Trunk to 30 cm d.b.h. or more. * Trees, 6-20 m tall. Petiole 2-4.5 cm; leaf blade often purplish red when young, greenish when mature, cordate or triangular-orbicular, * Open or dense forests, mountain slopes, along valleys near roads, on rocks; 600-1900...
* White or rosy-lilac flowers in 3-7" clusters, often several to each branch tip, in May; flower fragrance, not intense, resembles privet; very hardy; forms a dense, arching shrub with substantial branches; does well in the U.S. Midwest; native to China.
Branchlets glabrous, puberulent, or pubescent. Panicles erect, lateral, congested or lax, 4-16(-20) × 3-8(-10) cm. Pedicel 0-3 mm, glabrous or pubescent. Corolla purple, lilac, or sometimes white; tube subcylindric, 0.6-1.7(-2.2) cm; lobes ovate-orbicular...
* Clethra alnifolia ( Sweet Pepperbush , Anne Bidwell or Summersweet ), is a flowering plant in the genus Clethra , native to eastern North America from southern Nova Scotia and Maine south to northern Florida , and west to eastern Texas .
Tall, with a wide, wispy, open crown. * A small delicate shrub with 1" white bell-shaped flowers in small clusters from the leaf axils, in early or mid summer; bright green flowers; grayish fruit in fall; prefers moist, acid soil; a good garden shrub...
An asparagus substitute. Typically, its stems are branched and the clump forming plants emerge in late spring after most other plants have begun growth for the year. * Fragrant pinkish flowers followed by the pods beloved of children.
* No serious insect or disease problems. To the extent practicable, promptly remove faded flower panicles before seed set. This is one of the easiest of the lilacs to grow. It reportedly has good resistance to some of the major pests of lilacs, such as...
It is native to Missouri where it occurs in prairies, glades, dry open woods and thickets throughout the state (Steyermark). The leaves are gathered when the plant is in full bloom and are dried in the shade.
The leaves are opposite on the square stems, 6–15 cm long and 3–8 cm broad, and dark green with reddish leaf veins and a coarsely toothed margin; they are glabrous or sparsely pubescent above, with spreading hairs below.
* The seedcoat contains an extremely lethal poison that was once used by the KGB to dispose of their enemies. * The whole plant is very poisonous, even one seed has been known to be lethal to children.
* Primula denticulata , commonly known as Drumstick primrose or the Himalayan Primrose is a species of primrose that is native to moist alpine regions and Afghanistan to China . However it is commonly cultivated in gardens away from its native range.
Average Viable Seeds/Packet: 77
Botanical Name: Primula denticulata
Common Name: Drumstick Primrose, Drumstick Primula
* Syringa josikaea ( Hungarian Lilac ) is a species of Lilac , native to central and eastern Europe , in the Carpathian Mountains in Hungary , Romania , and western Ukraine . * A good hedging plant, it is very tolerant of trimming.
Prefers a calcareous soil but tolerates mildly acid soils. * Easily grown in a good, well-drained ordinary garden soil in a sunny position. * A very ornamental plant. * Succeeds in poor soils and on dry walls.
An infusion is used internally as a blood purifier and externally for treating cuts, burns and bruises. * Blue, pinky-blue, lilac, or lavenderish flowers 1 1/4" wide atop 3' stems; native to meadows and grassy hills, particularly on limestone; good for...
* The herb combines well with Sambucus nigra flowers (Elder) and Mentha x piperita vulgaris (Peppermint) for treating colds and influenza. * Yarrow has also been used as a food, and was very popular as a vegetable in the 17th century.
* Orange flowers in late summer; grows well in dry soil; native to eastern U.S. * Pleurisy root is a bitter, nutty-flavoured tonic herb that increases perspiration, relieves spasms and acts as an expectorant.
It is possible to produce apples from these trees in places like California, Hawaii and Florida. * This is one of the apple varieties thta does bext under low chill conditions. * The leaves contain up to 2.4% of an antibacterial substance called 'phloretin'.This...
The purchaser assumes all liability relating to the use of this product.http://www.johnnyseeds.com/flowers/asclepias-butterfly-weed/pleurisy-root-organic-asclepias-seed-2347G.11.htmlTransplant (recommended) - Sow 10-12 weeks before last frost.