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Spiraea prunifolia (Bridalwreath Spirea)
UGA Research and Education Garden, Griffin GA; April 2014

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Calycanthus floridus (Sweetshrub)
UGA Research and Education Garden, Griffin, GA; April 2014

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Color comes as much from foliage as from bloom. The conifer garden is always a spectacular color show, with deciduous selections mixed in. The red leaves of the weeping Japanese maple (left) is an especially attractive contrast to the greens and golds of arborvitae and juniper.

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About sdorn

Sheri is the State Coordinator for the Georgia Master Gardener Extension Volunteer Program and Extension Specialist for Consumer Ornamentals. When she is not traveling about the state of Georgia admiring the work of Georgia Master Gardener Extension Volunteers, she spends time in her own (real and virtual) gardens.