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Aconitum cammarum 'Bicolor' - Monkshood Plants / Perennials

Aconitum cammarum 'Bicolor'

White flowers with irregular blue edge. Aconitum - Monks Hood; Family: Ranunculaceae; Grows best planted in partial shade, moist, cool, fertile soil. Unusual sprawling upright perennials, erect stems bear hooded flowers. Excellent for shady perennial borders and cut flowers. …

Aconitum carmichaelii 'Arendsii' - Monkshood, Wolfbane Plants / Perennials

Azure English Monkshood - Aconitum

Large blue flowers. Produces excellent cut flowers. On the the best Monks Hoods to grow. Aconitum - Monks Hood; Family: Ranunculaceae; Grows best planted in partial shade, moist, cool, fertile soil. Unusual sprawling upright perennials, erect stems bear hooded flowers. Excellent for shady perennial borders …

Muscari comosum - Grape Hyacinths Plants / Bulbs

Muscari comosum - Grape Hyacinths

Clusters of chubby little deep cobalt blue bells grow on sturdy stems. Hardy and carefree, these fragrant charmers easily spread into thick masses. Plant them anywhere--in sun or shade--for a striking effect reminiscent of Hollands best growing fields. Blooms: Mid Spring Ideal for borders, rock gardens, …

The Romantic Herb Garden Other / Books

The Romantic Herb Garden

The must-have ingredient of any garden, herbs have long been the stalwarts of the cottage garden, imparting fragrance and health as well as flavor to beds and borders. However, todays garden designers have realized that herbs can also help to shape or be a key visual element in a garden. The Romantic …

Great Gardens of Britain Other / Books

Great Gardens of Britain

Britain is famous all over the world for its gardens. In this book Helena Attlee focuses on twenty of the finest gardens in the country. Her choice encompasses a rich selection of sites all over England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, ranging from famous eighteenth-century landscapes such as Stourhead …

Callistephus chinensis 'Hulk' - China Aster Plants / Annuals

Callistephus chinensis 'Hulk' - China Aster

Hulk is easy to grow in full sun and any moist garden soil. The plant reaches 21 inches high and 14 to 16 inches wide, with good side branching (for more blooms!) and a neat, upright habit. Ideal for the cutting garden, beds, borders, the patio, and containers. …

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 …

Designing with Plants Other / Books

Designing with Plants

When your new gardening bible comes with chapters entitled Birth, Life, and Death, you know youre in trouble. But be brave, turn to those chapters, and in some very practical little essays on planting, youll uncover the very down-to-earth principle from which Piet Oudolfs radical reinvention of gardening …

Hostas Other / Books

Hostas

The definitive guide to a popular hardy perennial. The growing popularity of hostas can be credited to their colorful beauty, longevity and ability to grow successfully just about anywhere. Hosta foliage comes in astonishing variations. From blue, green, yellow to multicolored, the leaves appear in all …

Festuca glauca - Blue Fescue Grass Plants / Grass, Grasses

Festuca flauca - Blue Fescue Grass

Fescue develops deeper foliage color when grown in full sun, but it can tolerate partial shade, and should be grown in part shade in areas with hot summers It is drought tolerant, and grows best in poor, sandy, well drained soils. It cannot tolerate heavy, wet soils or constant high humidity. Blue fescue …

The Well-Designed Mixed Garden Other / Books

The Well-Designed Mixed Garden: Building Beds and Borders with Trees, Shrubs, Perennials, Annuals ..

Building Beds and Borders with Trees, Shrubs, Perennials, Annuals, and Bulbs | The Well-Designed Mixed Garden is a design book with a difference. Written for gardeners who are passionate about plants of all kinds (hence the mixed garden of the title), it reflects decades of professional experience and …

Hot Plants for Cool Climates Other / Books

Hot Plants for Cool Climates: Gardening with Tropical Plants in Temperate Zones

Gardening with Tropical Plants in Temperate Zones | The most exciting new trend in garden design is the lush look of the tropics -- no matter where you live! If, like so many gardeners, youre a little bored with pastel flowers and rigid borders, welcome to the jungly garden, where the plants have huge …