Quite a cold hardy one since it went through 14 F (unprotected). * Flowers are white in the morning, turning pink during noon and red in the evening of the same day. The flowers are antiphlogistic, depurative, febrifuge, pulmonary and stimulant.
It is a substantial plant which needs space, but when planted in groups or massed can provide spectacular flowering and architectural height. * Eutrochium is a genus of herbaceous flowering plants in Asteraceae.
It flowers from mid-summer to the first frosts, makes an attractive backdrop in garden plots, and is very attractive to butterflies, bees, and other nectar-feeding insects. The upper stems are reddish or purplish.
Seeds Per Pound: 726,400
Crop Year: 1998
Common Name: Joe Pye Weed, Trumpetweed, Purple Thoroughwort, Queen Of The Meadow
Check the plant daily for the first week or so and then every other day there after. We recommend feeding your St John's Wort Red Fame in the very early spring and again in mid summer after all new growth has hardened off and it begins to set flower buds.
Plants require continuously moist conditions in a loose compost of sphagnum peat, live sphagnum and coarse acid sand. * Grow in sun or partial shade in peat or moss. Plants can tolerate temperatures down to about -10°c.
* The hardy plant can grow to a height of 60 cm.Comfrey has been used in folk medicine as a poultice for treating burns and wounds. The roasted roots are used with dandelion and chicory roots for making coffee.
We selected this Russian sage because of its strong stems and neat, upright habit. Rocketman produces very aromatic foliage, on strong stems each topped with large, lavender-blue flowers beginning to bloom in mid-summer and lasting through October.
Likes shadebut it succeeds in sun or partial shade. * The Globe-flower ( Trollius europaeus ) is a perennial plant of the family Ranunculaceae . * An herbaceous perennial with lemon yellow flowers to 2", May to August; much planted in gardens, where it...
It creates a barrier between the roots of the plant and fungus and pathogens that can cause root rot. For example a one gallon pot would be watered until you count to 5 a three gallon pot would be 15 and so on.
* A very ornamental plant. * Lobelia cardinalis ( Cardinal Flower ) is a species of Lobelia native to the Americas , from southeastern Canada south through the eastern and southwestern United States , Mexico and Central America to northern Colombia .
The plant's forked root and leaves were traditionally used for medicinal purposes by Native Americans. * Requires a deep moist humus rich soil in a shady position in a woodland. Ginseng, though it is said to have a milder action and is more likely to...
It is sometimes smoked as an intoxicant, despite the danger of illness and/or death due to the cyanide. * The bark is used to make Japanese paper. * Hydrangea paniculata , commonly known as the panicled hydrangea , is a species of Hydrangea found in eastern...
Yellow iris-like 2" blooms with brown markings are borne on tall stems practically all year, where protected from frost. Upright sword-like foliage of medium green grows to 30". Produces young plants on spent bloom stems and at the ends of mature foliage.
Grows To: 30''H x 18-24''W
Native To / Origin: Americas-C,S
USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 9B,10,(9? with protection)
Originating in England, this hard to find Viola produces large fragrant flowers up to 1.75" that are pale yellow with exquisite lavender highlights. Grows 6-8" tall and wide. But, partial shade is usually best.
Esperanzas are root hardy, die-back perennials into zone 8 and can become large shrubs to small trees in tropical climates. Provide a full to mostly sunny location in a fertile, well-drained soil for the best results.
Soil & Moisture: Average moisture in a well-drained, moderately fertile soil.
Readily reseeds under good conditions. To create fuller, sturdier and shorter plants tip the Narrowleaf Sunflower in late spring and again in midsummer. The spent seed heads provide food for seed eating birds and other native wildlife.
Clumps tightly, does not run. Available for one year only! This rare plant, once thought to be extinct in the wild, is highly sought after for its unique huge, lotus shaped yellow flowers which appear beneath leathery, tropical leaves through summer.
This exceptionally hardy bamboo keeps its dark, emerald-green appearance even in the presence of snow and harsh winters! Very tough and tolerant of many conditions. Hardy Bamboo grows to about 23' tall and makes a wonderful large screen or windbreak or...