groundhog on January 16th, 2012

By G. Bosley a.k.a. ‘groundhog’
Brunnera 'Jack Frost'
 
 
Brunnera ‘Jack Frost’ has been named Perennial Plant of the Year for 2012.  This is truly a wonderful, carefree plant for a shady garden.
I have grown several of the different Brunnera varieties available.  This is ‘Jack Frost’ in full bloom in late May.  The flowers resemble that of the […]

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groundhog on January 14th, 2012

By G. Bosley  a.k.a. “groundhog”
Since 1990 The Perennial Plant Association has been selecting a winning perennial for the award Perennial of the Year.    http://www.perennialplant.org
Here is a list of 23 great perennials that are worth adding to your landscape.
2012  Brunnera macrophylla ‘Jack Frost’
* Thrives in shade, but tolerates morning sun.  Requires moist soil.  Deer […]

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groundhog on January 14th, 2012

By G. Bosley  a.k.a. “groundhog”
Brunnera mac. 'Jack Frost' POY 2012
 
The Perennial of the Year is a program where members of the Perennial Plant Association vote for the best perennial of the year.  The program was started in 1990 with the yearly selection being made in late fall.
Perennials are nominated for Perennial Plant of the Year […]

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groundhog on January 3rd, 2012

By G. Bosley  a.k.a. “groundhoggardener”
Poinsettia (Euphorbia pulcherrima)

 
 
The Poinsettia will display colourful leaf bracts from December thru to February if given the proper care.
The colourful leaf bracts are not actually the flower bloom of the plant, since the flower is very small and hidden within the large leaves,  the plant has developed these colourful leaf bracts […]

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