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Colchicum 'The Giant' - False Autumn Crocus Plants / Bulbs

Colchicum 'The Giant' - False Autumn Crocus

Very large pinkish lavender flowers, which are white at the x!. Like all Colchicums, The Giant is deer proof! Fall blooming colchicum are wonderful additions to autumn gardens. Blooms form chalice-shaped cups. Leaves turn golden yellow as they mature, blending with foliage. Bulbs will flower on you window …

Iris 'Autumn Echo' - Tall Bearded Iris Plants / Bulbs

Autumn Echo Classic Reblooming Iris

Slightly ruffled orange, brown, and golden-yellow flower glows like an autumn harvest moon in borders and rock gardens. 34-36 tall. So remarkable, so sophisticated, so elegant! This bicolor beauty is definitely the upper crust of reblooming irises. #1 field-grown rhizomes. Deer tend to avoid. Iris germanica …

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 …

Clematis paniculata - Clematis Sweet Autumn Plants / Climber Plants

Clematis paniculata - Clematis Sweet Autumn

The beautiful sweet autumn clematis is a vigorous semievergreen (or deciduous) vine than can climb up to 30 feet. The compound leaves are glossy and deep green. The star shaped white flowers are about an inch and a quarter across and sweetly fragrant. They are borne in numerous branching panicles from …

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 …

Belamcanda chinensis - Leopard Lily Plants / Perennials

Belamcanda chinensis - Leopard Lily

An unusual perennial for the warm sunny border with sword-like rich green leaves and clusters of delightfully speckled flowers, for the first time offered in a wide range of colors. In autumn the seed pods burst to reveal clusters of black seeds like blackberries. Will flower in its first summer from …

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. …

Clematis chiisanensis 'Korean Beauty' - Clematis Plants / Climber Plants

Clematis chiisanensis 'Korean Beauty' - Clematis

Liven up your hanging basket, container plantings, or trellis this summer with this easy to grow Clematis. Flowering in only three months from sowing, you can use Korean Beauty almost anywhere, plus as a hardy perennial it will come back year after year. The nodding, rich yellow blooms are followed by …

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 …

Cercis siliquastrum - Judas Tree Plants / Deciduous Trees

Cercis siliquastrum - Judas Tree

The most extravagant flowering small tree we know. Simply drips with rose-pink flowers from every conceivable point along the branches and trunk, then gives an encore by producing a mass of purple pods in the Autumn. Frost hardy tree. Prefers sun. …

Liquidambar styraciflua 'Aurea' - sweetgum Plants / Deciduous Trees

Liquidambar styraciflua 'Aurea' - sweetgum

Sweetgums are very popular trees from the USA. Thanks to the 5-lobed leaves they are often mistaken for maples. However, leaves of sweetgum are more star-shaped and usually smaller. The most spectacular show begins in autumn when they turn all sorts of vivid colours. They fall down late, throughout winter …

Tropaeolum peregrinum - Canary Bird Vine Plants / Climber Plants

Tropaeolum peregrinum - Canary Bird Vine

Apart from common nasturtiums, there is a group of related Tropaeolum species which all make lovely garden plants. Most popular of these is the Canary creeper, an extraordinary climber with deeply divided palm-shaped leaves and heavily fringed blooms that peep from among the foliage. It is not fully …

Doronicum orientale - Leopard's Bane Plants / Perennials

Leopard s-bane may be used in sunny areas in any ordinary garden soil. The yellow flowers appear in May and may be cut for arrangements. The plants are shallow rooted and 18 to 30 inches tall. Planting may be done in spring or autumn. Propagation is by division after flowering, in spring, or in October. …

Aloysia triphylla - Lemon Verbena Plants / Perennials

Aloysia triphylla - Lemon Verbena

Lemon Verbena is a shrub that grows to a height of 2-4 feet in most of the US. In very hot climates it grows much taller. It has a woody trunk and branches with tender stems holding long pointed leaves. Small, pale mauve flowers are produced from summer to autumn. Leaves have a strong lemon fragrance …

Late Summer Flowers Other / Books

Late Summer Flowers

While gardeners may be happy enough with their gardens in spring and early summer, few feel so confident about prolonging the display. Thankfully, Late Summer Flowers shows how to extend the blooming season. By choosing plants that have a late flowering season, or offer such bonuses as attractive foliage, …