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Rudbeckia fulgida 'Goldsturm' - Black-Eyed Susan Plants / Perennials

Rudbeckia fulgida 'Goldsturm' - Black-Eyed Susan

Bushy, vigorous 2-foot plants are hardy sun-lovers! Big, Colorful Blooms Bring in the Butterflies! 3-inch yellow daisies offer a mass of color over a long mid- and late-summer season! One of gardeners favorites for long-lasting, lush color that brings home the butterflies, Goldsturm Strain is a trouble-free, …

Arum italicum - lords and ladies Plants / Perennials

Arum italicum - lords and ladies

Lords-and-ladies is an old favourite among tuberous plants. And as you can tell by the Latin name, it does not come from Bangladesh though it looks rather exotic. The arrow-shaped leaves are very attractive, marbled green with conspicuous creamy white or yellowish veins. They are popular for flower bouquets. …

Anemone 'Andrea Atkinson' - anemone, windflower Plants / Bulbs

Anemone 'Andrea Atkinson' - anemone, windflower

Andrea Atkinson is a later variety of anemone. It has 60-80 cm long stalks with snow-white camellia-like flowers with distinct yellow stamens. It starts blooming at the end of summer and continues until October. 3-palmate basal leaves are mid to dark green, sharply toothed, sparsely hairy beneath. …

Cercis siliquastrum - Judas tree Plants / Deciduous Trees

Cercis siliquastrum - Judas tree

Judas tree is a rather special plant with profusion of beautiful, bright pink flowers in mid spring. They are small, pea-like, and so special due to their appearance on bare wood and even the main stems, however large and old they are. For prolific flowering the plant needs a hot and sunny summer in …

Anemone hupehensis 'Praecox' - windflower Plants / Perennials

Anemone hupehensis 'Praecox' - windflower

Praecox is earlier than other summer blooming anemones. It often starts flowering already in early August and continues until end September. It has 40-60 cm long stalks with up to 15 flowers of deep pink colour, 4-6 cm wide. The outter petals are slightly darker which makes another interesting dimension …

Erigeron 'Azure Fairy' - Fleabane Plants / Perennials

Erigeron 'Azure Fairy' - Erigeron, Fleabane

Type: Herbaceous perennial, Flowers: Lavender, Comments: Azure Fairy Fleabane blooms from mid-summer into fall. Set the plants 12 inches apart in a sunny area and any well-drained soil. The plant can be used in light, sandy soil. Remove the old flowers as they fade to obtain additional flowering. It …

Sorbaria sorbifolia 'Sem' - false spirea Plants / Deciduous Shrubs

Sorbaria sorbifolia 'Sem' - false spirea

False spirea is a valuable plant for small sized gardens as it quickly fills limited space with mass of beautiful leaves. It is a woody plant spreading with suckers like some perennials. Its leaves are fresh green during summer, pinnate, and look like service-tree leaves but are finer and prettier. When …

Trollius chinensis 'Golden Queen' - Chinese Globe Flower Plants / Perennials

Trollius chinensis 'Golden Queen' - Chinese Globe Flower

Golden Queen Globe Flower - Trollius chinensis Golden Queen Family: Ranunculaceae Origin: The species is native to China and Russia. Deep golden yellow flowers. AGM WINNER! Does not like hot, humid conditions. Cut back fading foliage in mid-summer. The moist perennial border, wildflower garden or bog …

Crocosmia 'Bright Eyes' - crocosmia Plants / Perennials

Crocosmia 'Bright Eyes' - crocosmia

Ornamental Features: Vibrant orange trumpet flowers with red eyes mid to late summer on 18 to 20 inch stems. Dark green linear-lance shaped leaves. Habit and Growth Rate: Clump-forming, but not over crowding. Grows 24-30 tall. Plant 24 apart Landscape Value: Great garden or container specimen or an accent …

Ficus carica 'Bornholm´s Diamond' - fig tree Plants / Deciduous Shrubs

Ficus carica 'Bornholm´s Diamond' - fig tree

Another hardy fig that can grow and even fruit in our climate (zone 6) is called Bornholm’s Diamond (Bornholms Diamant). Its name and characteristics were derived from a Swedish variety called Bornholm bred on on island of the same name. This one is more tolerant of damp weather which makes it suitable …

Agapanthus 'Jack's Blue' - African blue lily Plants / Bulbs

Agapanthus 'Jack's Blue' - African blue lily

African blue lily is one of the most attractive summer plants. This perennial is from southern Africa where less hardy species are grown. We are very lucky to have good breeders here in Europe. They made several hybrids most of which have not only nicer flowers but are hardier than the species and can …