Regional Gardening Reports :: National Gardening Association

Tropical South

July, 2001
Regional Report

In the Garden


Being Careful with Clerodendrums

Clerodendrums or glory bowers can be great landscape plants. They are hardy in most of our region and can take the heat. However, they must be used with caution. While their wide range of flower types and heady fragrance lures gardeners to planting them...
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Local Buzz

Coleus Combinations A hot plant that is being widely used this year is coleus. In particular, I've noted many...

Favorite or New Plant

Blue Butterfly Clerodendrum Clerodendrum ugandense 'Blue Butterfly' is not an aggressive plant. It grows 5 feet tall and...
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Regional Reminders

  • Make Note of Lilies
  • Prune Shrubs
  • Care for Dormant Plants
  • Leave Grass Clippings
  • Leave Lizards Alone

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