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Malus domestica 'Starking' - apple tree Plants / Fruit woods

Malus domestica 'Starking' - apple tree

Starking is an apple variety with red-flushed or pure red skin. The fruit is sweet and aromatic. It ripens in October and matures stored in December. It can be stored by March. Pruning is needed for good cropping and if you wish to keep the tree compact. …

Rosa 'Dark Red' - rose Plants / Roses

Rosa 'Dark Red' - rose

Dark Red is a patio/polyantha rose (the botanists are in disagreement as far as naming the groups). It has double flowers of velvet-like deep red colour. These roses are low maintenance but still breathtaking, low, cluster-flowered shrubs. They bloom from end spring in several phases until the frosts. …

Protea aristata - Ladismith Sugarbush Plants / Perennials

Protea aristata - Ladismith Sugarbush

Protea aristata Ladismith Protea - Flower head 4-5 across red with pink center and small hairy flowers. Branches are covered with thin needle-like leaves. The Protea Aristata, a very rare protea specie, was redis-covered in the 1950s, after it was believed for quite some time that it had become extinct. …

Viburnum x bodnantense 'Dawn' - dawn viburnum Plants / Deciduous Shrubs

Viburnum x bodnantense 'Dawn' - dawn viburnum

Dawn viburnum is a garden hybrid between viburnum farreri and viburnum grandiflorum. It is one of winter flowering plants because its flowers come out from end December (in mild winters) until March. If it snows while it blooms it does not matter, snow will do no damage to the flowers. …

Liquidambar styraciflua 'Burgundy' - Sweetgum Plants / Deciduous Trees

Liquidambar styraciflua 'Burgundy' - Sweetgum

Burgundy sweetgum is a rare variety prized for its richly coloured autumn leaves and corky furrowed bark. The leaves are typically sweetgum-lobed, star-shaped with 5 tips, deciduous, mid green in summer, and rich carmine and dark burgundy red in autumn. Coloured leaves remain on the tree for a considerable …