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    Regional Picks: Plant Wish List – Mountain West

    Mountain West   1. Clear Creek® Yellowhorn   Name: Xanthoceras sorbifolium ‘Psgan’ Usda Hardiness Zones: 5 to 8 Size: 18 to 22 feet tall and 10 to 15 feet wide…

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    8 Plants With Long Growing Seasons

    It’s easy to see why spring reigns supreme in the garden. What’s not to love about the saccharine effusion of lilacs (Syringa spp. and cvs., USDA Hardiness Zones 3–8), irises…

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    Regional Picks: Hot-Colored Plants – Northwest

    1. ‘Firefly’ Heather Name: Calluna vulgaris ‘Firefly’ USDA hardiness zones: 4 to 7 Size: 18 inches tall and wide Conditions: Full sun; well-drained soil This sweet little evergreen has a…

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    Regional Picks: Four Season Interest – Northern Plains

    1. Pigsqueak Name: Bergenia spp. and cvs. USDA Hardiness Zones: 3 to 9 Size: Up to 18 inches tall and 2 feet wide Conditions: Full sun to partial shade; moist,…

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    Chartreuse Foliage Makes a Splash

    Somewhere between green and yellow, chartreuse conjures up various fruity words, like “lime,” “lemon,” “pear,” and “pistachio.” In the garden, it once hovered at the fringes of acceptance, castigated by…

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    Regional Picks: Garden Staples – Southern Plains

    1. Plumbago Name: Ceratostigma plumbaginoides USDA Hardiness Zones: 5 to 9 Size: 8 to 12 inches tall, spreading to 18 inches wide Conditions: Full sun to partial shade; average, well-drained…

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    Plant This, Not That

    This spring, why not challenge yourself to try something different? Occasionally straying outside your usual repertoire is the only way you’ll find new favorites. Whether you’re a sucker for dramatic…