Plant of the Month for Longmont CO area landscapes-January 2022

Hyssop Longmont, CO area landscapes {Plant of the Month Series} Agastache or Hyssop is an aromatic flowering perennial in the catmint subtribe that contains 22 species. They are mainly native to North America, and the genus was established in the mid 1700’s. Common ones used in our Longmont Colorado landscapes include Agastache rupestris or Sunset … More Plant of the Month for Longmont CO area landscapes-January 2022

Plant of the Month for Longmont CO area landscapes-October 2021

Blue Cranesbill Geranium Longmont, CO area landscapes {Plant of the Month Series} Cranesbill Geranium is a winter hardy perennial bedding plant that is often planted in woodsy type settings as it does well in shade and sun. Since there are over 400 species of geranium, keeping it simple in this article is best. They will … More Plant of the Month for Longmont CO area landscapes-October 2021

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