Tag Archives: Sedum

Salvia ‘Caradonna’ & Sedum ‘Xenox’

Sorry for yet another low quality cell phone picture but figured at least if it’s not the greatest picture at least it shows some fantastic plants. About three years ago I was doing some landscaping and tackled this bed, which, … Continue reading

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Garden Bloggers’ Bloom Day, June 2011

Today came unexpectedly fast and I’m a little unprepared. Some of these are re-posts and others are new, and don’t forget the Irises which are at the tail end of their blooming now too. Sedum tetractinum Sedum spathulifolium ‘Cape Blanco’ … Continue reading


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New Plant, Sedum tetractinum

Sedum tetractinum This is a low spreading Sedum with interesting smooth leaves (setting it apart from the very common ‘Dragon’s Blood’ type Sedums) and pink stems. Fairly normal Sedum-like yellow flowers are nice but I’m definitely growing this for the … Continue reading

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Foliage Followup, May 2011

It seems like everything grows fastest here in May. We’ve (usually) had some warmer weather by now and any time it rains things seem to just shoot out of the ground. Here are a few of the more interesting foliage … Continue reading

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Random pictures from the Toronto Zoo from December

These are some pictures I’d taken at the Toronto Zoo back in early December. Platycerium bifurcatum. Also note the Epipremnum aureum in the background taking on its mature split-leaf form that you’ll never see from one as a typical houseplant. … Continue reading

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Sedum ‘Lynda Windsor’ Flowering

I’m going to have to see this plant next summer to see how it behaves for me. So far it’s a little floppy but naturally it’s also in its first year so who knows what it’ll do next year. If … Continue reading

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New Plants!

Had a fantastic day today – Visited a friend’s nursery* and wow. It may be a small (tiny) nursery compared to where I work be there was just so much that was so exciting and generally just all around different … Continue reading

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A few things

NOID Red Rose I promised you pictures of my NOID Red Rose when it was open and putting on a good show and now it is. It’s even slightly fragrant, though beside my Hall’s honeysuckle and at only 2′ tall … Continue reading

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New Perennials in blue

While my long time absolute and unrivaled favourite perennial Salvia has been Salvia nemorosa ‘Caradonna’ I had to have ‘Rhapsody in Blue’ when I saw it today. It lacks the dark purple stems of ‘Caradonna’ but has absolutely massive (for … Continue reading

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New Plant: Sedum album ‘Faro Form’

We’ve been getting a ton of perennials in over the past little while and that means lots of things that are really nice that I think I need to buy. Fortunately these are all hardy plants that I can keep … Continue reading

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