Ferguson's Fragrant Garden Nursery
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Ferguson’s Fragrant Garden Nursery display garden

Hydrangea paniculata 'Limelight'
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Hydrangea paniculata ‘Limelight’ – flowers start out chartreuse, develop a pale creamy green tint and finally turn smoky pink at the season’s end. I want it.

Liriope Pee Dee Gold Ingot
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Liriope ‘Pee Dee Gold Ingot’ – chartreuse, evergreen, grassy lily relative for shady, dry conditions – with spikes of medium purple flowers in late summer to fall… highly desirable! Perhaps a bit dear in price but that’s what plant sales are for! —spotted at Ferguson’s Fragrant Garden Nursery, September 2010

Rudbeckia subtomentosa 'Henry Eilers'
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Rudbeckia subtomentosa ‘Henry Eilers’ – a fantastic, tallish new perennial Rudbeckia I first encountered at last year’s Garden Writers conference in Raleigh, NC. (Thanks, Kelly Norris, for turning me on to this plant!) It’s my new favorite perennial and it’s still a bit hard to find. —this spotted at Ferguson’s Fragrant Garden Nursery, September 2010.

"blue" rose
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Sorry, I can’t remember the name of this shrub rose. But I think the color would be a knock-out next to a chartreuse house (like mine!). I love chartreuse and everything that compliments it. —this seen at Heirloom Garden Roses, September 2010

Rose 'Belle Story'
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English rose ‘Belle Story’ – I can’t wait to position this rose near a dark-leafed Physocarpus opulifolius ‘Diabolo’ – what a spectacular combination that will be! —photographed at Heirloom Old Roses, September 2010

Rose 'Hot Cocoa'
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Rose ‘Hot Cocoa’ – I photograph this weird rose every single time I go to Heirloom. It’s such a fascinating color! It looks more brownish-coral in real life. In this photo, it almost looks normal and pretty. But in reality, it’s weird, believe me!

Climber 'The Impressionist'
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Climbing rose ‘The Impressionist’ – quite possibly my favorite color in a rose. Apricot looks good with nearly everything. Except chartreuse, which also looks good with nearly everything. Go figger! — this photo taken at Heirloom Old Roses, September 2010

Ferguson's Fragrant Garden Nursery
Hydrangea paniculata 'Limelight'
Liriope Pee Dee Gold Ingot
Rudbeckia subtomentosa 'Henry Eilers'
"blue" rose
Rose 'Belle Story'
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Rose 'Hot Cocoa'
Climber 'The Impressionist'
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