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Mid-Atlantic plant program names 2010 Plants of Distinction

The program was developed by the Virginia Nurseryman’s Association’s Horticulture Research Foundation.

Kelli Rodda | January 27, 2010

The 2010 Plants of Distinction are:
Dryopteris erythrosora ‘Brilliance’ (Autumn fern), Eucomis ‘Sparkling Burgundy’ (purple pineapple lily), Rudbeckia subtomentosa ‘Henry Eilers’ (sweet coneflower), Schizachyrium scoparium ‘The Blues’ (blue bluestem), Yucca filamentosa ‘Color Guard’, Corylopsis pauciflora (goldleaf buttercup winterhazel), Cercis canadensis ‘Hearts of Gold’ (Eastern redbud) and Buxus sempervirens ‘Dee Runk’ (American boxwood).
 

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