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All About Citrus and Subtropical Fruits Other / Books

All About Citrus and Subtropical Fruits

Grow your own citrus and subtropical fruit with help from Meredith Book s All About Citrus and Subtropical Fruit. From detailed descriptions of over 70 varieties of citrus and 275 varieties of subtropical fruits, you are bound to find the best type for your garden. And don t forget the easy-to-follow …

Tropical and Subtropical Trees Other / Books

Tropical and Subtropical Trees: An Encyclopedia

An Encyclopedia | This exhaustive, lavishly illustrated A-Z encyclopedia describes tropical and subtropical trees by their specific attributes and profiles, such as color, shape, texture, flowers, foliage, or fruit. It also includes a collection of useful quick-reference checklists that help gardeners, …

Subtropical and Dry Climate Plants Other / Books

Subtropical and Dry Climate Plants: The Definitive Practical Guide

The Definitive Practical Guide | Climate change, the need to conserve water, the desire for more exotic and dramatic plants-all of these are prompting gardeners to seek out interesting new plants that thrive in subtropical or dry climates and microclimates. This book offers expert guidance and sensible …

The Subtropical Garden Other / Books

The Subtropical Garden

A tempting selection of palms, bamboos, shrubs, foliage plants, perennials, orchids, and ferns suitable for gardeners in USDA zones 9 and 10---or adventurous souls in colder areas who want to garden on the edge---or for use in containers for overwintering indoors. …

Bromeliads for the Contemporary Garden Other / Books

Bromeliads for the Contemporary Garden

Bromeliads include several thousand species and a bewildering number of hybrids and cultivars. Remarkable for the diversity of their striking foliage and distinctive forms, many also produce brilliant inflorescences in glowing colors. They are highly desirable, low-maintenance indoor plants, and in subtropical …

Hippeastrum 'Mambo' - Amaryllis Plants / Bulbs

Hippeastrum 'Mambo' - Amaryllis

Giant Amaryllis are easy and thrilling to grow indoors, and a great gift for a child or the home bound person. Unlike many other amaryllis bulbs on the market, our large hybrid bulbs will produce two 18-24 stems, each bearing 4 or 5 huge, long lasting flowers that are over 8 inches in diameter. Start …

Tropical Flowering Plants Other / Books

Tropical Flowering Plants: A Guide to Identification and Cultivation

A Guide to Identification and Cultivation | This book bridges a long-standing gap between obscure references in tropical botany and the gardener s need for an accurate, practical guide with clear photographs. Incorporating the latest advances in plant taxonomy from the definitive text of Dr. Walter Judd, …

Hibiscus Other / Books

Hibiscus: Hardy and Tropical Plants for the Garden

Hardy and Tropical Plants for the Garden | Hibiscuses have entered an era of increasing popularity as garden designers and home gardeners rediscover the fine attributes of these wonderful plants. Here is the only book that covers the species and cultivars of the genus Hibiscus completely and in detail. …

Hippeastrum 'La Paz' - Amaryllis Plants / Bulbs

Hippeastrum 'La Paz' - Amaryllis

The slender, pointed upper petals are dark coral while the lower petals are greenish-white edged in dark coral. The star-shaped flower has darker midveins and a faint green throat. Cybister Amaryllis:Another new class of amaryllis, these exotic, species-type varieties are most fanciful. They are characterized …

Hibiscus Other / Books

Hibiscus

While the flamboyant blooms of hibiscus conjure up images of the tropics, there are today many new hybrids that flourish in subtropical and even temperate climates. And indeed, in cooler climates hibiscus grown in containers will do well all summer long and then move indoors to bring sunny color and …

Hippeastrum 'Lady Jane' - Amaryllis Plants / Bulbs

Hippeastrum 'Lady Jane' - Amaryllis

Amaryllis Lady Jane Apricot rose with a faint stripe of white. Holland s finest strain produces more huge flowers per bulb than any other strain. The spectacular breathtaking beauty of the brilliant colors must be seen to be believed. Blooms over 8 across. …

Cycas revoluta - Japanese Sago Palm Plants / Other

Cycas revoluta - Japanese Sago Palm

This unique plant resembles a palm tree but is actually a cycad. These living fossils, members of the Cycadaceae family, dominated the landscape during the Mesozoic era over 150 million years ago. Today about 10 genera of cycads still survive. The most commonly grown is the Japanese sago, also called …

Albizia julibrissin 'Boubri' OMBRELLA® - silk tree Plants / Deciduous Trees

Albizia julibrissin 'Boubri' OMBRELLA® - silk tree

Mimosaceae plants are popular mainly in southern Europe as they are very drought tolerant. Even though they come from subtropical parts of the world we can also grow some of them in our climate. Ombrella® belongs to the hardy group. It was a chance selection from France which was observed and cultivated, …

Bamboo for Gardens Other / Books

Bamboo for Gardens

Bamboos evoke an exotic atmosphere wherever they are used? unfortunately, they are too often kept out of our gardens for fear of their invasive qualities or lack of hardiness. In truth, these elegant grasses, encompassing both woody and herbaceous forms, can achieve dramatic yet restrained effects in …

Albizia julibrissin 'Ernest Wilson' - acacia Plants / Deciduous Shrubs

Albizia julibrissin 'Ernest Wilson' - acacia

Mimosaceae plants are popular mainly in southern Europe as they are very drought tolerant. Even though they come from subtropical parts of the world we can also grow some of them in our climate. Ernest Wilson is a selection found in Korea in early 1900´s. It grew in a colder zone which predestined it …