The landscape-worthy Adam's needle is certainly the most cultivated of all Yucca species. A widespread native of the eastern United States, it forms bold, dense clusters of long, sharp leaves that look super all season long. In the summer, large spikes of showy ivory flowers are produced. Wild plants are most commonly found growing in open, upland ..
Showy, colorful blooms with dark centers and sharply pointed petals make this plant a hot garden feature. Easy to grow and drought tolerant. One of the most beautiful daisy like flowers.These hybrid plants has strain with large and very colored (cream, yellow, orange, red, purple) flowers. The flowers close at night.Compact plant. Grow in sandy, w..
Showy, colorful blooms with dark centers and sharply pointed petals make this plant a hot garden feature. Easy to grow and drought tolerant. These hybrid plants are available in a wide array of shades of these basic colors. They often have deeper colored or different colored rings around their darker colored centers. The flowers close at night.Foli..
Perfect for adding banks of color to gardens or naturalistic settings, Osteospermum has substantial foliage and daisy-like flowers in shades of pink, purple, blue, or white.A charming, free flowering plant with large daisy-like blooms and good drought tolerance. Plants need good drainage and don't do well in high humidity.May be slow to start bloom..
Osteospermum are a large, daisy like flowering perennial. These plants make an eye catching summer display in an open border, as ground cover or in containers. Flowers can be single or semi-double. Osteospermum Daisy-Mae Mixed produces masses of large long lasting daisy-like flowers in a variety of colours. Osteospermum give vigorous, brightly colo..
Elegant and tough, crimson fountaingrass is an attractive warm-season perennial to tender perennial that makes a great addition to sunny borders. It is native throughout warm regions in the Mediterranean, Africa, and southwest Asia.This popular ornamental grass forms graceful, upright to arching clumps of slender medium green blades. From midsummer..
A dramatic mix of tall, large double flowers in a range of bright citrus shades. Gives height and colour to bedding and border displays.The plant is well suited to a mostly sunny position, and fairly well draining soil. Overly fertile soil may cause the plants to become bushy and produce less flowers. They can be planted out when there's no more ri..
Rhododendron ferrugineum (sometimes called alpenrose, snow-rose, or rusty-leaved alpenrose) is an evergreen shrub that grows just above the tree line in the Alps, Pyrenees, Jura and northern Apennines, on acid soils.It is the type species for the Rhododendron genus. It may grow up to 1 m tall and produces clusters of pinkish-red, bell-shaped flower..
Very tall and narrow in form, subalpine fir looks like a green church spire. A cone-bearing evergreen tree with green needles that have a bluish cast, it is native from the Yukon of Canada southward in the Rocky Mountains to northern Arizona and New Mexico in the United States. Its bark is gray to nearly white, smooth but mildly bumpy.The short but..
Pokeberry (Phytolacca Americana) occurs naturally in the fields and woodlands of the eastern United States with rare occurrences west of the Mississippi River. It is a large species of plant, often reaching over 6 feet in height with ovate, textured leaves and a central flower stalk that develops into a cluster of purplish berries in late summer. A..
The spiny fruits, palmate foliage and stark appearance of the American sweetgum are all unmistakable. This impressive tall, deciduous tree is native to the central and southeastern United States from New York to Florida and across to Texas. Specimens are also said to grow into Mexico and Central America. Sweetgum is an incredibly adaptable hardwood..
From spring to summer, this annual produces multiple flower spikes with tiny flowers enclosed in showy bracts in shades of white, pink, or purple and marked with darker veins. Plants grow to 60 cm tall and about half as wide. They are especially dramatic in large groupings. It is excellent as a long-lasting cut or dried flower.Provide moist but wel..
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 traditions, eating it will bring you good luck. The o..
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 coffee is by far the most economically important of a..
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 and garden, it is grown primarily for its soft, fea..
Ninebark is a hardy deciduous shrub with long-lasting flowers and fruits and exfoliating bark. This native of the eastern United States suckers and has an irregular habit and informal look but tough constitution. In the wild it exists along the fields and forest margins of uplands and lowlands.The small lobed leaves of ninebark are typically dark g..
Though native to China, Korea and Japan, autumn olive has become naturalized across all of eastern North America since its initial introduction in 1830. The silvery red berries of this large deciduous shrub are produced in profusion and eaten and spread by birds and other wildlife. Tough and fast-growing, the autumn olive was once favored as a road..
Bearing starry white, red or pink flowers that are larger than those of florist's baby's breath, this classic cottage garden annual hails from eastern Europe and western Asia. Almost cloudlike, the blooms stand tall and upright from late spring into summer and make a great cutting or dried flower. The lance-shaped leaves are gray-green. Many cultiv..
This dense, narrow, medium to tall evergreen tree from the Balkan Peninsula is prized by gardeners for its symmetrical habit and formal bearing. The long, semi-rigid, deep blue-green needles of this pine occur in bundles of five. They densely clothe the short, ascending, closely spaced branches. In spring, trees produce tiny male cones and large cy..
Unusual 'balloon-like' buds open into beautiful bloomsBeautiful open, delicately veined blooms sit above attractive blue-green foliage. Delightfully versatile subjects for the perennial border and extremely good for pots or as cutflowers. Some plants may flower in the first year.Balloon flower is an upright herbaceous perennial native to eastern As..
Impatiens is the most popular annual bedding plant in the U. S. today. For easy-to-grow, non-stop flowering in shady conditions, it has no equal. It is a bushy, succulent-stemmed tender perennial that grows in a spreading mound. Showy, slender-spurred, five-petaled red flowers typically cover the plants with colorful bloom from June to frost. Singl..
A summer bedding and container favourite, providing masses of flowers throughout the summer, in an excellent range of colors. Usually grown as an annual.F2 hybrid.Succeeds in any reasonably good soil. Grows well in heavy clay soils. Prefers a moist well-drained humus rich soil in a cool site. Succeeds in sun or semi-shade. Plants are not frost hard..
Rose balsam (or garden balsam) is an erect, sparsely-branched, tender annual that typically grows to 70cm tall. Although an old garden favorite since at least Victorian times, it has been eclipsed in popularity in recent years. Cup-shaped full flowers (to 5cm diameter) with incurved spurs come in various shades of pink, rose, red, purple, white. Fl..
Balsam fir is a tall coniferous evergreen tree native to the northeastern fifth of the United States and extreme southern Canada. It has a fine pyramidal form and becomes a very tall tree when mature. Its small deep green needles are soft, glossy and smell of sweet balsam. The female cones are full of resin and are brown when mature, and shatter re..
Musa ensete is commonly called Abyssinian banana. It can be grown easily indoors. But grown outside in warm climate zones (10 and above) and planted around water features and as a specimen plant, this lush foliage plant adds a tropical look to the garden. In cooler zones can be grown in containers and overwinter it indoors.Banan tree grows with tro..
Annual herbal plant, approximately 50 cm high with a pleasant cinnamon scent of crashed leaves.Fresh or dried leaves are added to vegetable and fruit salads, sauce cakes, cheeses, casseroles, meat dishes and fish. Suitable for year-round cultivation in pots on the window sill. Basil helps digestion, and the infusion soothes coughs and is used as an..
Aromatic, deep red-purple leaves, wonderful to add color to salads, pasta and pizza. A colorful addition to the herb garden.Sweet basil is commonly grown as an aromatic culinary and medicinal herb in warm temperate and tropical climates. An interesting twist on th eclassic basil, the leaves have a definite lemony tang.Grows 0,30-0,50 meters tall. I..
'Siam Queen' is an annual herb with highly aromatic, glossy green leaves rich of a licorice basil aroma. As an added bonus, it is late to produce flowers, which often make basil develop a bitter taste. In many Thai dishes, Thai basil is added last, just prior to serving for its fragrance and flavor. While most basils are grown just for their leaves..
Sweet basil is commonly grown as an aromatic culinary and medicinal herb in warm temperate and tropical climates. An interesting twist on th eclassic basil, the leaves have a definite lemony tang.Grows 0,30-0,50 meters tall. It is a very good companion plant to grow in the house or greenhouse, its aromatic foliage helping to reduce problems caused ..
This interesting Old World perennial has a coarse upright habit that adds texture to sunny gardens. Bear's breeches is quite hardy and summer-blooming. It is native to regions in southwestern Europe, though it has been in cultivation for a long time.The long, sharply lobed, coarse leaves of bear’s breeches are deep green and form large, showy roset..