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What’s Doing the Blooming? Witch-hazel

        A lovely late season surprise is the winter bloom of our North American native, Witch-hazel. In late autumn, as the green summer foliage of Witch-hazel begins to turn golden yellow, an exciting event is unfolding among its' branches. Bright yellow ribbons of lightly fragrant flowers are starting to bloom. … Continue Reading ››

What’s Doing the Blooming? Asters

Purple Dome Aster
Purple Dome Aster
With the shorter days and longer shadows of autumn, come masses of blooming asters. Their daisy style flowers emerge in dense mounds of vivid pink, purple, blue or white with bright yellow centers.  They cheerfully brighten our late season … Continue Reading ››

What’s Doing the Blooming? Silver Lace Vine

silver-lace-vineIf you are in search of a fast growing, hardy vine, then look no further! Polygonum aubertii, commonly know as Silver Lace Vine, makes quick work of fences, trellises, and arbors. Their large, creamy white, fragrant flower clusters spill open in late summer and bloom … Continue Reading ››