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Dwarf Campanulas: And Associated Genera Other / Books

Dwarf Campanulas: And Associated Genera

Campanulas have long been a gardeners favourite, their spectacular summer performance earning them a place in the herbaceous border year after year. Here their lesser-known relatives, the smaller dwarf campanulas, take centre stage. Everyone who grows campanulas will enjoy this book, finding uses for …

Petunia - 'Merlin Blue Morn' - Petunia Plants / Annuals

Petunia - 'Merlin Blue Morn' - Petunia

Petunia Merlin Blue Morn- A distinctly different blue and white petunia, the 2½-inch blooms are pure white in the center with a soft transition to velvety blue on the petal edge. The bicolor pattern is highly visible from a distance. Best garden performance will occur in full sun. The branching plants …

Gypsophila paniculata - Baby's Breath Plants / Perennials

Gypsophila paniculata - Baby's Breath

Not just for bouquets--Babys Breath is stunning in the garden, too! A Cloud of Snowy White! Long-lived and easy to care for, these plants greet summer with thousands of blooms! A permanent, gloriously beautiful source of white blooms for enjoying in the garden and the vase! Each no bigger than a pencil …

Timber Press Pocket Guide to Hostas Other / Books

Timber Press Pocket Guide to Hostas

Boasting diverse leaf shape, size, color, and texture, it is no wonder that hostas continue to reign as the most popular perennial plants in North America. Not only are they the supreme plant for shade, but they also can be used in the landscape either as striking specimen plantings or as accommodating …

Making the Most of Shade Other / Books

Making the Most of Shade

A gorgeous celebration of the shade garden-featuring nearly 300 perennials, annuals, bulbs, ferns, ornamental grasses, and climbing plants that will thrive without direct sunlight. A shaded garden can be a soothing sanctuary that even the most dedicated sun worshipper can welcome on a hot summer day. …

The Landscape Lighting Book Other / Books

The Landscape Lighting Book

The Landscape Lighting Book, Second Edition shows you how to achieve a wide range of beautiful and dramatic lighting effects. Youll get expert guidance and advice on the theory, design process, project needs, and techniques of landscape lighting. …

Rhododendron 'Azurro' (hardy hybrid) - rhododedron Plants / Evergreen Shrubs

Rhododendron 'Azurro' - rhododedron

Rhododendrons are reliable, beautifully flowering, evergreen shrubs of variable origin: S.W. China, Himalayas, Northern America, and even Europe. The original species were hybridized several times for better performance so in the 1950´s there were more than 10,000 cultivars registered, and the number …

Rhododendron ponticum 'Variegatum' - rhododendron Plants / Evergreen Shrubs

Rhododendron ponticum 'Variegatum' - rhododendron

Rhododendrons are reliable, beautifully flowering, evergreen shrubs of variable origin: S.W. China, Himalayas, Northern America, and even Europe. The original species were hybridized several times for better performance so in the 1950´s there were more than 10,000 cultivars registered, and the number …

Rhododendron 'Golden Gate' - rhododendron Plants / Evergreen Shrubs

Rhododendron 'Golden Gate' - rhododendron

Compact hybrid | Rhododendrons are reliable, beautifully flowering, evergreen shrubs of variable origin: S.W. China, Himalayas, Northern America, and even Europe. The original species were hybridized several times for better performance so in the 1950´s there were more than 10,000 cultivars registered, …

Daylily Planting and Care Plants / Perennials

Hemerocallis

When to plant Daylilies can be planted very successfully at any time the ground can be worked --- spring, summer or fall. Fall planted Daylilies should be mulched to prevent winter frost heaving. …

Magnolia 'Elizabeth' - Elizabeth magnolia Plants / Deciduous Shrubs

Magnolia 'Elizabeth' - Elizabeth magnolia

The name of this magnolia hybrid has nothing to do with the British queen. Obviously, it does not come from the UK but the USA. And story tells the following. Quite a few decades ago – in 1957 – Evamaria Sperber planted a newly hybridized seed in the Brooklyn Botanic Garden. …

ABCs Of Bulb Gardening Plants / Bulbs

Flowering plants that overwinter and multiply by means on fleshy stems of leaves are called bulbs. The bulbs we grow in our gardens today are native to temperate zones all over the world, the woodlands, meadows and mountains of the Mediterranean, Middle East, and North America. The Dutch have been extremely …