This is not to be confused with the typical pinkness observed as the petals age. * Near California shores, it is common under coast redwood. Occasional Trillium ovatum plants have petals that are maroon rather than the typical white.
Hardy to at least -20°c. Prefers a moist heavy soil. Likes shadebut it succeeds in sun or partial shade. It requires a deep rich soil with plenty of moisture. * The Globe-flower ( Trollius europaeus ) is a perennial plant of the family Ranunculaceae...
Blooms, 6 to 18 inches long, late spring to early summer. Seeds are produced in pea like pods. The flowers, blue to blue violet, pea like and produced at the end of branches. It commonly grows along streams and creeks, preferring moist habitats.
* A poultice of the bruised root has been used as a dressing and salve on burns, inflammations and cuts. It is perhaps best known for its use as a hair tonic whilst the root is also taken internally as a treatment for non-malignant swollen glands and...
* It is very cold hardy, coming from Siberia, and will also tolerate drought and saline conditions. They keep their blue color well after drying. * This is an excellent plant to use for cut flowers and dried flowers.
), is a medicinal plant of the Liliaceae (lily family) or Melanthiaceae which is native to Europe . * Veratrum album , commonly known as the False Helleborine (also known as White Hellebore , European White Hellebore , White Veratrum ; syn.
Botanical Name: Veratrum album
Common Name: White Hellebore, White False Hellebore
* Striking in the woodland garden; likes woodland soil; red berries in fall. * he plant contains calcium oxalate crystals in all parts, and because of this consumption of the raw plant material results in a powerful burning sensation.
* Excellent as a fresh cut flower and for dried arrangements. * Native to the Mediterranean region, statice (also commonly called notchleaf status) is noted for producing clusters of papery, funnel-shaped flowers in summer.
* An evergreen groundcover, a source of wintergreen oil; 1/4" very light pink or pinkish white flowers in summer, scarlet fruit; wants acid, woodland-type soil; native to eastern and central North America south to Georgia.
Common Name: Wintergreen, Eastern Teaberry, Checkerberry
An excellent and very colorful rock garden plant. It is the wild ancestor of the garden Carnation . * Remove dead flowers to extend the flowering period. It is probably native to the Mediterranean region but its exact range is unknown due to extensive...
The introduction was largely unsuccessful but the grass began to appear as a weed beside highways and in cleared fields or over-grazed land. Pennisetum ciliare (L.) Link) is a species of grass native to most of Africa, southern Asia (east to India), southern...
This varient will grow to 3 feet tall. * Nandina domestica (pronounced /naen?di?n? It is a monotypic genus, with this species as its only member. It is native to eastern Asia from the Himalaya east to Japan * Evergreen except in cold climates; delicate...
Height: 2-3 feet
Botanical Name: Nandina domestica Nana
Common Name: Nana Heavenly Bamboo, Dwarf Heavenly Bamboo
* Prefers a cool habitat and a well-drained humus rich soil. The plant blooms in summer to late autumn in reds, pinks, and whites; leaves, appearing after flowers, are often marked with silvery patches.
The fruits are capsules 1 to 3 centimeters long and containing black seed. Sweet and delicious, but rather fibrous. The sap can also be tapped by boring a hole into the middle of the plant at the base of the flowering stem.
* This plant can be found in moist woodland, often at higher altitudes, throughout temperate areas of Europe, Asia, and eastern and western North America, and is also found in cultivation, where it has gained the Royal Horticultural Society's Award of...
* Insubstantial purplish or yellow flowers in early to mid summer; more impressive are the large pods that split open to reveal clusters of scarlet or orange-red seeds that remain until midwinter; likes lime; native to western and Mediterranean Europe.
Minimum Hardiness Zone: 8
Common Name: Gladwin Iris, Gladdon, Roast Beef Plant, Stinking Iris
The green, ovate leaves grow in opposite pairs. It is a popular, semi- evergreen garden shrub with many named cultivars and hybrids derived from it.In North America the name Rose of Sharon is applied to a species in a different order, Hibiscus syriacus...
Common Name: Aaron's Beard, Rose-of-Sharonwort, Creeping St. Johnswort, Goldflower
It wmay survive in zone 7, but a cold winter could do it in. The new growth and samaras are bright red. Well worth growing in zone 8 gardens. * This is an amazing endangered maple from South China and Vietnam.
* A decoction of the flowering shoots is used in the treatment of coughs and women's complaints. * Kerria japonica , the sole species in the genus Kerria , is a deciduous shrub in the rose family Rosaceae, native to eastern Asia , in China , Japan and...
It is native to Europe and western Asia . * Unusual perennials with 2" spherical blue flowers in mid to late summer; the plant itself is rather rough and thistly with dark green leaves; good for middle or back of border; wants full sun and good drainage;...
* Medium green leaves, of loose upright habit; "spectacular in flower...does extremely well in Southeast" (Dirr); flower buds pearllike; 11/2" flowers, not long-lasting, in pendulous panicles at branch tips; tough and adaptable; full sun or part shade;...
Quantity: 17.09 lb
Common Name: Pearl Bush, Common Pearlbrush, Pearlbush
* It is currently still one of the most popular varieties in the world! * Produces 20-25 lb. * Crimson Sweet is a heirloom variety that has been around a long time. * It was an All American winner in 1964.