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Plants of the Week: November 2

Camellia 'Snow Flurry' (4) JWCCamellia ‘Snow Flurry’

It’s Camellia season! Fall blooming camellias are underrepresented in autumn gardens. They are notable as they provide blooms over a 4-6 week period. Open flowers are susceptible to frost, but closed buds are hardy and will soon open, replacing those damaged by cold temperatures. Camellia ‘Snow Flurry’ is a gorgeous, pure white cultivar. One of the parents of ‘Snow Flurry’ is Camellia oleifera, a fall-flowering Chinese species known for its cold hardiness. Photo credit: J. Coceano

Salvia oxyphora bloom (4) JWC2Salvia oxyphora

The fuzzy Bolivian sage has been catching the eye of many a passersby of late. The large fuzzy …

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