Jolt Dianthus Adds a Spark to Landscapes This Fall

The LSU AgCenter has selected Jolt dianthus (Dianthus barbatus interspecific) as a 2019 fall Louisiana Super Plant. This cool-season bedding plant is great for full sun to partial sun exposure.

Lime Sizzler Firebush Adds A Hot Look To Landscapes

The LSU AgCenter has selected Lime Sizzler firebush (Hamelia patensGrelmsiz) as one of the 2019 Louisiana Super Plants and Louisiana certified selections. This beautiful tropical, perennial shrub is root hardy in zone 8 and is hardy in USDA zones 8B to 11. It can be used as a summer annual in colder regions.

Lemon Sedum Named 2019 Louisiana Super Plant

If you’re looking for both an attractive and a low-maintenance plant for your home garden or landscape this year, then you should try lemon sedum.

No Picture

Kirk-Ballard Named LSU AgCenter State Consumer Horticulturist

March 13, 2019 LSU AgCenter

The LSU AgCenter has named Heather Kirk-Ballard as state consumer horticulturist. She started this position in February.