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Romantic bleeding heart makes my top 10 list of plants most fun to grow in the landscape. Read about all ten here: http://landscaping.about.com/od/unusualplants1/tp/10-Plants-That-Are-Fun-to-Grow-Outdoors.htm
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+David Beaulieu My Mother used to have these when I was a kid, they remind me so much of my childhood!
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Punxsutawney Phil has predicted an early spring for 2016. So I think the following Samuel Taylor Coleridge quote (from his sonnet, "Work Without Hope"), used in the movie, "Groundhog Day," is apt: "Winter, slumbering in the open air, wears on its smiling face a dream...of spring." Read my take on groundhogs and Groundhog Day at http://landscaping.about.com/cs/pestcontrol/a/groundhog_day.htm
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Oriental poppy is one of those plants that I find very attractive while still in bud -- especially as the first cracking occurs, revealing the much-anticipated color display. I cover numerous kinds of poppies in this article: http://landscaping.about.com/od/perennialflowers/tp/Poppy-Plants-Types-Hard-to-Grow-Easy-to-Grow-and-Too-Easy-to-Grow.htm
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Adonis is one of the first plants to bloom in spring. Annually I go in March on what I term "Adonis watch" at a local botanical garden, in anticipation of the first cheerful yellow blossoms to emerge: http://landscaping.about.com/od/perennialflowers/p/adonis_flower.htm
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Purple coneflower may be what first comes to mind when we hear "Echinacea," but some cultivars are available in other colors: http://landscaping.about.com/od/colorfulflowers/ig/types-of-wildflowers/purple_coneflower_large.htm
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'Bengal Tiger' is a new cultivar of Coreopsis. It is a little bit like 'Ruby Frost,' although I prefer the latter. Discover the virtues of 
Ruby Frost, a bicolored "tickseed," here: http://landscaping.about.com/od/Long-Blooming-Perennials/fl/Ruby-Frost-Coreopsis-Mounds-of-Bi-Colored-Flowers.htm
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"Iceberg" is a white-colored rose. Are you inspired to consider what new roses you'd like to plant this year? Use my photo gallery (showing various kinds of roses) to help you 
decide: http://landscaping.about.com/od/rosebushes/ig/rose-types/
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The spring-flowering witch hazel shrubs are some of our earliest blooming plants in New England (U.S.). I shot this photo of one in a local town, but I, myself grow a type known as Hamamelis x intermedia 'Arnold Promise.' Learn all about this precocious beauty at http://landscaping.about.com/od/shrubsbushes/p/witch_hazel.htm
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hi sir,  very beautiful. In India also similar plants is available in the name of cassia biflora, this plant is having leaves also.
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Ice encases these birch tree branches after a major ice storm. This is the way I like my ice: namely, in the trees, off the ground. I hate it on the ground, as it makes walking so difficult (and downright dangerous). View further winter landscape scenes in my full photo gallery: http://landscaping.about.com/od/winterlandscaping/ig/Winter-Landscapes/index.htm
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A bumblebee is enjoying this fully-opened balloon flower. The plant (known botanically as Platycodon grandiflorus) is so called, however, for the look of its unopened blooms, which are more interesting than its opened flowers. You can see what the bloom looks like unopened here: http://landscaping.about.com/od/colorfulflowers/ig/blue-flowers/balloon_flower_blue_large.htm
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Yes, bleeding hearts come in white, too! I still prefer the pink ones, though. Even better, Valentine® is a red-flowered type (a color more in keeping with the "bleeding" analogy). Discover the virtues of this "romantic" perennial at http://landscaping.about.com/od/perennialflowers/p/bleeding_hearts.htm
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'Jubilee' is a garden phlox with very bright orange-red flowers. I wouldn't be without the garden phloxes in my summer garden. To learn more about the phloxes, please read: http://landscaping.about.com/od/flowersherbsgroundcover1/a/phlox.htm
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Nora Nardacchione , son muy bellas las flores que están en el video.
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"Do what you love and you'll never work another day in your life." That describes my life right now, as a garden writer. I took a long and winding route to get here, but I finally made it. Tip for those trying to navigate this route in their own lives: keep the "Do what you love" part in the back of your mind all along the way, but don't think that it will come in the blink of an eye. That part is the end, not the means. Along the way, you will, in fact, have to do some things that you do not love.
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