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Rauvolfia serpentina | Indian Snakeroot | Devil Pepper


Rauvolfia serpentina Indian Snakeroot Devil Pepper 1

Rauvolfia serpentina Indian Snakeroot Devil Pepper 2

Rauvolfia serpentina Indian Snakeroot Devil Pepper 3

Rauvolfia serpentina Indian Snakeroot Devil Pepper 4

Rauvolfia serpentina Indian Snakeroot Devil Pepper 5
Rauvolfia serpentina | Indian Snakeroot | Devil Pepper

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This is Rauvolfia serpentina, also known as Indian snakeroot, and devil pepper. This shrub grows about 5 feet tall at most. It does well in full sun and partial shade. The wood from this tree is a favorite with hobbyists like wood carvers and wood turners. USDA Hardiness Zones 10 to 12.




Rhododendron arboreum | Burans | Gurans


Rhododendron arboreum Burans Gurans 1

Rhododendron arboreum Burans Gurans 2

Rhododendron arboreum Burans Gurans 3

Rhododendron arboreum Burans Gurans 4

Rhododendron arboreum Burans Gurans 5
Rhododendron arboreum | Burans | Gurans

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This is Rhododendron arboreum, also known as tree rhododendron, burans, and gurans. This brilliant explosion of bursting red flowers is a showstopper and the national plant of Nepal. The very young and tender leaves can be cooked and eaten as a vegetable, and the flowers can be eaten raw or cooked. It is common to pickle the flowers in chili and salt. The wood is very useful for fuel, coal, and building a wide variety of items. Bees love these flowers and the Rhododendron honey is very tasty. Rhododendrons in general are larval host plants for the Gray Comma, Appalachian Tiger Swallowtail butterflies, and the Elegant sphinx, Spotted Rhododendron, Tetracis jubararia, and Rhododendron Borer moths. USDA Hardiness Zones 6 to 9.




Rhododendron griffithianum


Rhododendron griffithianum 1

Rhododendron griffithianum 2

Rhododendron griffithianum 3

Rhododendron griffithianum 4

Rhododendron griffithianum 5
Rhododendron griffithianum

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These seeds were collected from Rhododendron griffithianum. These beautiful white flowers start out with a pink hue and then turn white and fragrant. They are on display throughout the middle of the summer. The plants can get about 12 feet high. Rhododendrons in general are larval host plants for the Gray Comma, Appalachian Tiger Swallowtail butterflies, and the Elegant sphinx, Ten Spotted Rhododendron, Tetracis jubararia, and Rhododendron Borer moths. USDA Hardiness Zones 8b to 12.




Rhododendron maximum | Rosebay | Great White Laurel


Rhododendron maximum Rosebay Great White Laurel 1

Rhododendron maximum Rosebay Great White Laurel 2

Rhododendron maximum Rosebay Great White Laurel 3

Rhododendron maximum Rosebay Great White Laurel 4

Rhododendron maximum Rosebay Great White Laurel 5
Rhododendron maximum | Rosebay | Great White Laurel

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These seeds were collected from Rhododendron maximum, also known as Rosebay Rhododendron, great laurel, great rhododendron, American rhododendron, big rhododendron, and Great White Laurel. This shrub grows up to 30 feet tall and likes to live in light shade where it has beautiful and fragrant pink, purple, and white blossoms that are on display from late spring through the middle of the summer. The flowers are pollinated by bees. Rhododendrons in general are larval host plants for the Gray Comma, Appalachian Tiger Swallowtail butterflies, and the Elegant sphinx, spotted Rhododendron, Tetracis jubararia, and Rhododendron Borer moths. USDA Hardiness Zones 3b to 8.








Ribes aureum gracillimum | Golden Currant


Ribes aureum gracillimum Golden Currant 1

Ribes aureum gracillimum Golden Currant 2

Ribes aureum gracillimum Golden Currant 3

Ribes aureum gracillimum Golden Currant 4

Ribes aureum gracillimum Golden Currant 5
Ribes aureum gracillimum | Golden Currant

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This is Ribes aureum var. gracillimum, also known as Golden Currant. This shrub lives in full sun to partial shade. Growing to 6 feet high, the fragrant yellow flowers bloom in the middle of the Spring and attract a wide variety of birds, bees, and butterflies. Hummingbirds love these plants and the deer do not particularly like them. The flowers turn from the initial yellow color to orange and then to red. Ribes in general are larval host plants for Oreas Comma, Tailed Copper, Hoary Comma, and Gray Comma, butterflies, and the Ceanothus silkmoth, Clematis Clearwing, Small Magpie, Rocky Mountain agapema, Nuttalls sheepmoth, Western sheepmoth, Neoterpes trianguliferata, Formosa Carpet, Tetracis hirsutaria, and Io moths. It is also a nectar source for the Clarks sphinx moth. USDA Hardiness Zones 5 to 8.








Ribes sanguineum glutinosum | Pink flowered Blood Currant


Ribes sanguineum glutinosum Pink flowered Blood Currant 1

Ribes sanguineum glutinosum Pink flowered Blood Currant 2

Ribes sanguineum glutinosum Pink flowered Blood Currant 3

Ribes sanguineum glutinosum Pink flowered Blood Currant 4

Ribes sanguineum glutinosum Pink flowered Blood Currant 5
Ribes sanguineum glutinosum | Pink flowered Blood Currant

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This is Ribes sanguineum glutinosum, Pink flowered Blood Currant. These fragrant flowers attract many different birds, bees, and butterflies. The hummingbirds especially love this plant. Ribes sanguineum glutinosum likes to live in the sun or partial shade and blooms in the middle of the Summer. This plant is normally used for its wonderful display of color. The fruit is edible and has the best flavor when the fruit is still firm. USDA Hardiness Zones 5 to 9




Romneya coulteri | California Tree Poppy | Coulters Matilija


Romneya coulteri California Tree Poppy Coulters Matilija 1

Romneya coulteri California Tree Poppy Coulters Matilija 2

Romneya coulteri California Tree Poppy Coulters Matilija 3

Romneya coulteri California Tree Poppy Coulters Matilija 4

Romneya coulteri California Tree Poppy Coulters Matilija 5
Romneya coulteri | California Tree Poppy | Coulters Matilija

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These seeds were collected from Romneya coulteri, also known as Coulters Matilija Poppy, and California Tree Poppy. This shrub likes to live in full sun where it can grow to about 6 feet high. The very large white blossoms with yellow centers are on display from late spring until early fall where they attract many different birds, bees, and butterflies. USDA Hardiness Zones 7 to 11.