* Fuller's teasel is occasionally cultivated for its seed head, which is used for carding cloth. * The flowering heads are also much prized by flower arrangers because they keep their colour almost indefinitely when dried.
* A stripebark with vivid white stripes on green or gray-green bark; vivid yellow fall color. * It is in flower in May, and the seeds ripen in July. * A species of maple native to northern forests in eastern North America from southern Ontario east to...
As a popular ornamental used in landscaping its notable features include the red stems in fall (autumn) through late winter, the brightest winter bark of any cornus. It is a large suckering shrub that can be grown as a small tree.
It frequently grows with scattered conifers and an undergrowth of shrubs, typically evergreen Rhododendron . * Betula utilis tends to form forests, growing as a shrub or as a tree reaching up to 20 m (66 ft) tall.
It is a vigorous deciduous shrub growing to 4 m (13 ft) tall with an erect trunk and leaves 5–29 cm (2–11 in) long and 2–12 cm (1–5 in) broad. * The flowers are very fragrant, they are used in pot-pourri and to make perfumes.
* The German Commission E Monographs, a therapeutic guide to herbal medicine, approve Hedera helix for cough, bronchitis. * It is an evergreen climbing plant, growing to 20–30 m high where suitable surfaces ( trees , cliffs , walls ) are available,...
* It is a large evergreen coniferous tree growing to 30–45 m (exceptionally 72 m) tall. * A "beautiful graceful specimenwith drooping branches" * The pitch or resin is said to be one of the best curatives for a sore throat.
In English it is known as salal , shallon , or in Britain simply Gaultheria . Sweet and juicy with a pleasant flavour, it makes good raw eating. * Gaultheria shallon is a leathery-leaved shrub in the heather family ( Ericaceae ), native to western North...
* White, gray, or brownish bark; wood used for pulp and plywood; native from Europe to Siberia. Only the outer bark is removed, this does not kill the tree. * Betula pubescens ( Downy Birch ; also known as White Birch , European White Birch or Hairy Birch...
Known for its small leaves and gnarly roots this bonsai is dramatic over rock . * Rich green leaf turns gorgeous in fall--yellow, orange, red; much used as street tree in Japan, Korea, and the Pacific Northwestern USA Trident Maple is a popular bonsai...
* It has green arching foliage to 3 feet in USDA 8, with highlights of orange, copper, and gold, especially in drier soils. * The only known species is Anemanthele lessoniana, often called gossamer grass or New Zealand wind grass or pheasant's tail grass.
Botanical Name: Anemanthele lessoniana
Germination Test Type: estimate
Common Name: Pheasant Grass, Gossamer Grass, New Zealand Wind Grass, Pheasant's Tail Grass
Flowers give way to attractive, plume-like seed heads. They usually bloom in September in the Northern hemisphere . The flowers are hermaphrodite (have both male and female organs) and are pollinated by Bees, flies.
Quantity: 0.21 lb
Seeds Per Pound: 87,360
Crop Year: 2013
Height: 5-7 feet
Common Name: Manshurian Clematis, Leatherleaf Clematis, Yam-leaved Clematis
* It is popular as an ornamental landscaping tree and as a Christmas Tree. Thus it can be used for making tubs for storing food items. * The wood lacks a distinctive odor and so does not impart a flavor to items stored in it.
* Of upright, arching form; green leaves; flowers in late summer, flowering section of spike to 15" long; likes full sun or part shade, rich soil; tolerates salt, wet conditions; native to cool temperate areas of North America.
Botanical Name: Spartina pectinata
Common Name: Salt Grass, Marsh Grass, Prairie Cordgrass, Prairie Cord Grass
* The wood lacks a distinctive odor and so does not impart a flavor to items stored in it. It is sometimes known as a Concolor fir. * The New Mexico sources of Abies concolor will be intermediate between the Arizona and the Colorado.
* Trueness to type can never be guaranteed when seed is grown that has been collected from cultivars. * A very deep colored palmatum - almost classed as a "black-red" * In the Fall crimson tones dominate.
* The bark of the willow-leaved cotoneaster is gray-brown, its stems are thin, and its root system is sparse. During the colder months, they turn maroonish in color. * The scientific name 'salicifolius', described by the botanist Franchet , means 'with...