Monthly Archives: June 2011

Lamium maculatum ‘Purple Dragon’

My neighbor has this Lamium (Spotted Dead Nettle) growing in full sun, which may account for the interesting leaf variegation–somewhat different than what you see in plant catalogues. The flower color is a lovely lavender that is more pink than blue. … Continue reading

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Plant of the Month: Physocarpus opulifolius ‘Diabolo’

If I were limited to just three types of deciduous shrubs for my garden, one of them would be Physocarpus opulifolius ‘Diabolo’® (Ninebark Diabolo). This plant has it all:  fantastic leaf shape and color, lovely arching habit, a multitude of charming pink … Continue reading

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