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Fact sheet: Turmeric


Common Name(s):Hidden ginger, Queen lily, Turmeric Cultivar(s):Curcuma petioloria ‘Emperor’, C. domestica , C. roscoeana, C. petiolata Category:Summer Bulbs Comment:Divisions must have a portion of the crown Season:Summer Light:AM Sun to 25% Shade Color:Pink Height:18-24 in. (45-60 cm) Depth:Cover… Read More

Fact sheet: Golden Plume

Golden Plume

Scientific name: Justicia aurea  Acathaceae Habit: Tall shrub General Height: 4-6 feet Slope: All Sun or Shade: Bright shade to part sun Inflorescence Colors: Yellow Flower Pollination: Hummingbird Bloom Time: Mid Summer/Late Summer/Early Fall Water: Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater Golden Plume… Read More

Fact sheet: Foxglove beardtongue

foxglove beardtongue

Scientific name: Penstemon digitalis Common Name(s):Foxglove beardtongue, White beardtongue Categories:Native Plants, Wildflowers Comment:Attracts hummingbirds Season:Late spring into early summer Height:2-4 ft. Foliage:Smooth stems; opposite, lance-shaped to oblong, finely toothed leaves; basal leaves are elliptical Flower:1 in. white or… Read More