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A Pearl Among Shrubs

The Korean Pearl Bush is a truly wonderful spring-blooming  shrub. The Pearl Bush isn’t nearly as commonly planted as crabapples or the ubiquitous bridal wreath spirea, but it should be.  I love this shrub.  Searching it out will be worth … Continue reading

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A Plug for Phlomis

Nope, not promoting a rugby team from northern England, but a member of the mint family.  Someone recently mentioned the mint family’s aggressive tendencies. Naturally, I felt guilty for condemning an entire family for the sins of a few. So … Continue reading

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