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Albizia julibrissin 'Ernest Wilson' - acacia Plants / Deciduous Shrubs

Albizia julibrissin 'Ernest Wilson' - acacia

Mimosaceae plants are popular mainly in southern Europe as they are very drought tolerant. Even though they come from subtropical parts of the world we can also grow some of them in our climate. Ernest Wilson is a selection found in Korea in early 1900´s. It grew in a colder zone which predestined it …

Abelia Confetti® 'Conti' - glossy abelia Plants / Evergreen Shrubs

Abelia Confetti® 'Conti' - glossy abelia

Abelia Confetti® can be the true dwarf jewel, for instance, in the evergreen group of your front yard. It has 2-3 cm long, pointed, glossy, semi-evergreen, variegated leaves with white margins and green centres. It blooms from July until October with pale pink, funnel-shaped, tiny flowers. …

The Dendrobiums Other / Books

The Dendrobiums

At long last, here is a complete and exhaustive account of the genus Dendrobium. Among the most prized and popularly cultivated orchids, dendrobiums delight gardeners and orchid lovers alike with the sheer beauty of their delicate flowers and slender form. Now, those interested in learning all there …

Hydrangea macrophylla 'Forever and Ever Double Pink' Plants / Deciduous Shrubs

Hydrangea macrophylla Forever & Ever Double Pink

This beautiful new introduction comes from a Japanese breeder and is very floriferous and long-blooming. Like the widely popular Endless Summer Hydrangea, Forever and Ever Double Pink blooms on both old and new wood and blooms repeatedly throughout the season. Double pinks unique multi-petalled flowers …

Clivia 'Golden Dragon' - Bush Lily, Fire Lily Plants / Perennials

Clivia 'Golden Dragon' - Bush Lily

Clear bright yellow color. Vigorous growth. Multiple flowers per stalk. Tough plant. Representing more than ten years of breeding and selection in Japan and the US, Clivia Golden Dragon is a superior strain of Yellow Clivia. The clear yellow flowers have no orange or red markings to darken the power …

Campsis radicans 'Flava' - trumpet creeper Plants / Deciduous Trees

Campsis radicans 'Flava' - trumpet creeper, Tree form

Tree form This trumpet creeper is really trained into a small tree. 1 or 2 meter tall trunk with a blooming crown gives this exotic looking plant a new glamour. Beautiful, golden-yellow flowers grow at the ends of new branches. They come out in July and don’t stop till the first frosts. …

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 …

Caring for Clematis (2) Plants / Climber Plants

Clematis - Caring for Clematis

PruningWhile it is not mandatory to prune Clematis, you will find that your plant is more attractive and will produce more flowers if properly cared for. Pruning also enables you to control the size and growth of the plant and allows you to remove dead or damaged parts. …

Bamboo for Gardens Other / Books

Bamboo for Gardens

Bamboos evoke an exotic atmosphere wherever they are used? unfortunately, they are too often kept out of our gardens for fear of their invasive qualities or lack of hardiness. In truth, these elegant grasses, encompassing both woody and herbaceous forms, can achieve dramatic yet restrained effects in …

Quercus cerris - Turkey oak Plants / Deciduous Trees

Quercus cerris - Turkey oak

Oaks are common trees of our natural woodlands. They border our ponds, occur naturally in our mixed forests, and make magnificent specimen trees in our parks and arboretums where less common species or rare varieties can be seen. …

The Garden Plants of China Other / Books

The Garden Plants of China

Gardens have long been an integral part of Chinese culture, written about by scholars and prized by emperors and priests; think of Chinese scrolls traced with plum blossoms and wood-block prints etched with pine branches or bamboo. The West has not only received a great number of fine plants from China, …

Euonymus europaeus - European spindle Plants / Deciduous Shrubs

Euonymus europaeus - European spindle

Scientific names: Euonymus europaea, Euonymus vulgaris Euonymus europaeus (spindle, European spindle, common spindle) is a species of flowering plant in the family Celastraceae, native to much of Europe, where it inhabits the edges of forest, hedges and gentle slopes, tending to thrive on nutrient-rich, …