August, 2013

Fothergilla – Georama Growers Plant of the Week

August 19, 2013 Case News

Common Names:      Witch Alder Botanical Names:      Fothergilla major To contine with last weeks theme of introducing lesser known plants, I have selected the Fothergilla. We first came across this great shrub while on a tour of Monrovia Nursery in Oregon with my son Thomas about 14 years ago. Its georgeous fall colours  should be better […]


Summer Sweet – Georama Growers Plant of the Week

August 11, 2013 Case News

Common Name:  Summer Sweet Botanical Name:  Clethra alnifolia                    In a recent conversation (actually we were text messaging – I’m so with it!) with a college, she mentioned a few plants that are great for our landscape but were quite underrated and not selected enough. After our discussion I agreed to high light some of them […]


Osmanthus – Georama Growers Plant of the Week

August 2, 2013 Case News

Common Name: Varigated False Holly Botanical Name: Osmanthus heterophyllus ‘Goshiki’ On a recent trip to Portland Oregon, Imelda and I had a chance to visit the Lan Su Chinese Garden in Portland’s Chinatown district. Although it was raining at the time (big surprise) this traditional Chinese garden is a must see – even if you […]