131 posts in Plant Profiles

January 2014 Plant Profile: Cupressus macrocarpa ‘Goldcrest’

Striking color and accent for year round containers. The golden Monterey Cypress is popular and readily available for gardeners!

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December 2013 Plant Profile: Gaultheria procumbens

A favorite little shrub for winter containers adding interest, color and intrigue.

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November 2013 Plant Profile: Camellia sasanqua ‘Setsugekka’

A sweet and lovely surprise for fall as Camellias start putting on a show. See Camellia sasanqua ‘Setsugekka’ in full bloom this month!

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October 2013 Plant Profile: Hypericum Hypearls™

These ornamental St. John’s Worts are a departure from the aggressive species often used in slopes and roadside median strips. These new introductions have adorable flowers and fantastic berries!

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September 2013 Plant Profile: Osteospermum ‘Whirligig’

A most unusual, but easy to grow annual known as the African Daisy.

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August 2013 Plant Profile: Cortaderia richardii

Learn about a stunning ornamental grass from New Zealand that’s catching the eyes of visitors in Pacific Connections.

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July 2013 Plant Profile: Single & Dark-leaf Dahlias

Adding high impact color to your summer planting scheme, dahlias are dazzling and definitely worth seeking out especially these more unusual selections that combine well with other plants.

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June 2013 Plant Profile: Lilium ‘Tiger Babies’

Striking elegance with remarkable hardiness and vigor, ‘Tiger Babies’ lily is considered a classic amongst lily growers worldwide.

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May 2013 Plant Profile: Pacific Coast Irises

The Northwest’s own Pacific Coast Irises are coming into bloom!

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April 2013 Plant Profile: Akebia quinata ‘Alba’

An unusual white-flowered form of the “Chocolate Vine” in full bloom now at the UW Botanic Gardens. Come smell!

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