July 10, 2014
Beginning to feel the summer heat?
Trautvetteria caroliniensis (Carolina bugbane) is a cool plant for part-shade to full shade. Give it a nice, rich, moist spot, and it will rapidly form a ground cover of ornamental, 12” across, deeply lobed foliage.
It is one of the few shade plants to bloom during summer, and it does so in a spectacular way. Long lasting, fragrant, white, feathery orbs develop atop stems that extend 2’ to 3’ above the foliage. How cool is that? read more