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May Plant of the Month: Fremontodendron ‘California Glory’

Our May Plant of the Month, Fremontodendron 'California Glory' is a large evergreen shrub reaching 20 feet tall and wide at maturity. The dark-green to grey-green leaves are deeply lobed and covered with velvety brown hairs. In spring through summer, this plant puts on quite a show with tons of 3-4 inch lemon-yellow flowers often rimmed in a reddish-orange. This Flannel…
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January Plant of the Month: Arctostaphylos densiflora ‘Howard McMinn’

Arctostaphylos densiflora 'Howard McMinn', commonly known as the Sonoma Manzanita, is a large evergreen shrub endemic to Sonoma County in California. This Manzanita is a favorite in California landscapes due to its attractive characteristics, garden tolerance and dependability. Like most Manzanitas, Arctostaphylos 'Howard McMinn' has striking, red peeling bark. The shrub is naturally low-branching with a mounding…
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