* The fruit is often sold in local markets and the plant is of potential commercial importance. * Tolerates maritime exposure. * It is a deciduous shrub, in its natural sand dune habitat growing 1–2 m high, although it can grow larger, up to 4 m tall,...
Howard and Styrax officinalis subsp. * A deciduous shrub or small tree with 3/4" white drooping flowers in clusters of 3 to 8, from March-May; likes heat, summer drought, often growing on dry rocky slopes on limestone; 3" leaves; this variety is native...
Johnson) & contrasting beautifully with the lush pinnate foliage, in its first reddish growth or its later fresh-green. * This 6-8' shrub is "of matchless elegance a its fleecy sprays lovely in their silken lightness" (A.
* The flowers are borne in racemes up to 20 cm long, each flower with five yellow, orange or red petals. * The leaves are bipinnate, 20-40 cm long, bearing 3-10 pairs of pinnae, each with 6-10 pairs of leaflets 15-25 mm long and 10-15 mm broad.
Botanical Name: Caesalpinia pulcherrima
Minimum Hardiness Zone: 8
Common Name: Pride Of Barbados, Peacock Flower, Dwarf Poinciana, Barbados Flower Fence
It is a small tree native to the southwestern United States and Mexico . * Chilopsis is a genus of flowering plant , containing a single species , Chilopsis linearis . * It is pollinated primarily by large bees in the family Apidae, such as carpenter...
* American Beautyberry ( Callicarpa americana ) is an open-habit, native shrub of the Southern United States which is often grown as an ornamental in gardens and yards . * Native to southeastern U.S.; lavender-pink or bluish flowers from mid- to late...
* Yellow Trumpetbush is an attractive plant that is cultivated as an ornamental . The plant is desirable fodder when it grows in fields grazed by livestock . It has sharply-toothed, lance-shaped green leaves and bears large, showy, bright golden yellow...
The tree blooms at a young age, with the slightly fragrant 7–10 cm (3–4 in) flowers covering the bare plant in late winter or early spring before the leaves appear. Tolerates alkaline soils so long as they are deep and rich in humus.
* Cotoneaster franchetii ( Franchet's Cotoneaster ) is a species of Cotoneaster native to southwestern China , in the provinces of Guizhou , Sichuan , Xizang , and Yunnan , and also in adjacent northern Myanmar and northern Thailand .
Common Name: Wintergreen, Franchet's Cotoneaster, Franchet Cotoneaster, Orange Cotoneaster
Funnel-shaped, pink or white flowers with protruding stamens occur in large clusters, appearing before or with the leaves. Canescens) and Woolly Azalea (R. Prinophyllum) are also found within the range of this species.
Prefers a moist soil but succeeds in dry soils and, once established, is drought tolerant. Succeeds in dense shade. * Insubstantial purplish or yellow flowers in early to mid summer; more impressive are the large pods that split open to reveal clusters...
Botanical Name: Iris foetidissima
Collection Locale: England
Crop Year: 2000
Common Name: Gladwin Iris, Gladdon, Roast Beef Plant, Stinking Iris
* The hollow stems can be made into whistles and flutes. * Leycesteria formosa ( Himalayan Honeysuckle , Flowering Nutmeg , Himalaya Nutmeg or Pheasant Berry ) is a deciduous shrub in the family Caprifoliaceae , native to the Himalaya and southwestern...
As with chemical fertilizers, do not apply it right next to the trunk or stems emerging from the ground.program. Deer resistant. The second number in the fertilizer equation is representative of Phosphorus.
It is one of two honeysuckles native to Britain, the other being the Common Honeysuckle ( Lonicera periclymenum ). * Lonicera xylosteum , commonly known as Fly honeysuckle , European Fly Honeysuckle , Dwarf Honeysuckle or Fly Woodbine is a deciduous shrub.
* Tolerant of maritime exposure and amenable to training, this species can be grown as a hedge in seaside gardens. It is found in Nebraska, western Oklahoma, southwestern South Dakota, Colorado, Wyoming, Utah, New Mexico, and Texas.
* Terminal stems holding the flowers are distinctively red and provide interesting contrast to the clusters of small white berries which form after the flowers have dropped. * Many species of birds feed on the fruits.