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Plant Type: Deciduous Vine Uses: Climbing Propagation: Seeds, Stem cuttings, Layering, Root cuttings Habit: Climbing Light: Full Sun, Part Shade Flower Color: Yellow Blooms: Spring, Summer, Autumn Width: 3 ft.; Height: 30 - 40 ft. Fertility: Average Soil: Neutral, Moist, High, Medium Zone: 4 - 9 Attracts: Hummingbirds, Bees, Butterflies ...Contributed by amazon 08.06. 2007 06:25:59 Topic: Plants / Climber Plants
A deciduous climbing vine that is easy to grow and an American native. Attractive to hummingbirds, butterflies and bees, this would be a great addition to a butterfly garden. Will cling to garden structures and will grow rampantly in full sun or partial shade. Will grow in any average soil. Prune back to a few buds in the early spring, as flower buds form on new growth. ...
Campsis x tagliabuana 'Madame Galen' - Trumpet Vine (55179 readers)Contributed by amazon 08.06. 2007 06:38:51 Topic: Plants / Climber Plants
France, 1889. Campsis x tagliabuana Madame Galen. Very floriferous hybrid with the flower size of grandiflora and hardiness of radicans. ...
Veronica longifolia 'Lilac Fantasy' - Speedwell (16138 readers)Contributed by amazon 21.01. 2008 08:13:35 Topic: Plants / Perennials
Perennial Free flowering plants of great value in the perennial garden. Blooms June thru August. Nice cut flower. Will attract butterflies, hummingbirds and songbirds all season. Features glossy green foliage with strong, lilac color flower spikes. Well-branching habit, makes a tidy and attractive container or bedding plant. Very healthy and disease free. ...
Buddlejas (4932 readers)Contributed by amazon 02.04. 2007 10:50:50 Topic: Other / Books Match on Article's text
Royal Horticultural Society Plant Collector Guide | This authoritative book provides the first comprehensive coverage of the popular and varied genus Buddleja. Buddlejas are wonderful garden plants whose tolerance of drought, many soil conditions, and common pests ensures them a place in every garden. Highly attractive to butterflies, moths, and other insects, the flowers of buddlejas come in a huge range of shapes and colors. ...
Liatris spicata 'Kobold' - Blazing Star (14089 readers)Contributed by amazon 03.07. 2007 09:43:19 Topic: Plants / Perennials Match on Article's text
Superb for garden or vase! A Colorful and Compact Bright Violet Dwarf! 18-inch bloomspikes are content in full sun or partial shade! More compact but no less colorful than its taller cousins, this dwarf Blazing Stars offers bright rosy-purple plumes on neat 18-inch stalks for the summer garden! Blooming abundantly, the plants are happy in full sun or part shade, remaining attractive long after its midsummer bloom with fresh, grasslike foliage that stays neat and colorful well into fall. A hardy ...
Buddleja x weyeriana 'Honeycomb' - Butterfly Bush (14601 readers)Contributed by amazon 18.09. 2007 10:50:52 Topic: Plants / Deciduous Shrubs Match on Article's text
Honeycomb Butterfly Bush - Buddleia x weyeriana Family: Loganiacead (Buddle-ia: after Adam Buddle, English botanist) Theyre fragrant, colorful and they attract butterflies. Bold, long blooming flowers. Treat them like a perennial in the north; cut them back heavily in the spring for better flowering. ...
Caryopteris x clandonensis 'Kew Blue' - bluebeard (12614 readers)Contributed by havlis 01.08. 2011 11:48:12 Topic: Plants / Deciduous Shrubs Match on Article's text
Bluebeard is an attractive shrub with rare late summer/early autumn flowering. In colder zones it is supposed to be a perennial rather than a woody shrub as it may freeze down to the ground. ...
Caryopteris x clandonensis 'Longwood Blue' - Blue Spirea (13563 readers)Contributed by amazon 06.06. 2007 08:57:17 Topic: Plants / Perennials Match on Article's text
Blue Mist Caryopteris (also commonly called blue spirea or bluebeard) is a low-mounded, deciduous shrub that is valued for its aromatic foliage and late summer flowers which are said to resemble clouds of blue smoke or mist. The plants typically produce about 18-30 inches of growth per year, so total shrub height (usually from 2-3) depends in large part upon the extent of winter dieback and/or the annual spring pruning. Longwood blue is a taller cultivar which may reach a height of 4. It feature ...
Echinacea, Rudbeckia and summer grasses (14073 readers)Contributed by pph 01.08. 2011 12:00:47 Topic: Plants / Other Match on Article's text
‘Heat’ is a powerful sensory stimulus – look at how it is used in advertising everything from perfumes to cars. Heat equates to danger, excitement, sexual attraction. Plants can very much evoke a sense of heat too, with vivid colours setting the pulse racing. Rudbeckia and Echinacea are two prairie flowers that love it as the mercury climbs and look just right shimmering in the sun. Add into the mix the calming balance of some flowering grasses and you have a ready-made planting combination that ...