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Daily Archives: August 29, 2016

Persicaria amplexicaulis ‘Firetail’

Persicaria amplexicaulis - Firetail

Persicaria amplexicaulis’Firetail’ or Red Bistort ‘Firetail’ is also called Polygonum amplexicaule ‘Fire Tail’ and is part of the Polygonaceae family of plants. Persicaria amplexicaulis’Firetail’ is a clump-forming herbaceous perennial. It grows to about 1 meter tall and produces tiny red flowers on spikes in summer and fall. You can plant it in any soil in the sun or partial shade. Propagate Persicaria amplexicaulis’Firetail’ by division in spring and cut it back after ...

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Pelargonium hortorum ‘Baby Face’

Pelargonium - Baby Face

Pelargonium hortorum ‘Baby Face’ or Pelargonium hortorum ‘Survivor Baby Face’ produces beautiful light to medium pink flowers. Like all other Pelargoniums or Geraniums from the Geraniaceae family of plants, it is an evergreen perennial that can be a houseplant or planted in borders and containers. Easy to grow, plant Pelargonium hortorum ‘Baby Face’ in the sun or partial shade has fragrant leaves and a long season of flowering especially if ...

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Salvia verticillata ‘Purple Rain’

Salvia Verticillata - Purple Rain

Salvia verticillata ‘Purple Rain’ also called Whorled Clary ‘Purple Rain’ or simply Salvia Purple Rain is a deciduous perennial belonging to the Lamiaceae family of plants. It produces reddish-purple flowers in the summer. Salvia verticillata ‘Purple Rain’ has lyre-shaped green leaves. Plant Salvia verticillata ‘Purple Rain’ in the full sun in well-drained soil and preferably sheltered from strong wind.  You can propagate by division or cuttings, divide in spring and ...

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