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Fothergilla

Fothergilla major Nothing but pleasure rewards you for planting this native shrub. Fothergilla has virtually no diseases or pests. White spring flowers are short perky bottle-brushes, actually not comprised of petals but myriad stamens with a honeyed fragrance. Fall foliage in a dazzling palette of...

Allegheny pachysandra

Pachysandra procumbens This native pachysandra is earning more fans as Marylanders add native plants to their landscapes. Its serrated leaves of a slightly bluish-green grow atop erect 6–10” stems. As foliage matures, it develops a pleasing two-tone mottled effect. Clumps of white bottle brush...

Featured Plants - Wave petunias

Photo by Debbie Ricigliano
Petunia x hybrida Wave® petunias hybrids are a huge improvement over the old-fashioned petunias of yesteryear. One big advantage is that they do not need to be deadheaded or cut back to keep them flowering until fall frost. Their carpet of vibrant pink, purple or white flowers truly earns the name...
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