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Sandra M. Reed, Gary R. Bachman, and W. Edgar Davis

). Commonly known as beautyberries, several species of Callicarpa are cultivated as garden plants. They are grown primarily for their ornamental fruits (drupes), which are typically violet to purple in color, ripen in early autumn, and persist for a short

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Amy L. Shober, Kimberly A. Moore, Christine Wiese, S. Michele Scheiber, Edward F. Gilman, Maria Paz, Meghan M. Brennan, and Sudeep Vyapari

Container-grown woody ornamental plants may not develop sufficient root systems to compensate for evapotranspiration losses if not properly irrigated during establishment in the landscape ( Barnett, 1986 ; Gilman et al., 1996 ; Montegue et al

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Amy L. Shober, Geoffrey C. Denny, and Timothy K. Broschat

they fertilized shrubs and trees and 75% indicated that they fertilized flowers ( Varlamoff et al., 2001 ). In contrast, a survey of residents of the Neuse River Basin, NC, indicated that most homeowners did not fertilize ornamental landscape plants (D

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Jessica D. Lubell-Brand and Mark H. Brand

noticeably on warm, sunny days. These characteristics make ‘Blue Sea’ more desirable than the straight species for the nursery industry, which is seeking cultivars of North American native species for the ornamental landscape plant market. Fig. 1. Photographs

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Kimberly A. Moore, Amy L. Shober, Edward F. Gilman, Christine Wiese, S. Michelle Scheiber, Maria Paz, and Meghan M. Brennan

(Southern Ornamental and Landscape Fertilizer; LESCO, Cleveland, OH) uniformly over a 9-ft 2 area around each shrub. Weeds were controlled by hand or with periodic applications of glyphosate (Roundup; Monsanto, St. Louis, MO). Shrubs were not pruned during

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Robert Polomski

Dirr’s Encyclopedia of Trees & Shrubs. Michael A. Dirr. 2011. Timber Press, Portland, OR. 951 p., incl. indices (botanical and common names). $79.95 hardcover. ISBN-978-0-88192-901-0. At first glance, I suspected that the publisher grafted Dirr

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Timothy K. Broschat

types were similar on both soil types. Thus, ornamental shrubs do not require different fertilization programs when grown on these two soil types in south Florida. Units Literature cited Broschat, T.K. 1979 Principal component analysis in horticultural

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Narathid Muakrong, Patcharin Tanya, and Peerasak Srinives

, shrubs, and sub-shrubs ( Dehgan, 1984 ). Two better known species, Jatropha curcas L. and Jatropha integerrima Jacq., are cultivated for different uses. J. curcas (jatropha, physic nut) is an oil-bearing tree native to Central America and later

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Jessica D. Lubell

, consumers perceive native plants to be less attractive than cultivated exotic ornamentals. Based on plant material I received and observations of plant production in nurseries, production standards for native shrubs do not match those applied to ornamental

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Yulia A. Kuzovkina and Lorenzo Vietto

The following 11 cultivars were registered 20 July 2020 by Michael Dodge; Vermont Willow Nursery, VT ( Vermont Willow Nursery, 2020 ). ‘Arnold Select’. A vigorous male clone of S. miyabeana Seemen. It is a large shrub that is ornamental in all