New Jersey Tea

Posted on July 26, 2010

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 the tips of the stalks.  This summer-blooming deciduous plant may grow to a height of […]

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Bottlebrush Buckeye

Posted on July 26, 2010

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 entire flower spike has the “bottlebrush” appearance, hence its common name!  Spikes may be anywhere […]

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Tournament for the greatest athletes in competitive watersports

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