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Gardening Responsibly Plants of the Month

Check out some of our favourite ornamental garden plants that look great and have a low risk of spreading into natural areas.

Acalypha wilkesiana
Acalypha wilkesiana (Fijian Fire Plant, Copperleaf, Match Me If You Can)
Growth Habit
Certified Gardening Responsibly
Abelia grandiflora ‘Shorty’
Abelia grandiflora ‘Shorty’
Growth Habit
Certified Gardening Responsibly
Linnaea uniflora
Linnaea uniflora (Glossy Abelia) (Abelia uniflora)
Growth Habit
Certified Gardening Responsibly

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