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September 3, 2012

In this issue of the Yard and Garden News:

Spotted Wing Drosophila Update

Basil Downy Mildew Found in Minnesota

Downy Mildew on Impatiens Drops Leaves across Minnesota

Flowering Plant Video Library - Late Summer Flowering Bulbs

  • Lavender Globe Lily & Curly Garlic Chives (Allium spp.)

  • Autumn Lily - Late Summer Flowers (Lycoris squamigera)

  • Lavender Globe Lily (Allium tanguticum 'Summer Beauty')

  • Blackberry Lily (Belamcanda chinensis)

  • Flowering Plant Video Library - Late Summer Flowering Annuals
  • Flowering Tobacco (Nicotiana sylvestris)

  • Cleome or Spider Flower (Cleome hasslerana)

  • Pot Marigold (Calendula officinalis)

  • Flowering Plant Video Library - Late Summer Flowering Perennials
  • Joe-Pye Weed (Eupatorium purpureum 'Gateway')

  • Hardy Hibiscus, Rose Mallow (Hibiscus moscheutos 'Blue River II')

  • Balloon Flower (Platycodon grandiflorus)

  • Lesser Calamint (Calamintha nepeta)

  • Flowering Plant Video Library - Miscellaneous Grasses III
  • Prairie Cordgrass, Sloughgrass (Spartina pectinata)

  • Karl Foerster Feather Reed Grass (Calamagrostis x acutiflora 'Karl Foerster')

  • Prairie Dropseed (Sporobolus heterolepis)

  • Dwarf Forms of Prairie Dropseed (Sporobolus heterolepis 'Tara' and Morning Mist')

  • Prairie Blues and Carousel Little Bluestem (Schizachyrium scoparium)

  • Flowering Plant Video Library - Miscellaneous Grasses II
  • Bottlebrush Grass (Elymus hystrix)

  • River Oats Wood Oats (Chasmanthium latifolium)

  • Elijah Blue Fescue Grass (Festuca glauca 'Elijah Blue')

  • Silver Spike Grass (Achnatherum calamagrostis)

  • Tufted Hair Grass (Deschampsia cespitosa)

  • Flowering Plant Video Library - Miscellaneous Grasses I
  • Fireworks Fountain Grass (Pennisetum setaceum 'Fireworks')

  • Blue Grama Grass (Bouteloua gracilis)

  • Blue Lyme Grass (Elymus arenarius)

  • Heat Damage to Blue Lyme Grass (Elymus arenarius)

  • Flowering Plant Video Library - Sedges
  • Creeping Broadleaf Sedge (Carex siderosticha 'Variegata')

  • Variegated Muskingum Sedge (Carex muskingumensis 'Oehme')

  • Bunny Blue and Silver Sceptre Sedges

  • Ice Dance Variegated Sedge (Carex morrowii 'Ice Dance')

  • Palm Sedge (Carex muskingumensis)

  • Rhizomatous vs. Bunching Sedges

  • Flowering Plant Video Library - Switch Grasses
  • Ruby Ribbons Switch Grass (Panicum virgatum 'Ruby Ribbons')

  • Cloud Nine Switch Grass (Panicum virgatum 'Cloud Nine')

  • Panicum Frosted Explosion (Panicum elegans 'Frosted Explosion')

  • Huron Solstice and North Wind Switch Grass

  • Flowering Plant Video Library - Miscanthus
  • Little Fountain Miscanthus (Miscanthus sinensis 'Kleine Fontaine (Little Fountain)'

  • Zebra-banded Miscanthus

  • Giant Miscanthus (Miscanthus x giganteus)

  • Cautions about the Invasive Character of Miscanthus

  • Distinguishing Types of Zebra Banded Miscanthus

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