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Cercis siliquastrum - Judas Tree Plants / Deciduous Trees

Cercis siliquastrum - Judas Tree

The most extravagant flowering small tree we know. Simply drips with rose-pink flowers from every conceivable point along the branches and trunk, then gives an encore by producing a mass of purple pods in the Autumn. Frost hardy tree. Prefers sun. …

Nicotiana glauca - Tree Tobacco Plants / Other

Nicotiana glauca - Tree Tobacco

Large tobacco species growing up to the size of a small tree. Bluish foliage with rubber texture. Small tubular yellow flowers, about 4 cm long. Huge plant, 3 to 4 m high. Needless to say, this plant needs a very big container. Toxic foliage containing an alkaloid similar to nicotine. Hardy to -5 Celsius. …

Taxus x media 'Hicksii' - yew tree Plants / Conifers

Taxus x media 'Hicksii' - yew tree

Lustrous dark green needles and red fruits make this yew a very attractive shrub, although quite common in moderate climate. “Hicksii” is a successful cross between the Irish yew tree and the regular yew tree. As a female plant, it produces red berries which are poisonous just like the whole plant. …

Oroxylum indicum - Midnight Horror Plants / Tropical and Subtropical Plants

Oroxylum indicum - Midnight Horror

Approaching the tree in twilight could be startling - the sight of its long 4 seed pods curved downward appear to be the wings of a resting vulture. This is a night blooming tree to 40 from India with leaves to 5. Tropical. This is an ornamental tree, a very striking plant with bold, very large, much-divided, …

Polyscias fruticosa - Ming Aralia Plants / Bonsais

Polyscias fruticosa - Ming Aralia (Bonsai Tree)

The Ming Aralia Bonsai Tree likes warmer temperatures of 60 to 70 degrees and above. Place the plant in bright filtered light near a sunny window and/or under artificial light with a minimum of 150 footcandles. They are an easy to grow bonsai. Native to Brazil. …

Pinus thunbergii - Japanese Black Pine Plants / Conifers

Pinus thunbergii - Japanese Black Pine

Japanese Black Pine (Pinus thunbergii) is an excellent, small, irregularly shaped, pine tree. The plant tolerates dry soil and salt. The dark green, twisted needles are 5 to 7 inches long. It grows approximately 12 to 18 inches per year. It is hardy in zones 5-8. Its mature height is 30 feet with a spread …

Ailanthus altissima - tree of heaven Plants / Deciduous Shrubs

Ailanthus altissima - tree of heaven

Tree of heaven is a beautiful name for an extraordinary plant. It comes from China but is completely hardy in our climate. It is a tall tree suitable for large garden, parks or as a street tree. It is grown for unusually big leaves that can be half a meter long. The are compound of upto 30 individual, …

Cercis siliquastrum - Judas tree Plants / Deciduous Trees

Cercis siliquastrum - Judas tree

Judas tree is a rather special plant with profusion of beautiful, bright pink flowers in mid spring. They are small, pea-like, and so special due to their appearance on bare wood and even the main stems, however large and old they are. For prolific flowering the plant needs a hot and sunny summer in …

Davidia involucrata - dove tree Plants / Deciduous Trees

Davidia involucrata - dove tree

This elegant and rather exotic looking tree is still rare in cultivation in Europe. It was believed to have been extinct after the glacial era, however, in late 19th century some specimens were found in Sichuan, China. Dove tree was brought to Britain in 1903 and cultivated as a rarity in some gardens …

Tree Bark Other / Books

Tree Bark: A Color Guide

A Color Guide | How often do we overlook bark, a frequently beautiful and always important part of the plant, focusing instead on leaves, flowers, and the shape of the trunk and branches? Hugues Vaucher, a Swiss watchmaker with a lifelong fondness for trees and an eye for detail, illustrates the rich …

Acer pseudoplatanus 'Brilliantissimum' - sycamore Plants / Deciduous Trees

Acer pseudoplatanus 'Brilliantissimum' - sycamore

Men usually get mad when women describe colours with expressions like salmon pink, peachy red etc. Well, men, get ready for another hit below the belt: we have a tree whose leaves are SHRIMP pink. Not familiar with that colour? Go to the nearest restaurant and have a prawn-cocktail to see what the fuss …

Amelanchier lamarckii - muchovník lamarckov Plants / Deciduous Shrubs

Amelanchier lamarckii - muchovník lamarckov

A very beautiful, small, North American bush or tree that is attractive in all seasons, even in winter when its spreading crown of fine shoots makes a satisfying, dense, shrubby shape. In March the branches erupt with a froth of delicate star-shaped white flowers in lax conical heads, just as the coppery …