* It is best to sow as soon as it is ripe in a cold frame. The seed can be slow to germinate. * This mixed wildflower perennial is a double form of columbine that has been used in gardens for a long time, due to its curious flower shape.
Collection Locale: Holland
Common Name: European Columbine, Columbine, Dwarf Columbine
* It is grown as an ornamental tree, often planted in temple grounds in Japan. A very ornamental plant. * The fruit can also be ground into a powder and used as a spice. It is closely related to Juniperus communis (Common Juniper) and Juniperus conferta...
* The tree's vivid red/vermilion/orange/yellow flowers and bright green foliage make it an exceptionally striking sight. * In areas with a marked dry season, it sheds its leaves during the drought, but in other areas it is virtually evergreen.
* Cornus racemosa ( Northern Swamp Dogwood or Gray Dogwood ) is a shrubby plant species growing to 5 m tall. * Plants can produce many stems and suckers, with older stems, which can reach 5 metres (16 ft) in height, having distinctive gray bark.
Seedpods - the pulp is sweet and can be eaten raw or made into sugar. * Current research is examining the leaves as a potential source of anticancer compounds. * The seeds have been roasted and used as a coffee substitute.
The seeds are dispersed when birds eat the cones, digesting the fleshy scales and passing the hard seeds in their droppings. It is a shrub or small tree , very variable and often a low spreading shrub, but occasionally reaching 10 m tall.
* Fraxinus pennsylvanica ( Green Ash or Red Ash ) is a species of ash native to eastern and central North America , from Nova Scotia west to southeastern Alberta and eastern Colorado , south to northern Florida , and southwest to eastern Texas .
* The Arizona White Oak is a perennial tree and may grow up to 60 ft with a diameter of 3.3 ft. It also contains fat branches and a spreading crown along with thick leaves. * One of the largest southwestern oaks, this handsome tree reaches its greatest...
* Jacaranda mimosifolia is a sub-tropical tree native to South America that has been widely planted elsewhere because of its beautiful and long-lasting blue flowers. * The wood dries without difficulty and is often used in its green or wet state for turnery...
The scientific genus name is also used as a common name Kerria . * A decoction of the flowering shoots is used in the treatment of coughs and women's complaints. * Bright green stems in winter, bright yellow 1 1/2" flowers in spring, bright green leaves...
Syriacus is a hardy deciduous shrub. However, numerous buds are produced on the shrub's new growth, which provides prolific flowering over a long summer blooming period. It is upright and vase-shaped, reaching 2–4 m (7–13 ft) in height, bearing large...
* It often has several trunks, the shoots are green, often with a whitish to pink or violet waxy coating wen young. * Compound leaves, stems green or purple with a glaucous "bloom"; grows most often along streams and ditches but does well elsewhere; female...
* Its natural habitats are dry forests and low shrublands. It is threatened by habitat destruction, mainly due to introduced grazing mammals. * Canavalia pubescens, commonly known as ʻawikiwiki or Lavafield Jack-bean, is a species of flowering plant...
* Leonotis nepetifolia, also known as klip dagga, Christmas candlestick, or lion's ear, is a species of plant in the genus Leonotis and the family Lamiaceae (mint). It can also be found growing abundantly in much of Latin America and the West Indies.
Seeds Per Pound: 340,500
Collection Locale: Hawaii
Height: 3-8 feet
Common Name: Christmas Candlestick, Klip Dagga, Lion's Ear
* Thin 8" needles; 4" cones; native to Mexico. It grows between 1300-3250 m. It has been introduced in New Zealand near sea level and has done well. * Smooth-bark Mexican Pine ( Pinus pseudostrobus ), ( Chamite and Pacingo ) distinctive names in Spanish,...
* A species of Albizia , native to tropical southern Asia , and widely cultivated and naturalised in other tropical and subtropical regions. * A tropical tree with compound leaves and clustered yellow-green flowers.
* It can attain 27 m (89 ft) in height, although the trunk diameter rarely exceeds 60 cm (24 in) d.b.h . In Missouri, it is typically found in the Ozark region in dry upland areas (rocky woods and glade borders) and in moist low areas (valleys, ravine...
They keep their blue color well after drying. * It is very cold hardy, coming from Siberia, and will also tolerate drought and saline conditions. * This is an excellent plant to use for cut flowers and dried flowers.
* Used as a street and shade tree in Florida. * In the low-elevation deserts of Arizona, it is the only tree whose leaves turn scarlet in fall. * Foliage dark green in summer, orange or orange red in fall.
* Acer fabri (Faber's Maple) is a species of evergreen maple tree native to Vietnam and central to southern China. The new growth and samaras are bright red. Newly grown leaves and samaras take on a reddish hue.
Redidivus (Torrey) H. It has a simple, relaxed form, with very thin elliptical leaves 5-10 cm long and 3.5-5.5 cm wide, alternate and widely spaced on thin, reddish stems, with a tight, dark bark on basal stems.