Monthly Archives: December 2010

December Plant(s) of the Month: Ilex x meserveae ‘Mesog’ and ‘Mesdob’

Since it’s December, I thought that the plant of the month should be something seasonal; but as these plants are hollies, we need to think in pairs. Ilex x  meserveae ‘Mesog’ and ‘Mesdob’ are more commonly known as ‘China Girl’® and ‘China … Continue reading

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November Plant of the Month: Euonymus alatus cultivars

Euonymus alatus, commonly known as Burning Bush, is a large, lumpy, unattractive shrub, except in the fall, when the leaves turn a deep pink. Its only interesting feature, besides fall color, is the ridged bark resembling wings–ergo “alatus”, or “winged” in … Continue reading

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