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The Rose's Kiss Other / Books

The Rose's Kiss: A Natural History Of Flowers

A Natural History Of Flowers | Flowers bring joy and beauty to our lives, from the smallest patch of daisies outside our window to the elaborate floral decorations on display at weddings, banquets, and funerals. As well as offering aesthetic benefits, they teach us much about how the world works-each …

In Bloom: Creating and Living With Flowers Other / Books

In Bloom: Creating and Living With Flowers

Inspiring new ways to connect with the beauty of flowers in everyday life. Like the author’s exquisite first book, Bringing Nature Home, this much-awaited follow-up title presents stunning arrangements and ideas for interiors inspired by the beauty of flowers. …

Lewisia longipetala 'Little Plum' - Lewisia Plants / Perennials

Lewisia longipetala 'Little Plum' - Lewisia

Pinkish-red, striped flowers in late May. Flowers are large for a Lewisia, up to 1 in diameter. Many flowers per plant. Very showy when in bloom. This particular variety is reputed to be hardier than many other Lewisia and we have found this to be the case. They appear to do best if given some shade …

Paeonia suffruticosa - tree peony Plants / Deciduous Shrubs

Paeonia suffruticosa - tree peony

Tree peonies are beautiful, woody shrubs. Unlike the perennial type, these make woody branches that slowly form a low, mounding shrub. Flowers are large, often double or full, of all possible colours – white, cream, yellow, orange, various shades of pink, purple and red, even violet. Leaves are deeply …

Enkianthus campanulatus 'Victoria' - red-vein Plants / Deciduous Shrubs

Enkianthus campanulatus 'Victoria' - red-vein

Latin name enkianthus was made up from two Greek words although this deciduous shrub originates in Japan. It belongs to the heath family and also fits in there perfectly. No other rhododendron or azalea has its structure. Its main stems are always fully vertical with tops of small, alternate leaves. …

Juglans regia - common walnut Plants / Deciduous Trees

Juglans regia - common walnut

Common walnut is a native tree of the Old World. Its natural habitat lies between South-eastern Europe and Himalayas. Irrespective of its large size it is still one of the most sought-after fruit trees of our country. …

Cercis siliquastrum - Judas tree Plants / Deciduous Trees

Cercis siliquastrum - Judas tree

Judas tree is a rather special plant with profusion of beautiful, bright pink flowers in mid spring. They are small, pea-like, and so special due to their appearance on bare wood and even the main stems, however large and old they are. For prolific flowering the plant needs a hot and sunny summer in …

Quercus cerris - Turkey oak Plants / Deciduous Trees

Quercus cerris - Turkey oak

Oaks are common trees of our natural woodlands. They border our ponds, occur naturally in our mixed forests, and make magnificent specimen trees in our parks and arboretums where less common species or rare varieties can be seen. …

Akebia quinata - Chocolate Vine Plants / Climber Plants

Akebia quinata - Chocolate Vine

Also known as Five-Leaved Akebia. A very hardy Japanese climber with astonishingly fragrant deep purple flowers followed by elongated edible fruit. Climbs readily and can also be used as a ground cover. Compound, leathery leaves are unusual in appearance. Evergreen in mild climates. Tolerant of partial …

Hippeastrum 'Mambo' - Amaryllis Plants / Bulbs

Hippeastrum 'Mambo' - Amaryllis

Giant Amaryllis are easy and thrilling to grow indoors, and a great gift for a child or the home bound person. Unlike many other amaryllis bulbs on the market, our large hybrid bulbs will produce two 18-24 stems, each bearing 4 or 5 huge, long lasting flowers that are over 8 inches in diameter. Start …

Campsis radicans - trumpet creeper Plants / Trees and Shrubs

Campsis radicans - trumpet creeper

Campsis radicans - tree form This is the species of north-american trumpet creeper trained into a tree with a real stem. It bears terminal cymes of rich red, trumpet-shaped flowers from early summer until the first frosts. Pinnate leaves are deep green and enhance its tropical appearance. …