Geum triflorum Pursh Old man’s whiskers/ Prairie Smoke 3″ x 6″h (seed head) versatile plant for the rock garden. It has 3 season interest and you might be lucky to see a bumble-bee! I have not seen one in more than two years in my garden. Made for well drained, hot / dry sites, […]
It’s good to get to know your plants before they are planted. Did you know they are good for grazing? This would be a good link for every size plot. This says little bluestem might be annoying in the garden… homestead on the range See Also:
June 6 Black swallowtail
The growing season for arborvitae in Colorado Because arborvitaes grow continuously during the growing season, you can prune them at any time through mid-summer. Topping arborvitaes, however, negatively affects the trees’ growth and appearance and should be avoided.
http://plants.echters.com/12130005/Plant/10242/Tricolor_Beech/ I need to add this to my namesake garden .. Buchner Lilac Beech. Buch in German.
Monarda fistulosa – 2 – 4 ft H x 2 – 3 ft W. Spider-like lavender blooms in late summer blooming, July to September. Full sun to part shade Water: Dry to medium; But needs good air flow. PLANTED 5/26/2019 7 – Raised beds. Need to get better moisture management for the raised beds. I […]
(8) Big Bluestem andropogon-gerardii Height 4-8 Feet Spread 4-5 Feet Spacing 24 Inches Native clump grass, gray to blue-green stems in spring, green alternating with deep red in summer, then to coppery red in fall. Moist meadows and roadsides and rivers – but can be drought tolerant. Three-fingered seed heads top tall stems in August […]
Rabbitbrush: Ericameria nauseosa Inspiration: Lifescapecolorado.com USDA
Dropseed Sporobolus heterolepis http://www.missouribotanicalgarden.org/PlantFinder/PlantFinderDetails.aspx?kempercode=f680 https://wimastergardener.org/article/prairie-dropseed-sporobolus-heterolepis/
Little Bluestem – Schizachyrium scoparium Purchased from Prairie Nursery: in a 32 plant kit. If you purchase from them be sure to plant prep for shipping. I was not aware the bottom of the plant containers are open and they dry out quickly! I opted to plant in larger containers for a planting later […]