Category Archives: Local Plant Life

Fall Colors in Beaufort

November is coming to a close in Beaufort, SC, and the Japanese Green Maple Tree on Craven Street is showcasing its dashing fall colors. This particular tree is featured on The Beaufort Tree Walk, a self-guided tour from the Lady’s Island Garden Club. According to the handbook, the Japanese Maple thrives in partially shaded locations. […]

Confederate Rose

Currently blooming in Beaufort (October): the Confederate Rose has a story behind it. According to DavesGarden.com, “One story relates that the Confederate rose was in bloom during a particularly bloody battle of the Civil War. A slain soldier fell beside a Confederate rose, and his blood spilled into the ground at the base of shrub. […]