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A Journey to Nine Islands Other / Books

A Journey to Nine Islands

Accompanied by charming and accessible text, the floral centerfolds of Journey to Nine Islands invite the reader to participate in the world of the Chicago Botanic Garden—one of the nation’s most visited public gardens and a preeminent center for learning and plant science. This remarkable volume …

A Celebration of Clematis Other / Books

A Celebration of Clematis: From the Gardens of Chalk Hill Nursery

From the Gardens of Chalk Hill Nursery | Clematis, a type of flowering vine, is a favorite with flower-lovers due to its bright blues, purples, and magentas as well as its huge variety of shapes, hues, and blooming seasons. Chalk Hill Farms in Healdsburg, CA, grows over 80 varieties of premium clematis …

Nandina domestica - Heavenly Bamboo Plants / Evergreen Shrubs

Nandina domestica - Heavenly Bamboo

Commonly called Heavenly Bamboo, Nandina can be used in virtually any part of the landscape and is especially useful in full or part sun, where the foliage color is superb. The new growth is often bronze to rose in color, becoming green with age. In the fall and winter, the growth takes on autumn leaf …

Eucalyptus gunnii - Cider Gum Plants / Other

Eucalyptus gunnii - Cider Gum

Eucalyptus is an enormous and fascinating genus. It comprises over 700 species, and accounts for more than two-thirds of Australia s vegetation. It is unfortunate that they are frequently regarded as not being reliably hardy outside of the subtropics, because it discourages people from planting them …

Eucalyptus 'Baby Blue' Plants / Other

Eucalyptus 'Baby Blue'

Eucalyptus is an enormous and fascinating genus. It comprises over 700 species, and accounts for more than two-thirds of Australias vegetation. It is unfortunate that they are frequently regarded as not being reliably hardy outside of the subtropics, because it discourages people from planting them in …

Heliopsis helianthoides - False Sunflower, Ox-Eye Plants / Perennials

Heliopsis helianthoides - False Sunflower, Ox-Eye

False Sunflower, also called oxeye, has 2 to 3 inch golden yellow flowers that are beautiful when used in floral arrangements. The plant grows 2 to 6 feet tall in light shade to full sun. It grows best in average, well-drained, moist garden soil. This hardy perennial tolerates drought but increases more …

New Complete Guide to Gardening Other / Books

New Complete Guide to Gardening

If you re in the market for an all-around garden guide to get you primed for the planting season, this beautiful, well-organized book will meet all your needs. The cover s floral effusion will brighten your coffee table, and inside you ll find what you need to get started or to grow in your gardening. …

Cattleya Angel Love 'Pinky' - Cattleya Orchid Plant Plants / Perennials

Angel Love 'Pinky' Cattleya Orchid Plant

Angel Love Pinky HCC/AOS. Elegant clusters of mauve-pink with cream colored lip blushed with a darker mauve-pink. Flowers held high above the foliage on compact plants. Light fragrance. The plant is 4-6 tall and growing in a 4 pot. Cattleyas (cat-LAY-a) - Cattleyas have earned the reputation as the Queen …

Protea Other / Books

Protea

Protea: A Guide to Cultivated Species and Varieties The proteas (Proteaceae) are a large and ancient plant family of Gondwana origins with an impressive diversity of flower and form, and an intriguing distribution pattern throughout mainly the Southern Hemisphere. In his spectacular photography, Lewis …

Orchid Fever Other / Books

Orchid Fever: A Horticultural Tale of Love, Lust, and Lunacy

A Horticultural Tale of Love, Lust, and Lunacy | At first blush, the subtitle of intrepid traveler Eric Hansen s floral account might seem, well, hyperbolic. After taking this whirlwind tour of the hidden world of rare orchid collectors, the reader will find the words well chosen. Hansen invites us into …