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The bald cypress is the state tree of Louisiana, and these native trees can be observed growing throughout Louisiana and the entire southeastern United States.
The American beautyberry is a moderate-to-large-size native perennial shrub that grows throughout Louisiana.
The southern sugar maple is a native deciduous shade tree that is underutilized in Louisiana.
This flowering evergreen tree produces creamy white, fragrant flowers in midspring and sporadically in the summertime.
LSU AgCenter Hammond Research Station 2020 Hammond Trials Blue Chip prospects
LSU AgCenter Hammond Research Station 2020 Cool Season Trials.
Little Ruby is typically used as an annual in Louisiana. It is used as a ground cover for its compact, mounding, spreading form.
Serena series angelonia (Angelonia angustifolia, Serena Series) are herbaceous perennials grown as a warm-season color bedding plants in Louisiana.
The Serenita angelonia (Angelonia angustifolia, Serenita Raspberry) is a herbaceous perennial grown as a warm-season color bedding plant in Louisiana.
Woody and perennial top performers in the 2020 Hammond Trials.
Listing of the LSU AgCenter 2020 Plants with Potential.
202 LSU AgCenter Hammond Research Station Warm season trials update
Favorite trial plants of the faculty and staff of the Hammond Research Station for 2020.
Pentas, also known as Egyptian starcluster, are some of the best landscape plants for attracting pollinators to a garden.
The FlameThrower coleus series can be identified by its uniquely shaped thin and ruffled foliage that stands out in any landscape, providing wonderful texture.
(05/27/20) The second Louisiana Super Plant announced for 2020 are Lucky Star pentas.
One of the top choices for landscape consideration is the willow oak. Mature trees average between 60 and 80 feet tall by 40 to 50 feet wide.
Redbor kale delivers a dramatic display of red-purple foliage, adding visual interest when paired with such cool-season blooming annuals as dianthus and violas.
Torenia, also known as wishbone flower, is a compact annual plant that brings vivid colors to shady areas of the garden.
Rabbiteye blueberry (Vaccinium virgatum or V. ashei) is a deciduous shrub native to the southeastern United States.
Few trees invoke the feeling of the old Southern homestead like our native Southern magnolia, and Little Gem is no exception.
Some of the best cool-season bedding plants we have available in Louisiana are interspecific dianthus, and the Jolt series dianthus is no exception.
Drift roses are some of the toughest and most tolerant shrub roses in Louisiana, making them the perfect addition for the busy gardener.
Firebush (Hamelia patens) is a root-hardy tropical. Its best attribute is the amazing variegated chartreuse and light green foliage with red veining.
Balled-and-burlapped plant material is dug out of the ground with the soil immediately surrounding the roots remaining undisturbed.
(08/22/18) Pollination Celebration for all ages will be presented at the AgCenter Hammond Research Station.
Hydrangeas are known for their extraordinary blooms and ‘Limelight’ produces a bright lime-green to white inflorescence that is sure to impress.
Walk among butterflies, make hummingbird banding, take pictures of pollinators, build bee hotels and house, and more.
Thursday, October 4, 2018, the LSU AgCenter will host the SELNA Trade Show at the Hammond Research Station.
In this issue: The Science of Substrates; Where are our Olive Trees Now?; Sedge Control in Landscape Beds.
In this issue: Exobasidium Leaf Gall, Salvias in Hammond, Figs in the south, Henry's Garnet Virginia Willow and more.
Margie Yates Jenkins, Crepe Myrtle Bark Scale Early Emergence ALERT, Take All Root Rot, Clumping Bamboo Winter Damage, No Math Sprayer Calibration Guide.
Welcome Dr. Jeb Fields and Dr. Mary Helen Ferguson, AAS Trials, Spring Garden Shows and Activities, Tough varieties lasted through the winter and more.
Harsh winter temperatures can cause quite a bit of damage in the landscape, but they also provide a great opportunity to showcase some tougher plants.
Thursday April 5, 2018, from 9 am until 2 pm at the Hammond Research Center.