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Cyclanthera pedata - Achocha Plants / Climber Plants

Cyclanthera pedata - Achocha

Achocha (Ladys Slipper) | Vigorous climber producing small edible pods like okra. The small fruits have a tender, crunchy white flesh with a beany, cucumber flavor. Nice in salads or for stir fries. They can also be made into novelty pickles. Pick fruits young, when still green. …

Duchesnea indica - Indian Strawberry, Mock Strawberry Plants / Perennials

Duchesnea indica - Indian Strawberry, Mock Strawberry

A semi- evergreen trailing perennial, this species grows to a height of 4 in (10 cm) and multiplies rapidly by runners to an indefinite spread. It is useful as a ground cover and for bed edging, hanging baskets and pots. It has dark green leaves and bright, 1 in (25 mm) wide, yellow flowers from spring …

Passiflora 'Incense' - Passion Flower Plants / Climber Plants

Passiflora 'Incense' - Passion Flower

Very fast growing vine to 10-20 ft, sometimes longer. This variety is a hybrid between two hardy passion flower species (Passiflora incarnata and P. cinnicata), and as a result, is very hardy itself, surviving temperatures below 0 F. Vines will die back upon temperatures below 32F but will regrow from …

Crataegus phaenopyrum - Washington Hawthorn Plants / Deciduous Trees

Washington Hawthorn

This tree has it all: White spring flowers, brilliant fall foliage and reddish fruits that attract numerous fruit-eating birds. Also provides nesting sites and cover. Spreads to 25 feet; tolerates many soil types. Prefers sun. 4-year-old (18-24) transplants shipped at the proper planting time for your …

Carnegia gigantea - Saguaro Plants / Sukulents, Cactuses

Carnegia gigantea - Saguaro

Scientific Name: Carnegia gigantea (Cereus giganteus) Common Name: Saguaro, Sahuaro The 3 inch (7.6 cm) wide flowers open in the evening and crown the main stem and arms. The edible fruits split open into red, flower-like star shapes. The columnar main stem has prominent, spiny ribs, and with age it …

Malus 'Royalty' - crab apple Plants / Deciduous Shrubs

Malus 'Royalty' - crab apple

This crab apple is a beautiful small tree with excellent flowering in the spring. The flowers are deep pink to bright purple and are followed by non-edible dark purple small fruits. The leaves are small-ish as opposed to real apple, shiny, deep purple throughout the season. …

McGee & Stuckey's Bountiful Container Other / Books

McGee & Stuckey's Bountiful Container

Create Container Gardens of Vegetables, Herbs, Fruits, and Edible Flowers | With few exceptions-such as corn and pumpkins-everything edible thats grown in a traditional garden can be raised in a container. And with only one exception-watering-container gardening is a whole lot easier. Beginning with …

Akebia quinata - Chocolate Vine Plants / Climber Plants

Chocolate Vine Akebia Quinata

Known as Mu-Tong in Chinese medicine, it has been used for laryngitis and dry coughs, urinary stones, and bladder problems. A decoction is made from the dried stem of the vine. The plant is a shrubby vine that is cold hardy to 18 degrees. Can be raised as an evergreen vine in warmer climates. Has very …

Viburnum prunifolium - Blackhaw Viburnum Plants / Deciduous Shrubs

Blackhaw Viburnum

Cedar waxwings, robins, bluebirds, catbirds and many other birds love blackhaws blue-black fruits, which persist into winter. In spring, the small tree bears white flowers; in fall, its leaves turn red. Tuck blackhaw almost anywhere-it slowly grows to 15-20 ft. tall and 10 wide. Bare-root plant. 3-year-old …

Gardening with Heirloom Seeds Other / Books

Gardening with Heirloom Seeds: Tried-And-True Flowers, Fruits and Vegetables for a New Generation

Tried-And-True Flowers, Fruits and Vegetables for a New Generation | Heirloom seeds are more than the promise of next summers crookneck squash or jewel-colored zinnias. Theyre living antiques handed down from one generation to the next, a rich inheritance of flavor and beauty from long ago and, often, …

Malus 'Van Eseltine' - crab apple Plants / Deciduous Trees

Malus 'Van Eseltine' - crab apple

Another charming crab apple is this variety “Van Eseltine”. At the end of April / beginning of May it produces profusion of scarlet red spherical buds on long stalks which open to semi double and double pink flowers with yellow stamens. Fruits are small ornamental red-flushed yellow apples. Leaves …

Malus 'Royal Beauty' - crab apple Plants / Deciduous Trees

Malus 'Royal Beauty' - crab apple

Some crab apples can easily compete with Japanese ornamental cherries as far as the beauty and colours of their flowers. This is the case of ´Royal Beauty´. It is a small tree growing about 2.5m tall, with weeping, somewhat narrow crown. In the spring it brings a profusion of deep pink to light purple …

Many uses for groundcovers (3) - Evergreen shrubs Plants / Evergreen Shrubs

Hedera helix

Cotoneaster dammeri Mooncreeper, Hedera helix, Sarcococca hookeriana var. humulis Cotoneaster dammeri Mooncreeper The distinctive characteristic of this evergreen Cotoneaster is its habit: it grows flatly against the ground to create a kind of sod. Its leaves are small, slightly lustrous, and bright …

Malus COCCINELLA® 'Courtarou' - crab apple Plants / Deciduous Shrubs

Malus COCCINELLA® 'Courtarou' - crab apple

Coccinella® is a relatively new variety of crab apple. It is protected as a registered trademark and its features speak for itself. The flowers are pale to rich purple, with tints of red rather than pink as on ornamental cherries. Moreover, this selection has burgundy leaves and dark red branches for …