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Plant of the Week: Cornus officinalis ‘Kintoki’ (Japanese Cornel Dogwood cultivar)

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Charles Day is Wave Hill’s Ruth Rea Howell Senior Horticultural Interpreter. This lovely, small tree is a cultivar of the Japanese cornel dogwood (Cornus officinalis ‘Kintoki’). Although related to our native flowering dogwood (Cornus florida), it is much closer in…

Plant of the Week: Ilex ‘Nellie R. Stevens’ (Holly cultivar)

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Charles Day is Wave Hill’s Ruth Rea Howell Senior Horticultural Interpreter. With her lustrous leaves and plentiful crop of bright red berries, our Nellie R. Stevens holly looks very handsome this winter. She stands proudly beside the Kerlin Overlook. Many…