What’s Growing At The Cottage No. 079

Mexican Heather (Cuphea hyssopifolia) are tidy plants with finely textured, glossy, bright green leaves with nonstop lavender blooms. It’s native ...
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What’s Growing at The Cottage No. 078

Penstemon or beardtongues. If you’ve ever gone hiking in areas of western North America from May to August, you will ...
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What’s Growing at The Cottage No. 077

Ornamental sweet potato vine (Ipomoea batatas). While it does produce edible potato tubers, it tastes nowhere near the commercial variety ...
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What’s Growing At The Cottage No. 076

Lilies. There are hundreds of varieties and I’m not sure of the one we have. Globally, they rank fourth among ...
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What’s Growing at The Cottage No. 075

Rudbeckia’s, Coneflowers and also known as Black-Eyed-Susan’s, are a plant genus in the sunflower family. The genus Rudbeckia is comprised ...
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What’s Growing At The Cottage No. 074

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The old standby, Agapanthus (Agapanthus africanus). They are sometimes commonly known as 'lily of the Nile,' although they are not ...
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What’s Growing At The Cottage No. 073

Society garlic (Tulbaghia violacea) are clump-forming herbaceous perennials with narrow, grayish green leaves and large clusters of lavender or lilac ...
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What’s Growing At The Cottage No. 072

I'm not sure! I noticed a few weeks ago that these red asparagus-like shoots were coming up in a shady ...
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What’s Growing At The Cottage No. 071

Rockrose (Cistus). If you’re looking for a tough shrub that thrives on neglect, try rockrose. This fast-growing evergreen stands up ...
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What’s Growing At The Cottage No. 070

Loropetalum chinense or the fringe flower. This shrub is a beautiful and versatile plant that's a member of the witch ...
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