I am not one of those people who insists on using Latin names for plants, but I understand there is value to knowing them (since there are a lot of plants with similar common names). But this weekend, as I was in the nursery butchering the pronunciation of “Hakonechloa macra Aureola,” I was thinking it would be nice to just know what it’s supposed to sound like sometimes.
Well of course Google had an answer for that. Here’s a link to Fine Gardening magazine’s pronunciation guide, with RECORDED plant names. Hallelujah!