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Colin Stephens Recommends Bee Balm

Meet the plant Bee Balm (Monarda x ‘Raspberry Wine’) Monarda ‘Raspberry Wine’ is a perennial bee balm cultivar. Plants have deep green leaves on sturdy square stems. In the summer months it blooms with beautiful raspberry-colored tubular flowers that will attract butterflies and hummingbirds. Blooms: June – August Exposure: Full sun to part shade Type:[…]

Tyler Perkins Recommends ‘Aphrodite’ Sweetshrub

Meet the plant ‘Aphrodite’ Sweetshrub (Calycanthus ‘Aphrodite’) Looking for something special to set you apart from the competition? Add ‘Aphrodite’ calycanthus to your plant palette. Very large flowers resemble red magnolias, appearing amid glossy, tropical looking foliage for months every summer. Flowers are fragrant, though the scent is highly subjective — ask your staff and[…]

Cheryl Linnemann Recommends Dipladenia

Meet the plant Dipladenia This gorgeous vining annual is a blooming powerhouse. Dipalendias are known for their heat and drought tolerance making them tough as nails. It’s the perfect choice for the occasional forgetful waterer, overscheduled plant lover, and me! Blooms: May- August Exposure: Full sun Type: Annual This plant is a hummingbird magnet! This[…]

Nikki Melin Recommends Millenium Onion

Meet the plant Millenium Onion (Allium ‘Millenium’) Perennial Plant Association plant of the year 2018. Bright lavender flowers in the summer months. Adds interest to the garden in the fall/winter as seed heads persist. Blooms: July – August Exposure: Full sun Type: Herbaceous Perennial Pollinator friendly, salt tolerant, and rabbit and deer resistant. Learn more[…]

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