Native to Europe, this large, fast growing, pyramidal evergreen with drooping branchlets and long brown cones is one of the most widely planted hardy conifers. Its graceful habit and rich green foliage provide year-round ornamental interest. The short, sharp-tipped needles point forward. The bark is grayish-brown with orange undertones. Many cultiv..
Seeds collected in Oct 2019 in China.The most frost-resistant of all varieties. Also superfast growing with even more narrow crown. Also can be used as an ornamental tree in every property.Paulownia Pao Tong Z07, aslo called Super Hybrid, is a cross of 3 species of p. Tomentosa, p. Fortunei and p. Kawakamii. Variety beccomes one of the most popula..
Acacia confusa is a perennial tree native to South-East Asia. Some common names for it are Acacia Petit Feuille, Small Philippine Acacia, Formosa Acacia Taiwan Acacia and Formosan Koa.It grows to a height of 15m. The tree has become very common in many tropical Pacific areas, including Hawaii.Its uses include chemical products, environmental manage..
Common privet is a spreading, deciduous shrub native to Europe and North Africa. It has narrow, lance-shaped, dark green leaves held on stiff, erect branches. The leaves turn a dull purple in fall. The shrub has many branches arising from ground level. The odiferous flowers are produced midsummer in pyramidal-shaped, branched heads at the ends of t..
Tatarian dogwood is broad, bushy shrub with upright to arching branches. This native of northern China, Siberia and Korea is very hardy in the northern part of its range but may suffer from leaf scorch in its southernmost range if planted in full sun. Its most ornamental characteristic is its red-green stems that turn blood red in winter. In the su..
Lusciously clad in rich green compound leaves, red elderberry forms fluffy ivory flower spikes in spring followed by bright red berries in summertime. A deciduous small tree native across much of the northern half of North America, it suckers from its roots to form a thicket, and is dispersed by birds that eat the berries and spread the seed. When ..
So why would gardeners grow such a deadly poisonous plant as a garden ornamental? Showy forms of castor bean are bold, brightly colored and thrive in high heat and drought. In tropical regions castor bean grows as a tall evergreen subshrub, but in temperate zones it is commonly grown as an annual/tender perennial. This native of northern Africa and..
Cornus sericea, commonly known as red twig dogwood or red osier dogwood, is an upright-spreading, suckering shrub. With the exception of the lower midwest and deep South, this species is native to much of North America where it is typically found growing in wet swampy areas, wetland margins or along lakes and rivers. Ovate to lanceolate, medium to ..
River birch is a handsome, often multi-stemmed, fast growing tree that is native to the central and southeastern United States. Its most notable ornamental feature is its beautiful peeling bark that appears in mixed shades on white, rust-orange, gray and brown. Like other birches, it has elongated catkins, which appear in spring, and its medium-gre..
River Sheoak is a highly successful, tall, narrow evergreen tree that will grow on many various sites, as long as waterlogging is not constant. It will survive on heavy clay soils or sands . Typically it grows to between 15-20m tall, is up to 6m wide and forms a strong, buttressed trunk. The root systems are vigorous and matted, and it can be diffi..
This is one of the prettier garden cotoneaster. This sprawling, deciduous shrub has herringbone-like branches that are attractive all season. Chinese in origin, it has small, round, dark green leaves that turn terrific shades of orange and red in fall. While each not individually impressive, it produces hundreds of pinkish-white flowers in late spr..
Seeds collected in Oct 2019 in China.The Paulownia Hybrid 9501 is the hybrid between species Paulownia tomentosa and Paulownia fortunei. Its characteristics are very similar to the ShanTong, but a bit more cold hardy (up to -27-28C) and crown is more wider.It combines the best advantages of different Paulownia varieties: - very fast and straight gr..
Clean and floated seedsThe showy, colorful fall fruits of scarlet firethorn can’t be beat. This thorny, evergreen shrub is native to southeastern Europe, Turkey and the Caucasus region. It can become quite large and can develop a broad rounded, upright or spreading habit at maturity.The evergreen to semi-evergreen leaves of firethorn are small, glo..
Scotch pine is a variable evergreen conifer native to the temperate Old World and widely cultivated as a plantation or Christmas tree in the U.S. and elsewhere. It typically forms a narrow (broadening with age), rather sparsely branched, medium-sized tree with orange-tinged bark on its upper trunk. Its stiff, slightly twisted needles often have an ..
Hippophae are deciduous shrubs or small trees, with narrow, silvery leaves and inconspicuous flowers followed on female plants by orange fruits; both male and female plants must be grown for a good crop of berriesH. rhamnoides is a large deciduous shrub with narrow, willow-like, silvery leaves and thorny shoots. Flowers very small, yellow, followed..