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Hibiscus syriacus 'Blue Satin' - Rose of Sharon Plants / Deciduous Shrubs

Hibiscus syriacus 'Blue Satin' - Rose of Sharon

Family: Malvaceae (Hibis-cus: ancient Greek and Latin name, syri-acus: Syrian) Absolutely the best blue! Its large, singel, rich royal blue flowers are certain to draw attention. Blue Satin is a strong growing, uniform plant with rich color. Hybridized by Rien Verweij of the Netherlands. AWARDS: Award …

Narcissus 'Lancaster' - Daffodil Plants / Bulbs

Narcissus 'Lancaster' - Daffodil

The blooms of Daffodil Lancaster are absolutely gorgeous with three vivid colors around the petite cup. Starting with green at the base, yellow in the middle and orange outlining the rim. Excellent cut flower, deer resistant and perfect for naturalizing. These daffodils are known for outstanding growth …

Malus 'Evereste' PERPETU® - crab apple Plants / Deciduous Shrubs

Malus 'Evereste' PERPETU® - crab apple

Malus Perpetu® is another crab apple. This variety offers snow-white flowers, very similar to those you can see on apple trees. They open from pink buds and their number is very high every year. Deciduous leaves are green, ovate, mid-sized. The best attraction is the fruit – many tiny apples of vivid …

Philadelphus 'Mont Blanc' - mock orange Plants / Deciduous Shrubs

Philadelphus 'Mont Blanc' - mock orange

Mock orange is a reliable and absolutely maintenance-free shrub of old European gardens. It is popular for its snow white, scented flowers. They are single on this variety and come out profusely every year in early summer. They release a heavy fragrance that can hardly be mistaken for anything else. …

Syringa vulgaris 'Sensation' - lilac Plants / Deciduous Shrubs

Syringa vulgaris 'Sensation' - lilac

Lilacs are famous shrubs with showy flowers from May to June. Rich and dense upright panicles of tiny, fragrant flowers last for 3-4 weeks. Sensation is a variety with a perfect name. Its individual flowers are deep purple to violet with rich, white margins = an eye-catcher even for those who consider …

Sorbaria sorbifolia 'Sem' - false spirea Plants / Deciduous Shrubs

Sorbaria sorbifolia 'Sem' - false spirea

False spirea is a valuable plant for small sized gardens as it quickly fills limited space with mass of beautiful leaves. It is a woody plant spreading with suckers like some perennials. Its leaves are fresh green during summer, pinnate, and look like service-tree leaves but are finer and prettier. When …

The Kitchen Garden Grower's Guide Other / Books

The Kitchen Garden Grower's Guide

A practical vegetable and herb garden encyclopedia | A veritable encyclopedia and easy how-to guide on all that is natural and necessary in the world of gardening and small fruit, vegetable, and herb preparation, in The Kitchen Garden Grower’s Guide: A practical vegetable and herb garden encyclopedia, …

Buxus sempervirens 'Aureovariegata' - English box Plants / Evergreen Shrubs

Buxus sempervirens 'Aureovariegata' - English box

English box is a well-known and popular evergreen shrub, used in both town and country gardens. Unless you grow it for trimming into a certain shape it is absolutely maintenance-free and a reliable feature. Leaves of Aureovariegata have creamy-yellow margins, some of them may be completely yellow, others …

Pterocarya fraxinifolia - wing nut Plants / Deciduous Trees

Pterocarya fraxinifolia - wing nut

From Caucasus and Northern Iran comes one of my absolutely top favourites – wing nut. Its large leaves, fruit and monumental statue predetermine this tree to become the most significant feature of any large garden or a park. …

Abies koreana 'Tundra' - dwarf Korean fir Plants / Conifers

Abies koreana 'Tundra' - dwarf Korean fir

Tundra is a dwarf variety of Korean fir. It creates an almost perfect cushion of soft green colour. This dwarf conifer is evergreen, very compact, slow growing and mound-forming shrub with bright green needles whose colour remains fresh from January until December. The needles are short, glossy, soft …

Campsis radicans 'Flava' - trumpet creeper Plants / Deciduous Trees

Campsis radicans 'Flava' - trumpet creeper, Tree form

Tree form This trumpet creeper is really trained into a small tree. 1 or 2 meter tall trunk with a blooming crown gives this exotic looking plant a new glamour. Beautiful, golden-yellow flowers grow at the ends of new branches. They come out in July and don’t stop till the first frosts. …

Mespilus germanica - common medlar Plants / Fruit woods

Mespilus germanica - common medlar

The Common Medlar is a large shrub or small tree. In Middle Europe it grows up to 3 m tall. It has luxuriant dark green foliage, elliptic, 8–15 cm long and 3–4 cm wide. The leaves turn a spectacular red in autumn before falling. The five-petalled white or pinkish flowers are produced in from May …