Popular annual plant for bedding and in groups. This variety - the deepest orange we've seen! It is long flowering in bowls and containers, balconies, graves, borders.The plant is well-branched and shows a broad, bushy growth.The plant is well suited to a mostly sunny position, and fairly well drain..
Early in the season, beautiful daisies in shades of pink, lavender, white and violet cover the alpine asters in this mix. The mounded, low-growing plants are ideal for container culture and rock gardens. The plants are easy to grow but tend to be short-lived.Unlike many aster species, the delicate, ..
The beautiful, violet-blue flowers of Aquilegia alpina, or alpine columbine, have been cultivated since ancient times. Native to wooded mountain regions of Europe, it forms a low, spreading mound of delicate, lobed, blue-green foliage which somewhat resembles that of a maidenhair fern. Its large, no..
A quaint wildflower of the alpine regions of Europe, Asia, and northwestern North America, this small, fuzzy-leaved, sometimes short-lived herbaceous perennial produces lots of flowers in the end of spring.Plants form low tufted clumps of fuzzy, oblong, light green leaves. Dense clusters of five-pet..
Small specimen tree or shrub for location around residential homes. Shrub borders. Group as a shrub to maximize effect of the spring bloom. Good background plant.Scotch laburnum is a small deciduous tree or large shrub that is most noted for its pendulous axillary racemes of yellow, wisteria-like fl..
Thistle-like leaves and steel blue stems and flowers makes the alpine seaholly a favorite perennial for gravelly gardens. Eryngium alpinum is a hardy herbaceous perennial native to dry rocky mountain slopes of southeastern Europe, including the Alps. Decorative perennial for cutting and drying.In su..
Soothing dark green foliage is one asset of the amur maackia, additional qualities of bronze bark and creamy white summertime flowers also adds to its landscape value. Native to northeastern China, this tree has pretty, flaking bark that is bronze upon spreading branches that create an open, but rou..
A great tasting variety with good bolt tolerance. Enjoy the pungent taste of it and it is a great addition to salads.A superb variety with attractive large, smooth, round leaves and great peppery flavour with a bit of bite.Heat tolerant so slower to bolt than other varieties.According to ancient tra..
Arabian or Arabica coffee is a lovely upright evergreen shrub with graceful gray-barked branches, fragrant white flowers and fruits (drupes) that yield some of the best coffee for drinking. Native to Ethiopia but now cultivated in wooded, high-altitude plantations throughout the tropics, Arabica cof..
This is a large-growing perennial best used towards the back of a sunny border. Plants form a clump of coarse, light-green leaves, bearing stems of large, shaggy thistle-like flowers with bright canary-yellow petals. Excellent for cutting, fresh or dried, and sometimes used by commercial florists. P..
Popular variety that produces a high yield of large heads with thick fleshy scales on relatively compact plants. The thistle-like blue heads also look attractive in the flower garden.The hardiest artichoke variety, to zone 6. Likes sun but not excessive heat, so give afternoon shade in hot-summer ar..
Asparagus fern is a tuberous, semi-woody perennial native to South Africa. In its native habitat, it is a scrambling subshrub that survives in a wide range of habitats across the southeastern Cape and KwaZulu-Natal. These include rocky lands, scrub, coastal dunes and wooded areas. In the landscape a..