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Camellia japonica 'Chandleri Elegans Variegated' Camellia from Quackin Grass Nursery. Cornus sanguinea 'Compressa' Bloodtwig Dogwood from Quackin Grass Nursery. Cornus sanguinea ‘Compressa’ (syn.

Cornus sanguinea 'Compressa' Bloodtwig Dogwood from Quackin Grass Nursery

Thelycrania sanguinea 'Compressa') – is a most uncommon form of the Common Dogwood with all stems strictly vertical ascending within a narrow framework. The deeply corrugated, coin-shaped glossy green leaves occur densely on shortened internodes turning a dark burgundy in autumn. The flowers are small, dense typical white cymes.

Winter stem color is a deep, earthy red-purple. This curious yet beautiful shrub has many applications – from foundation to rock garden, mixed with perennials, grasses or conifers it will add a distinctive flair to your garden. Please scroll down to Genus Overview for more information. Cornus. Actinidia kolomkitka 'Arctic Beauty (MALE)' Hardy Kiwi from Quackin Grass Nursery. Persicaria virginiana var. filiformis 'Painter's Palette' Jumpseed from Quackin Grass Nursery. Amsonia seaford skies. Amsonia ‘Seaford Skies’ Cimifuga. CimifugaA genus of perennial plants that are part of the larger Buttercup ( Ranunculacae ) family.

Cimifuga

The Bugbanes thrive in sun or shade on moist, fertile, humus-rich soil. Easy to grow, however may lack in vigor if competing with dense tree roots.Insect pests and disease problems are rare.Bugbanes can be propagated from seed or division ( division preferrable for cultivars ). Seed should be sown outdoors during autumn as they need a long period of cold before they will germinate.

Bugbanes do not like root disturbance and should not be divided unless necessary for reproduction. Another method of propagation is from root cuttings...dig up pieces of the rhizome roots very carefully then replant at the same depth.These sturdy plants rarely need to be staked. . * photo taken on Apr 23 2017 @ Brookside Gardens, Wheaton, MD Cimifuga acerinaA sturdy perennial reaching up to 4 feet in height.

Mexican sage limelight. Columnar sugar maple monumentale. Acer saccharum 'Monumentale', Columnar Sugar Maple – Dancing Oaks Nursery. Abies squamata 'Flaky' - Conifer Kingdom. Abies concolor 'Archer's Dwarf' - Conifer Kingdom. Sun Parasol® Giant Crimson Mandevilla. Viburnum for American Gardens - Michael Dirr's Plants  Viburnums for American Gardens:Abbreviated Discussion Michael A.

Viburnum for American Gardens - Michael Dirr's Plants 

Dirr, Ph.D. Copyright © 2012; revised 4-15-12 In the August, 2011, Nursery Management, a survey of 4,000 landscape professionals listed Viburnums as the number two most utilized plant after Buxus (1) and before Hydrangea (3). Viburnums are often tagged as utilitarian, functional, reliable garden denizens without the pizzazz of hydrangea. Viburnums have contributed to every Dirr garden and the newest currently houses 45 species and cultivars. I planted the first in fall 2010 in a sinuous border to screen the vegetable garden. Viburnum collection, 3-29-2011, ~ 7-year-old seedlings of ‘Park Farm Hybrid’ and forma keteleeri, none were selected for introduction, University of Georgia Horticulture Farm Viburnums, like fine wines, require time. Gary Ladman, Keith Arboretum, Chapel Hill, North Carolina Fruit Viburnum betulifolium—brilliant cranberry red, persistent fruit, large shrub. Viburnum prunifolium 'Ovation' from Classic Viburnums. Rhus prairie flame. Styrax japonicus ( Japanese Snowbell )

Rich's Foxwillow Pines Nursery, Inc. - Gleditsia triacanthos – 'Emerald Kascade'Honeylocust. Rich's Foxwillow Pines Nursery, Inc. - Salix caprea – 'Pendula'Weeping Goat Willow. Rich's Foxwillow Pines Nursery, Inc. - Liquidambar styraciflua – 'Variegata'Sweetgum. Rich's Foxwillow Pines Nursery, Inc. - Euonymus alatus – Winged Euonymus. Rich's Foxwillow Pines Nursery, Inc. - Cercidiphyllum japonicum – 'Pendula'Weeping Katsura Tree.

Rich's Foxwillow Pines Nursery, Inc. - Carpinus betulus – 'Pendula'Weeping European Hornbeam. Rich's Foxwillow Pines Nursery, Inc. - Acer griseum – Paperbark Maple. Rich's Foxwillow Pines Nursery, Inc. - Sciadopitys verticillata – 'Joe Kozey'Japanese Umbrella Pine. Sciadopitys verticillata ‘Joe Kozey’ Sciadopitys verticillata ‘Picola’ Blog 2 - Foliage Color in Design.

Variegated Box-Leaf Azara. Calocedrus decurrens 'Berrima Gold' (Golden Incense Cedar) Calocedrus decurrens 'Berrima Gold' (Golden Incense Cedar) Winter Daphne - State-by-State Gardening. There are just not that many landscape plants that boast beautiful blooms in late winter.

Winter Daphne - State-by-State Gardening

For all but the coastal areas of the South, February tends to be more of a planning month, even though it's camellia season. The likes of Lenten rose, Carolina jessamine, forsythia and daffodils are also there, building anticipation of spring. Beyond these, however, you have to do a little searching to find a shrub that provides spectacular winter interest. Winter daphne (Daphne odora) is a February treasure that often gets overlooked. Though it might not be readily available, you should certainly consider this small shrub for your yard if you can find a source. Buy affordable Beautybush trees at our online nursery. Landscape architect's pages. Daphne laureola (23/03/2013, Kew Gardens, London) Position: Full sun to shade Flowering period: Late winter Soil: Moist, well drained Eventual Height: 1.2m Eventual Spread: 1.5m Hardiness: 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b, 10a Family: Thymelaeaceae.

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Great Plant Picks. Daphne odora ‘Aureomarginata’ variegated winter daphne © Richie Steffen / Great Plant Picks© Richie Steffen / Great Plant Picks© Richie Steffen / Great Plant Picks Outstanding Qualities This evergreen daphne is wonderfully fragrant, with its sweetness carrying on the air in March and April.

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It's also a very pretty shrub, with long, narrow leaves edged in creamy gold. Great Plant Picks. Pieris japonica ‘Cavatine’ dwarf lily-of-the-valley shrub © Richard W.

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Hartlage / Great Plant Picks Outstanding Qualities. Garden Forum: Veronicastrum sibericum. I have this at home but have never been around in summer to see how it does.

Garden Forum: Veronicastrum sibericum

I do know that it starts off much slower then V. virginicum our native one. V. sibericum is from asia and Japan and is blue rather then white. I remember David saying he was not too impressed with his and my own always look a bit pathetic in spring (before I leave for far away lands). But I just wanted to show again that climate is everything.

Veronicastrum virginicum fascination. Osmanthus heterophyllus 'Sasaba' 89 Plant Catalogs in a Single Search Did you mean ""?

Osmanthus heterophyllus 'Sasaba'

Osmanthus heterophyllus 'Sasaba' Also known as: Holly Osmanthus Plant Type tree, shrub. Buy mock orange Philadelphus 'Belle Etoile': Delivery by Crocus. Plant help with Camellia pruning, bugs on our Acer, Cornus not growing and our Philadelphus still not flowering!

Buy mock orange Philadelphus 'Belle Etoile': Delivery by Crocus

I have some queries regarding a few plants purchased from Crocus which I'm hoping you can help me with. This year we purchased "Camellia ?? Williamsii 'Debbie'" and it seems to be growing nicely already, however it's very straggly, it arrived with two stems tied to a cane. The stems have continues to grow, and it's now tied to a longer cane, but it's showing no signs of bushing out. Will it do this with more time or do we need to start pruning to encourage it? Great Plant Picks. Philadelphus ‘Belle Etoile’ mock orange © Richie Steffen / Great Plant Picks© David Jones Outstanding Qualities Philadelphus 'Belle Etoile' is loved for its sensational, sweet fragrance, which flows through the garden like an unseen wave in midsummer. Its abundant flowers are single, creamy white with a maroon blotch at their centers and to about 2 inches across. Colors & Combos. Goldenrod fireworks. October 2013. Groundsel bush photos. Evergreen Huckleberry.

There are many huckleberry bushes throughout the Garden, but you can observe them most easily while strolling past the Tea House Garden, as they are several of them interwoven into the outside hedge (mostly eastern facing, along W path, technically in area W). In late spring (mid-may) their new-grown leaves are strikingly purplish-red, and if you look closer you will notice small clusters of tiny pink buds, opening to white speckled with pink, bell-shaped flowers.

The plant was featured in 2014 ‘Spring Bloomers’ training for SJG docents, and here is the text prepared by our Plant Committee: Vaccinium ovatum • Evergreen Huckleberry. Grows in Areas F, H, W, ZZE, ZZW. Vaccinium ovatum is an evergreen shrub that generally grows 3′ to 5′ tall with slightly hairy stems. Vaccinium ovatum is part of the living fence surrounding the Tea Garden along with Buxus hybrid, Buxux sempervirens ‘Suffruticosa’ and Thuja plicata ‘Zebrina’ Vaccinium ovatum is native to the Northwest. (EVERGREEN) WISTERIA—Except it’s not. It’s Ann’s fault. “Please, please, please write a blog on Evergreen Wisteria???” I’m not a fan of wisteria. My father (tried) to train it to cover a patio in San Antonio. You’ve never seen a more God forsaken vine in your life. The yellow chlorotic leaves limply hung on sad little vines struggling in the limestone caliche.

Susan has planted the most breath taking vine at the garden called—evergreen wisteria. Tangerine Beauty Cross Vine - Hummingbird Plants - Almost Eden. A show stopper! Tangerine Beauty Cross Vine produces a huge mass of 2" orange trumpets with yellow throats in late spring with some blooms throughout summer on well-established vines. An easily grown and vigorous clinging native evergreen vine that can easily grow up masonry, tree bark, or other structures without support. Cross Vines are a low maintenance choice for fences, posts, and large trellises. The trumpet shaped flowers attract hummingbirds, bees and other pollinators. Viburnum rufidulum. Photo/Illustration: Kristina Jensen, Nebraska Statewide Arboretum Rusty blackhaw viburnum (Viburnum rufidulum) vy-BURN-um roo-FID-yew-lum While North American native viburnums occur most commonly in the eastern United States, rusty blackhaw viburnum flirts with the edge of the Plains.

One of the most drought-tolerant species in the genus, rusty blackhaw viburnum has neither the showiest floral display nor heaviest fruit production. Noteworthy Characteristics: Leathery foliage; good fall color; U.S. native. White-flowered Enkianthus. Monarch Watch Milkweed Market. Update: February 27, 2017: Milkweed purchases are easy! Monarch Watch : Milkweed : Photo Guide : Asclepias quadrifolia (Four-Leaf Milkweed)

Buddleia davidii Twilight Butterfly Bush. Thymus 'Pink Lemonade' Pink Lemonade Thyme. Pink Lemonade Thyme is a Mountain Valley Growers' introduction. It is unique because it is a non-variegated lemon scented ground cover thyme with profuse pink flowers. Most lemon scented varieties either have white flowers like Lemon Frost Thyme or bloom very little. Pink Lemonade Thyme has dark green, closely spaced leaves and is small enough to use in between flagstone and yet fast growing enough to cover larger spaces. It is also nice because it blooms later in summer after many other thymes have finished. We are also having luck with it growing well in partial shade as the picture above shows.

Thymus praecox arcticus Hall's Woolly Thyme. Thymus 'Coconut' Coconut Thyme. Leonotis ocymifolia-leonurus Lion's Tail. Canyons Edge Plants. Teucrium chamaedris. Ephedra equisetina. Agastache cana 'Sinning Sonoran Sunset' Giant sacaton: a grass for texture and beauty. Giant sacaton (Sporobolus wrightii) is a wonderful xeric, southwestern native grass. The golden seed heads on this grass can easily reach six feet tall, which makes it a great replacement for other non-native, water loving grasses like maiden grass (Miscanthus). This is a big beautiful plant that can ultimately reach five feet wide, and will add impressive structure to you garden. It turns a lovely golden color in the winter months.

The inflorescence can be cut and brought inside for fresh and dried arrangements, a nice addition for your fall and winter decorating. Giant sacaton (Sporobolus wrightii) is very drought tolerant but would appreciate a couple of deep waterings through the driest months. View the plant profile here or watch the video here. Giant sacaton dropseed. Giant sacaton dropseed. SETARIA palmifolia Portion(s) Miscanthus Morning Light - The Obsessive Neurotic Gardener. This is an update to the original Miscanthus Morning Light post from over 5 years ago. I’ve learned and experienced quite a bit more since then and honestly, the photos are a hell of a lot better. I recently put together a list of my top ten ornamental grasses and one of those included is Miscanthus Morning Light. Blooming Miscanthus - The Obsessive Neurotic Gardener. The ability will attending sloppy. The chanel outlet bond may be crooked, stitches will be altered lengths, and there could be overstitching.

Tangerine Beauty Cross Vine - Hummingbird Plants - Almost Eden. Little Ruby™ Dogwood - Shrubs & Trees - Almost Eden. Double and single dark pink to near red blossoms are produced in early spring on this semi-evergreen (evergreen down to about 15oF), densely branched and compact Dogwood. Little Ruby Dogwood produces deep red tinged new growth and has excellent deep red to maroon fall color that holds through much of winter. Chilean Firetree (Embothrium coccineum) Filicoides compacta. Tsuga heterophylla ' Thorsen's Weeping ' Dwarf Western Hemlock - Kigi Nursery. Rich's Foxwillow Pines Nursery, Inc. - Tsuga canadensis – 'Gentsch White'Dwarf Canadian Hemlock. Chamaecyparis pisifera ‘Golden Mop’ Chamaecyparis pisifera ‘Cumulus’ Chamaecyparis pisifera ‘Blue Moon’ Chamaecyparis obtusa ‘Just Dandy’ Just Dandy Hinoki Cypress Chamaecyparis obtusa ‘Just Dandy’, selected from among thousands of seedlings of C.o.

‘Nana Gracilis’ in 1981, is among the best of the best. Liquidambar slim silhouette. Acer palmatum 'Waterfall' - All. Philadelphus 'Snow Dwarf' (Mock Orange) - Philadelphus (Mock orange) - Trees & Shrubs. Magnolia 'Judy Zuk' (Magnolia) - Magnolia - Trees & Shrubs. Picea abies 'Perry's Golden' (Perry's Golden Norway Spruce) Cephalotaxus harringtonia 'Korean Gold' ('Ogon') - Korean Gold Columnar Plum Yew - All Plants - Broken Arrow Nursery. Cotinus coggygria Young Lady at Digging Dog Nursery.

Cotinus Smoke Bush Cotinus coggygria ‘Young Lady’ If you’ve lusted after a Cotinus but didn’t feel like you had the room, consider this floriferous smaller statured Smoke Bush. Cotinus young lady smokebush. Plant combo❗️ Click for full size list re: plant combo❗️ Illicium henryi. Korean Stewartia Tree. Bluestone Perennials. Pieris japonica. Lily of the Valley Shrub. David Viburnum. 2012: Year of the Heuchera. Buy Heuchera Plants Online. Heuchera Electric Lime is a bright green shade loving plant. In cool temperatures, this Electric Lime Coral Bells has red veins on the neon lime green leaves. A large growing heuchera, the Heuchera Electric Lime mounded shape produces beautiful white flowers. It grows in shade up to 12 inches tall with a mounded spread of up to 28 inches wide. Tolerates heat and humidity. Electric Lime Heuchera PP21872 PVR. Heuchera (pronounced Hue kah rah with emphasis on Hue) is a species native to the U.S. and commonly referred to as Coral Bells. There are lots of great hybrids which will grow in many different situations from full sun to full shade.

Heucheras grow best in soil that has been amended with organic matter (aged compost mix and/or aged manure mix) in an area that is moist, but not wet. For areas in your garden or landscape where you want to keep plants low (under 3 feet), this is the perfect plant.