Unknown Plant – Sunflower

Attached are pictures of Plants – Is this a plant or a weed. If a plant what is it and does it flower.…

Shade tolerant clumping grass

I want to grow something 8-10ft tall along about 8 feet of my fence line, to create privacy. I have sandy soil. The area is shady. I want fast growing. I’m not fond of cedars. Want something clumping so it…

Plant ID – Evening primrose

hello, I purchased this plant from kijiji being told it was evening primrose. but now I am not sure? I am hoping for the pretty yellow flowers…

Plantings for a Cottage Wall

We have recently renovated our cottage near Bancroft and have a stone wall that we would like to add plants to to deter animal activity here. We face north-west. Can you suggest some plants that would do well here? Thank…

White Trillium with Deformed Leaves

There is a patch of established, large white trilliums in my backyard garden. The leaves of some of the trilliums are deformed as you can see in the attached photo. The soil is sandy and acidic and the patch grows…

Wildflower identification – PLANT ID

Saw these wildflowers blooming last weekend (May 23-24). Was on an island in Georgian Bay, close to Midland. flowers are about ¼” in diameter, on a stalk maybe 8-12″ high. base of plant has a circle of flat leaves, with…

Hillside Black Beauty Bugbane

I am so happy to have found this site! I hope you are able to help. I have 7 of these planted in a row in the front today my house. They are about 4 years old. They love it…

Nannyberry Viburunum cross-pollination

Hello, I live in central Etobicoke and would like to know which viburnum to plant with a Nannyberry, Viburnum lentago, in order for cross-pollination to occur. I have two burkwood viburnum presently in the garden.…

Swamp White Oak

Hello everyone! We were gifted two Swamp White Oak saplings from a nursery two days ago. I am not sure of their age but I can tell you that, for each of them, the acorn they sprouted from still sits…