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Plant of the Month

Caradonna Salvia

Caradonna Salvia is a garden must have and one of our favorites of the Salvias.

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Deutschland Astilbe

If you're looking for a shade loving perennial to brighten your garden that is easy to grow then Deutschland Astilbe is for you.

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Dwarf Korean Lilac

Dwarf Korean Lilac has been a mainstay landscape plant for some time but it's worth mentioning. This Lilac is an ideal size for many landscapes while still providing that wonderful, beloved Lilac fragrance.

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Hummelo Betony

Hummelo Betony, also known as Alpine Betony is another favorite at LCbW. It is a wonderful border plant in sunny locations.

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Emerald Green Arborvitae

Not a fan of the view from your backyard or perhaps you're looking for some more privacy? As homeowners have spent more time at home the last few years we've gotten an increasing number of calls requesting plantings to create a privacy screen in their landscape.

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Karen Azalea

Karen Azaleas have many desirable features and we love using them in our designs!

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Little Bluestem

Our first plant of the month for 2022 has been this year's selection for the Perennial Plant of the Year by the Perennial Plant Association.

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Taunton Yew

Yews are a long time used staple in the ornamental landscape and at one point became overused and over-pruned. However, don't be so quick to disregard this versatile shrub for your yard.

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Fall Fiesta Sugar Maple

The name says it all. This Sugar Maple cultivar boasts excellent fall colors ranging from yellow to red.

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Arrowwood Viburnum

Hate your neighbor? Tired of looking at the junk in his yard (or maybe your own yard.. we're not judging!)? Don't want to stare at that blank wall while enjoying your backyard space? Instead of putting up a wood or pvc fence, consider a green living fence!

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Northwind Switchgrass

Northwind Switchgrass is a choice variety for it's clean upright habit and dense foliage.

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Seven Son Flower

Seekers of unique garden plants, stop here! Seven Son Flower is an under-rated, under-used large, multi-stemmed shrub/small ornamental tree that brings beauty to the garden all four seasons.

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July: Autumn Fire Sedum

Upright Sedum boasts many desirable qualities such as: drought and salt tolerance, pollinator friendly, rabbit resistant, and LOW maintenance!

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Cleopatra Coneflower

The Coneflower variety 'Cleopatra' is a favorite of our designer, Logan Alberts. The vibrant golden-yellow flowers dance over the green foliage on strong stems and bloom all summer from May to September.

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Storm Cloud Amsonia

Storm Cloud Amsonia is a cultivated perennial native to Missouri. We love all Amsonia varieties for their early blooms and fabulous fall foliage.

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Seasonal Annuals

Whether in the ground or potted, with the right selection of annuals a space can be transformed into a focal point drawing the eye to an entrance, a sculpture piece, or specimen tree.

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Lesser Calamint

As magnificent as fireworks Calamint blooms bursting with small white, sometimes blue-tinged flowers from early summer through fall.

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Green Carpet Pachysandra

This shade-loving evergreen is the perfect way to combat a low light area!

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Balsam Fir

No matter the season, the Balsam Fir provides beauty in privacy and windbreak settings.

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Bur Oak

Provide shade and beauty for generations to come by planting a majestic Bur Oak tree.

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Berry Poppins Winterberry

Extend the beauty of your landscape throughout the year with these cheery red berries.

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Little Suzy Blackeyed Susan

This compact version of the classic Blackeyed Susan is a lovely addition to any garden, bringing bright yellow into the fall months.

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Toad Lily

Perfect for late-summer color, the Toad Lily attracts hummingbirds and brings a delicate charm to shady gardens.

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Junior Walker Catmint

A long lasting perennial that brings lavender-blue flowers to your landscape all throughout the summer months.

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Little Lime Hydrangea

Little Lime Hydrangea is a popular newer introduction that offers all of the impact of the standard panicle Hydrangea in a smaller form.

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Max Frei Geranium

Max Frei is a favorite at LawnCare by Walter. It boasts long bloom times for brilliant color in summer.

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Caesar's Brother Iris

Add brightness to your Spring garden and texture all season long.

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Eastern Redbud

The Eastern Redbud's open branching creates a stunning statement all year.

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Spring Bulbs

Spring bulbs are the welcomers of the season's arrival with an array of colors and styles!

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New Jersey Tea

An underused shrub, New Jersey Tea is a shrub you should become familiar with!

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Redosier Red-twig Dogwood

Vivid Colors Brighten the Winter Doldrums.

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Rugosa Rose

It was introduced to America from Japan in the mid-19th century, since it could tolerate salt water.

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Narrow Leaf Blue Star

Narrow Leaf Blue Star is an underused perennial in the modern landscape that boasts multi-seasonal interest.

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Black Chokeberry

Ravishing fall colors for nearly every setting.

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Little Bluestem

Little bluestem is a native warm season prairie grass whose blue-green stems grow to 2-4 feet tall by September.

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Shamrock Inkberry

Great alternative for boxwood and evergreens to avoid winter burn.

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Jack Frost Brunnera

2012 PPA (Perennial Plant of the Year)

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Dwarf Bush-Honeysuckle

Fragrant yellow, trumpet-shaped blooms June-July

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Ice Dance Sedge

Add texture to your shade garden with the grass-like foliage of sedge.

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Butterfly Weed

This low maintenance perennial is versatile and beautiful.

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Zagreb Coreopsis

The perfect plant to kick-off the summer months!

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Hot Coral Coneflower

Color popping perennial, sure to be a show-stopper in your sunny garden!

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PJM Rhododendron

An excellent plant choice with 4 seasons of interest for any landscape!

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Prairie Smoke

This is the perfect plant for a low maintenance garden or beginner gardener, wanting to experiment with natives.

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Serbian Spruce

Use as a tree to add scale and height to a garden, in groupings or tightly spaced in windbreaks.

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Oakleaf Hydrangea

The Oakleaf Hydrangea is under-utilized in the North American landscaping...

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Astilbe Pumila

Astilbe Pumila, also known as Chinese Astilbe, is a prized and unique perennial...

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Caramel Coral Bell

Caramel Coral Bell is a showy and colorful perennial..

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Blue False Indigo

Blue False Indigo is a low maintenance shrubby perennial that grows best in full sun exposure..

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Compact Burning Bush

AKA Dwarf Burning Bush

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Black Tupelo

Also known as Sour Gum, this spectacular native tree is underused in our modern landscapes.

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Annabelle Hydrangea

At home in a variety of garden settings.

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Millenium Allium

Characteristics & Cultural Requirements Height: 12''-16" Spread: 12''-14" Habit/Form: Upright & compact Hardiness Zone: 4-9 Exposure: Full sun Soil: Well-drained

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American Hornbeam

A great small/medium sized tree that can be utilized in many planting situations.

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Northwind Switch Grass

Northwind Switch grass offers stunning architectural foliage that can make bold statement in the landscape.

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Dwarf Fothergilla

This easy to grow shrub makes a great choice for groupings, foundation plantings and native plant areas.

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Golden Raindrops Crabapple

This is yet another all-star for the landscape all season long

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Spring Crocus

This attractive perennial is one of the first true signs of spring.

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