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Monthly Archives: April 2010
Regal torchlily – out of Africa – again!
Harriett McMillan, Echter’s Greenhouse & Garden Center, Arvada, wrote about this 2010 winner for us… Here’s another beautiful plant from South Africa to welcome to your Western America garden. The torchlilies also known as red hot pokers are familiar to many, … Continue reading
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Red yucca – one hot traffic stopper!
Volunteer Diana Reavis (Eason Horticultural Resources) has a way with words – here’s what she had to say about one of the 2010 winners, red yucca: Do you have one of those hot, sunny, gravelly places where nothing wants … Continue reading
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The holy land of high plains horticulture
Okay, I admit, I’ve heard Scott Skogerboe (Fort Collins Wholesale Nursery) talk about the Cheyenne Experiment Station for many years, but had never taken the time to see it for myself. Last week I was giving a talk in Casper, … Continue reading
A rose for your xeriscape
Even though this shrub rose has been available for many years, it was selected to be a Plant Select® 2010 winner because it is truly a rose for dry gardens. Here’s what Dr. James E. Klett, Colorado State University Department … Continue reading
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