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Teucrium chamaedrys - Wall Germander Plants / Perennials

Teucrium chamaedrys - Wall Germander

Germanders offer a small, tight, shrub-like presence in the garden, with tiny, shiny, fragrant, evergreen leaves. Wall Germander has thrived for us as a wide, low (6 ) edging above a rock wall, looking beautiful every day of the year and drawing many questions during our guided garden walks. Delicate …

Salvia superba 'Violet Queen' - Meadow Sage 'Violet Queen' Plants / Perennials

Salvia superba 'Violet Queen' - Meadow Sage 'Violet Queen'

This perennial tolerates drought and blazing sun! Thin, Brilliant Violet Spikes Form a Solid Wall of Color! 12-inch dwarf plant blooms in early summer, then repeats! Masses of pencil-thin, vibrantly colorful bloomspikes arise on this perennial Sage, so densely set that they present a solid wall of color …

Bambusa arundinacea - Thorny Bamboo Plants / Grass, Grasses

Bambusa arundinacea - Thorny Bamboo

From South China, this tall 100 bamboo is a large, lush ornamental but also is used in the tropics as a timber source and for paper pulp. The young stem sprouts are edible. Must be kept quite warm. Lives up to its name by creating an impenetrable wall of long hooked thorny branches. Once established …

Water Features for Small Gardens Other / Books

Water Features for Small Gardens

All in color! Create the water feature of your dreams--even in the smallest gardens! Determine what suits your tastes, space, and design, and learn general methods of construction, installation, and maintenance. Color photos and step-by-step instructions cover 14 projects--formal and informal pools, …

Parthenocissus tricuspidata 'Veitchii' - Boston Ivy Plants / Climber Plants

Parthenocissus tricuspidata 'Veitchii' - Boston Ivy

This variety of Boston ivy has shallow-lobed leaves, creating a jagged appearance. It is an excellent clinging deciduous vine which is most well-known for its amazing autumn foliage colours. Rich and intense hues of scarlet, fiery purplish red, yellow and orange light up with the onset of autumn. After …

The Art and Craft of Stonescaping Other / Books

The Art and Craft of Stonescaping: Setting and Stacking Stone

Setting and Stacking Stone | All you need is a shovel, a hammer, small stones, a few feet of land, and this book: master stonemason David Reed guides motivated homeowners through every step of dry-laid stonework. Have a sloped garden? Build a beautiful retaining wall with built-in benches and flowers …

Climbers and Wall Plants Other / Books

Climbers and Wall Plants (Horticulture Gardener's Guides)

Horticulture Gardener s Guides | Part of the successful Horticulture Gardener s Guide series, Climbers covers all aspects of the cultivation, training and care of climbing plants of many kinds including clematis, various ivies, and more. This handy guide includes ideas for mixing and matching plants …

Actinidia kolomikta - Kolomikta Vine, Kiwi Vine Plants / Climber Plants

Ornamental Kolomikta Kiwi Vine

Striking, deciduous climber with pink and white splashed leaves, which give the appearance of having been dipped in paint, and fragrant, white early summer flowers. This unusual, overlapping foliage looks marvellous on a sunny, protected wall. Not apparent on younger plants, the variation is strongest …

Ilex x meserveae 'Heckenstar'® - blue holly Plants / Evergreen Shrubs

Ilex x meserveae 'Heckenstar'® - blue holly

Castle Wall™ | Heckenstar® is quite a novelty from Germany, bred by Hans Hachmann and patented only in 1998. It is a cross ilex aquifolium „Pyramidalis“ and ilex x meserveae „Blue Prince“®. The result is a strictly upright growing, very hardy, evergreen shrub. Outside Europe it is distributed …

Ceanothus x 'Blue Sapphire' - blueblossom Plants / Evergreen Shrubs

Ceanothus x 'Blue Sapphire' - blueblossom

Californian blue lilac | This Californian lilac is an outstanding introduction from New Zealand. In the warmer days of late spring it blooms with profusion of dense panicles of deep blue flowers. Leaves are short, obovate, dark green with reddish brown tint. Branches are chocolate brown, fragile and …

Hydrangea anomala petiolaris - White Hydrangea Vine Plants / Climber Plants

Hydrangea anomala petiolaris - White Hydrangea Vine

Native of Japan and China and introduced into cultivation in 1865, this sturdy, deciduous vine will eventually grow to 25 feet or higher. Clusters of white blooms and smooth foliage make a rich-looking accent in your garden. Will need a sturdy structure such as a stone wall or strong fence to climb on …

Climbers and Wall Shrubs Other / Books

Climbers and Wall Shrubs: Instant Reference to More Than 250 Plants

Instant Reference to More Than 250 Plants | Create a vertical garden, whether you have a tiny patio or a larger plot, with this highly practical, richly illustrated reference. If you long for climbing plants to mask unsightly buildings, to mark garden boundaries, or strictly for aesthetic reasons--roses …

Campsis grandiflora - Chinese trumpet creeper Plants / Climber Plants

Campsis grandiflora - Chinese trumpet creeper

Probably the most eye-catching version of trumpet creepers is this Chinese one. As a fast growing vine it can soon cover walls, gazebos or fences. The flowers are large: 7-9 cm wide, salmon pink with a clear yellow throat. The buds form a raceme that blooms from July till frosts. …