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Aquilegia chrysantha 'Denver Gold' - Columbine Plants / Perennials

Aquilegia chrysantha 'Denver Gold' - Columbine

The Columbine Denver Gold, Aquilegia chrysantha, has large, very showy, yellow flowers that can measure over 3 across. The fragrant flowers reflect the sunshine of their Rocky Mountain home. Denver Gold blooms in late spring, and if deadheaded, will be a heavy reblommer. With a spread of 15-20 and height …

Sagina subulata - Irish Moss Plants / Perennials

Sagina subulata - Irish Moss

Also called: SCOTCH MOSS or PEARLWORT A flowering plant, and not a moss at all, but spreads slowly to form a dense, evergreen, moss-like carpet with dense, tiny feathery leaves. Studded with a galaxy of white flowers for a short time in mid-summer. Tolerant of sandy or rocky soil, sun or part shade, …

Brahea armata - Hesper Palm Plants / Tropical and Subtropical Plants

Brahea armata - Hesper Palm

Distinctive, unique and attractive, the blue Mexican or Hesper palm has a crown of rigid leaves which radiate from the trunk top. Blue palms are considered by many to have the bluest leaves of any palm in the world. Blue palm may grow 50 tall and 16 in width. The blue palm trunk is slightly swollen at …

In the Land of the Blue Poppies Other / Books

In the Land of the Blue Poppies: The Collected Plant-Hunting Writings of Frank Kingdon Ward

During the first years of the twentieth century, the British plant collector and explorer Frank Kingdon Ward went on twenty-four impossibly daring expeditions throughout Tibet, China, and Southeast Asia, in search of rare and elusive species of plants. He was responsible for the discovery of numerous …

Plant Hunter's Garden Other / Books

Plant Hunter's Garden: The New Explorers and Their Discoveries

The New Explorers and Their Discoveries | Many gardeners are vaguely aware of the greats of plant exploration, such as E. H. Wilson, George Forrest, or John Tradescant. Fewer may know the names of todays plant explorers or recognize the makings of a new golden age of plant discovery. Nonetheless, a quick …

The Colorado Gardener's Companion Other / Books

The Colorado Gardener's Companion: An Insider's Guide to Gardening in the Centennial State (Gardenin

An Insiders Guide to Gardening in the Centennial State (Gardening Series) | Detailed, easy-to-understand information about the ins and outs of gardening in Colorado, from a Colorado master gardener, with advice from state gardening writers, horticulturists, and other local experts. …

Hosta 'Brim Cup' - plantain lily Plants / Perennials

Hosta 'Brim Cup' - plantain lily

Plantain lilies are reliable perennials from East Russia, Korea, China, and Japan. In the wild they grow in various locations – along rocky stream-banks, in alpine meadows, as well as in not too shaded woodland. They are cultivated for their bold foliage, often variegated, and bell-shaped flowers in …

Conifers: The Illustrated Encyclopedia Other / Books

Conifers: The Illustrated Encyclopedia

Landscape Journal This magnificent pictorial encyclopedia includes not only the latest cultivars but also rarities such as Wollemia nobilis, recently discovered in Australia. From towering redwoods photographed in their coastal habitat to recent dwarf varieties so popular in small gardens, conifers are …