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Landscape Trees and Shrubs Other / Books

Landscape Trees and Shrubs: Selection, Use and Management (Cabi Publishing)

Selection, Use and Management (Cabi Publishing) | This book presents a horticultural overview of the main plant families of trees and shrubs from temperate regions that are cultivated in urban and rural landscape schemes. Most of the plants used come from a limited number of plant families and within …

Native Trees for North American Landscapes Other / Books

Native Trees for North American Landscapes

Many common native trees are just as beautiful as cultivated exotics. Since they have evolved with local conditions and are well adapted to their climate, they often require less maintenance and won t escape to invade a balanced ecosystem. The authors extensive horticultural knowledge is distilled in …

Abies concolor - White Fir Plants / Conifers

Abies concolor: White Fir

Grows to 40. Excellent for ornamental use and as a Christmas tree. Withstands heat and drought better than other firs. Large pyramidal tree with soft blue-green to silvery needles, 2-3 inches long. Easily cultivated. A citrus smell is present when the needle is broken. Older trees develop a dome-like …

Cyclamen cilicium - Cyclamen Plants / Perennials

Cyclamen cilicium - Cyclamen

Cyclamen are wonderful plants prized not only for their dainty flowers but for their distinctive heart-shaped foliage that brightens the garden long after the flowers have disappeared. They thrive where few other flowers grow, even in dry shade under trees! Very long lived, they slowly spread to large …

Quercus frainetto - Hungarian oak Plants / Deciduous Trees

Quercus frainetto - Hungarian oak

Hungarian oak (Italian oak) is a very handsome tree with attractive foliage. Its leaves are distinctly margined with small, rounded lobes. They are deciduous, up to 20 cm long and glossy, bright green when they emerge, turning darker green in summer, leaving a showy texture of light green veins. Autumn …

Brugmansia and Datura Other / Books

Brugmansia and Datura: Angel's Trumpets and Thorn Apples

Angel s Trumpets and Thorn Apples | Stately Angel s Trumpets -- Brugmansia -- are spectacular plants, growing like small trees and living for several years. Datura, sometimes called Thorn Apples, are mostly annuals and are cultivated like summer flowers. The impressive bell flowers of both varieties …

Hawthorns and Medlars Other / Books

Hawthorns and Medlars

Royal Horticultural Society / Timber Press Plant Collectors | Hawthorns and Medlars was the first in our Plant Collector Guide series, published in collaboration with the Royal Horticultural Society. Ideal for the avid gardener, horticulturist, and plant collector, these inspirational books provide an …

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 …

Many uses for groundcovers (4) - Deciduous perennials Plants / Perennials

Epimedium

Epimedium, Geranium macrorrhizum, Clematis heracleifolia ‘Côte d’Azur’, Anemone nemorosa Epimedium Epimedium produces flowers as early as April and May but its attractive foliage also provides visual interest during the rest of the growing season. Epimedium produces delicate graceful flowers and …

Succulents Other / Books

Succulents: The Illustrated Dictionary

The Illustrated Dictionary | A time-tested reference, this first volume includes some of the best-known and most cultivated genera such as Agave, Haworthia, Kalanchoe, and Yucca. …