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