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Aeschynanthus radicans - Lipstick Plant Plants / Climber Plants

Aeschynanthus radicans - Lipstick Plant

Related to African violets and gloxinias, lipstick plants are members of the gesneriad family. Its easy to see the reason for their common name since the lobed red flowers emerging from a maroon sheath do resemble lipsticks in tubes. Natives of the West Indies, the plants grow as epiphytes in the wild, …

Balcony & Container Plants Other / Books

Balcony & Container Plants (Compass Guides)

Garden lovers who have limited growing space can still embellish their surroundings with attractive flowers and greenery and this book shows them how. Plants that are especially suitable for growing in tubs, boxes, and hanging planters are profiled in alphabetical order and beautifully illustrated with …

Petunia - 'Merlin Blue Morn' - Petunia Plants / Annuals

Petunia - 'Merlin Blue Morn' - Petunia

Petunia Merlin Blue Morn- A distinctly different blue and white petunia, the 2½-inch blooms are pure white in the center with a soft transition to velvety blue on the petal edge. The bicolor pattern is highly visible from a distance. Best garden performance will occur in full sun. The branching plants …

Oxalis valdiviensis 'Lucky Gold' - Shamrock Plants / Annuals

Oxalis valdiviensis 'Lucky Gold' - Shamrock

An attractive plant that can be used as a summer annual or as a shamrock pot plant for St Patricks day celebrations. The leaves are bright green and have a perfect shamrock shape with three leaflets. Multiple seedlings in a small pot will give a good effect in approx 2 months from sowing. Flowers during …

Iris ensata 'Gold Bound' - Japanese Iris Plants / Bulbs

Iris ensata 'Gold Bound' - Japanese Iris

Pure-White flowers with yellow signals on tall plants. ; Gold Bound Japanese Iris - Iris ensata (kaempferi) Gold Bound; Flowers have large semi-flaring fails, and standards which are either short and upright, or very large and open, hanging over the falls as a second x. The resulting flowers have a flat, …

Instant Container Gardens Other / Books

Instant Container Gardens

Instant Container Gardens covers a revolutionary, new container garden system that will completely transform your garden. The basis for the system is a unique type of container that has holes in the sides that are large enough to accommodate mature plants. Planting through these holes, along with planting …

Gardening With Kids Other / Books

Gardening With Kids

Children find gardening fun and fascinatingwatching a bean sprout or a pumpkin grow bigger every day can seem like a miracle, as well as a huge achievement. And gardening can help kids connect to and understand more about nature, the seasons, and the food we eat. In Gardening with Kids, Catherine Woram …

Growing Orchids in Your Garden Other / Books

Growing Orchids in Your Garden

Wherever you live in the world, you can grow orchids in your garden. From ladys slippers in boreal forests to dendrobiums hanging from tropical palms, orchids provide color and elegance unmatched by any other garden flower. Although it may sound too good to be true, many orchids are actually low-maintenance …

Geranium - Cranesbill Plants / Perennials

Geranium - Cranesbill (PPH)

Musical theatre buffs will know, but for those of you who don’t, this line comes from a song entitled June is Bustin’ Out All Over! from the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical Carousel. This piece of musical history is set in Maine, USA and the song refers the stirring and thrilling arrival of summer …

Aralia elata 'Variegata' - Japanese angelica tree Plants / Deciduous Trees

Aralia elata 'Variegata' - Japanese angelica tree

If you are looking for an architectural plant that will attract passers-by’s eyes but will require zero maintenance at the same time and on top of that will be hardy enough not to worry about it in winter, have a look at this Japanese angelica tree. Could the leaves look like angel’s wings to be …