Clematis is the July Plant of the Month for Boulder, Colorado landscapes

JULY, 2017: CLEMATIS Pink, red, white, purple, multi-colored, blue….the list goes on for the colors available for Clematis to plant in Colorado. There are over 300 different species!! Long a gardener’s favorite, Clematis has been planted as a creeping, crawling, vine since the mid 1800’s. It is generally considered a cool temperate climate species, not … More Clematis is the July Plant of the Month for Boulder, Colorado landscapes

Weigela Florida is the June 2017 Plant of the Month

JUNE: WEIGELA -Weigela florida is a common plant species used in horticultural landscapes throughout the US and Europe.  Originally from eastern Asia, North China, Manchuria and Korea it discovered and brought to Europe in the mid 1800’s.  Most shrub varieties range from less than 2’ tall to 15’ tall, though the species generally planted in … More Weigela Florida is the June 2017 Plant of the Month

Crimson Sentry Norway Maple is the May 2017 plant of the month

MAY: CRIMSON SENTRY NORWAY MAPLE Acer platanoides ‘Crimson Sentry’ came about as a stunted sport on a Crimson King Maple in Oregon in 1974 and was cultivated for its narrow columnar shape. Norway maples as a species can grow to 100’ tall by 40’ wide.  The Crimson Sentry however, is a cultivar, like Acer platanoides … More Crimson Sentry Norway Maple is the May 2017 plant of the month

Medora Upright Juniper is the April 2017 plant of the month

APRIL:  MEDORA UPRIGHT JUNIPER Juniperus scopulorum ‘Medora’ is another popular upright Juniper often planted in Boulder Colorado Landscapes.  There are a variety of reasons to plant upright junipers.  They can be used as anchor plants for a corner of a home or the corner of a back yard.  They can act as a privacy screen … More Medora Upright Juniper is the April 2017 plant of the month