Echinacea Pow Wow Wild Berry: An Exciting New Introduction in Coneflowers.

ECHINACEA purpurea PowWow Wild Berry is a new seed variety of Coneflower that is a 2010 AAS Flower Award winner.  It’s a variety released by breeder Jian Ping Ren, Phd a PanAmerican breeder.  According to Ren, “As we were evaluating a large field of Echinacea, a vibrant color immediately caught our attention, and all plans to . . . → Read More: Echinacea Pow Wow Wild Berry: An Exciting New Introduction in Coneflowers.

Venus Fly Trap: How To Take Care and Feed One of the World’s Coolest Plants

Venus Fly Trap

The Venus Fly Trap is a plant that every kid in the world wants to own.  A plant that is “alive” and eats things that lands in it’s mouth.  What kid doesn’t like to feed his plant meat?  As fun as the Venus Fly Trap is, there are some tricks and tips to keeping it alive . . . → Read More: Venus Fly Trap: How To Take Care and Feed One of the World’s Coolest Plants

Pole Apple Trees: Columnar is the New Trend in Fruits

Growing your own fruits and vegetables has become a hot trend over the last few years but homeowners that planted their fruit trees are learning a hard lesson.  Even dwarf varieties can get to be a pretty big plant.  That problem has been solved.  Introducing what is going to be the hot new plants over the . . . → Read More: Pole Apple Trees: Columnar is the New Trend in Fruits

Gold Japanese Maple: ACER palmatum ‘Shidawa Gold’

Acer palmatum ‘Shidawa Gold’ is a witches broom at Raraflora Nursery in Australia that originated off Aoyagi.  The leaves are very similar in color and shape but Shidawa Gold only gets to approximately 6 feet in height.  Grown for it’s pea green winter bark and spectacular yellow fall color, this selection is a rare . . . → Read More: Gold Japanese Maple: ACER palmatum ‘Shidawa Gold’