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A Journey to Nine Islands Other / Books

A Journey to Nine Islands

Accompanied by charming and accessible text, the floral centerfolds of Journey to Nine Islands invite the reader to participate in the world of the Chicago Botanic Garden—one of the nation’s most visited public gardens and a preeminent center for learning and plant science. This remarkable volume …

Convallaria majalis - Lily of the Valley Plants / Perennials

Convallaria majalis - Lily of the Valley

Uses: Groundcover, Fragrance, Cutting Bed; Propagation: Division, Seeds; Habit: Creeping; Light: Part Shade, Full Shade; Flower Color: White; Blooms: Spring; Width: 1 ft.; Height: 1 ft.; Fertility: Rich; Soil: Neutral, Moist; Zone: 3 - 8 …

Seedheads in the Garden Other / Books

Seedheads in the Garden

Seedheads bring impact to late summer borders and linger to provide interest well into autumn and winter. They look dramatic set against a backdrop of fading flowers, associate well with grasses and native plants, and are key components of the naturalistic garden in which every phase of a plant is enjoyed …

Clematis Other / Books

Clematis: Inspiration, Selection & Practical Guidance

Inspiration, Selection & Practical Guidance | Clematis are among the most showy of flowering perennials. They are surprisingly easy to cultivate in a wide range of temperate climates-there is a clematis perfect for almost every region in North America, and they come in spring and autumn blooming …

Lilium 'Lovely Girl' - Oriental Lily Plants / Bulbs

Lilium 'Lovely Girl' - Oriental Lily

Exceptionally fine, fragrant lily! Jaunty white petals sporting yellow stripes and maroon spots. Blooms in midsummer. The regal splendor of Oriental lilies gives the crowning touch to your summer garden. They carry your garden through the hot summer into balmy autumn with their magnificent blooms, which …

Lilium 'Boogie Woogie' - Oriental-Trumpet Lily Plants / Bulbs

Lilium 'Boogie Woogie' - Oriental-Trumpet Lily

Yellow with a soft pink edge These new Exclusive Orient and Trumpet Lily varieties are in a class by themselves and are a hybridizer s perfect cross between the exotic Orientals and regal Trumpet Lily varieties. They are sometimes referred to as Orientpets. …

Lavatera thuringiaca 'Barnsley' - Lavatera 'Barnsley' Plants / Perennials

Lavatera thuringiaca 'Barnsley'

A very popular and valuable shrubby perennial, useful for filling a large area quickly or for giving a new garden an established look. The large silky trumpet-shaped flowers are produced for months through summer. They open white with a red eye, fading to pink. Foliage is a somewhat felted grey. Trim …

Home Gardener's Trees & Shrubs Other / Books

Home Gardener's Trees

Home Gardener s Trees & Shrubs: Selecting, planting, improving and maintaining trees and shrubs in the garden (Home Gardener s Specialist Guide) Home Gardener s Trees & Shrubs is the essential guide to selecting, planting, improving and maintaining trees and shrubs in the garden. No matter what …

Gaura lindheimeri 'The Bride' - Bride Whirling Butterfly Plants / Perennials

Bride Whirling Butterfly

Gaura The Bride forms a mat of soft foliage that contrasts beautifully with the delicate white flowers held on long thin stems. It suits natural style plantings. This makes it a good plant for a cottage garden, informal borders or flowering ground cover. Its lax growth habit makes it particularly useful …

Dryopteris erythrosora - Autumn Fern Plants / Ferns

Dryopteris erythrosora - Autumn Fern

An evergreen fern with a different mood for each season, this variety unfurls glossy copper-orange fronds in spring which then turn soft green in summer, before taking on a russet-orange hue for the season s end. Shade in consistantly moist soil. For the border or woodland garden. …

Tricyrtis hirta 'Blue Wonder' - Toad Lily Plants / Perennials

BlueWonder ToadLily Plant-Tricyrtis lasiocarpa-Shade

Toad Lilies are autumn flowering plants whose very exotic starry or bell-shaped flowers are borne on attractive arching stems. These occur in a wide range of forms usually spotted with a contrasting colour. Preferring a sheltered semi shaded site with adequate moisture they make ideal subjects for the …

Parthenocissus tricuspidata 'Veitchii' - Boston Ivy Plants / Climber Plants

Parthenocissus tricuspidata 'Veitchii' - Boston Ivy

This variety of Boston ivy has shallow-lobed leaves, creating a jagged appearance. It is an excellent clinging deciduous vine which is most well-known for its amazing autumn foliage colours. Rich and intense hues of scarlet, fiery purplish red, yellow and orange light up with the onset of autumn. After …