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Wisteria sinensis - Chinese Wisteria Plants / Climber Plants

Blue Chinese Wisteria Plants

The Chinese wisteria is a shade-tolerant vine, but it blooms best when grown in the sun. It prefers a deep, rich loam, has a moderate growth rate and is very easy to grow. The vine is easily pruned to keep it contained. The violet blue flowers, borne in drooping 8-12 racemes, are produced in late spring …

Akebia quinata - Chocolate Vine Plants / Climber Plants

Chocolate Vine Akebia Quinata

Known as Mu-Tong in Chinese medicine, it has been used for laryngitis and dry coughs, urinary stones, and bladder problems. A decoction is made from the dried stem of the vine. The plant is a shrubby vine that is cold hardy to 18 degrees. Can be raised as an evergreen vine in warmer climates. Has very …

Wisteria sinensis 'Alba' - Chinese wisteria Plants / Climber Plants

Wisteria sinensis 'Alba' - Chinese wisteria

Chinese wisteria is no doubt the queen of flowering climbers. Alba variety bears clusters of very fragrant, pure white flowers that are 25-35 cm long and appear on bare wood earlier than on other wisterias, usually in April. Rather exotic looking pinnate leaves are mid green and densely cover the plant …

Musella lasiocarpa - Chinese Yellow Banana Plants / Other

Musella lasiocarpa - Chinese Yellow Banana

Musella lasiocarpa is an exciting banana relative that comes from high altitudes (to frosty 2800m / 9200ft!) in the Yunnan province in China. The maximum height of the plant is only about 1.5m / 5ft, half of which is a very stout, conical trunk, topped by a crown of handsome, slightly glaucous, broad …

Sorbus cashmiriana 'Chinese lace' - Kashmir rowan Plants / Deciduous Trees

Sorbus cashmiriana 'Chinese lace' - Kashmir rowan

Kashmir used to be a principality in the Himalayas known for its extraordinary shawl wool. It was super soft, warm and expensive. Hence, everything connected with the name Kashmir evoked feeling of exotic beauty and high price. Kashmir rowan is a beautiful tree that, luckily, is not an expensive item. …

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 …

Bleeding Hearts, Corydalis, and Their Relatives Other / Books

Bleeding Hearts, Corydalis, and Their Relatives

Members of the bleeding heart family, such as the well-known Chinese bleeding heart, have long been among the best-loved flowers of the perennial border. In recent years, however, excitement about this group has reached fever pitch with the introduction of dozens of stunning new discoveries, particularly …

Magnolia 'Yellow River' - Yellow River magnolia Plants / Deciduous Shrubs

Magnolia 'Yellow River' - Yellow River magnolia

This magnolia variety has only recently been imported from China, under the name Fei Huang. It is a sensational plant with large yellow flowers. It belongs to magnolia denudata (Yulan magnolia) group, however, we have not been able to search for the exact breeding details. The Chinese probably keep it …