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

Medora Upright Juniper is the April 2017 plant of the month

APRIL:  MEDORA UPRIGHT JUNIPER Juniperus scopulorum ‘Medora’ is another popular upright Juniper often planted in Boulder Colorado Landscapes.  There are a variety of reasons to plant upright junipers.  They can be used as anchor plants for a corner of a home or the corner of a back yard.  They can act as a privacy screen … More Medora Upright Juniper is the April 2017 plant of the month

MARCH: SIBERIAN IRIS is the March 2017 Plant of the Month

MARCH: SIBERIAN IRIS Iris siberica is a beautiful and useful plant in any Boulder Colorado landscape.  Originating in Europe and central Asia, Siberian Iris has been cultivated since the 1970’s and even earlier.  There are several hundred cultivars registered with the American Iris Society.  It has grass like long leaves, and comes in a range … More MARCH: SIBERIAN IRIS is the March 2017 Plant of the Month

Russian Sage is the January 2017 Plant of the Month

Plant of the month – January 2017 for Boulder Colorado landscapes JANUARY: RUSSIAN SAGE Perovskia atriplicifolia or Russian Sage is a flowering perennial shrub that can add loads of color to any Boulder Colorado landscape. It has vibrant blue/purple flowers that last from June through the summer months, sometimes into October, and has a strong distinctive … More Russian Sage is the January 2017 Plant of the Month

Penstemon is December 2016 Plant of the Month

Plant of the month series December 2016 for Boulder Colorado landscapes DECEMBER: FOR SOME COLOR, PERHAPS PETER PIPER PICKED A PECK OF PRETTY PENSTEMON! Oh, the Penstemon. When it comes to xeriscape landscapes, nothing beats the beauty and resilience of the Penstemon species. But, since there are over 250 species of Penstemon in North America, … More Penstemon is December 2016 Plant of the Month