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  • Plant profile: Chrysanthemum

    Plant profile: Chrysanthemum
    •Scientific name: Chrysanthemum x morifolium •Growth habit: An upright to sprawling evergreen perennial growing to 2 feet tall and wide. The leaves are dark green to silvery green, fragrant and deeply cut, growing to 2 inches long and wide....
  • Plant profile: Indian hawthorn

    •Scientific name: Raphiolepis indica •Growth habit: A rounded evergreen shrub growing to 4 feet tall and wide. The leaves are ovate in shape, medium to dark green, with rounded toothed margins and growing to 3 inches long and half as wide....
  • Plant profile: Mexican sage

    Plant profile: Mexican sage
    •Scientific name: Salvia leucantha •Growth habit: A rounded evergreen perennial with many arching branches producing plants 4 feet tall and wide. The leaves are lance-like, dark green and growing to 4 inches long and an inch wide. •...
  • Coreopsis a must-have plant for any butterfly garden

    Coreopsis a must-have plant for any butterfly garden
    Tickseed, also called coreopsis, is a mainstay in my butterfly garden. The yellow-flowering plant in its truest form is native to every county in Virginia and most of the United States and Canada. My garden is home to its cousin, Moonbeam coreopsis,...
  • Plant profile: Elderberry

    Plant profile: Elderberry
    •Scientific name: Sambucus simpsonii •Growth habit: An evergreen to deciduous, upright to rounded shrub with many arching branches producing plants that grow to 12 feet tall and wide. The leaves are medium green, feather-like, consisting of...
  • Wasp sting is penalty for impulsive gardening

    Wasp sting is penalty for impulsive gardening
    Every summer I manage to get stung by a wasp. This summer is no exception. On a recent Sunday, I was sitting on the porch reading. On the other side of the porch is a garden bed in which a rambling rosemary bush had sprawled over the walkway and grown...
  • Plant profile: Flamingo plant

    Plant profile: Flamingo plant
    •Scientific name: Justicia carnea •Growth habit: An upright to rounded evergreen shrub, growing to 6 feet tall and 3 feet wide. The leaves are elliptic in shape, dark green and grow to 10 inches long and about half as wide. •Light:...
  • Plant profile: Achimenes

    Plant profile: Achimenes
    •Scientific name: Achimenes hybrids •Growth habit: A rounded to sprawling perennial growing to 18 inches tall and twice as wide. The leaves are variable being light to dark green, ovate to obovate in shape and growing to 6 inches long and...
  • September in the garden

    Almanac Average temperatures High 90 Low 72 Rainfall 5.76 inches Autumn arrives September 22. The Moon 1. Moon phases. Last quarter September 1 New moon September 8 First quarter September 15 Full moon September 23 Last quarter September 30 2....
  • Plant profile: Shrimp plant

    Plant profile: Shrimp plant
    •Scientific name: Justicia brandegeana •Growth habit: An upright to rounded evergreen perennial growing to 4 feet tall and wide. The leaves are medium green, ovate in shape and grow to 4 inches long and half as wide. •Light: Plant in...
  • Plant profile: Butterfly pea

    Plant profile: Butterfly pea
    •Scientific name: Clitoria ternatea •Growth habit: A vining evergreen perennial with vigorous shoots producing plants 10 feet tall and wide. The leaves are medium to dark green, consisting of 5 to 7 ovate-shaped leaflets that form leaves that...