Tag - Plant Profiles

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Plant Profiles: Purple Leaf Sand Cherry (Prunus X cistena)
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Plant Profile: Burning Bush (Euonymus Alatus)
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Plant Profile: Clematis “Tangutica”
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Plant Profile: Periwinkle, or Myrtle (Vinca Minor)
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Plant Profile: William Baffin Rose

Plant Profile: Periwinkle, or Myrtle (Vinca Minor)

Periwinkle (or Myrtle, Vinca Minor) is hardy in Ottawa and a wonderful, shade-tolerant ground cover. With its glossy leaves and easy-going ways I love this plant – but people in other climates should beware, as it can be invasive. Learn the full roster of pros and cons in this post.

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Plant Profile: William Baffin Rose

Tough, thorny and pretty, William Baffin is a great choice for gardens with brutally cold winters. It can, perhaps be too vigorous…as I learned when I planted it. It eventually earned the nickname “the rose monster”…find out why.

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