Ruby Falls Weeping Redbud Tree is November 2018 Plant of the Month

Plant of the month series November 2018 for Erie Colorado landscapes NOVEMBER: Ruby Falls Weeping Redbud Tree Wow! What a garden stunner! This new introduction from North Carolina State University is a fabulous blend of deep maroon, almost black color and the weeping habit so many landscapers like to show off in that special intimate … More Ruby Falls Weeping Redbud Tree is November 2018 Plant of the Month

Standing Ovation Serviceberry is the March 2018 Plant of the Month

Plant of the month series March 2018 for Boulder Colorado landscapes MARCH: STANDING OVATION SERVICEBERRY Amelanchier alnifolia “Obelisk” or Standing Ovation Serviceberry is another one of the more columnar specimens available for small yard landscapes along the Front Range of Colorado. Reaching a height of about 12-15’ and 4-5’ wide, its upright form earns it … More Standing Ovation Serviceberry is the March 2018 Plant of the Month

Weeping Norway Spruce-Dec. 2017 Plant of the Month for Boulder, Colorado landscapes

DECEMBER 2017: WEEPING NORWAY SPRUCE Weeping Norway Spruce, or Picea abies ‘Pendula’ is a great centerpiece for any entrance courtyard, patio area, or next to a water feature. It really is best anywhere a focal point is needed. Long drooping branches held up by staking gives the landscape a soft feel, a flowing feel. As … More Weeping Norway Spruce-Dec. 2017 Plant of the Month for Boulder, Colorado landscapes

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

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