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    Ansellia africana is also known as the leopard orchid due to its beautiful spotted yellow flowers. It is also known as the "trash bucket" orchid because it will produce numerous non-absorbing...

    Low-maintenance beauty: Sango Kaku won’t require much work! Mulch will help retain moisture and keep the roots cool. The plant needs little pruning, but if you do opt to prune your plant, avoid...

    AMERICAN CHESTNUT: Castanea dentata(Critically endangered)

    Where to find it: Entry landscape at the Jack C. Taylor Visitor Center (currently under construction)

    The American chestnut...

    The first time they walked through the front door of the Webster Groves home they have now lived in for 14 years, Linda and Allen knew it was the right house. They looked to their left and...

    A top choice for peony lovers is Lorelei. It starts its magnificent metamorphosis with cherry-colored buds tinted with a bit of orange. Buds open to wonderfully fragrant, massive, 10-inch orange...

    On an autumn day, the Missouri Botanical Garden is brimming with color from a diverse array of fall foliage. Among the most striking hues is the golden yellow of the bottlebrush buckeye that lines...

    The homeowner’s driving directions could not be more simple. To discover Top of the Hill Farm, you just keep going. Down the one-lane road, past every turn-off. When you can go no farther, you...

    This plant has become invasive in parts of the country. Typically, the newer dwarf varieties of the butterfly bush are sterile and not invasive.  David Sherwood, Sherwood’s Forest Nursery.

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    This unique, red-fleshed apple is native to Central Asia and is a wild relative of our modern grocery store apples. It is rare throughout its range and threatened by expansion of agriculture and...

    Nestled within an expansive neighborhood backed by the beautiful rolling hills of Wildwood, MO, Betsy and Tom Meier’s home is tucked into a giant hillside full of mature hardwood trees that tower...

        It all began with the land; a five-acre tract in Hillsboro, where Mary and Rich Patterson loved living and raising their two daughters, Sydney and Stella.

    The property encompassed a...

    Leafy meadow phlox is imperiled in the state of Missouri, as Missouri serves as the eastern-most range for this subspecies. This subspecies exhibits pyramidal-shaped, pinkish-purple flower...

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