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Winter-Flowering Shrubs Other / Books

Winter-Flowering Shrubs

Gardeners, plant collectors, horticulturists, and landscape designers will find a valuable resource in this carefully selected plant directory of best performing winter-flowering shrubs. Readers will find daphnes, viburnums, witch hazels, and camellias to suit every taste and garden situation, as well …

Asclepias tuberosa - Butterfly Weed Plants / Perennials

Asclepias tuberosa - Butterfly Weed

The Classic Butterfly Weed--Bloom-Heavy and Super Easy to Grow! Big orange blooms welcome summer, attracting butterflies and gardeners by the drove! Giant flowerheads, more than 5 inches across, in vivid shades of red, yellow, and orange blanket these strong pants from June right up through frost! So …

Rehmannia elata - Chinese Foxglove Plants / Perennials

Rehmannia elata - Chinese Foxglove

Common Name: Chinese or Beverly Hills Foxglove (The Foxglove growing on Steriods). Rehmannia is named after Joseph Rehmann (1799-1831) a physician in Petrograd, Russia. The flowers of this plant look like a foxglove on steroids. The Chinese Foxglove blooms longer than common Foxglove and it has a showier …

Iris pseudacorus x 'Berlin Tiger' - Yellow Flag Plants / Bulbs

Berlin Tiger Iris - Loves to Get It's Feet Wet

Berlin Tiger is a tall, vigorous Iris, reaching fully 3 feet high but just about a foot wide. It loves damp and even wet soils, but once established can even tolerate short periods of drought. And if you are fortunate enough to have no boggy or poorly-draining soil, simply give this Iris a bit more shade …

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 …

Viburnum x bodnantense 'Dawn' - dawn viburnum Plants / Deciduous Shrubs

Viburnum x bodnantense 'Dawn' - dawn viburnum

Dawn viburnum is a garden hybrid between viburnum farreri and viburnum grandiflorum. It is one of winter flowering plants because its flowers come out from end December (in mild winters) until March. If it snows while it blooms it does not matter, snow will do no damage to the flowers. …

Helleborus 'Winter Moonbeam' - Lenten rose, hellebore Plants / Perennials

Helleborus 'Winter Moonbeam' - Lenten rose, hellebore

Winter Moonbeam is an English variety of hellebore. It is sensational in many aspects offering striking foliage, beautiful flowers, and excellent hardiness. Its leathery leaves are very large, composed of 3-6 broadly elliptic leaflets. They are deep green with silvery-grey marbling and serrated margins. …

Hibiscus Other / Books

Hibiscus

While the flamboyant blooms of hibiscus conjure up images of the tropics, there are today many new hybrids that flourish in subtropical and even temperate climates. And indeed, in cooler climates hibiscus grown in containers will do well all summer long and then move indoors to bring sunny color and …

Gladiolus 'Can-Can' - Gladiolia Plants / Bulbs

Can-Can Super Gladiolus

Can-Can: Light yellow with a rose edge. Prized for large bouquets, stately gladioli (yes, thats the accepted plural form, and much more graceful than the alternatives) offer an enormous color range, including the most delicate pastels, bold hues and almost unimaginable bi-colors. Their sword-like foliage …

Penstemon barbatus 'Pinacolada™ violet' - beard-tongue Plants / Perennials

Penstemon barbatus 'Pinacolada™ violet' - beard-tongue

PIÑACOLADA™ is a fantastic, low and compact growing series of perennial beard-tongue. Violet is a variety with indigo blue and dark violet flowers. The common name refers to the small, tubular-shaped flowers which open from June until August and may resemble a beard’s tongue if you dare to examine …

Rosa nutkana - Nootka Rose, Nutka Rose Plants / Roses

Rosa nutkana - Nootka Rose, Nutka Rose

Synonym: Rosa nutkanaensis Rosa nutkana also named Nootka rose or Wild rose comes from the Cinnamomeae family. It is native of Western North America. Rosa nutkana is a deciduous, woody shrub that grows up to 10ft and 4ft. wide. …

Campsis radicans - trumpet creeper Plants / Trees and Shrubs

Campsis radicans - trumpet creeper

Campsis radicans - tree form This is the species of north-american trumpet creeper trained into a tree with a real stem. It bears terminal cymes of rich red, trumpet-shaped flowers from early summer until the first frosts. Pinnate leaves are deep green and enhance its tropical appearance. …