Chinese holly is a large, broadleaf evergreen shrub native to China and Korea. The squarish, dark green, shiny leaves typically bear conspicuous spines at the tips of their five lobes, although some cultivars have fewer or no spines. Female plants have long-lasting large red berries in fall. The flowers appear in early spring and have little orname..
This tender shrub is usually grown as a half-hardy annual foliage plant. The young leaves of 'Silver Dust' are slightly lobed, a bit like oak leaves, but as the plants mature, they become deeply cut, much paler in colour and are covered in a silvery grey fleece. To encourage new basal growth, flowering should be prevented by regularly removing leng..
Shrubby cinquefoil is a compact perennial bushy flower with dainty foliage and buttercup-like flowers. This very hardy plant is native across all north temperate regions from Asia to North America. The yellow flowers appear in abundance in early summer and continue more sparsely into fall. They contrast nicely with the small dark green to gray-gree..
Perfect in cottage gardens!Semi-double blooms, 'frilled and pleated' liked a Victorian petticoat, sit above compact, bushy foliage. Gorgeous delicate flowers, ideal for 'cottage gardens'.Performing best in dappled sun to partial shade, Aquilegia prefers evenly moist, nutrient-rich soil with good drainage. It will readily cross-pollinate with other ..
A classic for the cottage garden border with beautiful, fully double, spurless blooms on strong, uprigh stems. Performing best in dappled sun to partial shade, Aquilegia ‘Nora Barlow’ prefers evenly moist, nutrient-rich soil with good drainage. It will readily cross-pollinate with other columbine and self-sow if allowed to go to seed, which is cons..
Strongly growing, very decorative cut flower, long lasting flowers for summer flower and perennial beds.Attracts bees.This variety is well branching and good for cutting.Grows well in loose, water keeping soil in a sunny to lightly semi-shady location. Genus - Rudbeckia Species - Hirta Variety - Goldilock Common name - Cone Flower Pre-Tr..
Annual Cornflower is excellent, rich blooming cut flowers with long-lasting blooming time. Grows up to 70 cm tall.Flowers - shades of pink - from June to September..This mixture has a lasting effect especially through its silver glossy leaves.Grows easy and well in homous, limy garden soil. Can be cut several times. Attracts bees.Plant these in sun..
A very ornamental plant. The flowers are often used in dried-flower arrangements because they retain their colour well.This variety is a hardy annual. It bear charming and prolific flowers in deep maroon, almost black, and are especially welcome in the garden as that color is rare in nature, contrasting against other colours in mixed borders.They m..
Annual Cornflower is excellent, rich blooming cut large flowers with double blossoms on strong stems.Long-lasting blooming time. This mixture has a lasting effect especially through its silver glossy leaves.Can be cut several times. Attracts bees.Plant these in sunny sites with well-drained soil and remove spent flowers to prolong bloom time. Cornf..
Thymus serpyllum, commonly called wild thyme, creeping thyme or mother-of-thyme, is a hairy, prostrate, creeping, woody-based perennial which is primarily grown as an ornamental ground cover. It is rarely used in cooking (Thymus vulgaris is the culinary thyme most commonly used in cooking). plant's blooms can be enjoyed as an ornamental addition to..
Ceanothus integerrimus is a deciduous shrub from 1–4 metres (3.3–13 ft) tall with an open ascending to erect branch habit. It is a drought-tolerant phanerophyte. Nitrogen fixing actinomycete bacteria form root nodules on Ceanothus roots. Its stems are round yellow to a pale green in color with either small soft to straight stiff sharp hairs paralle..
It is likely that no native American evergreen is more prevalent in the North American landscape. Arborvitae is a hardy pyramidal coniferous tree usually cultivated in one of its many shrubby forms. This native of eastern North America has flattened feathery sprays of soft, scale-like, medium to dark green foliage that may turn shades of green and ..
The deep green towers and pyramids of Eastern Red Cedar are an enduring and widespread presence in abandoned fields and open roadsides all across eastern North America. Appearing in a variety of shapes and sizes, it tends to grow in large colonies, and most commonly forms either a tall, narrow spire or broadly conical tree. It grows slowly to moder..
Dwarf and compact annual flower, easy to grow and start to flower in 4 months after germination. Can be grown as well as indoor plant all year round. Heat tolerantGrows fast to 20 cm tall and forms bushy grow without pinching out. Foliage dark green, star shaped pink, red, violet, rose or white flowers in clusters. Blooms continuously from late spr..
European cranberrybush is a wonderful deciduous shrub that develops a pleasing round, mounded habit when mature. Its attractive, medium green leaves are maple-like in appearance and turn brilliant hues of yellow, red and dark purple in fall. Many flat clusters of white flowers appear in late spring to early summer, followed by berry-like fruits tha..