The leaves area safe and effective cathartic. A poultice of the root has been used in treating sores. * The leaves and seedpods are cathartic, diuretic and vermifuge. An infusion has been used in the treatment of fevers and heart problems.
The fruit is about the size of an olive. * I've always liked Spicebush. * Spicebush is a Missouri native deciduous shrub with a broad, rounded habit which typically grows 6-12' (less frequently to 15') high in moist locations in bottomlands, woods, ravines,...
Minimum Hardiness Zone: 5
Common Name: Spicebush, Northern Spicebush, Benjamin Bush, Common Spicebush, Spice Bush, Carencro Bush
Sweet William blooms in early summer with flowers that have a sassy, spicy fragrance. Grows 6'' tall. Sweet William is a popular favorite because this perennial has large clusters of small blooms that come in striking colors of red, pink, white, and bi-colors.
Extracts of the plant show antitumour activity. The fruit is antibacterial, antiseptic, antitumour, cardiotonic, diuretic and tonic. It is taken internally in the treatment of complaints associated with weak kidney and liver energy such as menopausal...
These hardy plants are welcome in any landscape. Rose of Sharon Hedge is a practical, lovely frame for your landscape. This is not an evergreen. Rose of Sharon is lovely all through the growing season.
Rose of Sharon grows 5-10' tall. You'll enjoy this old-fashioned favorite that bears an abundance of large, hibiscus blossoms in three different colors: red, white and blue. An excellent source for cut flowers.
In Eurasian herbalism, this plant has a long history of use as a febrifuge. * It requires full sun, but is hardy and cold tolerant. Despite its common name, Russian sage is not in the same genus as other Salvias, which are commonly called "sage".
This perennial is a native plant found throughout the eastern part of the United States and in many parts of the western U.S., Canada , and Mexico . * Lance-leaved coreopsis produces yellow flowers in late summer.
Enjoy astonishing numbers of snowy, gold-centered blooms every June and July. It is an easy to grow perennial that spreads fast. Choice one-year-old field-grown plants. They grow well in sun or light shade.
Their lower limbs often sweep down towards the ground before curving up again. They can grow at severe angles, and Native Americans used to bend saplings over so that they would grow at extreme angles, to serve as trail markers.
, rare), Korea , and southeastern Russia ( Primorsky Krai ). It is listed as an endangered species in Japan. * Lonicera maackii ( Amur Honeysuckle or Bush Honeysuckle ) is a species of honeysuckle in the family Caprifoliaceae , native to temperate Asia...
Miconioides produces large shows of small fragrant white blooms attractive to butterflies, the flowers five-petalled, < 13 mm across. * The bark of the trunk is papery and thin, light tan in colour, and exfoliates in strips or sheets.
* Edible fruit - raw or cooked. * The droopy long leaves provide a 'sleepy' aura to the summer landscape. * Pawpaw is a large shrub or small tree growing to a height of 11 meters. * The flowers are produced in early spring at the same time as or slightly...
Quite hardy and disease resistant. It is quite hardy, disease-resistant, and gives year round beauty. We send 1 to 1 1/2' plants. Later, brilliant red berries appear that last all summer and throughout the winter.
* This is a common and widespread forest tree from South Africa to Ethiopia . It is commonly known as the White Stinkwood . * Celtis africana is a tree in the Cannabaceae family. This Hackberry produces a pale trunk and branches with green leaves .
* The plants tolerate clipping and make an attractive informal hedge. * The stalk of the blossom is used as a soap substitute. * An oval shrub with pleasing dark green leaves and very fragrant white flowers in upright terminal racemes in late summer;...
It is also the state flower of Kerala in India and of immense importance amongst the Malayali population * It is a popular ornamental plant and is also used in herbal medicine. It ranges from southern Pakistan eastward throughout India to Myanmar and...
* Heart-shaped shiny dark green leaves with prominent veins, 9" x 5"; dark violet flowers in August; a 2' mound, flowers to almost 3'; native to China. Plants should be spaced about 60cm apart each way.
It is named after William Kerr , who introduced the cultivar 'Pleniflora'. * Kerria japonica , the sole species in the genus Kerria , is a deciduous shrub in the rose family Rosaceae, native to eastern Asia , in China , Japan and Korea .
A breakthrough in color! Bi-color is the first Butterfly Bush to feature multiple colors on each bloom. Great cut flower. Grows 6-8' tall. Drought and deer resistant. Panicles grow up to 10'' and feature raspberry and butterscotch yellow florets beginning...
It is frequently used as an informal low hedge. It is hardy to zone 5 and is not frost tender. * A constituent of its extract has been found to be an effective and selective dopamine reuptake inhibitor.
Height: 8-9 feet
Seeds Per Pound: 7,718
Common Name: Chinese Flowering Quince, Flowering Quince