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Organic spidermite protection provided by beneficial predatory mites that kill and eat spidermites. See our new book What's Wrong With My Marijuana Plant to learn all about this and other organic techniques (available for pre-order now). ... See MoreSee Less

Organic spidermite protection provided by beneficial predatory mites that kill and eat spidermites. See our new book Whats Wrong With My Marijuana Plant to learn all about this and other organic techniques (available for pre-order now).

Ceanothus 'Dark Star', a hybrid between C. impressus and C. papillosus, is breathtaking in full bloom. Sometimes called California lilac, the parent species are both native to California. It's an evergreen shrub to 6 or 8 feet tall and wide. Winter hardy to 10 to 15 degrees F. Give it full sun and dry soil. ... See MoreSee Less

Ceanothus Dark Star, a hybrid between C. impressus and C. papillosus, is breathtaking in full bloom. Sometimes called California lilac, the parent species are both native to California. Its an evergreen shrub to 6 or 8 feet tall and wide. Winter hardy to 10 to 15 degrees F. Give it full sun and dry soil.

Sweet woodruff, also called sweet-scented bedstraw, is an enthusiastic little perennial ground cover for shady spots. It's Galium odoratum in the family Rubiaceae. Native to Europe it's used to flavor May wine. It's invasive in some northern states. Curb its enthusiasm in the garden by mowing. USDA zones 4 to 8. ... See MoreSee Less

Sweet woodruff, also called sweet-scented bedstraw, is an enthusiastic little perennial ground cover for shady spots. Its Galium odoratum in the family Rubiaceae. Native to Europe its used to flavor May wine. Its invasive in some northern states. Curb its enthusiasm in the garden by mowing. USDA zones 4 to 8.

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Jim BlackI love this and grow it in sun and shade, where it crowds out almost all weeds. I'm surprised it's a shade plant, because here, at least, it's most vigorous in the sun.

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Mary Anne DesfossesI like it when it's healthy, but I have one patch that gets mildew every year, no matter the weather. Pulling it out does no good; it's back the next year, mildew and all...

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Vanessa Gardner NagelI love how it covers ground below taller plants and it's pretty easy to remove when you want to plant something within it.

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Lucy KennedyI recently planted some of this in a shady area. I have never grown it before

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Myr SpoonmakerI heard another English name for it is"Baby's Breath".

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Bleeding heart is a beautiful herbaceous perennial that blooms in spring. Named Lamprocapnos spectabilis (formerly Dicentra spectabilis) it comes to us from Asia and is winter hardy in USDA zones 3 to 9. Thrives in shady locations. ... See MoreSee Less

Bleeding heart is a beautiful herbaceous perennial that blooms in spring. Named Lamprocapnos spectabilis (formerly Dicentra spectabilis) it comes to us from Asia and is winter hardy in USDA zones 3 to 9. Thrives in shady locations.

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Melissa JohnsonI planted some a couple of weeks ago and all I have are green leaves... no bleeding hearts. 😔

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Sally Ann GrayLady in the bath , 🛀 one of my favorites

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The bright chartreuse Euphorbia flowers stand out in the landscape. Each of these "flowers" however is actually a group of tiny, naked, unisexual flowers, called a cyatheum. Hardy to USDA zones 6 to 8, it's native to Southern Europe. Plants have milky sap which is toxic and can cause contact dermatitis. ... See MoreSee Less

The bright chartreuse Euphorbia  flowers stand out in the landscape. Each of these flowers however is actually a group of tiny, naked, unisexual flowers, called a cyatheum. Hardy to USDA zones 6 to 8, its native to Southern Europe. Plants have milky sap which is toxic and can cause contact dermatitis.

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Deborah HawleyUnusual and delicate. Thanks for sharing.

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Kelly BrownI just planted some of this!!! 💚

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Nancy HaysInteresting

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