Ramblings of a "New American" Gardener

Lindera glauca ‘Salicifolia’

So what’s the name of this Lindera? Glauca/Angustifolia/Salicifolia?

November 6, 2018

Confusion seems to reign in the naming of an increasingly popular, and to my eye, very beautiful, resilient, and easy shrub. Many of us have seen different variations of the name and wondered what is correct. Are there different species, or are the names simply confused? Taxonomist Julian Shaw of the Royal Horticultural Society has […]

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In praise of weather (again)

December 14, 2016

Old English dun, dunn, of Germanic origin; probably related to dusk … I think color is a good place to start, though perhaps not dun … rather gold, orange, black.

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