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By Barbara Pleasant

ISBN-10: 1603423028

ISBN-13: 9781603423021

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If drunken celestial colors aren’t your thing, you might consider Oenothera macrocarpa ssp. fremontii, which has the added benefit of scintillatingly silver foliage. Native to chalky, rocky soils (read: hell) in northern Kansas and south-central Nebraska, these silver salvers serve up yellow flowers, sunny and tastefully lemony, on the eve of high summer—an eloquent way of saying that these flowers show up when it’s blisteringly hot out. Several nice forms and selections of this showy Great Plains native are available, with image-conjuring names like 32 ENVIRONMENT Cercis canadensis ‘Forest Pansy’ seen from below, a scintillating reminder of the power of backlighting.

Handsome as a rounded hedge or a boxy specimen, V. japonicum ‘Variegatum’ earns its street cred from dappled yellow-on-green leaves alone, its flowers and fruits an added but unnecessary bonus. Regular forms of the species, though, are no duds. White clusters of remarkably fragrant flowers span nearly five inches in diameter, a guaranteed treat on a rare shrub that prefers light shade from blistering southern suns and shelter from desiccating winter winds. Viburnum plicatum ‘Popcorn’ is a prince among its kind and a fine shrub for gardens in zone 5 and above, with a reputation for avalanches of snowy white flowers in mid- to late spring.

Backlit, some take on a completely different personality; gleaming and glinting surreally, they look nothing like their appearance at high noon. Then of course comes the practical application of light. Some plants need to grow in full sun, others in full shade. Some have evolved to make do in the middle, preferring a Goldilocks-blend of light and darkness throughout the diurnal cycle. In urban gardens, shade predominates due to the psychological yearning city dwellers and policymakers have for canopy, green space, and respite from the rigors of metropolitan life.

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