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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...

Goldenrain Tree, Chinese Flametree

Koelreuteria bipinnata Rare is the tree that blooms spectacularly in late summer. Goldenrain’s fragrant yellow-flowered panicles up to two feet long and 18 inches wide are followed by rosy pink seed capsules that hold color for weeks before browning. Fall leaf color is yellow. Dry seed pods can be...

Bronze Fennel

Foeniculum vulgare Pupureum Attributes of this herb abound. The feathery foliage provides an attractive contrast to other plants plus a delicious anise flavor to salads and desserts. The seeds are equally flavorful in a wide variety of culinary delights. As fennel grows to four or five feet tall,...
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