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Amaranthus / Love-Lies-Bleeding & Joseph’s Coat

Amaranthus caudatus – Love-Lies-Bleeding has a broad native range – including India, Africa and Peru. As the name implies it bears dramatic pendent blooms of crimson-red. Both the leaves and seeds are commonly used as a food source in South … Continue reading

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Yarrow / Achillea

Achillea millefolium ‘Pomegranate’ – The June to September blooms of ‘Pomegranate’ are a beautiful magenta-red and nicely contrasted by the fern-like green foliage. It is part of the TUTTI FRUTTI Series out of the Netherlands and was initially discovered in … Continue reading

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Alba Garden Shrubs

Philadelphus x ‘Snowbelle’ – A dwarf form of Mockorange which bears very fragrant double white blooms in late spring. It forms a compact, mounded deciduous shrub which is much more suited to urban gardens than the taller old-fashioned cultivars. ‘Snowbelle’ … Continue reading

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Annual Ornamental Grasses

Pennisetum setaceum ‘Rubrum’ – There are more than a few gardeners out there who wish this that this exotic-looking tender grass would survive the winters here, but such is not the case. Purple Fountain Grass bears large purplish-pink plumes from … Continue reading

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