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 the Great Plains from Ontario to the Florida Panhand..
This eastern North American cousin of black elderberry is a medium to large, fast-growing, deciduous shrub. It is grown for its ferny pinnate foliage, large, musky-scented flower heads, and showy clusters of fruits. A wildlife magnet, it attracts butterflies with its flowers and wildlife with its fruit.In late spring and summer, large flat-topped c..
Popular dwarf (15 cm tall) annual plant for bedding and in groups. Early and long flowering in bowls and containers on balconies, graves and borders. Also used as edging for vegetable beds.For best growth, marigolds require full sun and well drained, rich soil. Regular deadheading will help plants look and flower their best. French marigolds are g..
A sacred tree in its native Japan, this coniferous evergreen forms a handsome broadly conical specimen with dark green scale-like leaves and flat fan-like branch tips. The foliage has white bands underneath. Leaves on young plants and some cultivars are small and needle-like. Large specimens have handsome reddish-brown bark that exfoliates in narro..
Hydrangea quercifolia, commonly known by its translation oakleaf hydrangea or oak-leaved hydrangea, is a species of flowering plant native to the Southeastern United States, in woodland habitats from North Carolina west to Tennessee, and south to Florida and Louisiana. A deciduous shrub with white showy flower heads, it is a commonly grown garden p..
Asian in origin, old fashioned weigela is a tough and easy to grow deciduous shrub. Its blooms are colorful, attract pollinators in droves.This medium size deciduous shrub from eastern Asia has arching branches and develops a fountain-like habit when left undisturbed. It has elliptical, medium green leaves that offer little to no fall color. A prof..
Commonly called parlor palm or neanthe bella palm, is a small, compact, usually single-trunked palm that is native to rainforests from southeastern Mexico to northern Guatemala. Where winter hardy, it will rise to 1,80 m tall in shady areas of the landscape. As a houseplant, this palm usually grows to 1,20 m tall and is particularly noted for its d..
This upright deciduous shrub is notable for a display of red berries and vibrant red-purple leaves in autumn. The many upright branches of this native of central and western China bear dark green glossy leaves. In very late spring or early summer, scores of tiny, pinkish white flowers line the branches, and once pollinated by bees produce dark red ..