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Callicarpa bodinieri for a Profusion of Violet Berries in Autumn

When I initially discovered the Callicarpa bodinieri ‘Profusion’ I was first attracted by the name, Callicarpa that seems to roll off the tongue. Latin plant names excited and enthralled me as a bright-eyed 16-year-old apprentice horticulturist, with a passion for learning all about plants and Gardening. 169 more words

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Take Note of Your Elder...

It’s easy to ignore and disparage because it grows on waste ground or by canal-banks: few people would cultivate it deliberately but according to folklore elder is a special tree because it frames summer.   280 more words

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