New Jersey Tea

Tea, Anyone? There is a fairly unobtrusive native plant that is blooming now.  It adds interest to the roadsides and if you look closely you’ll probably find insects particularly like the white, fluffy flowers that occur in small plumes at

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Bottlebrush Buckeye

One of my favorite summer-blooming shrubs is the Bottlebrush Buckeye (Aesculus parviflora). The show spikes of white flowers are at their peak right now at Callaway Gardens.  Since the stamens (male part of the flower) extend beyond the petals, the

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