Flora of North America - Page 2 of 14

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    Regional Picks: Grass Companions – Northeast

        1. Wood Lily Name: Lilium philadelphicum USDA Hardiness Zones: 3 to 9 Size: 18 to 36 inches tall, 9 to 12 inches wide Conditions: Full sun to partial…

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    Regional Picks: Plants That Glow – South

    South   1. ‘Duet’ Beautyberry   Name: Callicarpa dichotoma ‘Duet’ Usda Hardiness Zones: 5 to 8 Size: 4 to 6 feet tall and 5 to 7 feet wide Conditions: Full…

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    Surprising Plants for Shade

    I recently designed my third shade garden on as many properties. As my fascination with shade plants grows, I continually look for more variety beyond the plants commonly available in…

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    Garden Design Ideas: Color and Form

    Normally, the best way to add balance to a design with a lot of small leaves and fine texture is to add big, bold, textured leaves. But Deborah Ellman’s garden…

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    Regional Picks: Plants That Glow – Midwest

    Midwest   1. ‘Molly Fordham’ Rhododendron   Name: Rhododendron ‘Molly Fordham’ Zones: 5 to 7 Size: 4 feet tall and 3 to 4 feet wide Conditions: Partial shade; well-drained, acidic…

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    Regional Picks: Plants That Glow – Southern Plains

    Southern Plains   1. Dolce® ‘Silver Gumdrops’ Heuchera   Name: Heuchera ‘Silver Gumdrops’ Usda Hardiness Zones: 4 to 9 Size: 6 to 8 inches tall and 18 to 24 inches…

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    Why Aren’t You Growing More Baptisias?

    Years ago, I decided to plant a baptisia in my small garden. I was willing to give up precious space to such a large plant in expectation of the vibrant…

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    Regional Picks: Best New Finds – Mid-Atlantic

    1. ‘Morris Berd’ Smooth Phlox Name: Phlox glaberrima ‘Morris Berd’ Usda Hardiness Zones: 3 to 8 Size: 2 feet tall and 12 to 18 inches wide Conditions: Full sun to partial shade; moist…

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    Regional Picks: Best New Finds – Northwest

    1. Tracy’s Maidenhair Fern Name: Adiantum × tracyi Usda Hardiness Zones:7 to 9 Size:12 inches tall and 18 to 24 inches wide Conditions:Partial shade; rich, well-drained soil with occasional watering…

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    Regional Picks: Best New Finds – Southern Plains

    1. Cinnamon Girl™ Distylium Name: Distylium ‘PIIDIST-V’ Usda Hardiness Zones:7 to 9 Size: 2 to 3 feet tall and 3 to 4 feet wide Conditions:Full sun to partial shade; well-drained soil The…