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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, …

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 …

Euphorbia polychroma 'Lacey' - Cushion Spurge Plants / Perennials

Euphorbia polychroma 'Lacey' - Cushion Spurge

Lacey Flowering Spurge - Euphorbia polychroma Lacey Family: Euphorbiaceae Plant in a sunny place with well-drained poor to medium fertile soil. Use in border and rock gardens. Good ground cover. Random white and green variegation throughout the foliage. Yellow bracts from May to June. …

Echinacea 'Fatal Atraction' - Coneflower Plants / Perennials

Echinacea 'Fatal Atraction' - Coneflower

Coneflower - Echinacea Fatal Atraction Origin: Hybrid origin. Large, deep purple-pink flowers on dark-red stems lure the eye to this richly colored variety with perky, non-drooping petals. Produces many flowers on strong stems. Requires full sun and well-drained fertile soil. Drought resistant. Dead-heading …

Tropical Flowering Plants Other / Books

Tropical Flowering Plants: A Guide to Identification and Cultivation

A Guide to Identification and Cultivation | This book bridges a long-standing gap between obscure references in tropical botany and the gardener s need for an accurate, practical guide with clear photographs. Incorporating the latest advances in plant taxonomy from the definitive text of Dr. Walter Judd, …

Great Flowering Landscape Trees Other / Books

Great Flowering Landscape Trees

Devoted entirely to the flowering trees most recommended for home and urban landscapes, this handy encyclopedia discusses the basics—horticultural terms, botanic names, hardiness zones, and native versus exotic species—as well as each tree’s unique characteristics, such as height, spread, flower …

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 …

Doronicum orientale - Leopard's Bane Plants / Perennials

Leopard s-bane may be used in sunny areas in any ordinary garden soil. The yellow flowers appear in May and may be cut for arrangements. The plants are shallow rooted and 18 to 30 inches tall. Planting may be done in spring or autumn. Propagation is by division after flowering, in spring, or in October. …

Bletilla striata - hyacinth orchid Plants / Perennials

Bletilla striata - hyacinth orchid

How about a garden orchid? If you like unusual plants look at this princess from China. It is a hardy plant that can be planted outdoors down to USDA zone 5. Typically orchid-like flowers are magenta or lavender pink, 4-5 cm wide, borne at tips of 15-25 cm long stems. There can be 6-12 flowers on each …