Plant of the Month: Sarcococca

February 14, 2019

Sarcococca, also known as Sweet Box, is a winter blooming favorite. The glossy, evergreen foliage is always welcome around this time of year when many other plants lack the greenery we so crave in winter time. While its foliage is a nice sight, the tiny white flowers are why we chose this as plant of… Read more >

Winter Sun Hybrid Mahonia (Mahonia x media 'Winter Sun') Photo Courtesy of Great Plant Picks Plant of the Month: Winter Sun Hybrid Mahonia

January 15, 2019

To kick the year off with a bright spark is the Winter Sun Hybrid Mahonia (Mahonia x media ‘Winter Sun’). This architectural evergreen has fragrant, bright yellow blooms in December/January. The glossy evergreen frond-like foliage grows in upright whorls along its branches which make it a great choice for a focal plant for all seasons…. Read more >

Midnight Marvel Mallow (Hibiscus x 'Midnight Marvel') Plant of the Month: Hibiscus

September 13, 2017

If you’re interested in fall color, you are certainly in the right place here in the Pacific Northwest. While we have so many choices between trees, shrubs, and groundcovers for great fall color, Hibiscus x ‘Midnight Marvel’ really stands out with its vibrant blooms and colorful foliage.   Hibiscus x ‘Midnight Marvel’ has a mounding… Read more >

Cornus kousa 'Summer Gold' Photo Courtesy of Plant Haven Plant of the Month: Dogwood

May 12, 2017

A treasure in the landscape, dogwoods are a sure sign of spring with their showy white and pink blooms. This 4-petaled wonder not only has beautiful flowers this time of year, but they also have really great red fall coloring. For the most part, we use mostly Cornus kousa and some Cornus nuttallii in our landscape… Read more >

Snakes Head (Fritillaria meleagris) Plant of the Month: Fritillaria

March 17, 2017

With so many beautiful flowers starting to bloom this time of year, it’s hard to choose just one for plant of the month. Fritillaria is just so unique making it perfect for springtime! Fritillaria is a great option to diversify your bulb collection with its multiple varieties to choose from each having their own unique… Read more >