Blue grama grass is a perennial warm season grass grown for its fine, gray-green leaves and one-sided decorative flowers. A compact grower, it is native to the arid western United States and Mexico where soils are dry and alkaline.Fine, narrow, gray-green leaves emerge in spring. In summer slender s..
Passionflower is a fast-growing evergreen climber from South America. The flowers emerge in summer and are stunning and exotic. Bowl-shaped, white with blue centers, they bloom repeatedly through the fall. The yellow-orange fruit is edible but not particularly tasty.This fast-growing vine is one of ..
Colorado blue spruce is a medium to large pyramidal evergreen conifer native to the southern Rocky Mountains. The foliage has a bluish cast, ranging from bluish green to intense silver-blue. Their stiff needles are prickly when grasped and are pungently aromatic when crushed. Colorado blue spruce pr..
Decorative pyramidal shape. More resistant than Pinus nigra.A close relative of Bosnian pine, this slow-growing evergreen tree is prized for its toughness and beauty. It is native to the Balkans.This dense, sometimes shrubby pine bears long, rigid, sharp, medium- to dark-green needles in bundles of ..
The deciduous vine, Boston ivy, cloaks the walls of old university buildings across the north.Boston ivy is a close relative of the grape and originates from China, Korea and Japan. It is a vigorous self-clinging woody vine that attaches itself to surfaces by tendrils tipped with small disk-like adh..
This plant is easy to grow and drought-tolerant. Its swollen base stores water, so occasional lack of water will do no harm.If you're forgetful about watering, this may be the ideal house plant for you. In fact, the most common mistake with this plant is overwatering it, especially in winter. When i..
Common box is a dense, rounded broadleaf evergreen shrub grown for its glossy green foliage and neat habit. Native to Europe, North Africa and Turkey, it is a classic hedge and specimen plant in many of the great European gardens. It tolerates shearing and can be shaped in ornamental forms. Its smal..
"Goldari" is a modern F1 hybrid with a golden yellow flowers. Annual, up to 30 cm tall.Long blooming - from June to September.Nice in pots or the border, best with some shade during the hottest part of the day. Grow in moist but not wet soils. Advice: Then seedlings are 5 cm tall, pinch off the tops..
Grown for its beautiful clusters of elongated flowers, butterflybush is a tough medium-sized shrub with an upright to arching habit. Originating from China and Japan, it has green to gray-green leaves and produces large clusters of beautiful flowers at the ends of its branches. These appear from mid..
A close relative of eastern white pine (Pinus strobus), this medium to tall evergreen tree inhabits the mountains of western North America. It is the state tree of Idaho. The long, supple, blue-green needles of this pine occur in bundles of five on reddish-brown, hairy branchlets that age to deep br..
The largest Old World pine, this Canary Islands native makes a striking evergreen tree for gardens with ample space and minimal frost.This cold-tender pine bears exceptionally long needles in bundles of three. Young plant have blue-green needles; older plants have bright green foliage. In spring, tr..
Dianthus caryophyllus, carnation or clove pink, is a species of Dianthus. It is probably native to the Mediterranean region but its exact range is unknown due to extensive cultivation for the last 2,000 years.Great annual flower to grow for cut flowers and bright summer borders with a wide colour ra..