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Echeveria - Blue Mexican Rose Plants / Sukulents, Cactuses

Echeveria - Blue Mexican Rose

Echeverias are succulent type plants (similar to cactus) that are extremely easy to grow. Like cactus they prefer sun and a thorough watering when dry. The flowers are spectacular. They are native to Mexico and make easy to grow house plants. …

Mammilliaria plumosa - Feather Cactus Plants / Sukulents, Cactuses

Mammilliaria plumosa - Feather Cactus

The Feather Cactus (Mammilliaria plumosa) is native to Mexico. It is hardy in zones 9-10. In cooler regions grow as a house plant. Provide full sun and water only when dry. It gets it s name from it s feathery looking spines. The whitish-yellow flowers have a strong aroma. This cactus is very easy to …

Armitage's Native Plants for North American Gardens Other / Books

Armitage's Native Plants for North American Gardens

The popularity of native North American plants has soared in recent years, for many good reasons. Whatever draws you to native plants, you ll find no better or more authoritative guide than Allan Armitage. Widely acknowledged as one of the world s foremost horticulturists, Armitage describes more than …

Dicentra scandens - Bleeding Heart Vine Plants / Climber Plants

Dicentra scandens - Bleeding Heart Vine

Looking for a show stopper? A wonderful climber with dozens of yellow locket flowers which insist on climbing on any convenient trellis, fence or other support. A unique golden bleeding heart vine preferring light but not midday sun. A frost hardy perennial in zones 5-9. In cooler regions grow as a house …

Landscaping with Native Plants of the Southwest Other / Books

Landscaping with Native Plants of the Southwest

As the world heats up and we become more and more conscious of our place in the natural scheme, the appeal of the native plants of the Southwest becomes ever more compelling for gardeners. In addition to providing year-round beauty with relatively little maintenance, landscaping with native plants contributes …

Veronicastrum virginicum - Culver's Root Plants / Perennials

Veronicastrum virginicum - Culver's Root

These elegant perennials impart a lofty vertical element to the late summer garden. Graced with distinctive narrow spires of densely arranged tiny flowers, Veronicastrum are native to meadows and woodlands, and are easy to grow in adequately moist soil. Ericas strong leafy stems taper delicately into …

Archontophoenix alexandrae - Alexandra Palm Plants / Other

Archontophoenix alexandrae - Alexandra Palm

The King Palm is one of the most beautiful and stately palms. Its smooth, green trunk is tall, slender, and predominantly ringed. Its intricate dark green foliage is 8-10 feet in length. The King Palm is hardy to 28 degrees. A fast-growing palm, it reaches a height of 20-50 feet with little maintenance. …

Vanilla planifolia - Vanilla Orchid Plants / Tropical and Subtropical Plants

Vanilla planifolia - Vanilla Orchid

Native almost to the tropics the range includes Mexico, Central America, West Indies, and Northern South America. The genus vanilla produces the world s most popular spice, a climbing member of the orchid family, the vanilla orchid is both terrestial and epiphytic, it grows in soil and other plants sending …

Abies procera - Noble Fir Plants / Conifers

Abies procera - Noble Fir

Nobe Fir (Abies procera), Grow your own Christmas Tree! Majestic evergreen native to the pacific northwest, widely grown as a Christmas Tree. Can reach 200 feet or more in height. Prefers moist soil and some protection from wind. …

Alpine Plants of Europe Other / Books

Alpine Plants of Europe: A Gardener's Guide

A Gardener s Guide | With this reference gardeners can successfully replicate alpine plants native conditions, allowing them to grow such choice alpines as gentians, daphnes, and Dianthus. Dramatic photographs and descriptions take readers through the Pyrenees, Alps, Balkans, and Carpathians to capture …

Hydrangea anomala petiolaris - White Hydrangea Vine Plants / Climber Plants

Hydrangea anomala petiolaris - White Hydrangea Vine

Native of Japan and China and introduced into cultivation in 1865, this sturdy, deciduous vine will eventually grow to 25 feet or higher. Clusters of white blooms and smooth foliage make a rich-looking accent in your garden. Will need a sturdy structure such as a stone wall or strong fence to climb on …

Ochna serrulata - Mickey Mouse Plant Plants / Tropical and Subtropical Plants

Ochna serrulata - Mickey Mouse Plant

The Mickey Mouse Plant, Ochna serrulata, is a well known garden shrub that grows to about 9 feet high. Originally a native of southern Africa, Ochna has small, single yellow flowers that bloom in late spring to summer. A useful garden plant, in cooler regions it can also be grown as a patio plant, outside …