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Cortaderia selloana - Pampas Grass Plants / Grass, Grasses

White Pampas Grass

Superb for fresh or dried arrangements! Dusty-Pink & White Feathers of Late-Summer Color! Fresh green foliage reaches 6 to 12 feet tall, topped by long, thick featherdusters of bloom that last for weeks! Unsurpassed for glorious texture and color in the landscape, this pink Pampas Grass is the star …

Cortaderia selloana 'Rosea' - Pink Pampas Grass Plants / Grass, Grasses

Cortaderia selloana 'Rosea' - Pink Pampas Grass

Superb for fresh or dried arrangements! Dusty-Pink Feathers of Late-Summer Color! Fresh green foliage reaches 6 to 12 feet tall, topped by long, thick featherdusters of bloom that last for weeks! Unsurpassed for glorious texture and color in the landscape, this pink Pampas Grass is the star of any garden …

Indoor Green Other / Books

Indoor Green

Indoor Green: Living with Plants A visual ode to the transformative power of the houseplant in home décor, with practical information for arranging your own indoor green For centuries, plants have transformed interiors. Today the plant-filled home is an inspiration to every avid shelter-blog reader …

Gardener's Guide to the Pepper Other / Books

Gardener's Guide to the Pepper

Gardener s Guide to the Pepper: A Guide Book for Planting, Growing and Harvesting Peppers (Gardener s Guide to Growing Your Vegetable Garden) (Volume 11) Growing peppers fresh in the garden creates a wonderful taste treat for the gardener. Green peppers or hot peppers are not hard to grow. Sweet peppers …

Sorbaria sorbifolia 'Sem' - false spirea Plants / Deciduous Shrubs

Sorbaria sorbifolia 'Sem' - false spirea

False spirea is a valuable plant for small sized gardens as it quickly fills limited space with mass of beautiful leaves. It is a woody plant spreading with suckers like some perennials. Its leaves are fresh green during summer, pinnate, and look like service-tree leaves but are finer and prettier. When …

Abies koreana 'Tundra' - dwarf Korean fir Plants / Conifers

Abies koreana 'Tundra' - dwarf Korean fir

Tundra is a dwarf variety of Korean fir. It creates an almost perfect cushion of soft green colour. This dwarf conifer is evergreen, very compact, slow growing and mound-forming shrub with bright green needles whose colour remains fresh from January until December. The needles are short, glossy, soft …

Kerria japonica 'Honshu' - Japanese rose Plants / Deciduous Shrubs

Kerria japonica 'Honshu' - Japanese rose

Kerria japonica - Japanese Kerria Family: Rosaceae (Ker-ria: named for William Kerr, Kew Gardener and Collector) Kerria japonica is a hardy (Zone 5) deciduous shrub that matures at 3 to 5 feet in height. It s a dense mounded plant with numerous slender, zigzagging branches that emerge at ground level. …

Liquidambar orientalis - Oriental sweet gum Plants / Deciduous Shrubs

Liquidambar orientalis - Oriental sweet gum

Oriental sweet gum is a beautiful, slow growing shrub or a small tree from SW Asia. It bears attractive, deeply cut leaves that are fresh green from spring until late summer, and turning rich yellow in neutral soil or orange and red in highly acidic soil in autumn. Each lobe is decorated with a pair …

Actinidia arguta 'Issai' - mini-kiwi Plants / Climber Plants

Actinidia arguta 'Issai' - mini-kiwi

Issai is a self-fertile variety of the so-called mini-kiwi. This means that unlike the species it does not need a male and a female plant to produce fruit. Apart from tasty fruit it is a nice plant, too, with deep green leaves and scented flowers in June. …

Malva sylvestris 'Zebrina' - French Hollyhock Plants / Biennials

Malva sylvestris 'Zebrina' - French Hollyhock

This Old-Fashioned Striped Favorite Can Really Take the Heat! Masses of 2-inch lavender blooms,striped with purple, all summer long! This delightful charmer looks like it came from Grandmother s garden (and it probably did!), with soft lavender blooms merrily striped and scored in deep purple. The neatly-spaced …

Cycas revoluta - Japanese Sago Palm Plants / Other

Cycas revoluta - Japanese Sago Palm

This unique plant resembles a palm tree but is actually a cycad. These living fossils, members of the Cycadaceae family, dominated the landscape during the Mesozoic era over 150 million years ago. Today about 10 genera of cycads still survive. The most commonly grown is the Japanese sago, also called …

Actinidia arguta 'Issai' - mini-kiwi Plants / Fruit woods

Actinidia arguta 'Issai' - mini-kiwi

Issai is a self-fertile variety of the so-called mini-kiwi. This means that unlike the species it does not need a male and a female plant to produce fruit. Apart from tasty fruit it is a nice plant, too, with deep green leaves and scented flowers in June …

Hydrangea paniculata 'Limelight' - panicle hydrangea Plants / Deciduous Shrubs

Hydrangea paniculata 'Limelight' - panicle hydrangea

Eager for something new and hardy? Look no more. This hydrangea is a celebrity of the last few years with awards and praise from every possible corner of the world (can a globe have corners??). Even the one who always disliked hydrangeas look at this novelty with interest when I show them pictures of …

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. …

The Kitchen Garden Grower's Guide Other / Books

The Kitchen Garden Grower's Guide

A practical vegetable and herb garden encyclopedia | A veritable encyclopedia and easy how-to guide on all that is natural and necessary in the world of gardening and small fruit, vegetable, and herb preparation, in The Kitchen Garden Grower’s Guide: A practical vegetable and herb garden encyclopedia, …