* Something like a 6" wide daisy, with this difference: it is stemless, growing prostrate on the ground; blooms in May or June; coarse, deeply lobed leaves; likes a scree soil; a rock garden plant or curiosity native to the Mediterranean.
The scientific name, Leontopodium , means " lion's paw" and is derived from the Greek words leon (lion) and podion (diminutive of pous , foot). * Edelweiss (pronounced /?e?d?lva?s/ ; Leontopodium alpinum ), is one of the best-known European mountain flowers...
A popular culinary herb with 1/2in. The young leaves and flowers can be eaten raw, boiled, pickled or used in sandwiches. An essential oil obtained from the plant is used commercially to flavour ice cream, sweets, baked goods etc.
It is most commonly taken as a decoction to counter infection within the gastro-intestinal tract. * Anemone chinensis is a basionym of the currently known Pulsatilla chinensis and is one of the 50 fundamental herbs used in traditional Chinese medicine.
* Seedlings from variegated Hosta varieties will not show the variegation. Grown primarily for its beautiful foliage which provides color, contrast and texture to the landscape. A dependable and versatile perennial requiring little care.
The bulb is dried and powdered and then used for sizing cloth, bookbinding etc. It is hardy to zone 6 and is not frost tender. * The young shoots are eaten cooked. It is by no means a disagreeable vegetable.
Showy, purple, flower spikes, resembling grape hyacinth, rise above the foliage in late summer. Best when used in mass as a ground cover. Clumps of grass like, arching, medium green leaves are variegated with creamy yellow margins.
✓ For a ground cover, space plants one foot apart
✓ In warmer climates, the foliage will persist throughout winter
Depending upon the region, it is also referred to as the Japanese bellflower , common balloon flower , or balloon flower . * Platycodon grandiflorus is a species of perennial flowering plant of the family Campanulaceae and the only member of the genus...
* A prostrate deciduous groundcover with dark green leaves in summer, red in fall; attractive white bracts; likes cool, moist, acid soil; native to cool areas in much of the U.S. * Comments from a customer: Thought you might like to know I got 50% germination...
* This species is closely related to P. * Members of this genus are rarely if ever troubled by browsing deer or rabbits. * Paeonia anomala has an immense range of wild habitat, stretching from the Ural Mountains of Russia to the Pamir Mountains of Central...
Shrubs produce an explosion of fragrant deep lavender-purple flowers in spring, and a steady show of blooms right up till frost. Deer-resistant, easily managed shrubs prefer sunny locations with moist, well-drained soil.
Provide a well-drained soil in full to partly sunny conditions. Thick green to bronze succulent foliage adorns the stems of this groundcovering, easy to grow native sedum cousin and summer brings loose spikes of nectar rich yellow flowers on sturdy stalks...
It is also sometimes referred to as bachelor's buttons or featherfew. * Feverfew (Tanacetum parthenium) is a traditional medicinal herb which is found in many old gardens, and is also occasionally grown for ornament.
A dependable and versatile perennial requiring little care. Dense foliage crowds out most garden weeds. * Features a dwarf mound of slightly wavy, heart-shaped, medium green leaves with racemes of funnel-shaped, violet flowers on 10" scapes.
Blooming in shades of pink, lavender, red and white, the unique flowers from this hardy carnation create attention when they flutter with the slightest breeze. Easy to grow plants reach 12'' tall and bloom throughout the summer in sunny to partially shaded...
Grows to 6'' tall. Delightfully aromatic foliage and year round color make Creeping Wintergreen a favorite ground cover for partial to full shaded areas. Produces white flowers lightly tinted with pink in spring.
Grandiflorus, H. Remember, these are Hibiscus and so will enjoy a fertile soil as well as ample moisture during the growing season for the best flowering and growth. Secondary image is an Almost Eden image.
Native To / Origin: US Gardens - Harold Winters, Ridgely, MD, circa 1985
Container Size: 4.5 inch / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
Soil & Moisture: Average moist to wet, moderately fertile soils.
You can also use them as the center piece for large container gardens, in bog gardens, at the edges of ponds, or in any other sunny and consistently moist site. These Perennial Hibiscus are simply smart enough to know to wait until all danger of frost...
Container Size: Quart / 30 fl.oz. / 887 ml
Native To / Origin: US - Houston, TX - introduced by Heidi Sheesley of Treesearch Farms
This is a stand-out for naturalizing wooded areas. It grows on a 18'' stem. Lovely bright white flowers turn pale pink as they mature. Blooms April-June. This showy flower has three large white petals backed with three attractive green leaves.