Plant of the Month for Erie Colorado area landscapes-August 2022

Western Catalpa Erie, CO area landscapes {Plant of the Month Series} Need some shade from this heat? Need a tree that is drought tolerant. Look no further than the Western Catalpa. With large elephant ear leaves and gorgeous profuse white May flowers, Catalpa can be a great tree for shade here in our Erie Colorado … More Plant of the Month for Erie Colorado area landscapes-August 2022

Plant of the Month for Erie Colorado area landscapes-May 2022

Hillside Upright Norway Spruce Erie, CO area landscapes {Plant of the Month Series} Hillside Upright Norway Spruce, or Picea Abies ‘Hillside Upright’ is a unique and rare form of Norway Spruce. It is columnar and will get about 12-15’ high by 4-6’ wide when full grown in 20-25 years. It has a distinct rust or … More Plant of the Month for Erie Colorado area landscapes-May 2022

September 2021 Plant of the Month for Erie Colorado area landscapes

Furman’s Red Salvia Erie Colorado area landscapes {Plant of the Month Series} Salvia greggii ‘Furman’s Red’ is a drought tolerant xeric plant that blends well with western native plants and attracts hummingbirds. It is the most cold tolerant of the Salvia greggii family and blooms in late spring, often throughout the summer depending on conditions, … More September 2021 Plant of the Month for Erie Colorado area landscapes

Redpoint Maple is January 2021 Plant of the Month

January 2021: Redpoint Maple Erie Colorado landscapes – plant of the month Redpoint Maple or Acer rubrum ‘Frank Jr.’ is a drought-tolerant, heat resistant, and relatively fast-growing maple in the red maple family. It is special because it has been cultivated to be resistant to the typical chlorosis found with many Maples in our Erie … More Redpoint Maple is January 2021 Plant of the Month

Weeping Serbian Spruce is November 2020 Plant of the Month

November 2020: Weeping Serbian Spruce Erie Colorado landscapes – plant of the month Weeping Serbian Spruce or Picea omorika ‘Pendula’ is a highly ornamental slow-growing weeping Spruce with pendulous drooping branches and usually a strong upright leader. It may, however, decide to bend and droop, and then send up another strong leader, leading to a unique … More Weeping Serbian Spruce is November 2020 Plant of the Month