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Who are you??? The search for a plant's true identity

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Who are you??? The search for a plant's true identity

Sometimes we have plants growing in our garden collections that aren't quite who we thought they were. Usually when we receive a new accession into the living collections, we have information of what the name of the plant is, where it came from (nursery or collection site in nature) and if it is a seed, cutting or plant. Fortunately, 99.9% of the time, the listed name is correct. Unfortunately this 0.1% can...

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The Return of the High-Altitude Gardener

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The Return of the High-Altitude Gardener

At long last the High-Altitude Gardener has returned to the Denver Botanic Gardens Web site. This searchable online database features some of the favorite plants of the Gardens' horticulture staff that are also some of the best plants to grow in this region. You can link to the High-Altitude Gardener by clicking on one of the images above or look for it on the Gardens' Web site under Gardening Resources.

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Bright Berries Catching Visitor's Eyes

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Bright Berries Catching Visitor's Eyes

This mountain ash had visitors stopping and staring and then asking "What is THAT?" yesterday. It is a slow-growing tree  and according to Michael Dirr in his Manual of Woody Landscape Plants, "Upright with strongly ascending branches, dark green leaves, good large sealing wax red fruits..."  I like the clump form with multiple glossy gray trunks which are also stunning in winter after the leaves drop. It flowers in spring with large...

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