Monthly Archives: July 2016

Cape Breeze Panicum

‘Cape Breeze’ switchgrass is much shorter than most cultivars, full of flowers here at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum on July 26, 2016. It is about 30 inches in height, note the ‘Ruby Ribbons’ label to the left, and the ‘Cape … Continue reading

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Flowers in a ‘Bee Lawn’

Thyme and self-heal (Prunella) are starting to show up now amid a lot of white clover in the flowering or ‘bee lawn’ plots that were planted at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum in 2015. Mowed at 4 inches, with not much … Continue reading

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Purple amid Blue

A new planting of ‘Blue Heaven’® little bluestem shows one very different plant….it’s purple! Looks great, but will it last? Will it be as healthy and vigorous? We can all watch this one…it’s in the front gatehouse bed at the … Continue reading

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