Monthly Archives: August 2011

Joe Pye Weed- Eupatorium Purpureum

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Joe Pye Weed showed up in the wilder parts of my garden a few years ago. I think it looks terrific with Angelica Gigas. Named after the American Indian , Joe Pye, who was said to have cured typhus with … Continue reading

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Angelica Gigas

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A gardening friend gave me three Angelica gigas, which is a monocarpic biennial or short-lived perennial plant from China, Japan and Korea. Monocarpic plants are those that flower, set seeds and then die. The first year, Angelica rocketed to 4 … Continue reading

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