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Malus 'Royal Beauty' - crab apple Plants / Deciduous Trees

Malus 'Royal Beauty' - crab apple

Some crab apples can easily compete with Japanese ornamental cherries as far as the beauty and colours of their flowers. This is the case of ´Royal Beauty´. It is a small tree growing about 2.5m tall, with weeping, somewhat narrow crown. In the spring it brings a profusion of deep pink to light purple …

Sambucus nigra 'Black Beauty' - European elder Plants / Deciduous Shrubs

Sambucus nigra 'Black Beauty' - European elder

Aren’t the breeders krafty, I often say to myself. Take European elder, for instance. This omnipresent shrub grows anywhere, without any maintenance and the more you prune it the thicker it gets. Well, what a promising start for cultivation, someone said. And here we are! So forget this common weed …

Aquilegia flabellata 'Cameo' - Fan Columbine Plants / Perennials

Aquilegia flabellata 'Cameo' - Fan Columbine

In Garden or Container, this Dwarf is Early, Colorful, and Fully Hardy! Just 5 inches tall, it sports big 1 1/2-inch blooms in shades of white, blue, and pink. This dwarf blooms earlier than most Columbines, opening huge 1 1/2-inch blooms in abundance atop compact, vigorous plants just 5 inches tall! …

Thymus serpyllum - Mother of Thyme Plants / Perennials

Thymus serpyllum - Mother of Thyme

Fragrance, Color, and Beauty -- This Ground Cover Has it All! A perennial Thyme for use between paving-stones or as an edging! Mother of Thyme is an ideal choice for planting between walkway stones or bricks and used as a groundcover. Like other thymes, the leaves are highly fragrant; great to inhale …

Caladium bicolor 'Florida Cardinal' - Fancy-leafed Caladium Plants / Perennials

Caladium bicolor 'Florida Cardinal' - Fancy-leafed Caladium

Florida Cardinal - this bright beauty is graced with bright burgundy leaves outlined with dark green. Fancy leafed Caladiums are very showy foliage plants with bright red, pink, green and white variegated leaves. Youll enjoy these South American beauties with heart shaped, rainbow colored leaves...prettier …

Sedum spectabile 'Neon' - ice plant Plants / Perennials

Sedum spectabile 'Neon' - ice plant

Sedum is a plant which we, when we were kids, called cabbage. Its leaves looks just like the vegetable that hardly any child likes to eat without moaning. However, when it came to flower in late summer it showed such beauty that we willingly forgot about cabbage and ripped off flowering stems for Mum …

Encyclopedia of Hydrangeas Other / Books

Encyclopedia of Hydrangeas

Famed for their durability, beauty, and diversity, hydrangeas are enjoying a renaissance in todays gardens. These classic garden shrubs provide bold color — from pink to purple, blue to white — in midsummer to midautumn, when few other plants are in bloom. Many hundreds of dramatic species, hybrids, …

Daylilies: facts & fiction Plants / Perennials

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In between the big spring tidying up and the hectic of autumn plantings there is a brief time in July when - exception granted for a few chores - the gardener has nothing to do but enjoy his flowers. No danger of cold snaps, incredible weather or other terrors. Moreover days are long and one can sit …