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Abies concolor - White Fir Plants / Conifers

Abies concolor: White Fir

Grows to 40. Excellent for ornamental use and as a Christmas tree. Withstands heat and drought better than other firs. Large pyramidal tree with soft blue-green to silvery needles, 2-3 inches long. Easily cultivated. A citrus smell is present when the needle is broken. Older trees develop a dome-like …

Yucca filamentosa - Adam's needle Plants / Perennials

Yucca filamentosa - Adam's needle

Adam’s needle is a great plant which looks as if stolen from sandy deserts in Mexico. Truth is that this plant is native to southern parts of the USA, not necessarily the driest. In both Czech and Slovak republic this plant has been slightly overused over the past few decades in either neglected gardens …

Picea pungens - Colorado Blue Spruce Plants / Conifers

Colorado Blue Spruce

One of the advantages of the Colorado Blue Spruce is its large hardiness area. This coniferous tree, which is characterized by its gray-blue needle-like leaves, will thrive in every part of the contiguous United States. And it makes an excellent landscape accent, as it is a very full tree and can block …

Protea aristata - Ladismith Sugarbush Plants / Perennials

Protea aristata - Ladismith Sugarbush

Protea aristata Ladismith Protea - Flower head 4 -5 across red with pink center and small hairy flowers. Branches are covered with thin needle-like leaves. The Protea Aristata, a very rare protea specie, was redis-covered in the 1950s, after it was believed for quite some time that it had become extinct. …