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February Plant of the Month: Mahonia x media

Posted by Jason Sheets
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There are few types of trees, shrubs or perennials that bloom in the winter months when most plants are in their dormant phase. While there are some that provide berries or bark texture for winter interest, few actually flower during these cold months of the season. One shrub that does flower during these months is Mahonia x media.

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August Plant of the Month: Asclepias tuberosa (Butterfly Weed)

Posted by Jason Sheets
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We are officially in the midst of the dog days of summer where the heat can take its toll on plant material increasing one’s maintenance in the garden. It’s at this time where we appreciate plants that stand tall and continue to perform not missing a step when the heat is a blazing. This month’s plant star is Butterfly Weed also known by its Latin name, Asclepias tuberosa.

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