‘The Rocket’ Ragwort is August 2020 Plant of the Month

August, 2020: ‘The Rocket’ Ragwort Longmont Colorado area landscapes – plant of the month ‘The Rocket’ Ragwort, or Ligularia stenocephala is a large specimen perennials with elephant ear jagged leaves that thrives in moist environments from zone 3-9. It has majestic yellow spiked flowers that tower above the main plant and can grow to 5’ … More ‘The Rocket’ Ragwort is August 2020 Plant of the Month

Red Cone Norway Spruce Summer 2020 Plant of the Month

Summer, 2020: Red Cone Norway Spruce Longmont, Colorado area landscapes – favorite summer plant Red Cone Norway Spruce or Picea abies ‘Acrocona’ is a dwarf cultivar of the full size Norway Spruce that brings eye catching raspberry colored cones to the tips of the branches in early May, even when young. It is a medium … More Red Cone Norway Spruce Summer 2020 Plant of the Month

Hicks Yew is the January 2020 Plant of the Month

January, 2020: Hicks Yew Longmont Colorado area landscapes – plant of the month Hicks Yew or Taxus x media is a hybridization of yew species Taxus baccata and Taxus cuspidate. All Yew are a broadleaf evergreens, as opposed to coniferous evergreens (think trees with cones, like Spruce, Pine and Fir), that is well suited to … More Hicks Yew is the January 2020 Plant of the Month

Compact Oregon Grape Holly is the February 2018 Plant of the Month

Plant of the month series February 2018 for Boulder Colorado landscapes FEBRUARY: COMPACT OREGON GRAPE HOLLY Mahonia Aquifolium ‘Compacta’ is a popular landscape plant for shady or wooded settings along the Front Range of Colorado. It does well in our Longmont, Colorado landscapes and requires little maintenance. It is not particular about soils, requires minimal … More Compact Oregon Grape Holly is the February 2018 Plant of the Month