Green deep 1 | About-garden.com

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. …

Prunus laurocerasus 'Novita' - cherry laurel Plants / Evergreen Shrubs

Prunus laurocerasus 'Novita' - cherry laurel

“Novita” is a new sensation among cherry laurels. Eventually there is a hardy variety which has benefits of the formerly more tender ones: it grows fast and big, has large leaves of a nice colour, and of course if fully hardy! The leaves are 10-15 cm long, obovate, very glossy, soft green when young …

Hepatica transsilvanica 'Blue Jewel' - Blue Jewel Hepatica Plants / Perennials

Hepatica transsilvanica 'Blue Jewel'

Hepatica transsilvanica Blue Jewel Origin: The species is native to Romania. Masses of starry deep-blue flowers provide rich decoration in early spring over evergreen, mats of leathery, deep-green, tri-lobed foliage. This selection has larger flowers than the species and a very good color. Can be grown …

Pterocarya fraxinifolia - wing nut Plants / Deciduous Trees

Pterocarya fraxinifolia - wing nut

From Caucasus and Northern Iran comes one of my absolutely top favourites – wing nut. Its large leaves, fruit and monumental statue predetermine this tree to become the most significant feature of any large garden or a park. …

Pieris japonica 'Katsura' - lily of the valley Plants / Evergreen Shrubs

Pieris japonica 'Katsura' - lily of the valley

Lily of the valley shrub is an attractive evergreen shrub with handsome flowers and striking red new leaves. Vase-shaped flowers are pink and hang on pink stamens in slightly pendent, long racemes. “Katsura” is the darkest variety with deep burgundy red new leaves, which turn to dark green in summer. …

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 '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 …

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. …

Aconitum carmichaelii 'Arendsii' - autumn monskhood Plants / Perennials

Aconitum carmichaelii 'Arendsii' - autumn monskhood

Autumn monkshood is a showy perennial flowering for late summer and autumn. It produces erect racemes of large, 6-7 cm tall flowers of deep indigo blue flowers from September till October. They appear along sturdy stems that grow just over a meter tall. The wise thing about this monkhood is that even …

Hibiscus moscheutos 'Scarlet' - swamp mallow Plants / Deciduous Shrubs

Hibiscus moscheutos 'Scarlet' - swamp mallow

Swamp mallow has been a sought after plant over the past couple of years and its popularity is rising as new varieties keep coming in the market. Scarlet is a Czech selection with deep red flowers of enormous size: 20-23 cm wide. Fat buds are deep red, too. Deadheading spent flowers will encourage setting …

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. …

Iris 'Best Bet' - Tall Bearded Iris Plants / Bulbs

Iris 'Best Bet' - Tall Bearded Iris

Light wisteria blue standards with contrasting deep hyacinth blue falls. Also known as Bearded Iris these Iris are outstanding for their unusual color, design and sturdy, vigorous growth habit. They are hardy, disease and drought-resistant plants. Long blooming in late spring and early summer, with handsome …