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Rehmannia elata - Chinese Foxglove Plants / Perennials

Rehmannia elata - Chinese Foxglove

Common Name: Chinese or Beverly Hills Foxglove (The Foxglove growing on Steriods). Rehmannia is named after Joseph Rehmann (1799-1831) a physician in Petrograd, Russia. The flowers of this plant look like a foxglove on steroids. The Chinese Foxglove blooms longer than common Foxglove and it has a showier …

Trollius chinensis 'Golden Queen' - Chinese Globe Flower Plants / Perennials

Trollius chinensis 'Golden Queen' - Chinese Globe Flower

Golden Queen Globe Flower - Trollius chinensis Golden Queen Family: Ranunculaceae Origin: The species is native to China and Russia. Deep golden yellow flowers. AGM WINNER! Does not like hot, humid conditions. Cut back fading foliage in mid-summer. The moist perennial border, wildflower garden or bog …

The Garden Plants of China Other / Books

The Garden Plants of China

Gardens have long been an integral part of Chinese culture, written about by scholars and prized by emperors and priests; think of Chinese scrolls traced with plum blossoms and wood-block prints etched with pine branches or bamboo. The West has not only received a great number of fine plants from China, …

Campsis grandiflora - Chinese trumpet creeper Plants / Climber Plants

Campsis grandiflora - Chinese trumpet creeper

Probably the most eye-catching version of trumpet creepers is this Chinese one. As a fast growing vine it can soon cover walls, gazebos or fences. The flowers are large: 7-9 cm wide, salmon pink with a clear yellow throat. The buds form a raceme that blooms from July till frosts. …

Roses Other / Books

Roses

The Roses box set features two volumes: the first, The Art of the Rose, provides an illustrated history of roses and their present-day uses, from their Chinese origins to the latest creations by Meilland and Delbard. It covers topics such as The Origins of the Rose and The Family of Roses, and the final …

Musella lasiocarpa - Chinese Yellow Banana Plants / Other

Musella lasiocarpa - Chinese Yellow Banana

Musella lasiocarpa is an exciting banana relative that comes from high altitudes (to frosty 2800m / 9200ft!) in the Yunnan province in China. The maximum height of the plant is only about 1.5m / 5ft, half of which is a very stout, conical trunk, topped by a crown of handsome, slightly glaucous, broad …

Aconitum carmichaelii 'Arendsii' - autumn monskhood Plants / Perennials

Aconitum carmichaelii 'Arendsii' - autumn monskhood

Autumn monkshood is a showy perennial flowering for late summer and autumn. It produces erect racemes of large, 6-7 cm tall flowers of deep indigo blue flowers from September till October. They appear along sturdy stems that grow just over a meter tall. The wise thing about this monkhood is that even …

Magnolia 'Yellow River' - Yellow River magnolia Plants / Deciduous Shrubs

Magnolia 'Yellow River' - Yellow River magnolia

This magnolia variety has only recently been imported from China, under the name Fei Huang. It is a sensational plant with large yellow flowers. It belongs to magnolia denudata (Yulan magnolia) group, however, we have not been able to search for the exact breeding details. The Chinese probably keep it …