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Great Flowering Landscape Shrubs Other / Books

Great Flowering Landscape Shrubs

Their Identification, Ornamental Characteristics, Culture, Propagation and Uses | With stunning color photos throughout, this gardening guide describes more than 50 types of the best flowering shrubs and details their use in home landscaping. Shrubs are arranged by genus, separated into deciduous flowering …

Protea magnifica 'Atlantic Queen' - Bearded Protea Plants / Evergreen Shrubs

Protea magnifica 'Atlantic Queen' - Bearded Protea

Protea magnifica Giant Wooly Protea - Exquisite flower - 8 across with colors range soft pink, deep rose, strong red - the apex tinged black with small downy white flowers. The Giant Wooly Beard Queen Protea is a cut flower wonder. The flowers last for a very long time and look great in dried flower …

Wildflowers of the Pacific Northwest Other / Books

Wildflowers of the Pacific Northwest

Timber Press Field Guide | Featuring more than 1240 stunning color photographs, this comprehensive field guide will remain a trusted, authoritative trailside reference for years to come. It describes and illustrates 1220 commonly encountered species, both native and nonnative, including perennials, annuals, …

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. …

Syringa meyeri - Dwarf Korean Lilac Plants / Deciduous Shrubs

Dwarf Korean Lilac

Korean lilac is an upright, densely branched deciduous shrub with dark green velvety foliage. Soft pink to lavender flower clusters tip the branches for a lovely spring accent. Excellent for borders, screens and hedges. Full sun. Slow grower to 6 to 10 feet high, 5 to 6 feet wide or clipped to shape. …

Agastache foeniculum - Blue Giant Hyssop Plants / Perennials

Agastache foeniculum - Blue Giant Hyssop

Agastache foeniculum (blue giant hyssop; syn. Agastache anethiodora (Nutt.) Britton), commonly called anise hyssop, blue giant hyssop, Fragrant giant hyssop, or the lavender giant hyssop, is a species of perennial plant in the mint family, (Lamiaceae). This plant is native to much of north-central and …

Magnolia 'Goldstar' - Goldstar magnolia Plants / Deciduous Shrubs

Magnolia 'Goldstar' - Goldstar magnolia

Another rare magnolia is this cross between magnolia acuminata var. subcordata “Miss Honeybee” and magnolia stellata. It gained flower shape fro stellata and colour from acuminate. Goldstar has medium sized flowers with 14 narrow petals, very similar to star-shaped magnolias. The colour is a delicate …

Azalea 'Arneson Gem' - deciduous azalea Plants / Deciduous Shrubs

Azalea 'Arneson Gem' - deciduous azalea

Knapp Hill rhododendron | Deciduous azaleas are probably the most striking flowering shrubs. Their colours are vivid and bright, and often have the shades that not many rhododendrons can offer. They need full sun. “Arneson Gem” is a true jewel. Its reddish buds open to soft golden-yellow flowers …

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 …

Festuca glauca - Blue Fescue Grass Plants / Grass, Grasses

Festuca flauca - Blue Fescue Grass

Fescue develops deeper foliage color when grown in full sun, but it can tolerate partial shade, and should be grown in part shade in areas with hot summers It is drought tolerant, and grows best in poor, sandy, well drained soils. It cannot tolerate heavy, wet soils or constant high humidity. Blue fescue …