at Digging Dog
Inciting a hubbub of horticultural intrigue because
of its house plant affiliations, this bold tropicalthemed
broadleaf evergreen is surprisingly hardy.
Low-branching Schefflera delavayi launches wide umbrellas of
lobed Oak-shaped new growth cloaked with an alluring
fawn-colored fuzz and mature, glossy green compound
leaves that can reach a massive 3 ft. across, while long
lacy sprays distinguished by petite white flowers make a
luminous autumn display. An Aralia family member indigenous
to southeastern China and Vietnam's higher
regions, the Umbrella Tree needs dappled shade and rich well-drained evenly
moist soil to sustain
its gallant good looks.
Size: 10' 0"–15' 0" high x 5' 0"–8' 0" wide; hardy to zone 7.
Schefflera delavayi (S-0780)
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Current Staff's Favorite Plant
Our fall arrangement includes: Asters
I wanted this arrangement to celebrate the diverse beauty that autumn affords. It was photographed by acclaimed garden photographer, Saxon Holt, who happened to be visiting us.
Autumnal Fanfare: Lambent Leaves, Glistening Berries, Fleeting Flowers, last chance for Fantastic Fall Sale, Gift Certificates now on sale!
Here at Digging Dog, we’ve had some welcome rain to actually soak the soil. With the onset of shorter days and chilly nights, a quieter contemplative mood envelopes parts of the garden. As many herbaceous plants are fading into dormancy, evergreen shrubs, bold-toned leaves, textural seed-heads plus plump glistening berries take center stage. The impressive group of plants featured in this newsletter caught my eye when I strolled through the nursery and garden yesterday. I hope you enjoy these compelling autumnal offerings. In many locales throughout the country, there’s still time to tuck some botanical gems into an empty garden nook.
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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
Tues 10 am – 4 pm
Wed. 10:30 am – 4 pm
Thu. 12 pm – 4 pm
Fri. & Sat. 10:30 am – 4 pm