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Eragrostis elliottii - Elliott's Love Grass, Blue Eros Plants / Grass, Grasses

Eragrostis elliottii - Elliott's Love Grass, Blue Eros

Blue Eragrostis (Love Grass)Graceful, Native Grass Maintains Its Flowing Beauty Until Winter! This Native American grass is graceful in form with narrow, blue foliage. The airy flower plumes begin appearing in July, maturing to a tan color in August and gradually to a lighter straw color in the fall. …

Acer palmatum atropurpureum - Japanese Red Maple Plants / Deciduous Trees

Japanese Red Maple

Considered the most graceful of all maples. This versatile landscaping tree really stands out with deep blood red, finely cut foliage in spring. 15-25 tall with similar spread. Japanese Red Maple s foliage is most colorful in full sun. Super hardy. 2 - 3 plants. Deer tend to avoid. Acer palmatum var. …

Athyrium filix-femina 'Cristata' - Crested Lady Fern Plants / Ferns

Crested Lady Fern

This elegant fern fills shady, moist areas where other plants fail. In time, it will form graceful stands and provide a lush habitat for songbirds. Lacy fronds grow up to 30 long and 12-24 wide, with an interesting crested appearance. Great for ground cover, rock gardens and borders - it also makes a …

Lilies Other / Books

Lilies: A Guide for Growers and Collectors

A Guide for Growers and Collectors | Admired for elegant blossoms and graceful foliage, the lily commands a featured place in any garden. This book discusses the biology of the lily plant, its propagation, and its cultivation. …

Tricyrtis hirta 'Blue Wonder' - Toad Lily Plants / Perennials

BlueWonder ToadLily Plant-Tricyrtis lasiocarpa-Shade

Toad Lilies are autumn flowering plants whose very exotic starry or bell-shaped flowers are borne on attractive arching stems. These occur in a wide range of forms usually spotted with a contrasting colour. Preferring a sheltered semi shaded site with adequate moisture they make ideal subjects for the …

Salix chaenomeloide - Giant Pussy Willow Plants / Deciduous Shrubs

Salix chaenomeloide - Giant Pussy Willow

Catkins the size of a rabbit s foot. Rare According to an old Polish legend, many springtimes ago a mother cat was crying at the bank of the river in which her kittens were drowning. The willows at the river s edge longed to help her, so they swept their long graceful branches into the waters to rescue …

Calochortus Other / Books

Calochortus: Mariposas and Their Relatives

Mariposas and Their Relatives | With their graceful stance, brilliant colors, and intricate markings, members of the North American genus Calochortus are among the most dazzling bulbous plants in the world. Yet their mostly undeserved reputation for being difficult to grow has kept them from being known …

Blueprints for Harmonious Gardens Other / Books

Blueprints for Harmonious Gardens

What makes a garden special? Focal points that attract the eye turn each area into a habitat of graceful beauty, and make a strong first impression. Using dozens of inspiring photographs, plus detailed drawings that provide a map of all the elements, horticulturist Tara Dillard reveals her secrets for …

Iris ensata 'Asian Warrior' - Japanese Iris Plants / Bulbs

Iris ensata 'Asian Warrior' - Japanese Iris

Japanese Iris (Iris ensata - formerly Iris kaempferi) blooms are captivating and graceful. Their superior size and colors are worth the efforts of cultivation. Their blooms are often saucer-size or larger, colors of white, shades of blue and purple, red-violet and are often veined or marbled with a contrasting …

Gaura lindheimeri 'The Bride' - Bride Whirling Butterfly Plants / Perennials

Bride Whirling Butterfly

Gaura The Bride forms a mat of soft foliage that contrasts beautifully with the delicate white flowers held on long thin stems. It suits natural style plantings. This makes it a good plant for a cottage garden, informal borders or flowering ground cover. Its lax growth habit makes it particularly useful …

Bulbs in Containers Other / Books

Bulbs in Containers

Fantastic color photographs and excellent writing make this an inspirational and accessible guide for specialty plant collectors, alpine and rock gardeners, and city gardeners, as well as anyone gardening in small spaces. Readers will learn about the ease and practicality of growing bulbs in containers …

Conservatory Style: Garden Rooms, Glasshouses, and Sunrooms Other / Books

Conservatory Style: Garden Rooms, Glasshouses, and Sunrooms

Born out of the heritage of structures first imagined by and constructed for the British aristocracy, the contemporary conservatory represents the ultimate in traditional elegance married to informal comfort. With or without plants and flowers, they come in every conceivable size and shape-square, oblong, …

Gladiolus 'Can-Can' - Gladiolia Plants / Bulbs

Can-Can Super Gladiolus

Can-Can: Light yellow with a rose edge. Prized for large bouquets, stately gladioli (yes, that s the accepted plural form, and much more graceful than the alternatives) offer an enormous color range, including the most delicate pastels, bold hues and almost unimaginable bi-colors. Their sword-like foliage …

Many uses for groundcovers (4) - Deciduous perennials Plants / Perennials

Epimedium

Epimedium, Geranium macrorrhizum, Clematis heracleifolia ‘Côte d’Azur’, Anemone nemorosa Epimedium Epimedium produces flowers as early as April and May but its attractive foliage also provides visual interest during the rest of the growing season. Epimedium produces delicate graceful flowers and …

Cyperus alternifolia - Umbrella Plants Plants / Perennials

Cyperus alternifolia - Umbrella Plants

Umbrella plant is a close cousin of the papyrus plant of ancient Egypt, which it resembles. Like papyrus, it also forms clumps in wet and boggy areas, although it will thrive in drier situations as well. Also like papyrus, all the leaves are arranged atop triangular stems. But while papyrus has 12 wiry …

Hacienda Courtyards Other / Books

Hacienda Courtyards (Mexican Design Books)

Mexican Design Books | Explore the architectural elements and water havens that will inspire your own courtyard paradise. …