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Shade Other / Books

Shade: Ideas and Inspiration for Shady Gardens

Ideas and Inspiration for Shady Gardens | Every garden has some shade—some gardens are even completely shaded—and gardeners tend to see shade as a problem. Questions about what to plant in shady parts of the garden are among the most frequest posed in gardening magazines, radio phone-ins, and online …

Sedum Other / Books

Sedum: Cultivated Stonecrops

Cultivated Stonecrops | Sedums are sun-loving, drought-resistant, and mostly hardy. They are prized by rock gardeners and succulent enthusiasts for their color and interesting shapes. This definitive study by one of the world s authorities provides cultural information for more than 400 stonecrop species …

Sauromatum venosum - Voodoo Lily Plants / Tropical and Subtropical Plants

Sauromatum venosum - Voodoo Lily

Sauromatum venosum - India Voodoo Lily A very unusual, shade loving plant that produces a tubular shaped, purplish green flower with dark purple markings which surround a blackish purple central spike, making the spike look like it has been provided its own vase. Following the bloom of the flowers, large …

Success with Shade-Loving Plants Other / Books

Success with Shade-Loving Plants

Celebrate the low-light areas of the garden; the trick is knowing which plants to choose, and then placing them properly for best success. Written by a renowned horticulturist and former gardener at London’s Buckingham Palace, this field guide continues the well-received Success with gardening series, …

Success with Sun-Loving Plants Other / Books

Success with Sun-Loving Plants

As gardeners become increasingly concerned with both drought and water conservation, plants that love the sun are an attractive option. From white flowering hawthorns to richly scented wisteria, they come in all shapes, colors, and sizes, with endless potential for producing stunning planting schemes. …

Caladium bicolor - Fancy Leafed Caladiums Plants / Perennials

Caladium bicolor - Fancy Leafed Caladiums

Bright scarlet with green edges. Sun tolerant. Fancy Leafed Caladiums are very showy foliage plants with bright red, pink, green and white variegated leaves. You ll enjoy these South American beauties with heart shaped, rainbow colored leaves...prettier than most flowers. Pot early indoors with a starting …

Caladium bicolor 'Florida Cardinal' - Fancy-leafed Caladium Plants / Perennials

Caladium bicolor 'Florida Cardinal' - Fancy-leafed Caladium

Florida Cardinal - this bright beauty is graced with bright burgundy leaves outlined with dark green. Fancy leafed Caladiums are very showy foliage plants with bright red, pink, green and white variegated leaves. You ll enjoy these South American beauties with heart shaped, rainbow colored leaves...prettier …

Azalea 'Arneson Gem' - deciduous azalea Plants / Deciduous Shrubs

Azalea 'Arneson Gem' - deciduous azalea

Knapp Hill rhododendron | Deciduous azaleas are probably the most striking flowering shrubs. Their colours are vivid and bright, and often have the shades that not many rhododendrons can offer. They need full sun. “Arneson Gem” is a true jewel. Its reddish buds open to soft golden-yellow flowers …

Carex comans 'Bronze' - New Zealand Hair Sedge Plants / Grass, Grasses

Bronze Carex

Rich Honey Tones All Year! Coppery with pink tints in spring, then golden-amber till frost! Now here s a nice change of pace for your edging, containers, and border accents! Bronze Carex is just what its name promises -- an ornamental grass (easy and carefree!) that keeps its honey-toned leaves right …