Perennialplantoftheyear

Amsonia in first summer of growth
 
Glenda Bosley  a.k.a “groundhog”
 
Amsonia hubrichtii is an underused, low maintenance perennial that is native to North America and was named Perennial Plant of the Year  in 2011.
I have grown this wonderful perennial in a few gardens.  Arkansas Blue Star adds interest and contrast to the garden from early spring until […]

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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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