September 6, 2018
Astilbe Pumila, also known as Chinese Astilbe, is a prized and unique perennial that will brighten up any shaded area. Tall little spikes, adorned with pretty pink/mauve flowers display longer bloom times from July into October. Though small, this flowering plant will add wonderful color and texture going into the colder months and is a good choice for any shady garden or wooded area.
Astilbe can be used as a groundcover, edging and border plant.
We have had hydrangea fever for some time now! What is not to love about these vigorous growing, heavy blooming garden plants?
Chicagoland green boxwood was introduced in 1994. Chicagoland grows as a hardy, dense growing hybrid of boxwood. A broadleaf evergreen with foliage typical of most deciduous plants, boxwood retains its leaves year-round, which are dark green, small and curved.
A female cultivar of the red maple, the October glory maple is a medium sized deciduous tree with glossy green leaves containing three main triangular lobes.