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Aeschynanthus radicans - Lipstick Plant Plants / Climber Plants

Aeschynanthus radicans - Lipstick Plant

Related to African violets and gloxinias, lipstick plants are members of the gesneriad family. Its easy to see the reason for their common name since the lobed red flowers emerging from a maroon sheath do resemble lipsticks in tubes. Natives of the West Indies, the plants grow as epiphytes in the wild, …

Fuchsia magellanica - Hardy Fuchsia Plants / Deciduous Shrubs

Fuchsia magellanica - Hardy Fuchsia

If you love Fuchsia in hanging baskets, then youll adore this plant. Masses of brilliant red pendant flowers act as beacons for hummingbirds. Completely cold hardy. In warmer climates its an attractive evergreen and is deciduous (comes back from the roots) in colder regions. Grows into a very ornamental …

Amaranthus caudatus - Love-Lies-Bleeding Plants / Annuals

Amaranthus caudatus - Love-Lies-Bleeding

Called Flower Gentle by Culpepper, this tall plant produces pinkish-red, draping plumes with distinctly beautiful, opalescent, tiny seed that is both ornamental and edible. Can be used as both a cut or dried flower. Sow directly, 8-10 seeds per foot when soil is warm and danger of frost has passed. For …

Sauromatum venosum - Voodoo Lily Plants / Tropical and Subtropical Plants

Sauromatum venosum - Voodoo Lily

Sauromatum venosum - India Voodoo Lily A very unusual, shade loving plant that produces a tubular shaped, purplish green flower with dark purple markings which surround a blackish purple central spike, making the spike look like it has been provided its own vase. Following the bloom of the flowers, large …

An Illustrated Encyclopedia of Clematis Other / Books

An Illustrated Encyclopedia of Clematis

With more than 800 Clematis species and cultivated varieties from which to choose, gardeners and growers have been inundated with options. Even more frustrating for some has been the absence of a single comprehensive reference with which to identify the numerous cultivars. …

Matricaria recutita - German Chamomile Plants / Perennials

Matricaria recutita - German Chamomile

Matricaria recutita Medicinal 18-30 in. Tender Perennial/Hardy Perennial A delight for your eyes, taste buds and overall well being. Used medicinally for hundreds of years. The flower buds when dried make a tea that promotes digestion and calms nerves and stomachs. It is delicately scented and as a companion …

Tamarix ramosissima 'Pink cascade' - tamarisk Plants / Deciduous Shrubs

Tamarix ramosissima 'Pink cascade' - tamarisk

Tamarisk is a beautiful plant with tiny leaves and profusion of flowers in late summer. The flowers are small, pink, composed in long racemes. Deciduous leaves are scale-like, blue-green, very small. Overall appearance is feathery and very fluffy and the plant looks great in a Mediterranean-style landscape, …

Aloysia triphylla - Lemon Verbena Plants / Perennials

Aloysia triphylla - Lemon Verbena

Lemon Verbena is a shrub that grows to a height of 2-4 feet in most of the US. In very hot climates it grows much taller. It has a woody trunk and branches with tender stems holding long pointed leaves. Small, pale mauve flowers are produced from summer to autumn. Leaves have a strong lemon fragrance …

Callistephus chinensis 'Hulk' - China Aster Plants / Annuals

Callistephus chinensis 'Hulk' - China Aster

Hulk is easy to grow in full sun and any moist garden soil. The plant reaches 21 inches high and 14 to 16 inches wide, with good side branching (for more blooms!) and a neat, upright habit. Ideal for the cutting garden, beds, borders, the patio, and containers. …

Fothergilla major - large witch alder Plants / Deciduous Shrubs

Fothergilla major - large witch alder

Synonyms: Fothergilla latifolia, Fothergilla monticola This (large) witch alder is a special plant that originates in the USA. It is popular among collectors as well as garden designers who want to incorporate a nice and interesting shrub that is almost maintenance-free into their projects for beautiful …

Aesculus flava - Yellow Buckeye Plants / Deciduous Trees

Aesculus flava - Yellow Buckeye

Synonyms: Aesculus flava var. purpurascens, Aesculus lutea, Aesculus lutea var. discolor, Aesculus maxima, Aesculus octandra, Aesculus octandra f. vestita, Aesculus octandra f. virginica, Aesculus octandra var. hybrida, Aesculus octandra var. purpurascens, Aesculus octandra var. vestita, Aesculus octandra …

Capsicum pubescens - Rocoto Plants / Other

Capsicum pubescens - Rocoto

Synonyms: Brachistus lanceifolius, Capsicum annuum var. violaceum, Capsicum lanceifolium, Capsicum violaceum Capsicum pubescens is a species of the genus Capsicum (pepper), known as rukutu, ruqutu (Quechua, hispanicized rocoto) and luqutu (Aymara, hispanicized locoto) and in Mexico known as the Manzano …

Banksia serrata - Old Man Banksia Plants / Tropical and Subtropical Plants

Banksia serrata - Old Man Banksia

Synonyms: Banksia conchifera, Banksia mitis, Banksia serrata var. hirsuta, Banksia serrata var. serrata, Banksia serratifolia, Banksia serrifolia, Banksia undulata, Isostylis serrata, Sirmuellera serrata, Sirmuellera serratifolia Banksia serrata, commonly known as old man banksia, saw banksia, saw-tooth …