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January Plant of the Month: Aloe striata

The showy orange-red flowers of this 2’ wide succulent rosette make this plant an eye-catcher from winter into spring. Coral aloe provides the perfect punch of color for a gray winter, which is why we’re spotlighting this aloe as our pick for January Plant of the Month. Flowers rise on stalks about 2’ tall above broad, flat gray…
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December Plant of the Month: Leucadendron salignum ‘Winter Red’

This tough, drought-tolerant evergreen shrub is a stand-out with a dense display of vibrant red foliage, which is particularly intense in the fall and winter months. It is grown for its leathery bracts, which are actually modified leaves that typically resemble (and are often mistaken for) flowers. The bracts are long-lasting and make a unique addition to cut flower arrangements. Inconspicuous cones develop at the…
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