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Quercus agrifolia - Coast Live Oak Plants / Deciduous Trees

Coast Live Oak Tree Five Gallon

Beautiful boldly spreading branches form an attractive rounded head with holly like dark green leaves. Interesting rough, dark gray bark. An excellent selection for a shade tree. Evergreen. Full sun. Moderate grower to 50 to 70 feet tall with wider spread. …

Calochortus Other / Books

Calochortus: Mariposas and Their Relatives

Mariposas and Their Relatives | With their graceful stance, brilliant colors, and intricate markings, members of the North American genus Calochortus are among the most dazzling bulbous plants in the world. Yet their mostly undeserved reputation for being difficult to grow has kept them from being known …

Environmental Horticulture Other / Books

Environmental Horticulture

Environmental Horticulture: Science and Management of Green Landscapes (Modular Texts Series) Environmental horticulture - also referred to as landscape horticulture and amenity horticulture - is the umbrella term for the horticulture that we encounter in our daily lives. This includes parks, botanic …

Seedheads in the Garden Other / Books

Seedheads in the Garden

Seedheads bring impact to late summer borders and linger to provide interest well into autumn and winter. They look dramatic set against a backdrop of fading flowers, associate well with grasses and native plants, and are key components of the naturalistic garden in which every phase of a plant is enjoyed …

Ficus carica 'Italian Honey' - Fig Plants / Evergreen Shrubs

Ficus carica 'Italian Honey' - Fig

The fig is a picturesque tropical-looking tree or shrub with a dramatic spreading habit. The breadth is often wider than the height of 15-30. The bark is smooth and silvery gray and the deciduous leaves are 3 or 5-lobed and 4-10 long. There are many cultivars available for the home landscape. …

Prunus serrulata 'Kanzan' - Japanese Flowering Cherry Plants / Deciduous Trees

Prunus serrulata 'Kanzan' - Japanese Flowering Cherry

This is one of the most popular and hardiest ornamental cherry trees available. A vigorous deciduous small to medium-sized tree with an upright habit when young and wider canopy when older. In spring the tree is laden with large double, purplish-pink showy flowers shortly before the bronze foliage appears. …

Luciano Giubbilei: The Art of Making Gardens Other / Books

Luciano Giubbilei: The Art of Making Gardens

Luciano Giubbilei: The Art of Making Gardens Luciano Giubbilei is known for his award-winnning gardens at the Royal Horticultural Societys Chelsea Flower Show and for his beautiful and serene gardens for private houses across the world. Since 2012 he has been working on an experimental flower bed in …

Hamamelis x intermedia 'Feuerzauber' - witch hazel Plants / Deciduous Shrubs

Hamamelis x intermedia 'Feuerzauber' - witch hazel

Feuerzauber is a witch hazel variety that is in English speaking countries marketed as FIRE CHARM, while a more accurate translation says ‘fire magic’ and that name really fits. When this shrub is at its blooming peak it does look like on fire. The flowers have the colour of the hottest flame of …

Acer palmatum 'Dissectum Garnet' - Japanese maple Plants / Deciduous Shrubs

Acer palmatum 'Dissectum Garnet' - Japanese maple

“Dissectum Garnet” is one of the top selling Japanese maples ever. It has been popular around the world for many decades. Its filigree leaves are deeply cut = dissected, hence its name. They look like giant snowflakes cut in pieces and densely cover even young plants. The colour show begins with …

Protea Other / Books

Protea

Protea: A Guide to Cultivated Species and Varieties The proteas (Proteaceae) are a large and ancient plant family of Gondwana origins with an impressive diversity of flower and form, and an intriguing distribution pattern throughout mainly the Southern Hemisphere. In his spectacular photography, Lewis …

Magnolia 'Goldstar' - Goldstar magnolia Plants / Deciduous Shrubs

Magnolia 'Goldstar' - Goldstar magnolia

Another rare magnolia is this cross between magnolia acuminata var. subcordata “Miss Honeybee” and magnolia stellata. It gained flower shape fro stellata and colour from acuminate. Goldstar has medium sized flowers with 14 narrow petals, very similar to star-shaped magnolias. The colour is a delicate …