Snowball Viburnum is the June 2019 Plant of the Month

June 2019 plant of the month series for Erie and Boulder Colorado area landscapes June, 2019: Snowball Viburnum Snowball Viburnum. Viburnum ‘Opulus’ is the sterile species cultivated for the showy large mophead flowers that are abundant in May along the Front Range of Colorado. It is sometimes confused with other mophead Hydrangeas when small, but … More Snowball Viburnum is the June 2019 Plant of the Month

Black Chokeberry is January 2019 Plant of the Month

Plant of the month series for Erie Colorado area landscapes January: Black Chokeberry Black Chokeberry, or Aronia melanocarpa elata and its variants Iroquois Beauty Dwarf Chokeberry and Lowscape Mound Black Chokeberry are great plants for use along the Front Range of Colorado in a woodland setting, or where there is a lot of excess water. … More Black Chokeberry is January 2019 Plant of the Month

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