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.
Every garden needs structure. Cupressus 'Wilma Goldcrest' or Lemon Cypress is a great plant for that task. It has golden yellow, evergreen foliage with a lemon scent and can be grown in full sun to part shade. It's columnar habit of growing 7-10 inches a year, reaching 15-feet at maturity makes it a good citizen in the garden or in a container. Westport WInery Garden Resort's nursery is open daily from 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.
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.