Daphne odora 'Aureo-marginata' or Variegated Daphne is hot today in the nursery at Westport Winery Garden Resort. This evergreen shrub features long glossy green leaves with yellow edges plus fragrant pink flowers. It enjoys full sun exposure and is deer resistant. The resort is open daily 11-7.
New in the nursery: Antennaria dioica 'Rubra' better known as Pink Pussy Toes. This is an easy to grow mat forming perennial with silvery foliage and deep pink flowers in spring. Plant in full sun and average to poor soil. Great in rockeries and evergreen. Westport Winery Garden Resort is open daily 11-7.
Pittosporum tobira 'Mojo' Sunset is a tough, evergreen shrub, with dense variegated foliage and orange blossom scented blooms. Great for hedges and foundation plantings and available in the nursery at Westport Winery Garden Resort. Open for lunch and dinner daily from 11-7.
Citrus lemon 'Meyer Improved' is now available in the nursery at Westport Winery Garden Resort. It has fragrant white flowers that bloom throughout the year and produce thin skinned, juicy lemons. Good in containers. Bring inside for winter (zone 9, not hardy). The nursery is open daily from 11-7,
We have two wonderful cultivars of Elephant Ear in our plant nursery: Bergenia 'Winter Glow' and 'Bressingham Ruby'. Both have clusters of red flowers with distinctive thick and glossy heart-shaped leathery leaves. These evergreen perennials have spectacular reddish fall and winter color. They are drought tolerant, deer resistant and they multiply to fill a garden with year around beauty. Westport Winery Garden Resort's restaurant, nursery, bakery and gift shop is open daily from 11-7.
New at Westport Winery: Rudbeckia fulgida 'Goldsturm' (Black-eyed Susan). Large golden yellow blooms with a velvety brown center. Long lasting flowers through summer and autumn. Drought tolerant. Full sun. Ht. 2ft. Zone 3. Deer resistant and butterfly happy.