Articles tagged as plant
Try This: Configure|
By Clint Brown on March 29, 2010
Many of the new Echinacea cultivars have poor branching. They are often sold as plug-sized plants and often don't survive winter. I have tested Configure™ on my plants and it has shown to improve branching and decrease plant loss.
Sow This: Echinacea 'PowWow Wild Berry'|
By Clint Brown on March 26, 2010
Echinacea 'PowWow Wild Berry' is an All-America Selections Winner for 2010. Featuring intense flower color and compact habit with excellent branching, this plant is already a winner!
Preventing Aster Yellows|
By Clint Brown on June 7, 2010
Aster yellows is caused by a tiny organism called a phytoplasma. The phytoplasma is spread from plant to plant by leafhoppers, which feed on the sap of the plants. Since no treatment is available to save an infected Echinacea, Aster yellows is best managed by removing infected plants and controlling leafhopper populations.
Grow This: Echinacea 'Hot Papaya'|
By Clint Brown on June 15, 2010
There are several orange and red Echinaceas available now, but none of them come close to Echinacea 'Hot Papaya'. Not only are the blooms large and colorful, but they also have a nice fragrance! The plants are also reliable and return after winter, unlike some of the other Echinacea hybrids.