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Your Denver landscaping ABCs: Part One


August 7, 2019

Looking for your Denver landscaping ABCs - we’ve put together a series just for you. Our Denver landscaping ABCs is your key to learning about (and ultimately picking) our favorite plant for each letter of the alphabet! Here are the first eight plants we have to recommend, and why.

A - Angelonia: Looking for summer-long color and blooms? Angelonia is the perfect plant to give your flower beds and garden a nice pop! These heat-resistant annuals are a great, low-maintenance way to create a good looking flower bed. 

B - Butterfly Bush: If you love butterflies, this truly is the perfect bush for you. As the name implies, this beautifully colored bush does in fact attract butterflies, and it’s colorful flower spikes are perfect for those looking for a vibrant pop of color. 

C - Calamintha: Love the smell of mint? Some say the calamintha has mint-scented leaves and tolerates both dry and wet soil. The calamintha grows dainty white flowers throughout the year and is the perfect ornamental shrub.

D - Dahlia: We can’t get enough of these flowers! Dahlias are easy to grow, are easy to cut flowers, and fair well as accent plants in containers. 

E - Eucalyptus: Eucalyptus plants are full-sun plants that have a gorgeous green color. Not only are these annual plants drought-tolerant, they are perfect for those looking for a fast growing shrub.

F - False Cyprus: The false cyprus is a great feature tree that is relatively low maintenance. This tree can grow to be 66-200+ feet tall and is a member of the conifer tree family.

G - Geranium: Geraniums are perfect if you are looking for a plant that does well in morning sun and semi-shaded areas. These beautiful flowers can add a big pop of color to your landscaping, and is the perfect add if you are looking for a stunning color mix every year. 

H - Hydrangea: Hydgrangeas are not only our favorite - they are a fan favorite! With many different varieties, hydgrangeas are the plants that not only come back year after year, but come in white, blue, and even pink. Finding the  perfect hydrangea for your garden can be a challenge, but know your light requirements and come in to see us. 

Join us for our next two blogs - part two and three, where we will explore 18 more plant options that will be the perfect addition to your landscaping! Always remember that you can contact Wild Irishman if you need any additional assistance or have questions - we are here to give you A+ service, and help you create the beautiful yard of your dreams. From landscaping design, water service, maintenance and paving - we have all the services you need to achieve your perfect lawn. Contact us as soon as you can to make an appointment or to get a free quote!