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Liquidambar styraciflua 'Burgundy' - Sweetgum Plants / Deciduous Trees

Liquidambar styraciflua 'Burgundy' - Sweetgum

Burgundy sweetgum is a rare variety prized for its richly coloured autumn leaves and corky furrowed bark. The leaves are typically sweetgum-lobed, star-shaped with 5 tips, deciduous, mid green in summer, and rich carmine and dark burgundy red in autumn. Coloured leaves remain on the tree for a considerable …

Liquidambar orientalis - Oriental sweet gum Plants / Deciduous Shrubs

Liquidambar orientalis - Oriental sweet gum

Oriental sweet gum is a beautiful, slow growing shrub or a small tree from SW Asia. It bears attractive, deeply cut leaves that are fresh green from spring until late summer, and turning rich yellow in neutral soil or orange and red in highly acidic soil in autumn. Each lobe is decorated with a pair …

Quercus frainetto - Hungarian oak Plants / Deciduous Trees

Quercus frainetto - Hungarian oak

Hungarian oak (Italian oak) is a very handsome tree with attractive foliage. Its leaves are distinctly margined with small, rounded lobes. They are deciduous, up to 20 cm long and glossy, bright green when they emerge, turning darker green in summer, leaving a showy texture of light green veins. Autumn …

Acer platanoides 'Columnare' - Norway maple Plants / Deciduous Trees

Acer platanoides 'Columnare' - Norway maple

Norway maple is a native European tree commonly cultivated in countries and regions with harsh winters. It is one of the most common street and park in Czech and Slovak republics. Its tolerance against pollution, low winter temperatures, and vigorous growth made it a useful tree for almost all places …

Quercus cerris - Turkey oak Plants / Deciduous Trees

Quercus cerris - Turkey oak

Oaks are common trees of our natural woodlands. They border our ponds, occur naturally in our mixed forests, and make magnificent specimen trees in our parks and arboretums where less common species or rare varieties can be seen. …

Helleborus 'HGC Goldmarie'® - hellebore, Lenten rose Plants / Perennials

Helleborus 'HGC Goldmarie'® - hellebore, Lenten rose

Hellebore (Lenten rose) is not a new plant to Czech and Slovak gardens. I remember those flowering stems that surprisingly pushed through the snow in late winter and I kept asking grandma how come that a plant can flower while there is still snow on the ground. These evergreen perennials are still very …

Abies koreana 'Tundra' - dwarf Korean fir Plants / Conifers

Abies koreana 'Tundra' - dwarf Korean fir

Tundra is a dwarf variety of Korean fir. It creates an almost perfect cushion of soft green colour. This dwarf conifer is evergreen, very compact, slow growing and mound-forming shrub with bright green needles whose colour remains fresh from January until December. The needles are short, glossy, soft …

Forsythia viridissima 'Bronxensis' - golden bell Plants / Deciduous Shrubs

Forsythia viridissima 'Bronxensis' - golden bell

Viridissima species of Golden bell originates in China. Bronxensis is one of its few but truly fantastic varieties valued for very attractive semi-evergreen foliage and primrose yellow, bell-shaped flowers in early spring (April in zone 6). Leaves are soft green, glossy, narrowly lance-shaped, and heavily …

Aucuba japonica 'Rozannie' - Japanese aucuba Plants / Evergreen Shrubs

Aucuba japonica 'Rozannie' - Japanese aucuba

This evergreen shrub is a commonly known favourite especially in Britain and in milder parts of humid regions of Germany and Benelux. The first specimen was brought from Japan to Europe in 1783, and has been sought after ever since for its unusual shape of foliage and beautiful variegation on some cultivars. …