Zone 7 (mild climate)
Southern wax myrtle is an evergreen large shrub to small tree native to moist location in the United States, New Jersey to southern Florida and west to Texas. It has an upright, open form, multiple trunks and twisting branches. The leaves are aromatic when crushed, dark, olive green and linear to lance-shaped, occasionally toothed above the middle...
Renowned for its toughness, its tolerance of alkaline soils, and its colorful summer fruits, this large coarse deciduous shrub from Europe, western Asia, and northern Africa is also known as a parent of the popular hybrid Viburnum × rhytidophylloides. Its sparse upright stems bear leathery wrinkled oval leaves that are dark grayish-green with fuzzy..
Native to northwestern North America, western red cedar is a broadly pyramidal evergreen tree with slender drooping branches. It has feathery flat sprays of dark green, scale-like leaves which emit a fruity odor when bruised. They become bronze-tinged in cold weather. Older plants have ornamental shredding red-brown bark. The small tan female cones..
The plant is bushy, producing numerous annual, quadrangular and branching stems, a foot or more in height, on which the whitish flowers are borne in crowded, axillary, woolly whorls. The leaves are much wrinkled, opposite, petiolate, about 2-3 cm long, covered with white, felted hairs, which give them a woolly appearance. They have a curious, musky..
The white mulberry is a medium large deciduous tree with a broad canopy renowned as a shade maker in hot climates. The species is a native of China where its leaves are used to feed worms used in the ancient process of silk making. The strong trunk and branches bear a pleasing grayish-white smooth bark from which it received its common name. Leaves..
A classic choice for autumn displays, the festive, multicolored fruits of ‘Turk’s Turban’ are unmistakable. The main body of this squash is flattened and bright red-orange, sometimes marked with dark green streaks. The blossom end bears a prominent, bulbous protrusion striped randomly with orange, green and white. Although used primarily for decora..
Absinth, or wormwood, is a clump forming, woody, perennial that is native to Europe and Asia. The aromatic, hairy, silver gray foliage also bears panicles of insignificant grayish yellow flowers.This plant is best grown in rich, well drained soil and full sun. It is commonly used as an ingredient in the liquor absinthe and has other medicinal purpo..
This variety features lightly scented blooms with eye-catching petals, which hang down from central cones. It will attract butterflies into the garden.Plant is happiest when planted in sites with full sun and well-drained moderately fertile garden soil. Excellent, long-blooming flower for massing in the border, meadow, native plant garden, naturali..
Yunnan pine, Pinus yunnanensis, is found at lower elevations in Tibet, between 1,800 and 9,000 feet. The long, bright green needles can reach 1 foot in length and grow in clusters of two or three. The tree has a conical shape in youth that later matures into a flat-topped shape with a bare trunk. Because of low winds in its native range, Yunnan ..
Very attractive hald hardy annual, which flowers the same year as sown. Grows up to 80 cm in height with lots of multi color beautiful daisy like double flowers. A truly elegant, beautiful statement in the summer months.Those plants will create an elegant statement in the border. Plant it in mass groupings to have the lovely effect.The long stems a..
Annual plant, which grows up to 90 cm.Plant originating from North America.Popular, sun loving summer flowers with extremely large blooms.Richly flowering and long lasting cut flowers.Excellent plant for bedding, borders, pots or outdoors in rows. Nice cut flowers.It requires warm sheltered locations and sufficiently moist soil. Removal of the firs..
These large (10 cm) brilliant yellow flowers on three foot tall plants make for quite a show! They will bloom through a long, hot summer without wilting. They are excellent for large pots. Plants are susceptible to mildew in humid climates.Zinnias like to be well watered especially when young. But do not like waterlogged soil. As a rule of thumb, p..
Annual plant, which grows up to 60-80 cm, with large (10-12 cm), full pale yellow flowers. Plant originating from North America.Erected, branched stems are thick and stiff but very brittle. Excellent plant for large gardens, nice cut flowers.It requires warm places and sufficiently moist soil. Removal of the first flower buds results in better bran..
Annual plant, which grows up to 60 cm, with large (10-12 cm), full dark multi color flowers.Erected, branched stems are thick and stiff but very brittle.Excellent plant for large gardens, nice cut flowers.It requires warm places and sufficiently moist soil. Removal of the first flower buds results in better branching stems and abundant flowering.Zi..
Annual plant, which grows up to 60-80 cm, with large (10-12 cm), full dark purple flowers. Plant originating from North America.Erected, branched stems are thick and stiff but very brittle.Excellent plant for large gardens, nice cut flowers.It requires warm places and sufficiently moist soil. Removal of the first flower buds results in better branc..