Tricolor Beech is March 2019 Plant of the Month

Plant of the month series for Broomfield Colorado area landscapes March: Tricolor Beech Tricolor Beech or Fagus sylvatica ‘Purpurea Tricolor’ is a fabulous multicolored medium sized shade tree that will add show stopping color to any landscape. It has an unusual marbled color with cream, silver, and pink/burgundy leaves that start out purple in the … More Tricolor Beech is March 2019 Plant of the Month

Mockorange is the April 2018 Plant of the Month

Plant of the month series April 2018 for Boulder and Broomfield Colorado area landscapes APRIL: MOCKORANGE Philadelphus or Mockorange is a shrub native to much of the world. It is found natively in North America, Central America, Asia and Southeast Europe of which there are about 60 species that range in height from 3’ to … More Mockorange is the April 2018 Plant of the Month

Plant of the month. August 2015 BRIDAL WREATH SPIREA

We’re going “old school” for the plant of the month series this time. Spiraea prunifolia (Bridal Wreath) and Spiraea x vanhouttei (Vanhoutte Spirea) are almost indistinguishable to the average gardener. Your grandmother or great grandmother may have had a number of these in her garden, as they were common plants in the late 1800’s and … More Plant of the month. August 2015 BRIDAL WREATH SPIREA

Plant of the month. April 2014: Summer Wine Ninebark

April is near and this month’s plant of the month is a hardy flowering shrub that does well around Broomfield to add beautiful deep burgundy wine red foliage color to any landscape.”Summer Wine Ninebark” or Physocarpus Opulifolius. Summer Wine Ninebark is a cultivar of Ninebark Nana and Diabolo. They will flourish from about zones 3 … More Plant of the month. April 2014: Summer Wine Ninebark