at Digging Dog
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An easy-going dwarf Patrinia, this compact Japanese
denizen serves a generous helping of cheery petite yellow
flowers all summer long. The bright blooms are
held in loose clusters, staged well above pinnately cut
broad toothed leaves that shape a tidy rounded deep
green clump. Undaunted by hot humid weather and
appreciative of rich moderately moist soil, P. gibbosa
is a showy contender for mixed borders or cottage
gardens, where it keeps our interest sparked with late
season chartreuse flower bracts.
Size: 12"–18" high x 9"–12" wide; hardy to zone 6.
Patrinia gibbosa (P-1810)
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Perennials that cool down a hot summer day, refreshing foliage, soothing blooms, last chance to take advantage of our summer sale!
Bring sparkling beauty to your August plantings
Perhaps you’re looking for some soothing floral or foliar accents on a hot summer day! We’ve found that snowy white, clear pink, pale yellow and deep blue blooms coupled with silver, bluish green or emerald-toned leaves become refreshing counterpoints to warmer-hued flowers. They offer a place where your eye can rest, much like cleansing your palette when tasting wine. These shades meld the spicy-colored flowers of many Achillea, Crocosmia, Dahlia, Geum, Helenium, Kniphofia, Rudbeckia and Salvia.
Our next guided Saturday Strolls is August 19th., followed by September 16th & October 7th. We hope you’ll come visit us this summer. Digging Dog's Early August 2017 Newsletter Link
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Digging Dog Nursery
a retail and mail order plant nursery specializing in unusual and hard to find perennials, ornamental grasses, shrubs, trees, and vines.
31101 Middle Ridge Rd.
Albion, CA 95410
Tuesday by appointment only