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VINE: Lonicera sempervirens (Trumpet Honeysuckle)

Tried and True Native Plant Selections for the Mid-Atlantic: Lonicera sempervirens Lonicera sempervirens
Low maintenance and showy, Trumpet Honeysuckle blooms intermittently until frost.
Check out Mary Free’s video of Hummingbirds feasting on Lonicera flowers.  Continue reading

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Flowers That Attract Pollinators and Robbers to a Garden

The shape, color, structure and odor of a flower usually determine the type of pollinators it attracts. A flower requires a pollinator that will visit it regularly and successfully transfer pollen in and/or between it and other flowers of its species to ensure fruit and seed production. For the service of pollination, the flower provides a reward: usually food such as nectar and/or pollen. Thus plants and their pollinators enjoy a mutualistic relationship. Continue reading

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Blooming RED, White, and Blue

As promised, here is a follow up to our Planning for the Red, White and Blue series on patriotic gardens. Enjoy your holiday and our pictures of some of the red, white, and blue flowers that we found blooming in local gardens on July 4 of years past. Continue reading

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VINE: Lonicera sempervirens (Trumpet Honeysuckle)

Tried and True Native Plant Selections for the Mid-Atlantic
Low maintenance and showy, Trumpet Honeysuckle blooms intermittently until frost. Check out Mary Free’s video of Hummingbirds feasting on Lonicera flowers.  Continue reading

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