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Actaea Racemosa - Black Cohosh Plants / Perennials

Actaea Racemosa - Black Cohosh

Fairy Candles, Black Cohosh, Bugbane - Actaea Racemosa This North American native originates from the eastern part of the US. It is no great surprise that is has been honored with the Royal Horticultural Society s Award of Garden Merit as the elongated bottle-brush spires borne on tall stems in late …

Liriope muscari - lily turf Plants / Perennials

Liriope muscari - lily turf

Culture: Becomes established most rapidly in well worked, fertile soil, but is tolerant of much less than ideal conditions. This plant is a true survivor and will grow almost anywhere! Light: Sun to shade.; Moisture: Average.; Hardiness: USDA Zones 7-11.; Propagation: Divide clumps into whatever size …

Viburnum prunifolium - Blackhaw Viburnum Plants / Deciduous Shrubs

Blackhaw Viburnum

Cedar waxwings, robins, bluebirds, catbirds and many other birds love blackhaw s blue-black fruits, which persist into winter. In spring, the small tree bears white flowers; in fall, its leaves turn red. Tuck blackhaw almost anywhere-it slowly grows to 15-20 ft. tall and 10 wide. Bare-root plant. 3-year-old …

Plant Resins Other / Books

Plant Resins: Chemistry, Evolution, Ecology, and Ethnobotany

Chemistry, Evolution, Ecology, and Ethnobotany | Few people are aware of the great diversity of resin-producing plants or the remarkable roles resins play for plants and people. Resins evolved millions of years ago to defend plants against their enemies, as recorded by fossil resins like amber, and humans …

Ferns for American Gardens Other / Books

Ferns for American Gardens

Timber Press is proud to add John Mickel s classic Ferns for American Gardens to its catalog. Unusual in its specific focus on cold-hardy ferns, the volume is based on Mickel s personal experience as a scientist and curator of ferns at the New York Botanical Garden as well as his years as a home gardener. …

Tropical Foliage Plants Other / Books

Tropical Foliage Plants: A Grower's Guide

A Grower s Guide | Previously illustrated with black and white photographs, this reference now provides professionals with a colorful guide to the production of commercial foliage crops. Featuring updated and expanded information, including cultural changes, new technological advances, and eight new …

Ipomoea alba - Moonflower Plants / Annuals

Ipomoea alba - Moonflower, Moon Vine, Giant White Moonflower

The moonflower is a vigorous twining vine that is very fast growing in really hot weather. It is a tender tropical perennial but is now seeing popular use as an annual vine in colder areas. This close relative of the morning glory has similar heart shaped leaves that are a rich green and 4-8 (10-20 cm) …

Protea magnifica 'Atlantic Queen' - Bearded Protea Plants / Evergreen Shrubs

Protea magnifica 'Atlantic Queen' - Bearded Protea

Protea magnifica Giant Wooly Protea - Exquisite flower - 8 across with colors range soft pink, deep rose, strong red - the apex tinged black with small downy white flowers. The Giant Wooly Beard Queen Protea is a cut flower wonder. The flowers last for a very long time and look great in dried flower …

Many uses for groundcovers (3) - Evergreen shrubs Plants / Evergreen Shrubs

Hedera helix

Cotoneaster dammeri Mooncreeper, Hedera helix, Sarcococca hookeriana var. humulis Cotoneaster dammeri Mooncreeper The distinctive characteristic of this evergreen Cotoneaster is its habit: it grows flatly against the ground to create a kind of sod. Its leaves are small, slightly lustrous, and bright …

Fern Grower's Manual Other / Books

Fern Grower's Manual

Ferns have graced our planet for hundreds of millions of years. With about 12,000 named species of ferns worldwide, the variety to be found among them is staggering in its array of forms, textures, and even colors. From towering tree ferns to tiny water clovers, ferns and fern allies offer a wide range …

Lives of Conifers Other / Books

Lives of Conifers: A comparative account of the coniferous trees indigenous to Northeastern North Am

A comparative account of the coniferous trees indigenous to Northeastern North America | What are the lives of trees, of conifers, like?... How do seedlings establish and develop into saplings? How do some seedlings stay alive for decades, marking time in the deep shade of the forest? How do the distinctive …