The Garden in WinterBy Larry Rettig (LarryR)
February 7, 2012
(Editor's Note: This article was originally published on December 21, 2008. Your comments are welcome but please be aware that authors of previously published articles may not be able to respond to your questions or comments.)
What plant is pictured here? Take a guess and then check out the answer below.
northern sea oats
*Rosemary Verey, The Garden in Winter, Timber Press, 1998.
Witch Hazel photo by DG member ViburnumValley
Red-Twig Dogwood photo by DG member Gabrielle
Initial photo is of a potted crepe myrtle with icy
Exfoliating bark: paperbark maple, river birch
Red Berries: crabapple, bush honeysuckle, firethorn, heavenly bamboo
DG Article, "Rediscovering my winter wonderland," by bookerc1
DG article, " Winter's Wrath: Ice and Snow Damage" by tonileand
For another view of winter beauty, look for the article, "Snapshots of a Winter Garden" by Stephanie Boles, scheduled for publication on January 2, 2009.
© Larry Rettig 2008