Thursday, December 8, 2016
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Texas gold columbines can ‘pop’ your lawn
Q. Tell us more about the Texas gold columbine.
A. Texas gold columbines are blooming now in area landscapes. They do most of their growing in the fall, winter, and spring. Summer is their rest period. Texas gold columbines are desirable plants for San Antonio landscapes for several reasons. The yellow blooms resemble “shooting stars” as they emerge from the foliage on stalks that reach 3 feet tall. The foliage is an attractive soft green that reminds me of maidenhair fern. Thirdly, Texas gold columbine is shade tolerant. It grows best under deciduous trees or even sparsely foliated live oaks. . . .
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