I don't seem to have documented the planting of these two, small Hicks upright Yews, but I wanted to document their current, Summer 2023 status in the [garden diary]. They are planted between the firepit and the side fence. With the three Peachberry Ice Heucheras planted in front of them. These were planted as 1-gallon evergreen shrubs. And while they haven't put on a ton of size, they're certainly grown. See below for a photo showing the two, upright Yews spread apart. With some time, they'll fill in and fill-up to create an evergreen vertical screen. I don't expect them to grow together, but I will add something-else evergreen in between them down the road. How about the color change on those Heucheras, huh?
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Last Fall, I planted a Lemony Lace Elderberry that we bought at the end-of-year sale at The Growing Place basically on a whim . I've come across Elderberry shrubs before, but I didn't have them in our plan. But, a quick Google search of the Lemony Lace Elderberry had me intrigued, so I brought it home. This Spring, the Lemony Lace Elderberry has become a star in the garden. F rom the purple buds that first emerged to the BRIGHT foliage in a dark spot in our garden, it has really impressed me. So, when I came across something called a dark-foliage Elderberry that was called Eiffel Tower Black Elderberry, I was intrigued. Here's the tag for the Eiffel Tower Elderberry: Just like with the Lemony Lace Elderberry, I went off to looking on the Web for details. The Missouri Botanic Garden has this to say about the Black Tower Elderberry : It is an upright columnar shrub with dark stems and large serrated leaves that emerge celery green and mature to burgundy to almost j