May 2021 Plant of the Month for Longmont Colorado landscapes

Windflower Snowdrop Longmont Colorado area landscapes {Plant of the Month Series} Windflower Snowdrop or Anemone sylvestris is a small, shade-loving perennial flower that shows up early in the spring as fresh foliage, but then can bloom profusely throughout the late spring and summer. It thrives in areas where there is not weed barrier and will … More May 2021 Plant of the Month for Longmont Colorado landscapes

April 2021 Plant of the Month for Longmont Colorado landscapes

Yellowtwig Dogwood Longmont Colorado area landscapes {Plant of the Month Series} Yellowtwig Dogwood or Cornus sericea ‘Flaveramina’ is a rounded shrub that gets 6-8’ high and wide, has bright yellow twigs or stems, and is known for adding outstanding color to winter landscapes. To go with that, it adds loosely arranged white, flat-topped flowers in … More April 2021 Plant of the Month for Longmont Colorado landscapes

‘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