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The Language Of Flowers Other / Books

The Language Of Flowers

The Language Of Flowers: Introduction to Flowers and Their Meaning. The Personalities of Different Flowers (Language of flowers, Understanding flowers and flowering, Secret Meanings of Flowers) Everybody knows the significance of a red long-stemmed rose as a symbol of love, but what about the hydrangea …

Ilex cornuta - chinese holly Plants / Evergreen Shrubs

Ilex cornuta - chinese holly

Leaves of this chinese holly with their 3 lobes look like sugar coated, they are very glossy. The flowers will produce a load of bright red berries which will bring the ideal Christmas feeling in the winter. …

The Nature of Plants Other / Books

The Nature of Plants: Habitats, Challenges, and Adaptations

Habitats, Challenges, and Adaptations | There has always been interest in how animals live their lives --- it is easy for us to identify with them. But there are many remarkable stories about plants that deserve to be told. The Nature of Plants tells how plants adapt to the challenges of their habitats. …

The Cactus Family Other / Books

The Cactus Family

Only now, at the beginning of the new millennium, is there an up-to-date, comprehensive study of the cactus family. This long-awaited, monumental work covers the Cactaceae in an encyclopedic manner, addressing 125 genera and 1810 species. The most comprehensive single resource on the subject available …

Jubaea chilensis - Chilean Wine Palm Plants / Other

Jubaea chilensis - Chilean Wine Palm

Jubaea chilensis; Family: Palmae/Arecaceae (palm family); Common Names: Chilean wine palm, coquito palm, honey palm. This Incredible Hulk of the palm world, Jubaea chilensis, dominates the landscape with his thick muscular trunk. The straight gray trunks can grow to over 3 ft (0.9 m) in diameter and …

The Rose's Kiss Other / Books

The Rose's Kiss: A Natural History Of Flowers

A Natural History Of Flowers | Flowers bring joy and beauty to our lives, from the smallest patch of daisies outside our window to the elaborate floral decorations on display at weddings, banquets, and funerals. As well as offering aesthetic benefits, they teach us much about how the world works-each …

Orchid Fever Other / Books

Orchid Fever: A Horticultural Tale of Love, Lust, and Lunacy

A Horticultural Tale of Love, Lust, and Lunacy | At first blush, the subtitle of intrepid traveler Eric Hansen s floral account might seem, well, hyperbolic. After taking this whirlwind tour of the hidden world of rare orchid collectors, the reader will find the words well chosen. Hansen invites us into …

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 …