Did you pick a winning team for the Big Game?
Show your support for Philadelphia and Kansas City with these plants that represent your favorite team.
These plants not only add beauty to your outdoor space, but they also bring a touch of team spirit to your home.
The Emerald Green Arborvitae is an evergreen coniferous tree that is prized for its attractive, deep green foliage and dense, pyramid-like growth habit. It typically grows to a height of 10-15 feet and 4-6 feet wide, making it a good choice for narrow spaces, screens or hedges. Its foliage is arranged in scale-like leaves that are bright green and glossy in the summer, and maintain their color throughout the winter.
Blue Fescue is a clump-forming ornamental grass that grows to be 10-20 cm tall. It has fine, blue-gray foliage with a fountain-like shape. It produces small, feathery flower spikes in summer which are typically brown or tan. It is a drought-tolerant plant and is well-suited for rock gardens, borders, and container plantings. It prefers well-drained soil and full sun to partial shade.
Hosta is a perennial plant native to East Asia, commonly grown for its ornamental foliage in gardens and landscapes. They are commonly referred to as “plantain lilies.” Hostas have large, typically green leaves that can be smooth or ribbed. In summer, they produce spikes of flowers that are typically white, lavender, or purple. They prefer partial to full shade and well-drained soil.
Dichondra Silver Falls is an annual ground cover plant with silver-colored, kidney-shaped leaves. It grows as a trailing plant, reaching lengths of 6-12 inches, making it ideal for hanging baskets, window boxes or as an edging plant. It is a low-maintenance, sun-loving plant that is known for its attractive foliage and is often used as an alternative to grass in lawns.
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Cranberry Red Hibiscus is a cultivar of the tropical Hibiscus plant, known for its large, showy flowers. As the name suggests, it produces blooms that are a vibrant shade of red, often with a cranberry hue. The flowers have a large, cup-like shape and typically measure 6-8 inches in diameter. The plant itself is an evergreen shrub that can grow up to 8 feet tall, with dark green leaves that are usually glossy.