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May 2020 Plant Profile (extra): Asparagus officinalis

The UW Farm planted more asparagus plants as an act of hope for Earth Day and for those challenged by COVID19, because we will not harvest until 2022. The UW Farm highly recommends planting asparagus in your garden, due to the ease of growing and harvest and nutritional benefit...

May 2020 Plant Profile: Quercus robur ‘Concordia’

No other tree in the Arboretum is as beloved as our Golden oak, Azalea Way’s sentinel and harbinger of Spring. ...

May 2019 Plant Profile: Rhododendron edgeworthii

I was walking around the grounds at the Center for Urban Horticulture last week looking for a plant to feature in the May edition of our Plant Profiles. While walking through the Fragrance Garden a really cool-looking rhododendron caught my eye, just about to bloom. Little did I know just how cool this rhododendron was until I started researching it! Rhododendron edgeworthii is a species rhododendron and belongs to the lepidote (scaly leaved) group. ...

May 2018 Plant Profile: Rhododendron ‘Ken Janeck’

With blushing pink flower trusses and leaves with a layer of attractive fuzz underneath, Rhododendron 'Ken Janeck' is a sensational shrub for Northwest garde...

May 2017 Plant Profile: Taxodium distichum var. imbricatum

Is that dead looking conifer coming back to life? If it's a pond cypress that delicate new green growth is a normal part of this deciduous conifer's life cycle. ...

May 2016 Plant Profile: Kalmia latifolia

The exquisite flower buds on this North American native shrub look like dots of frosting on a decorated cake...

May 2015 Plant Profile: Paeonia suffruticosa subsp. rockii

Striking tree peony in Pacific Connections China Entry Garden in full, fragrant bloom this month...

May 2014 Plant Profile: Paeonia suffruticosa (Rockii Group)

Joseph Rock's Peony has been prized by gardeners and avid collectors for decade...

May 2013 Plant Profile: Pacific Coast Irises

The Northwest's own Pacific Coast Irises are coming into bloom...

May 2012 Plant Profile: Geum ‘Totally Tangerine’

Dependable, vigorous and low maintenance Geum is one of the best performing new plants growing in the Soest Garde...