Plant of the Month for Boulder CO area landscapes-July 2022

Zebra Grass Boulder, CO area landscapes {Plant of the Month Series}   Zebra Grass, or Miscanthus sinensis ‘Zebrinus is an upright 5-6’ tall ornamental grass with distinctive horizontal variegated stripping on the blades. Like all the Miscanthus grass, it is a great filler plant for around your Boulder Colorado landscape. They like moderate water, so … More Plant of the Month for Boulder CO area landscapes-July 2022

Plant of the Month for Louisville Colorado area landscapes-June 2022

Turkish Veronica Louisville, CO area landscapes {Plant of the Month Series} Turkish Veronica, or Veronica liwanensis is a very low growing and super showy purple groundcover that loves full sun, and tolerates the heat of our Colorado summers well. It likes well drained soils, likes regular watering, but is moderate in its usage of water … More Plant of the Month for Louisville Colorado area landscapes-June 2022

Plant of the Month for Erie Colorado area landscapes-May 2022

Hillside Upright Norway Spruce Erie, CO area landscapes {Plant of the Month Series} Hillside Upright Norway Spruce, or Picea Abies ‘Hillside Upright’ is a unique and rare form of Norway Spruce. It is columnar and will get about 12-15’ high by 4-6’ wide when full grown in 20-25 years. It has a distinct rust or … More Plant of the Month for Erie Colorado area landscapes-May 2022

Plant of the Month for Frederick CO area landscapes-April 2022

Moneywort Frederick, CO area landscapes {Plant of the Month Series} Moneywort comes in two flavors…green and yellow or Golden Moneywort. Both are fairly shade tolerant ground covers, but the green can tolerate more shade than the Golden. In fact, if the golden variety is put too deep in shade, it will revert to green to … More Plant of the Month for Frederick CO area landscapes-April 2022

Plant of the Month for Longmont CO area landscapes-March 2022

Weeping Alaska Nootka Cypress Longmont, CO area landscapes {Plant of the Month Series} This plant is a bit obscure in the Longmont Colorado landscape, but if sited well with appropriate water and drainage, and protection from winter winds, it should thrive. Weeping Alaska Cypress, is closely related to Cedar, and in fact, there was a … More Plant of the Month for Longmont CO area landscapes-March 2022