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Festuca cinerea - Blue Fescue Plants / Grass, Grasses

Festuca cinerea - Blue Fescue

Striking ornamental forms grassy, tuft-like clumps 8 across, 8-12 high. Powder Blue Festuca s foliage accents paths, rock gardens, beds and needs watering only during drought. Attractive white plumes appear in midsummer. Hardy plants multiply rapidly. Plant 8 apart. Shipped in 3 pot. Deer tend to avoid. …

Daphnes Other / Books

Daphnes: A Practical Guide for Gardeners

A Practical Guide for Gardeners | This intensely practical account drawn from the long experience of Robin White has been eagerly awaited by Daphne enthusiasts and collectors. Acute observation of the growth, flowering characteristics, and foibles of daphnes documented here will be studied and taken …

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

Heuchera americana 'Dale's Strain' - Coral Bells

Rock-Geranium Dale s Strain (Heuchera americana Dale s 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 …

Euphorbia polychroma 'Lacey' - Cushion Spurge Plants / Perennials

Euphorbia polychroma 'Lacey' - Cushion Spurge

Lacey Flowering Spurge - Euphorbia polychroma Lacey Family: Euphorbiaceae Plant in a sunny place with well-drained poor to medium fertile soil. Use in border and rock gardens. Good ground cover. Random white and green variegation throughout the foliage. Yellow bracts from May to June. …

Viola mandshurica 'Fuji Dawn' - Manchurian Violet, Sumire Plants / Perennials

Viola mandshurica 'Fuji Dawn' - Manchurian Violet, Sumire

Incredibly beautiful, seldom offered, rare viola. Emerges in early spring with masses of pink-tinged variegated foliage and hundreds of purple flowers. Variegation slowly turns to green and white, then later to uniform dark green and is more intense the second season. Blooms from March-May. In-credible …

Festuca glauca - Blue Fescue Grass Plants / Grass, Grasses

Festuca flauca - Blue Fescue Grass

Fescue develops deeper foliage color when grown in full sun, but it can tolerate partial shade, and should be grown in part shade in areas with hot summers It is drought tolerant, and grows best in poor, sandy, well drained soils. It cannot tolerate heavy, wet soils or constant high humidity. Blue fescue …

Herniaria glabra - Green Carpet Plants / Perennials

Herniaria glabra - Green Carpet

This lovely bright green creeper spreads effortlessly in all directions filling up to two feet per plant. A fairly flat plant of about two inches, it has one long tap root (as opposed to many surface roots like a Creeping Thyme) which helps with water conservation. It likes full sun but it can take partial …

Pleiospilos bolusii - Living Rock Cactus Plants / Sukulents, Cactuses

Pleiospilos bolusii - Living Rock Cactus

The genus Pleiospilos is comprised of four species and four subspecies. The genus name is derived from the greek words pleios (full) and spilos (dots), which refers to the many dots on the plants. The plants are also known as kwaggavy (Quagga mesemb), lewerplant (liver plant), lewervygie (liver mesemb), …

Epiphyllum ackermannii - Orchid Cactus Plants / Sukulents, Cactuses

Epiphyllum ackermannii - Orchid Cactus

What we commonly call epiphyllums today are actually hybrids of epiphytic cacti species native to the jungles of Central and South America, as well as Mexico. The word epiphyllum in Greek means upon the leaf and the flowers appear to bloom directly on the leaves. Jungle cacti, however, have no leaves; …

Geranium - Cranesbill Plants / Perennials

Geranium - Cranesbill (PPH)

Musical theatre buffs will know, but for those of you who don’t, this line comes from a song entitled June is Bustin’ Out All Over! from the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical Carousel. This piece of musical history is set in Maine, USA and the song refers the stirring and thrilling arrival of summer …