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Iris chrysographes - Black Iris Plants / Bulbs

Iris chrysographes

The deep purple-maroon blooms are so nearly black some consider this the long sought after black iris. Adds a touch of mystery wherever it is planted. Similar to Siberian Iris in form and habit, it grows best in constantly moist soil. Color is so unique it mixes well with other plants which bloom in …

Planting Design Other / Books

Planting Design

Home gardeners with a keen interest in design, as well as professional landscape designers, will find invaluable advice in this new approach. The book focuses on the general principles behind creating successful and beautiful plant combinations in both time and space-working with perennials in the context …

Syringa vulgaris 'Sensation' - lilac Plants / Deciduous Shrubs

Syringa vulgaris 'Sensation' - lilac

Lilacs are famous shrubs with showy flowers from May to June. Rich and dense upright panicles of tiny, fragrant flowers last for 3-4 weeks. Sensation is a variety with a perfect name. Its individual flowers are deep purple to violet with rich, white margins = an eye-catcher even for those who consider …

Garden Plants for Mediterranean Climates Other / Books

Garden Plants for Mediterranean Climates

A lavish guide to planning, planting, and maintaining a Mediterranean garden, featuring an A-Z of more than 1,000 plants and 500 color photos. No image of the Mediterranean is complete without flowering climbers, colorful shrubs, or lush gardens. Now you can enjoy Mediterranean plants in your own garden. …

Consider the Leaf Other / Books

Consider the Leaf: Foliage in Garden Design

Filled with plant suggestions and hints for successfully incorporating foliage into your garden, this book explains basic leaf shapes and tonal palettes, and how to pleasingly balance them in your garden. …

Zen in Your Garden Other / Books

Zen in Your Garden

Zen in Your Garden: Creating Sacred Spaces Full of colorful, striking photographs and insightful commentary this Zen gardening book is an essential guide to the most serene of Japanese traditional arts. …

Witch Hazels Other / Books

Witch Hazels (Royal Horticultural Society Plant Collector Guide)

Royal Horticultural Society Plant Collector Guide | Once discovered, witch hazels capture the hearts of gardeners who rank them among the best of all winter-flowering shrubs. Shrugging off several degrees of frost and a heavy weight of snow, their distinctive flowers held on bare branches cannot fail …

Stone Primer Other / Books

Stone Primer

Stone brings a timeless elegance to interior and exterior design. Stone is both stylish and classic. It brings solid tradition to contemporary settings and adds a flair of minimalism to traditional surroundings. An elemental substance that brings beauty and permanence wherever it is used, stone is at …

x Cornus 'Rutgan®' - STELLAR PINK® dogwood Plants / Deciduous Shrubs

x Cornus 'Rutgan®' - STELLAR PINK® dogwood

STELLAR PINK® | Stellar Pink® is another beautiful cross coming from hybridization of flowering dogwood and Japanese dogwood. It was the answer to the so-called dogwood decline in the USA caused by the anthracnose epidemic in the last decades of 20th century. This variety, same as a number of others, …

x Cornus 'KN30-8' VENUS® - dogwood Plants / Deciduous Shrubs

x Cornus 'KN30-8' VENUS® - dogwood

This dogwood comes from an interspecific hybridization of Japanese dogwood and cornus nuttallii. Dr. Elwin R.Orton from the Rutgers University of New Jersey, USA was the man behind this work that began in 1983 and 20 years later he was able to have his superb plant patented under patent number PP16309. …