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Bush Park's Featured Plant Oct.10

Hesperantha (Schizostylis) coccinea (aka Kaffir Lily), a member of the Iris family, is a perennial bulb native to South Africa. This vigorous, clump-forming plant likes moist but well-drained soil and sun. 39 more words

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Bush Park’s Featured Plant Sept.25

Espalier is the ancient practice of training a woody plant to grow flat against a wall, fence, trellis, or railing. Partly decorative, but also to conserve space and, in the case of a fruit tree, to make the fruit more accessible for harvesting. 63 more words

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Bush Park’s Featured Plant Oct.3

Fall-blooming Anemones (aka Windflowers) add a welcome boost of color to the garden in September and October when many flowering perennials are losing their petals and going to seed. 58 more words

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Bush Park’s Featured Plant Sept.12

Hibiscus moscheutos (aka Rose Mallow): Our hibiscus is a hardy perennial that consistently overwinters here. We have three different varieties, all having large trumpet-shaped flowers with crepe-paper petals and long tongues (stamen and stigma) that attract bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds. 31 more words

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Bush Park’s Featured Plant Sept.4

Amaryllis belladonna (aka Naked Lady Lily): Strappy leaves appear in the spring, then after they die back, the slender stock appears, followed by fragrant, pink flowers in late August. 6 more words

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Bush Park’s Featured Plant Aug.14

Helenium autumnale. Native perennial belonging to the sunflower family. Also known as Sneezeweed, from the Native Americans use of the leaves to make snuff. A pollenizer for bees and butterflies. 10 more words

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Bush Park’s Featured Plant Aug.28

Cleome hassleriana (aka Spider Flower): Sweetly fragrant, drought-tolerant annual that is easily grown by direct sowing outdoors, and then self-seeds prolifically to return year after year. 99 more words

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