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Plant of the Month

Featured Plants - Lamb's Ears

Lamb's Ears
Lamb’s Ears ‘Helene von Stein’ Stachys byzantine ‘Helene von Stein’ Don’t let the tender fuzzy leaves of Lamb’s ears fool you. This silvery groundcover, grown primarily for its foliage, stays attractive in both summer and winter. The soft velvet-like texture begs to be petted, making it perfect for...

Featured Plants - Skimmia

Skimmia
Skimmia japonica This shade-loving evergreen shrub gives year-round delight beginning with deliciously fragrant white flowers in spring, then bright red berries that appear in fall and last through the winter. Leaves have a shiny, rich green color year round. Because most skimmia plants are...
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