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

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

February 2021 Plant of the Month for Boulder Colorado landscapes

Trees and Shrubs Winter Watering Boulder Colorado landscapes – Plant of the Month Series Winter watering of evergreen trees and shrubs is as important to maintaining a healthy landscape as watering in the summer. It is especially true with evergreens, because, unlike deciduous plants that lose their leaves in the winter, evergreens will continue to … More February 2021 Plant of the Month for Boulder Colorado landscapes

Japanese Blood Grass is October 2020 Plant of the Month

October 2020: Japanese Blood Grass Boulder Colorado landscapes – plant of the month Japanese Blood Grass or Imperata cylindrica ‘Red Baron’ is an attractive perennial grass that can spread into wet areas in the landscape on its own in Colorado. It spreads via rhizomes (roots), not by seed propagation. It has vibrant red tips set against … More Japanese Blood Grass is October 2020 Plant of the Month