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The Scent of Confederate Jasmine

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This time of year, South Carolina's warm, moist air is fragrant with Confederate (star) jasmine, above, and robust gardenias like those in the garden below. I was there recently to address the Charleston Horticultural Society (CHS) on my specialty, designing with succulents. Naturally I wondered if I'd see any. The CHS arranged for me to stay [...]