Category Archives: Care and maintenance
Silverheels horehound- trim out dead or withered stems, cut flowers back to crown when finished. Recently I received an email questioning how to care for Sea Foam sage (Artemisia versicolor), Silverheels horehound (Marrubium rotundifolium) and partridge feather (Tanacetum densum … Continue reading
Nepeta Little Trudy® with sea kale and Purple Mountain® sun daisy. Another landscape shot in a very low-water (xeriscape) garden in northern Colorado in late May. Little Trudy® is a new dwarf form of catmint with tiny leaves, showy flowers … Continue reading
Finally some warm temperatures and all the early summer plants are in their glory. This is an unwatered garden in a rocky, mineral soil with little organic matter and a rock mulch.
David Winger, Hudson Gardens & Event Center (Littleton), wrote this piece about partridge feather, a 2010 Plant Select® winner. Peter Davis introduced this plant from Southeastern Turkey in the 1950’s. As such it makes one wonder why it isn’t called … Continue reading
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