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Feb 5 2016

Plant Spotlight: Little Bluestem (Schizachyrium scoparium)

"You will find this North American prairie grass used quite often in landscapes and large commercial designs due to its great drought-resistance, ease of maintenance and excellent foliage color.  It is being used in mass plantings along roads and highways, as well as in home landscapes.  Little bluestem has a clump-growth habit and grows to around 1 - 2' in height and about as wide.  The flowers appear in August and September and develop well above the foliage, giving it an airy appearance. "      
Jan 29 2016

OSU trials show which plants thrive in central Ohio summers

"Strike up the band, because here come TBDPITL — the best damn plants in the land. They’re chosen during the summertime trials of annual plants at Chadwick Arboretum & Learning Gardens on the Ohio State University campus."   "Of the 530 varieties that were tested, here are a few more overachievers: • Angelonia: Alonia Pink Romance, a sun lover that, once established, tolerates drought. Angelonias, also known as summer snapdragons, boast striking flower spikes all summer.
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