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Clematis paniculata - Clematis Sweet Autumn Plants / Climber Plants

Clematis paniculata - Clematis Sweet Autumn

The beautiful sweet autumn clematis is a vigorous semievergreen (or deciduous) vine than can climb up to 30 feet. The compound leaves are glossy and deep green. The star shaped white flowers are about an inch and a quarter across and sweetly fragrant. They are borne in numerous branching panicles from …

Osmanthus armatus - sweet olive Plants / Evergreen Shrubs

Osmanthus armatus - sweet olive

Osmanthus armatus means “armed” sweet olive. Quite a funny name for a plant, don’t you think? It obviously refers to the shape of its leaves which are toothed at the margins but not prickly and I would definitely not say dangerous. They might cause a ladder but cannot bite a calf. They are dark …

Syringa reticulata - Japanese Tree Lilac Plants / Deciduous Trees

Syringa reticulata - Japanese Tree Lilac

The Japanese tree lilac has cherrylike bark and grows 25 to 30 feet in height. It extends the lilac season by flowering in mid June, after the shrub lilacs. Its blossoms are initially rose-colored, then quickly turn creamy white, emitting a soft, sweet aroma like that of privet. Hardy in zones 3-7. …

Passiflora quadrangularis - Giant Granadilla Plants / Climber Plants

Passiflora quadrangularis - Giant Granadilla

The largest fruit in its genus, the giant granadilla, Passiflora quadrangularis L. (syn. P. macrocarpa M.T. Mast.), is often called merely grenadilla, or parcha. The vine is fast-growing, large, coarse, herbaceous but woody at the x, arising from a fleshy root that becomes enlarged with age, and climbing …

Liquidambar styraciflua 'Albomarginata' - sweetgum Plants / Deciduous Trees

Liquidambar styraciflua 'Albomarginata' - sweetgum

Sweet gums are highly ornamental trees or shrubs which have been on top of the popularity list for centuries. These come from North America from where they spread to nearly whole world: from colder parts of temperate regions to southern countries where summer temperatures easily reach 40°C. Their give-away …

Amelanchier arborea 'Robin Hill' - downy serviceberry Plants / Deciduous Trees

Amelanchier arborea 'Robin Hill' - downy serviceberry

Juneberry and downy serviceberry species are popular shrubs and trees that are celebrating their renaissance at the beginning of the new millennium. They belong to both ornamental plants as well as fruit trees which is why they are regaining interest. They are very easy to grow and can cope even with …

Mespilus germanica - common medlar Plants / Fruit woods

Mespilus germanica - common medlar

The Common Medlar is a large shrub or small tree. In Middle Europe it grows up to 3 m tall. It has luxuriant dark green foliage, elliptic, 8–15 cm long and 3–4 cm wide. The leaves turn a spectacular red in autumn before falling. The five-petalled white or pinkish flowers are produced in from May …

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 …