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 pr..
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..
Approximately 150 seeds in 0.3 g packet.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 ..
Approximately 150 seeds in 0.3g packet.A quaint wildflower of the alpine regions of Europe, Asia, and northwestern North America, this small, fuzzy-leaved, sometimes short-lived herbaceous perennial produces rich blue flowers in mid-spring.Plants form low tufted clumps of fuzzy, oblong, light green ..
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..
The textural quality of this eastern native's stems and foliage is superb. During winter, a circle of the thorn-covered stems is as magical as an outdoor sculpture. Dark blue-green compound leaves offer a tropical effect before turning yellow and purple in autumn. One-foot-wide flower clusters sit a..
One of the queens of eastern North America's deciduous forests, basswood has large heart-like leaves, deliciously fragrant summertime flowers and an overall majestic structure. A large deciduous tree with a straight trunk, it is more cone-shaped when youthful but matures to a large, rounded to wide-..
American bladdernut is admirable because of its glossy, attractive, three-part leaves and curious-looking fruits. This variably medium to large shrub, rarely a small tree, is naturally found in moist-soil woodlands, especially along stream banks. It's native to southeastern North America, east of th..
Amazingly showy annual flower. Grows up to 80-90 cm tall.Flower with rigid shoots ending with magnificent pink to white flowers. Blooms from July to September. An excellent plant for wild flower and mixed gardens, borders. Good for cutting.Grow on fertile, not too dry soils in a sunny position.Appro..