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Summer Entertaining: Purple Coneflowers

Summer Entertaining The Profile Purple Coneflowers Purple Coneflowers, scientifically referred to as Echinacea purpurea, are a bright, cheery perennial that should be included in every cutting garden. These native American beauties spread by rhizomes & take the heat of the summer particularly well as Purple Coneflowers are drought tolerant. Once the plants bloom, expect the […]

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Summer Entertaining: Creeping Jenny

Summer Entertaining The Profile Creeping Jenny Creeping Jenny which may also be referred to it’s scientific name, Lysimachia nummularia, or more commonly as moneywort & twopenny grass, is a fast growing specimen that may be used in a variety of ways in the garden. This perennial plant known for it’s glossy, chartreuse leaves averages a […]

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Summer Entertaining: Nanho Blue Buddleia

Summer Entertaining The Profile Nanho Blue Buddleia Nanho Blue Buddleia is a very fast growing, fragrant shrub that is available in many colors ranging from lilac blues & deep purple to pink & white. It’s an old-fashioned specimen that looks wonderful when planted in sweeps for bold, seasonal color. Give these beauties plenty of room to […]

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The Essential Guide To Bright & Sunny Blooms

Garden Essentials The Profile The Essential Guide To Bright & Sunny Blooms Bright, sunny flowers that take the heat are essential staples to every southern garden. Knowing what to plant & how to care for these bold classics will in turn provide you with your own personal cutting garden when entertaining beckons whether it is […]

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Summer Entertaining: Hydrangeas

Summer Entertaining The Profile Hydrangeas Hydrangeas are available in many forms ranging from bushy evergreen to deciduous shrubs, climbing plants & vines. Colors may vary from blues, pinks, purples & white depending on the variety. In some cases, the hue is determined by the acidity of the soil which may be altered in order to […]

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Summer Entertaining: Fatsia Japonica

Summer Entertaining  The Profile Fatsia Japonica  Fatsia Japonica or Paperplant, is an evergreen shrub filled with large, glossy leaves that reaches to an average height of 10 feet tall by 4 feet wide. It is most commonly featured on properties as a deep shade specimen plant with its palm-like leaves measuring up to 16-inches & […]

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Summer Entertaining: Dazzler White Impatiens

Summer Entertaining The Profile  Dazzler White Impatiens Dazzler White Impatiens may be identified by their bright, crisp single blooms showcased with green foliage. These annual bedding plants thrive in low light areas & offer beautiful impact to spaces. Consider placing them with shade-loving perennials & semi-evergreen specimens ranging from hostas to ferns. Dazzler White Impatiens […]

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Summer Entertaining: Southern Shield Fern

Summer Entertaining The Profile Southern Shield Fern Southern Shield Fern, Dryopteris ludoviciana, is an evergreen to semi-evergreen variety that spreads throughout spaces by rhizomes making it an excellent choice to use as ground covers. The arching, triangular fronds typically reach 2 to 3 feet in length & offer bright color & feathery texture when used in […]

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