Time to get all excited: I’m adding new plants to R&G’s Neighborhood Garden Boutique tomorrow! Camellia sinensis (the leaves are used to make tea!), Tea Olive, Camellia japonicas and sasanquas, Swamp Jasmine, Carolina Jasmine, more native plants, ‘Maid of Orleans’ Sambac Jasmine, pineapple guava, angelwing begonias, brugmansia, Fringe Tree, gerbera daisies, herbs, veggies, Jatropha, Ponytail Palms, and Australian Tree Ferns are just a few on the list to be added.
Angel wing begonia
Australian Tree Fern
White Lady Banks Rose
‘Maid of Orleans’ Sambac Jasmine
So tell me … Do you have anything in particular you want me to start selling? Maybe a plant you’ve had on your wish list for awhile but can’t seem to find anywhere? Or annuals/perennials you know you want to add to your garden? Or maybe a particular type of organic fertilizer you like to use? Just let me know, and I’ll see if I can find it for you!
Guess what’s gonna be blooming its little heart out in about two months? The Lady Banks Rose!
Rosa banksiae is a species rose that was discovered in the early 1800s. She’s a little different than most roses in that she’s evergreen and nearly thornless. She’s also a once-bloomer that puts on a heck of a show for about six weeks in late winter/early spring. R. banksiae ‘Lutea’ blooms clusters of yellow flowers and R. banksiae var. banksiae has white bloom clusters. The clusters may be small, but the sheer number of them makes up for that.
She grows great in sun to part shade (yes, part shade), but give her plenty of room cause she can get to 20′. Her natural arching form is perfect for growing on a fence, arbor, pergola, etc.
Mine are own root in 3-gallon containers, $20 each.
Today is Alachua County Farmers’ Market day till 1:00.