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Take some time to learn some interesting facts about some of the native plants we use in our designs. The blog is updated weekly with a new plant. You'll be surprised at what you might learn!
Just click on a plant to learn something new!
Joe-Pye Weed (Eupatorium fistulosum) - June 6, 2012
Joe-Pye Weed (Eupatorium fistulosum) is a great rain garden addtion. Growing three to seven feet tall with purplish-pink flowers, Joe-Pye grows in moist to wet soils throughout Tennessee.
Washington Hawthorn (Crataegus phaenopyrum)- May 2, 2012
A bit of a change this week to a flowering, fruiting tree. The Washington Hawthorn (Crataegus phaenopyrum) is a medium-sized tree great for landscape use.
Purple Coneflower (Echinacea purpurea) - April 22, 2012
A popular perennial for the garden, purple coneflower grows to 36" and flowers throughout the growing season, from late spring to fall!
Fire Pink (Silene Virginica) - April 10, 2012
Yet another hummingbird favorite,Fire Pink has unique bright red flowers in late spring and grows to 30" tall.
Crimson Bee Balm (Monarda didyma) - April 3, 2012
Bringing you another hummingbird favorite with the bright-red Crimson Bee Balm
. These moisture-loving natives grow 30 to 60 inches tall.
Cardinal Flower - March 28, 2012
The Cardinal Flower (Lobelia cardinalis) is 24" to 48" tall with bright red flowers that grows best in moist soils.
Butterfly Weed - March 24, 2012
The Butterfly Weed
is arguably the Monarch butterfly's favorite plant, and for some good reasons. It grows to 24" tall and has orange to orange-red flowers.
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