Posts in Plant of the Month
Plant of the Month Nov 2018: Highland Blueberry

Highbush Blueberry (Vaccinium x. marianum, a hybrid of V. fuscatum and V. formosum), are versatile native shrubs or small trees which provide four seasons of interest in eastern Virginia. They can grow 10 feet or more in height, often with several trunks. Young branches are light green with a zigzag pattern which is more obvious in winter after leaf fall.

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Plant of the Month April 2018

Virginia Bluebells (Mertensia  virginica) is one of the most beautiful of the native spring ephemerals that has been introduced into our area.  Although it does not grow naturally in the Northern Neck, it is found throughout much of the rest of Virginia, including the Middle Peninsula.

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