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Bugbane

This is cimicifuga racemosa “Black Negligee.” The edges of the leaves are dipped in purple, a color echo of the dark purple stems. This is a very handsome plant. Sometimes called bugbane, Cimis fit nicely with the Yellow Wax Bells … Continue reading

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Shy Beauty

Thalictrum are one of the delights of the late summer garden. Thalictrum literally means, to flourish, and long ago babies were placed on pillows filled with this lovely plant to ensure their survival. My plants keep seeding themselves thither and … Continue reading

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