131 posts in Plant Profiles

November 2014 Plant Profile: Callicarpa dichotoma ‘Early Amethyst’

After a long, sunny summer our Beautyberry ‘Early Amethyst’ looks spectacular.

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October 2014 Plant Profile: Amaryllis belladonna

When most people think of Amaryllis, the holiday season come to mind. However, true Amaryllis is hardy and one of the few plants to flower in autumn.

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September 2014 Plant Profile: Coreopsis Big Bang™ ‘Star Cluster’

A new Coreopsis that has proven itself worthy in the garden with prolific and dependable blooms all summer and into autumn!

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August 2014 Plant Profile: Aeonium arboreum var. atropurpureum

Succulents continue to be popular plants for gardeners of all levels. Even though some might not be hardy over the winter, they are strikingly architectural annuals and easy to care for given the right conditions.

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July 2014 Plant Profile: Hydrangea integrifolia

A strange, but beautifully bizarre climbing hydrangea is beginning to bloom at the Center for Urban Horticulture.

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June 2014 Plant Profile: Philadelphus lewisii

June is a great time to celebrate our native Lewis’s Mock Orange which is currently in blooming at UWBG!

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May 2014 Plant Profile: Paeonia suffruticosa (Rockii Group)

Joseph Rock’s Peony has been prized by gardeners and avid collectors for decades.

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April 2014 Plant Profile: Convallaria majalis ‘Striatum’

One of the most iconic and fragrant of all spring flowers, this variegated selection of lily-of-the-valley is not as aggressive as the straight species.

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March 2014 Plant Profile: Stewartia sinensis

A new tree will be added to our collections at the Center for Urban Horticulture. Stewartia sinensis will be planted in the Soest Perennial Display Garden.

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February 2014 Plant Profile: Helleborus x ballardiae Gold Collection® Merlin

One of the toughest, but also one of the most beautiful winter blooming perennials! We have a special hybrid Hellebore new to UW Botanic Gardens!

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