Plant Profiles by Riz Reyes

April 2014 Plant Profile: Convallaria majalis ‘Striatum’

One of the most iconic and fragrant of all spring flowers, this variegated selection of lily-of-the-valley is not as aggressive as the straight species.

March 2014 Plant Profile: Stewartia sinensis

A new tree will be added to our collections at the Center for Urban Horticulture. Stewartia sinensis will be planted in the Soest Perennial Display Garden.

February 2014 Plant Profile: Helleborus x ballardiae Gold Collection® Merlin

One of the toughest, but also one of the most beautiful winter blooming perennials! We have a special hybrid Hellebore new to UW Botanic Gardens!

January 2014 Plant Profile: Cupressus macrocarpa ‘Goldcrest’

Striking color and accent for year round containers. The golden Monterey Cypress is popular and readily available for gardeners!

December 2013 Plant Profile: Gaultheria procumbens

A favorite little shrub for winter containers adding interest, color and intrigue.

November 2013 Plant Profile: Camellia sasanqua ‘Setsugekka’

A sweet and lovely surprise for fall as Camellias start putting on a show. See Camellia sasanqua ‘Setsugekka’ in full bloom this month!