Hardy kiwi is a deciduous woody vine that originates from eastern Asia. It is an attractive plant with dark green foliage and fragrant white flowers that appear in late spring but is primarily grown for its tart and sweet pale green fruits. Kiwi are dioecious, which means individual plants have eith..
This cypress, apart from its elegant growth, is interesting as being the only species of Cupressus indigenous to India. It forms, therefore, a connecting link, as it were, between the true cypresses of the extreme east and those that are natives of Europe.It is in leaf all year. The flowers are mono..
it is culinary edible bean that is cooked or fried before use, with both astringent and diuretic properties. Indicated for urinary tract sisorders. Also it makes good green manure. It is in flower from July to September, and the seeds ripen from August to October. The flowers are hermaphrodite (have..
Mid to late summer finds the tall Maryland senna producing glorious clusters of yellow flowers, and the fall and winter months reveal attractive black seed pods. An upright shrubby herbaceous perennial, this wildflower is native to the open woodlands and prairies of the American Southeast and Midwes..
Glossy heart-like leaves and the persistent brown seed fruits make Italian alder a great shade tree with multi-season interest and grace. An upright deciduous tree that does not get too wide, it hails from southern Italy and Corsica. Its barks becomes light gray-sandy brown with shallow fissures and..
This Italian Cypress is one of the more impressive cultivars. Pencil-thin and conical, reaching heights of perhaps up to 36 ft tall in maturity, this cultivar is highly valued for the ascending, spire-like effect it can bring to a restricted space, or a space where shade is not desired. 'Stricta' is..
Italian cypress is a narrow, columnar evergreen tree native to western Asia and southern Europe. Its dark green to blue-green soft-scaled needles are short and wispy, and help hide the small oval tan cones.Grow Italian cypress in full sun in average to dry soil with good drainage. Although it grows ..
Glossy green leaves and the persistent brown seed fruits make Japanese alder a great shade tree with a broad adaptability to landscape soils and moisture. A pyrimad-shaped deciduous tree that does not get too wide, it hails from Japan, Korea and China's Manchuria. Its barks becomes light gray-sandy ..
The tall, regal Japanese cedar is a lovely needled evergreen tree native to the open forests of China and Japan. It is admired for its attractive pyramidal to ovoid habit, coarse green needles and straight trunk lined with attractive reddish brown exfoliating bark. Its branches are full and form bil..
Japanese pagoda (also known as Styphnolobium japonicum) is a large deciduous tree native to China but cultivated in Japan for hundreds of years. It is an upright, broad-spreading tree that grows as wide as it does tall, forming a lacy canopy of dark green, pinnate leaves. Fluffy pyramidal panicles, ..
Casting dense shade with its spreading, vase-shaped canopy, Japanese zelkova has handsome bark and pleasing dark glossy green foliage that turns bronzy orange or burgundy in autumn. A medium to tall, deciduous tree from eastern Asia, it is often suggested and used as a disease-resistant substitute f..
Its long, thin, ribbon-like leaves gives this open tree a wispy character that is incredibly beautiful, but denies the canopy the shading capacity needed to cool desert landscapes. Jerusalem thorn is a native of the deserts of the American Southwest and well into Mexico. It is found in dry streambed..