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Pulsatilla vulgaris - Pasque Flower Plants / Perennials

Pulsatilla vulgaris - Pasque Flower

A tough garden performer! Bright Bells on Easy, Fast-Growing Plants! Elegant 2-inch bells of richest blue. This gorgeous flower is easy to start, fast to grow, and impossible to resist! The plants reach 8 inches tall and wide, bursting into spring bloom! A tough garden performer, this Anemone makes a …

Clematis ´Nelly Moser' - Clematis Plants / Climber Plants

Hybrid Clematis - Nelly Moser (Red-Barred Mauve)

Enormous flowers--8-9 inches across--cover the vines June through frost. Vivid colors make the blossoms look tropical, but clematis is tough and hardy--nearly carefree once established. Requires a support (something thin, like wire or chain link, will work best) and climbs 8-12 feet. Does best when planted …

Heuchera americana 'Dale's Strain' - Coral Bells Plants / Perennials

Heuchera americana 'Dale's Strain' - Coral Bells

Rock-Geranium Dales Strain (Heuchera americana Dales Strain) Silvery, mottled evergreen foliage. tough and reliable. Greenish-white flowers. Use for shady borders and ground cover. Plant in partial or full shade. Plant 12-15 inches apart. Grows 14 tall. Hardy in zones 3-9. Hardiness Zone: 4 …

Clivia 'Golden Dragon' - Bush Lily, Fire Lily Plants / Perennials

Clivia 'Golden Dragon' - Bush Lily

Clear bright yellow color. Vigorous growth. Multiple flowers per stalk. Tough plant. Representing more than ten years of breeding and selection in Japan and the US, Clivia Golden Dragon is a superior strain of Yellow Clivia. The clear yellow flowers have no orange or red markings to darken the power …

Brya ebenus - Jamaica Rain Tree Plants / Deciduous Trees

Brya ebenus - Jamaica Rain Tree

This is a tough, spiny tree with an erupting growth habit. New branches burst straight up as if ejected by a volcano, cascading onto the countryside below as they become longer and heavier. Mature height is 30 feet, but its easy to keep under 15 with annual pruning. Flowers in times of high humidity, …

Complete Roses Other / Books

Complete Roses: Featuring 100 Easy-Growing Favorites

Featuring 100 Easy-Growing Favorites | Complete Guide to Roses is ideal for would-be gardeners who were always afraid to grow roses, as well as for gardeners who already grow these lovely flowers and want to learn more about them. This comprehensive book takes all the mystery out of growing these plants, …

Ficus benjamina 'Starlight' - Weeping Fig Plants / Other

Ficus benjamina 'Starlight' - Weeping Fig

The Starlight Weeping Fig (Ficus benjamina Starlight is a new variegated form of durable green Weeping Fig. Just like its green counterpart, Starlight prefers very bright indirect light. Keep evenly moist, but not wet or dry. Trim as needed. Left alone the Starlight Weeping Fig can reach 6 feet tall. …

Conifers Other / Books

Conifers

Conifers: An Illustrated Guide to Varieties, Cultivation and Care, with Step-by-Step Instructions and Over 160 Beautiful Photographs Mainly evergreen, tough and hardy, conifers give year-round pleasure and provide superb backdrops to your planting. All you need to know at a glance, this handy and superbly …

Aruncus dioicus - Goats Beard Plants / Perennials

Aruncus dioicus - Goats Beard

Synonyms:Aruncus sylvester, Spiraea aruncus, Spiraea paniculata. Great drifts of lacy white for summer! 5-Foot Feathery Plumes of Airy White! Looks delicate, but has a tough, vigorous nature! The secret is out--this Goats Beard is a landscaping dream! Vigorous and bold, it is ideal for the back of the …

The Daylily Other / Books

The Daylily: A Guide for Gardeners

A Guide for Gardeners | Few perennials are as tough and versatile as daylilies (genus Hemerocallis), and even fewer offer daylilies enormous range of color, shape, and growing characteristics. The ease of hybridizing daylilies is a major attraction for the enthusiast. Any backyard gardener can hybridize …

Aruncus dioicus 'Kneiffii' - Goat's Beard Plants / Perennials

Aruncus dioicus 'Kneiffii' - Goat's Beard

Kneiffii Goats Beard (Aruncus dioicus Kneiffii) Great drifts of lacy white for summer! 2-Foot Feathery Plumes of Airy White! Looks delicate, but has a tough, vigorous nature! The secret is out--this Goats Beard is a landscaping dream! Vigorous and bold, it is ideal for the back of the border where its …

Daylilies for the Garden Other / Books

Daylilies for the Garden

Grosvenor provides comprehensive information on these tough, beautiful, and easy-to-grow perennials. He includes history, cultivation, maintenance, and propagation details. An extensive list of cultivars is given, with descriptions and growing requirements for each, so the novice grower can easily profit …

Planting the Natural Garden Other / Books

Planting the Natural Garden

Following on the success of Designing with Plants and Dream Plants for the Natural Garden, Piet Oudolfs landmark first book (co-authored by Henk Gerritsen), is now available in English. Thoroughly updated and revised, including several new chapters and many new photographs, it provides the definitive …