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Malus 'Royalty' - crab apple Plants / Deciduous Shrubs

Malus 'Royalty' - crab apple

This crab apple is a beautiful small tree with excellent flowering in the spring. The flowers are deep pink to bright purple and are followed by non-edible dark purple small fruits. The leaves are small-ish as opposed to real apple, shiny, deep purple throughout the season. …

Viburnum plicatum 'Lanarth' - japanese viburnum Plants / Deciduous Shrubs

Viburnum plicatum 'Lanarth' - japanese viburnum

This majestic looking viburnum is a breathtaking cultivar, commonly grown in royal gardens of mild climate. The shrub forms its branches in cascade or horizontal levels, they bear bright green drooping leaves and in the spring clusters of hydrangea-like snow-white flowers. This variety looks best on …

Polystichum setiferum 'Herrenhausen' - soft shield fern Plants / Ferns

Polystichum setiferum 'Herrenhausen' - soft shield fern

This fern brings softness to your shady garden. The fronds are very decorative, composed of many, tiny leaflets forming a lacy-like, glossy leaves of bright green colour. They are evergreen. Though they are very hardy and can withstand heavy frosts evergreen we suggest cutting off all leaves in spring …

Polypodium vulgare - common polypody Plants / Ferns

Polypodium vulgare - common polypody

Common polypody is a usual fern of mild and colder parts of Europe. It is evergreen and has about 30-40 cm long, thin stalks with mid green leaflets with rounded ends. It grows in semi-shade or shade, in woodland leafmould or epiphytically on rotting stumps or fallen tree trunks. …

Bambusa graminea - bamboo Plants / Grass, Grasses

Bambusa graminea (Pleioblastus gramineus) - bamboo

Synonym: Pleioblastus gramineus; Long, shiny green willowy leaves on slender branches. Suitable for sunny and shaded areas. Leaves are 20 cm long, 2 cm wide. Excellent for hedges or mixed arrangements. In CR it is considered hardy down to -20°C, however, each site has its own micro climate. A closed …

Dryopteris cycadina - shaggy shield fern Plants / Ferns

Dryopteris cycadina - shaggy shield fern

Shaggy shield fern is a lovely fern with geometrically regular architecture. Individual leaflets are deep green and glossy, composed around a nearly black stem. The fronds are mostly upright making an attractive specimen plant beneath tree canopies. It is hardy to about -30°C. Cut off all leaves in …

Lonicera kamtschatica 'Modrý triumf' - honeyberry Plants / Deciduous Shrubs

Lonicera kamtschatica 'Modrý triumf' - honeyberry

Honeyberry is an edible version of honeysuckle with fruit of similar taste and appearance of blueberry. Modrý triumf is a Czech variety selected for the best taste and heavy cropping. The fruit is sweet or sweet-and-sour, 25-35 mm long, oval, deep blue. The fruit ripens very early, often already in …

Prunus 'Accolade' - flowering cherry Plants / Deciduous Trees

Prunus 'Accolade' - flowering cherry

This flowering cherry is a cross between prunus sargentii and prunus subhirtella. It has profusion of pale pink, semi-double flowers which open from deep pink buds in mid spring. Leaves are dark green, to 10 cm long. It forms an irregular, wide crown, ideal as a specimen. It does not need much maintenance, …

Achillea millefolium 'Red Velvet' - yarrow Plants / Perennials

Achillea millefolium 'Red Velvet' - yarrow

Yarrow is a maintenance-free perennial suitable for standard flower beds as well as dry locations. Fern-like leaves are fine and deep green, basal leaves are larger than stem leaves. Flowers come out in flat corymbs in early summer. They are vivid red with tiny yellow centres. It tolerates wide range …

Syringa vulgaris 'Primrose' - common lilac Plants / Deciduous Shrubs

Syringa vulgaris 'Primrose' - common 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. Variety Primrose has yellow-green buds and light creamy yellow flowers. Stiff leaves are heart-shaped, upto 10 cm long, mid to dark green. …

Dryopteris affinis - golden male fern Plants / Ferns

Dryopteris affinis - golden male fern

Golden male fern is the basic species from which the most beautiful varieties arose. The “golden” bit in the name is relevant for the midrib which is yellowish-brown but cannot influence the overall appearance of bright green colour. …