Natural history

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    Regional Picks: Plant It And Forget It – Northeast

    1. ‘Blue Ice’ Blue Star   Name: Amsonia tabernaemontana ‘Blue Ice’ Zones: 4-9 Size: 16 inches tall and 2 feet wide Conditions: Full sun to partial shade; moist, well-drained soil…

  • ‘Caroline’ clustered campanula

    The Best Varieties of Campanula

    Contemplating the myriad of campanulas makes me feel like a kid in a candy store. The diversity of floral shapes, blossom colors, and plant habits is both astound­ing and enticing.…

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    Regional Picks: Tough Roadside Plants – Northwest

    1. ‘Canon J. Went’ Toadflax Name: Linaria purpurea ‘Canon J. Went’ USDA Hardiness Zones: 5 to 8 Size: 18 to 36 inches tall and 1 foot wide Conditions: Full sun…