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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 …

Winter-Flowering Shrubs Other / Books

Winter-Flowering Shrubs

Gardeners, plant collectors, horticulturists, and landscape designers will find a valuable resource in this carefully selected plant directory of best performing winter-flowering shrubs. Readers will find daphnes, viburnums, witch hazels, and camellias to suit every taste and garden situation, as well …

Rock Garden Design and Construction Other / Books

Rock Garden Design and Construction

Few gardens can transport visitors to wild and rugged landscapes as well as rock gardens. Eye-catching rock gardens are among the most challenging — and satisfying — expressions of the gardeners craft. A true rock garden is a specialized habitat that allows the gardener to grow plants that do not …

Perennials for the Southwest Other / Books

Perennials for the Southwest

Plants That Flourish in Arid Gardens | Drawing upon her vast knowledge of perennials and how they perform in the arid Southwest, Mary Irish has produced the definitive guide for gardeners who want to create lush, colorful gardens while keeping artificial irrigation to a minimum. This book will help Southwest …

Platycodon grandiflorus 'Fuji White' - Balloon Flower Plants / Perennials

Platycodon grandiflorus 'Fuji White' - Balloon Flower

Great for the sunny border or for cutting! Big White Balloons on Tall, Ultra-Hardy Plants! 25- to 30-inch plants bloom in summer. Cheery white stars all summer long are gorgeous in the garden or vase! This exceptionally tall variety reaches 25 to 30 inches in the garden, with blooms on long, elegant …

Tropical Plants for Home and Garden Other / Books

Tropical Plants for Home and Garden

A stunningly beautiful presentation of flowers and plants native to tropical regions of the world. —Phoenix Home & Garden With sections on flowering shrubs and annuals, foliage plants, ornamental trees, ornamental vines and creepers, palms, exotics, water plants, ground covers, ferns, and orchids, …

Practical Science for Gardeners Other / Books

Practical Science for Gardeners

Informative and entertaining, this book will stimulate experimentation and encourage gardeners to review and improve their current gardening practices. Once gardeners learn how plants are constructed, it is easier to envision how theyll grow and flourish. An understanding of the structure behind good, …

Musella lasiocarpa - Chinese Yellow Banana Plants / Other

Musella lasiocarpa - Chinese Yellow Banana

Musella lasiocarpa is an exciting banana relative that comes from high altitudes (to frosty 2800m / 9200ft!) in the Yunnan province in China. The maximum height of the plant is only about 1.5m / 5ft, half of which is a very stout, conical trunk, topped by a crown of handsome, slightly glaucous, broad …

Hibiscus Other / Books

Hibiscus

While the flamboyant blooms of hibiscus conjure up images of the tropics, there are today many new hybrids that flourish in subtropical and even temperate climates. And indeed, in cooler climates hibiscus grown in containers will do well all summer long and then move indoors to bring sunny color and …

Hostas Other / Books

Hostas

The definitive guide to a popular hardy perennial. The growing popularity of hostas can be credited to their colorful beauty, longevity and ability to grow successfully just about anywhere. Hosta foliage comes in astonishing variations. From blue, green, yellow to multicolored, the leaves appear in all …

The Gardener's Peony Other / Books

The Gardener's Peony

Peonies are virtually unrivalled in a their ability to bring impact and drama to a garden. Once established they flourish for decades, bringing large quantities of flamboyant blooms in a magical range of hues and outstanding, often finely cut foliage. This informative guide highlights the best peonies …

Iris pseudacorus x 'Berlin Tiger' - Yellow Flag Plants / Bulbs

Berlin Tiger Iris - Loves to Get It's Feet Wet

Berlin Tiger is a tall, vigorous Iris, reaching fully 3 feet high but just about a foot wide. It loves damp and even wet soils, but once established can even tolerate short periods of drought. And if you are fortunate enough to have no boggy or poorly-draining soil, simply give this Iris a bit more shade …

Making the Most of Shade Other / Books

Making the Most of Shade

A gorgeous celebration of the shade garden-featuring nearly 300 perennials, annuals, bulbs, ferns, ornamental grasses, and climbing plants that will thrive without direct sunlight. A shaded garden can be a soothing sanctuary that even the most dedicated sun worshipper can welcome on a hot summer day. …

The Encyclopedia of Ornamental Grasses Other / Books

The Encyclopedia of Ornamental Grasses

From the fresh green shoots of spring through the dramatic foliage of summer, the lush colors of autumn, and the pale, feathery maturity of winter, grasses add a special touch to the garden in every season. Native species of beautiful ornamental grasses flourish in almost every part of North America. …