and will take over a given area … More July 2021 Plant of the Month for Broomfield Colorado area landscapes

June 2021 Plant of the Month for Boulder Colorado landscapes

Purple Leaf Sand Cherry Boulder Colorado area landscapes {Plant of the Month Series} Purple Leaf Sand Cherry or Prunus x cistena is a medium to large shrub with beautiful burgundy leaves in summer and small white flowers in spring. It has an open growing habit with lanky branches if left unpruned. It can be shaped, … More June 2021 Plant of the Month for Boulder Colorado landscapes

May 2021 Plant of the Month for Longmont Colorado landscapes

Windflower Snowdrop Longmont Colorado area landscapes {Plant of the Month Series} Windflower Snowdrop or Anemone sylvestris is a small, shade-loving perennial flower that shows up early in the spring as fresh foliage, but then can bloom profusely throughout the late spring and summer. It thrives in areas where there is not weed barrier and will … More May 2021 Plant of the Month for Longmont Colorado landscapes

April 2021 Plant of the Month for Longmont Colorado landscapes

Yellowtwig Dogwood Longmont Colorado area landscapes {Plant of the Month Series} Yellowtwig Dogwood or Cornus sericea ‘Flaveramina’ is a rounded shrub that gets 6-8’ high and wide, has bright yellow twigs or stems, and is known for adding outstanding color to winter landscapes. To go with that, it adds loosely arranged white, flat-topped flowers in … More April 2021 Plant of the Month for Longmont Colorado landscapes