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Dwarf German Iris

Dwarf iris with Sensible Gardening. Sourcing them out and how to grow.

The first iris to open are always the dwarf iris varieties. Low to the ground they are excellent for rock gardens, scree beds and borders. Such undemanding plants, cold hardy, drought tolerant and deer resistant. Perfect for my conditions. Dwarf Iris If you like to collect plants you can certainly have a fun time with iris. There are so many…

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Dwarf Evergreens

While visiting one of my favourite garden centres I found a delightful collection of mini sized dwarf conifers. There were various cedars, firs, pines, boxwood, Ilex, hemlock, spruce, false cypress, and yew. All were offered in 4 in pots looking cute as a button.┬áMost of these dwarf evergreens will eventually reach on average about 3 feet high and various widths…

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