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Purple Passion

One of my favorite fall shrubs is Callicarpa americana, commonly called beautyberry -a spectacular purple color in the fall garden. A wonderful shrub for full sun or part shade, the birds will use the fruit from the Callicarpa for food as the weather gets colder. When the berries are fully colored, I cut 12-18″ branches from the bush, strip the leaves, and place them in a vase to brighten up the kitchen. They provide color for a month.

Happy in loamy soil,this zone 6 shrub is pest free. Considering planting one of these delightful shrubs, that I have enjoyed in my garden over the past 20 years.

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Hardy Hibiscus

A statement plant for the garden. The hardy hibiscus provides fabulous fall color, is long blooming and beautiful! What more could you ask of a plant?

Hardy Hibiscus @pixieperennials.com

Hardy Hibiscus @pixieperennials.com

The Garden Conservancy Open Days is this Sunday, September 18, 2016
 


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A Peak at Pixie Perennials

A quick preview of what is about to bloom in the garden.

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The Greenwich Daffodil Society Show 2016

Last year was the first time I attended the Greenwich Daffodil Society Show and I was delighted with the event. I encourage everyone to attend, you won’t be disappointed.

Areas of interest: flower arranging, photography, and youth entries. Anyone can enter. Go to greenwichdaffodilsociety@gmail.com for details.
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