Flora of Australia

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    The Best Australian Foliage Picks for Southern California

    The foliage of many Australian plants can add textural beauty to drought-tolerant gardens. Many have willowy leaves and dusty coloring that can add a distinctive touch to your space and…

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    Regional Picks: Unusual Evergreens – Northwest

    1. Pepperbush Name: Drimys lanceolata USDA Hardiness Zones: 7 to 10 Size: 10 to 12 feet tall and wide Conditions: Full sun to partial shade; moist, well-drained soil Native to…

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    Designing Containers for Shade

    Designing a container for shade can be a challenge because you are no longer choosing your favorite color of the all-too-familiar geranium or petunia. Choosing plants for a shady container…

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    Regional Picks: Plants to Grow Together – Mountain West

      Plant This   First Snow® spirea (Spiraea cinerea ‘Grefsheim’) USDA Hardiness Zones: 3 to 7 Size: 5 to 6 feet tall and wide Conditions: Partial shade; moist, well-drained soil…

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    One Color Keeps It Simple

    Our world is a riot of beautiful colors, and that extends into the aisles of the garden center. With all those choices to make, however, it can be difficult to…