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Agapanthus x hybrida - Blue Umbrella Lily of the Nile Plants / Perennials

Agapanthus x hybrida - Blue Umbrella Lily of the Nile

These beautiful and hardy plants are native to southern Africa. It becomes a very strong perennial for Zones 6-9. These grass-like clumps will usually grow between one and three feet. Their leaves are narrow and they are popular for their green foliage and long summer blooms. The leaves grow from the …

Agapanthus africanus - Lily of the Nile, African Lily Plants / Perennials

Agapanthus africanus - Lily of the Nile, African Lily

These beautiful and hardy plants are native to southern Africa. It becomes a very strong perennial for Zones 6-9. These grass-like clumps will usually grow between one and three feet. Their leaves are narrow and they are popular for their green foliage and long summer blooms. The leaves grow from the …

Alpine Plants of Europe Other / Books

Alpine Plants of Europe: A Gardener's Guide

A Gardener s Guide | With this reference gardeners can successfully replicate alpine plants native conditions, allowing them to grow such choice alpines as gentians, daphnes, and Dianthus. Dramatic photographs and descriptions take readers through the Pyrenees, Alps, Balkans, and Carpathians to capture …

Acanthus mollis - Bear's Breeches Plants / Perennials

Bear's Breeches Plant - Acanthus mollis

Dark green, very ornamental large leaves on an herbaceous, semi-hardy plant that grows about 3 tall and upright, with slightly less spread than height. Leaves can be quite large, with deep cuts, although there s quite a bit of difference among individual leaves. In summer, makes creamy white to slightly …

Iris sibirica 'Butter and Sugar' - Siberian Iris Plants / Bulbs

Iris sibirica 'Butter and Sugar' - Siberian Iris

White standards with yellow falls. One of the most easily grown Iris, originating from Northern Asia. Does well under all types of weather conditions. Best grown in a humus soil. Originally available only in deep violet purple, we are now able to offer many other colors which have the same fine naturalizing …

Nephrolepis cordifolia 'Duffii' - Erect Sword Fern Plants / Ferns

Nephrolepis cordifolia 'Duffii' - Erect Sword Fern

This great little fern does well in a wide range of conditions but best of all is that it is compact in size and is one of the few ferns that fairs well with neglect and does extremely well in wet habitats. It stays under 12 tall and sends creeping runners which sprout new plantlets. When it is actively …

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 …

Evergreens For Every State Other / Books

Evergreens For Every State

Evergreens For Every State: How to Select and Grow Them Successfully in Your Locality The purpose of this book is twofold; it combines the necessary information for the successful growing of evergreens, together with suggestions for their uses in the planting scheme. The book opens with a discussion …

Cyperus alternifolia - Umbrella Plants Plants / Perennials

Cyperus alternifolia - Umbrella Plants

Umbrella plant is a close cousin of the papyrus plant of ancient Egypt, which it resembles. Like papyrus, it also forms clumps in wet and boggy areas, although it will thrive in drier situations as well. Also like papyrus, all the leaves are arranged atop triangular stems. But while papyrus has 12 wiry …

Clematis 'Anna Louise' - Clematis Plants / Climber Plants

Clematis 'Anna Louise' - Clematis

The large 6-8 inch flowers really stand out. Petals are violet with a contrasting purple red bar in the center. AGM WINNER. Sun to partial shade in moist, fertile soil. Likes a warm top and cool bottom. Will flourish under neutral or even slightly acid conditions. Great climbers that can be used to decorate …

Hepatica transsilvanica 'Blue Jewel' - Blue Jewel Hepatica Plants / Perennials

Hepatica transsilvanica 'Blue Jewel'

Hepatica transsilvanica Blue Jewel Origin: The species is native to Romania. Masses of starry deep-blue flowers provide rich decoration in early spring over evergreen, mats of leathery, deep-green, tri-lobed foliage. This selection has larger flowers than the species and a very good color. Can be grown …

Taxus x media 'Hicksii' - yew tree Plants / Conifers

Taxus x media 'Hicksii' - yew tree

Lustrous dark green needles and red fruits make this yew a very attractive shrub, although quite common in moderate climate. “Hicksii” is a successful cross between the Irish yew tree and the regular yew tree. As a female plant, it produces red berries which are poisonous just like the whole plant. …

Sisyrinchium angustifolium - Stout Blue-eyed Grass Plants / Perennials

Sisyrinchium angustifolium - Stout Blue-eyed Grass

Native prairie wildlfower, pretty common to find these plants growing wild out on the prairie. Is not really a grass, rather is a member of the Iris family. Quite an adaptable plant - have seen this growing in shady moist conditions on the edge of woods, and in very dry, hot, sunny locations in the Grasslands …

Landscaping With Fruit Other / Books

Landscaping With Fruit: Strawberry ground covers, blueberry hedges, grape arbors ...

Strawberry ground covers, blueberry hedges, grape arbors, and 39 other luscious fruits to make your yard an edible paradise Fruit trees, shrubs, and vines are true two-for-one plants. Many varieties are strikingly beautiful — well suited to doing double duty as delicious sources of sweet, organic fruit …