‘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