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ULTRAMARINE® is a striking Rose-of-Sharon variety from the breeders of Minier Nursery in France. Its large flowers are 10 cm across, deep violet blue with a typical burgundy red eye and veins in the centre. Blooming begins in early July and continues until sunny and warm days of September. Deciduous leaves are narrowly palmate, 3-lobed, mid to dark green and coarsely toothed. They emerge late so don't worry about frost damage when you don't see any growth in a spring garden that is green almost all around. Reg ...entire article
Green Bullet is an English alternative variety name for a Japanese umbrella pine from Germany where it is sold as Grüne Kügel. It boasts a compact, almost perfectly spherical habit and evergreen, glossy, dark green, succulent needles. It grows rather slowly, making only some 10 cm per year and reaching some 1.5m (H+W) in maturity. Its dwarf growth and limited size makes it a perfect choice for small city gardens, large pots, or Japanese style landscapes. Japanese umbrella p ...entire article
Blush is an exceptionally light pink flowering variety of purple loosestrife. They are larger than on most purple pink varieties and open from the bottom upwards, usually from late July until early September on about 60-90 cm tall, hairless stems. Leaves are narrowly lance-shaped, willow-like, medium green, deciduous. Beware of drying out when the plant is prone to powdery mildew. Loosestrife will grow in virtually any soil, preferably in moist of water-logged conditions in full sun. It may self seed so unless you ...entire article
Sink Into Your Eyes is a tetraploid daylily (with 4 sets of chromosomes: total 44 in each cell) bred and introduced by Ludlow Lambertson in 2003. The flowers are 14 cm across, and combine pale beige to soft orange and even light pink hues. There is a violet red eye around the yellow-green throat and at the heavily frilled margins which are also decorated with a gold braid. They come out from late June and may rebloom in August. Stems are 50-60 cm tall and leaves are semi-evergreen. Dailily leaves are deep green, st ...entire article
Simple and beautiful. Just like Big Time Happy daylily. Clear lemon blue flowers with a lighter midrib, 10 cm across come out from late June for at least a month, sometimes a little longer, atop only 40-50 cm tall stems. Leaves are deciduous. Bred by Apps and Blew and introduced in 1993. Dailily leaves are deep green, strong and healthy. They appear early in the spring and persist until winter unlike spring bulbs whose leaves wither away after flowering. Apart from occasional slug attack there are no pests or disea ...entire article
Prairie Blue Eyes, though a diploid, is a large flowered daylily bred and introduced by a Chicago based hybridizer James Marsh in 1970. The flowers are 13-14 cm across, pale purple to rich lilac with violet and blue tones and a yellow-green throat. They come out from late July atop about 70 cm tall stems. Leaves are semi-evergreen. James E. Marsh (1902-1978) was an American breeder who had tried several plant species before he landed in the field of daylilies in 1955, figuratively of course - he was never a pilot. ...entire article
29.07.2019New in catalogue
daylily (Hemerocallis "'FRANS HALS'")
There are daylilies which deserve to belong to the Hall of Fame. Frans Hals is definitely one of them. Since its introduction in 1955 it has proved its toughness and pleased us with its beauty. Narrow-petalled flowers have rich rust red petals with a golden midrib, smaller sepals are just golden. However, after so many decades of cultivation you can find several clones of the same variety with small differences but the overall feeling is always a striking bicoloured flower. They come out from early July atop 60-70 cm ...entire article
Just imagine a dervish turning around in his coloured clothes - maybe this is how the breeder pictured a voodoo dancer whose name was chosen for this daylily variety. Voodoo Dancer is a semi double tetraploid daylily variety (with 4 sets of chromosomes: total 44 in each cell) from 2001. The flowers are 14 cm across, dark burgundy red with lighter margins and golden throat. Flowers come out from late July and rebloom in late August or early September. Stems are 50-60 cm tall and leaves are semi-evergreen. Dailily le ...entire article
Gentle Shepherd is a white flowering daylily bred and introduced by Elizabeth Yancey in 1980. The flowers are 12-13 cm across, almost pure white with only a pale yellow-green throat, and come out from early July for about 3 weeks. Stems are 70-75 cm tall and leaves are deciduous. Dailily leaves are deep green, strong and healthy. They appear early in the spring and persist until winter unlike spring bulbs whose leaves wither away after flowering. Apart from occasional slug attack there are no pests or diseases the ...entire article
You don't have to be a drinker to like Tequila and Lime daylily. But beware - daylilies are so beautiful you can easily turn into an addict. It produces large, 13-14 cm across flowers of pale beige with hints of soft salmon pink, and light yellow-green throat. They come out from late June for about 3 weeks and rebloom again in August. Stems are about 70 cm tall and leaves are deciduous. Bred by Reilly and introduced in 2005. Dailily leaves are deep green, strong and healthy. They appear early in the spring and pers ...entire article
Chewonki is a daylily tetraploid (with 4 sets of chromosomes: total 44 in each cell) producing large, 14 cm across flowers of dark velvety red colour. Each petal has a golden midrib running through the petal centre and a golden yellow throat. Flowers come out atop 60-70 cm tall stem from late July for an extended period. Leaves are deciduous. Do. Joseph Barth, reverend and daylily breeder from Alna, Maine, USA, bred mostly tetraploid daylilies of rich colours and with excellent hardiness. His work was tested in a ...entire article
Fooled Me is a tetraploid daylily variety (with 4 sets of chromosomes: total 44 in each cell) of rich golden yellow colour with a large mahogany red eye. It was bred by Reilly-Hein and introduced in 1990. In 2006 it was awarded Silver Stout Medal. The flowers are 13-14 cm across, and come out from about mid July and rebloom in August. It may take a few years to establish and gain enough strength to produce flowers of the richest colour with a clearly pronounced band. Stems are 70-80 cm tall and leaves are deciduous. ...entire article
Sweet Hot Chocolate is a dark coloured daylily bred by Dr.Slaughter in 1956. It bears 10-12 cm wide flowers of the deepest burgundy red colour with a velvet texture and a glowing golden yellow throat. They appear atop 70-80 cm tall stem from late July and rebloom in August. Leaves are evergreen to semi-deciduous. No fragrance. Daylily leaves are deep green, strong and healthy. They appear early in the spring and persist until winter unlike spring bulbs whose leaves wither away after flowering. Apart from occasional ...entire article
Siskiyou is a gorgeous variety of evening primrose producing daytime flowers. They are 5-6 cm wide, weakly fragrant, saucer-shaped, white with pink veins and soft pink hues towards the petal margins. The centre is yellow. Blooming time is often the reason why this perennial evening primrose is so popular - flowers open from early July and continue until early autumn. Leaves are narrowly lance-shaped, medium green, shallowly toothed. Stems are 20-30 cm tall and apart from the side ones they do not tend to bend or creep ...entire article
SOMBRERO™ ADOBE ORANGE is possibly the deepest orange coneflower I have seen so far. Its 9 cm flowers are simply amazing. Like the skin of a blood orange with a deep and warm tone. Flowers are produced atop 40-50 cm tall, sturdy stems from early July until late September. The discs are dark golden and orange and hide plenty of nectar attractive for butterflies, bumble bees, and also bees can find a way to get to the dinner table. Deadhead spent flowers regularly and feed the plants every two weeks during summer. ...entire article
coneflower SUNSEEKERS Red coneflower is a true showstopper as it does look like the brightest traffic light red. You simply have to stop to admire its beauty and rich colour. SunSeekers coneflowers have strong and rather short stems with dark green, narrowly lanceolate leaves. Bred by Jelle van den Haak from the Netherlands in 2013, and patented as PP28825 in 2017. Flowering begins in early July and continues until early autumn. If you have seedlings you can expect flowers from t ...entire article
MAGICAL® RED is a shrubby variety of St.John's wort from the Magical® series. From late June until early October it continuously produces 2-3 cm wide, rich golden yellow flowers which are followed by vivid red berries (inedible, not poisonous). The plant makes a dense shrub with upright stems. New flowers keep opening while other stems show maturing berries and this show takes place until the first frost. Deciduous leaves are oblong to ovate with a rounded tip, dark green, and cover the plant almost entirely ...entire article
22.07.2019New in catalogue
monkshood (Aconitum napellus "'ALBUM'")
Album is a unique monkshood variety with purely white flowers hiding a whorl of yellow green stamens inside something that does look like a hood of a monk's coat. They are formed in erect racemes on stems that can be 1.5 tall which makes it a popular cut flower. Individual flowers open up from early July and continue blooming by end August as the stems grow taller. Leaves are deeply lobed, almost dissected, mid green, very ornamental. Monkshood is used especially in Chinese medicine, yet some caution is advised wh ...entire article
MIRACLE® NIGHT St.John's wort is possibly the darkest variety in the MIRACLE® series. Its deciduous, broadly ovate leaves are deep burgundy red all over the insolated parts of the bush. Foliage hidden from the sun remains dark green. From late June open 2-3 cm wide, rich orange blossoms that are followed by deep burgundy red, almost black, glossy, inedible berries. It has extended blooming season owing to which the plant keeps on producing flowers in the midst of numerous berries. The plant forms dense shrub ...entire article
Reve de Papillon Red is a compact butterfly bush variety of a striking flower colour. The inflorescence is a terminal panicle, about 15 cm long, composed of small funnels with a less conspicuous orange throat. Flowering begins in late June and continues until September if the weather is sunny and warm. The plant makes a dense shrub about one meter tall and wide. Deciduous leaves are lanceolate, deep green, and slightly hairy. Patented as PP25730 in 2015. Butterfly bush requires little care apart from annual prunin ...entire article
Reve de Papillon Lavender butterfly bush bears huge inflorescences of typically lavender violet colour. They are 15-20 cm long and 5-7 cm wide and strongly fragrant. The plant makes a compact shrub with mostly upright branches, arching slightly at the sides. Flowering begins in mid July and continues until September if the weather is sunny and warm. Individual flowers are small funnels with orange throat. Deciduous leaves are lanceolate, pale green to almost blue-green, and slightly hairy. Patented as PP25732 in 2015. ...entire article
21.07.2019New in catalogue
butterfly bush (Buddleja "'MISS RUBY'")
Miss Ruby is a compact butterfly bush variety growing only about one meter tall and one and a half meter wide. Its rich purple pink flowers are composed in 10 cm long terminal panicles and open from late June until early September if the weather is sunny and warm. Individual flowers are small funnels with orange throat, very fragrant. Deciduous leaves are lanceolate, pale green to almost blue-green, and slightly hairy. Miss Ruby is a cross between White Ball and Attraction, patented as PP19950 in 2009. Butterfly b ...entire article
GALLO™ PEACH is a compact and low growing variety of blanket flower. Its daisy-like flowers are a fascinating combination of golden yellow and orange colour on ray florets, and scarlet red and yellow in discs. Blanket flower belongs to the longest blooming summer perennials – from June until early autumn. They provide a continuous buffet for bees and bumble bees, and butterflies can also dine some of its nectar for a long time. Deciduous leaves are narrow, pale green, pubescent. Place in full sun and ma ...entire article
17.07.2019New in catalogue
Shasta daisy (Leucanthemum "'LUNA'")
You don't need to make that small step which means a giant leap for the mankind in order to stand face to face with the Moon. Get one of these Shasta daisies aptly called Luna and your garden will be covered with exquisite little Moons that won't stop shining even at night! And if you hear howling at midnight you know it's most probably them trying to get attention from their Big Bro up in the sky ... Luna makes extraordinary fully double flowers whose banana yellow colour does not fade at least for two weeks. Than th ...entire article
Pink Perfume is a Dutch addition to the Bloomerang® series of re-blooming lilacs marketed by Proven Winners® in USA. The plant was bred by Andre Franciscus van Nijnatten from Zundert, the Netherlands, in 2003, and patented as PP24252 in 2012. It is a cross between dwarf s.meyeri and small-leaved s.microphylla. Bloomerang® Pink Perfume lilac does what is promises - enchants you with its lovely sweet perfume which is so different from the common lilac fragrance ...entire article
DIVA is a German variety of bush honeysuckle bred by Spilkers Jungpflanzen from Barmstedt, home town of a famous rhododendron breeder Hachmann Baumschule. The plant received a Gold Medal at prestigious fair of novelties Plantarium in Dutch Boskoop in 2017. The dominant feature is its dark burgundy red to almost chocolate brown foliage which creates a perfect background for small, typically honeysuckle-like, 2-lipped, sulphur yellow flowers. Leaves are stalk-less, lance-shaped, acuminate, and turn rich red and orang ...entire article
Red Head is a fountain grass selection by Brent Horvath of Intrinsic Perennials from Illinois, USA. It produces attractive smoky purple red spike-like flowers 20-25 cm long. They appear atop up to 1.5m tall stem and exhibit their beauty well arranged above the foliage level. Leaves are luxuriant green, arching, and create a soft, relaxed feeling. In autumn they turn golden yellow. Red Head makes dense and compact clumps, yet count on the same spread as height (1.5m) in maturity which in case of this variety comes ver ...entire article
Coastal Gold is another eye-catching variety of evergreen silverthorn which originated just like its other variegated sisters - by natural mutation. Its leaves have dark green margins and rich yellow centres occupying up to 80% of the surface. They are evergreen, leathery, and glossy. One might wonder why we need another yellow/green silverthorn having Limelight and Eleador already. Just take a close look at the leaves and you will see - they are much broader, and definitely not flat - they look like a bodybuilder's s ...entire article
Elsie Doll is a subtle daylily variety which does not scream with wild colours or extraordinary shapes. It is a diploid with elegant flowers 10 cm across, beige to pale orange with a red-blushed eye around a less conspicuous yellow throat. They come out in July atop 50-60 cm tall stems above deciduous foliage. It is a cross between Siloam French Doll and Else Spalding by Pillow from 1992. Daylily leaves are deep green, strong and healthy. They appear early in the spring and persist until winter unlike spring bulbs ...entire article
Pandora's Box was the very first daylily cross and introduction by Dave Talbott from 1980. It turned out completely different to what he had expected which is probably why he named it so - with a little disappointment and also maybe a bit of anger, nevertheless yet today it is demanded for being clean and elegant. The flowers are not large, only about 10 cm across, powder beige with a prominent burgundy eye around a yellow throat. They are fragrant and early - they turn up in June and rebloom in midsummer atop 30-40 c ...entire article
Sometimes I find myself puzzled by the reason why renowned websites mislead growers and plant enthusiasts with incorrect colour names. I can understand a commercial deception but if an official society claims that this daylily has lavender flowers I have to disagree and suggest they learn the table of colours more precisely. Regency Heights is a beautiful daylily where lavender, as stated by the AHS (American Hemerocallis Society), is an euphemism for dark lilac pink with violet tones. The throat is rich yellow and re ...entire article
Siloam Grace Stamile is another eye-catching yet small gem in the Siloam series. It was bred in 1984 by Pauline Henry and named after in honour of a successful American daylily breeder Grace Stamile. Its 5-6 cm large flowers are rich cerise red with a darker halo around a yellow green throat. Stems are only 30-40 cm tall and leaves are deciduous. It offers an extended blooming season of 4 to 6 weeks from June till July which is extraordinary for a diploid. Siloam daylilies ...entire article
Self coloured daylilies are as popular as their multicoloured sisters. Pamela is one of them and enriches the group of yellow varieties where the top sellers are for example Aten, Norton Orange, or Bakabana. It produces large, wide open, rich lemon yellow flowers in July. Stems are 60-70 cm tall. The leaves are deep green, strong and h ...entire article
Flamenco Dress is a large-flowered, semi-double daylily bred by Dutch specialist nursery Heemskerk from 2013. The flowers are up to 15 cm across, rich red with yellow midrib, and bright yellow throat. Flowering begins in early July on 50-60 cm tall stems. Deciduous. The leaves are deep green, strong and healthy. They appear early in the spring and persist until winter unlike spring bulbs whose leaves wither away after flowering. Apart from occasional slug attack there are no pests or diseases they would suffer from ...entire article
All American Baby is an elegant daylily variety bred by Grace Stamile in 1994. It produces off white to pale creamy yellow or very light beige flowers in July. The throat bursts with pale fuchsia-grey eye with a sharper edge. Leaves are deciduous. The leaves are deep green, strong and healthy. They appear early in the spring and persist until winter unlike spring bulbs whose leaves wither away after flowering. Apart from occasional slug attack there are no pests or diseases they would suffer from. Put your day lili ...entire article
Indian Paintbrush is a large-flowered tetraploid daylily (with 4 sets of chromosomes: total 44 in each cell). The flowers are 13 cm across, open wide with slightly curved petals, deep golden orange, with a slughtly darker orange eye around a golden throat. They appear atop 60-70 cm tall stems from late July until late August. Leaves are deciduous. Bred by R. Griesbach from DePaul University in Chicago, USA, in 1979. Robert A.Griesbach, PhD, was the first to achieve a method of double the sets of chromosomes to 4 i ...entire article
Another berry-licious coral bells variety is called Boysenberry. It produced large, ruffled, caramel-red leaves which are very resistant to both sun and frost, therefore will look nice also through mild winters until spring. The undersides are rich salmon pink. Small, white flowers are composed in erect panicles atop straight, about 30 cm tall, dark red stems from early summer onwards. They can be cut off if only beautiful foliage is what you desire. The plant makes compact, upright tufts. Represented by Gootjes AllPl ...entire article
Black Pearl coral bells produces very dark burgundy, almost black leaves with rosy purple undersides. Leaves are large and glossy, with rounded and slightly ruffled lobes. From early summer appear 40-50 cm tall stems of dark red colour holding an upright panicle of small, white flowers with pink calyxes. They can be cut off if only beautiful foliage is what you desire. Leaves show good resistance to mild frost and are quite nice even in winter. It performs better in full sun, in shaded areas the leaves turn deep green ...entire article
STARSHIP™ SCARLET is one of the modern lobelia varieties offering first year flowering, longer life and reliable hardiness down to USDA zone 6. It is a part of a small STARSHIP™ series developed by Kieft Seeds, USA. It comprises of only two varieties: Rose and Scarlet and both are fantastic. STARSHIP™ SCARLET makes striking red flowers which cannot deny its Mexican origin (l.cardinalis). Blooming begins in about mid July and continues until late summer, or ev ...entire article
Hakone grass is one of the top grass species most appreciated by landscape designers. It is so showy and simple at the same time, so no wonder it is often used as undergrowth of larger beautiful Japanese maples or other appealing multistemmed shrubs with bare framework of bottom branches. The species of hakone grass has fresh green, about one centimeter wide leaves on slender, partly arching stems, reaching 30 to 60 cm height with age. In midsummer appear tan coloured, airy panicles composed of small flowers in terminal panicles, and last almost 2 months. ...entire article
Sunseekers Salmon is truly a unique coneflower. Among the load of colours available today this one stands out like a proud princess who knows that she is being watched. Semi-double, large flowers have frayed ends and appear from July until October atop short and strong stems. Young, emerging flowers are a delicious shade of salmon pink with a few soft yellow petals in the centre, and mature to pale pink around a large, dark crimson red cone hiding plenty of nectar for butterflies, bumble bees as well as bees. Deadh ...entire article
SOMBRERO™ SALSA RED is a striking rich red coneflower producing 40-50 cm tall, thick, light green stems bearing single flowers from early July until late September. The discs are dark orange and hide plenty of nectar attractive for butterflies, bumble bees, and also bees can find a way to get to the dinner table. Deadhead spent flowers regularly and feed the plants every two weeks during summer. Leaves are deep green, lanceolate, and may suffer from diseases if grown in wet or compacted soil. SOMBRERO™  ...entire article
Delicious Candy® is one of the most fantastic purple pink coneflowers bred so far. Its semi-double, fragrant flowers appear atop 30-50 cm tall stems from early July until late September. The flowers are attractive for butterflies, bumble bees, and also bees can find a way to suck some nectar from them. Deadhead spent flowers regularly and feed the plants every two weeks during summer. Leaves are deep green, lanceolate, and may suffer from diseases if grown in wet or compacted soil. Delicious Candy® forms bus ...entire article
Caradonna is a beautiful wood sage which looks like annual salvia farinacea, yet this beauty is a true perennial. Caradonna makes compact clumps with erect stems 40-60 cm tall, very dark purple blue, almost black, bearing numerous deep violet-blue flowers in spike-like inflorescences. Main flowering begins from late May and lasts about one and a half months, meanwhile new flowering stems are formed for weaker flowering in midsummer. However, if you cut the whole plant back to the ground after the first flow ...entire article
SUMMER JAZZ™ FIRE is a showstopper with its brilliant vibrant red flowers. They are large, possibly not as large as the yellow variety from this series, about 5-6 cm across, and appear from mid July. They are composed in long racemes that may contain 60 or more flower buds that open continuously until the first frosts. The leaves are deciduous, pinnate, rich green, slightly glossy and very attractive as they create a green mass as a luxurious background for the flowers. New twigs grow about 60-80 cm before the flower buds appear. It is a much ...entire article
This lungwort was discovered by Bob Brown in his nursery in 1995, and named after his wife Diana Clare. It belongs to the large-leaved species and bears about 30 cm long, rather narrow, lanceolate, hairy leaves, whose surface is almost entirely covered with silver colour. Flowers are small, campanulate, dark pink at first, turning deep violet blue after pollination, and formed atop about 25 tall, fleshy stems from early spring - usually late March till late April. Lungwort, especially its large-leaved forms need e ...entire article
SpinTop is a new blanket flower series from Dutch company Dümmen Orange® introduced to market after 2015. SpinTop Yellow Touch left me breathless when I first saw its ingenious flowers. While yellow in many bi-coloured blanket flowers occupies a large enough portion to almost outstrip the overall flower appearance, here you will find something entirely different - a very fine line at the petal tips, so thin as if pen-drawn by a skillful artist. The centres are yellow with ...entire article
SpinTop is a new blanket flower series from Dutch company Dümmen Orange® introduced to market after 2015. SpinTop Red is a variety with rich red, daisy-like, medium large flowers. Their centres are yellow with red corolla when young, and mature to dark, almost wine red. Flowers appear from about mid June and continue blooming restlessly until October, sometimes even November if early autumn is sunny and warm. The stems are hairy and short which helps maintain a compact, m ...entire article
Brillant is a spectacular stonecrop variety with vivid pink flowers that could only be compared to Neon variety, but with larger flowerheads. Individual flowers are numerous, small, star-shaped, formed in almost flat terminal cymes, emerge light pink, mature to vivid pink, and become purple pink in autumn. They attract butterflies as well as eyes of passers-by. The leaves are light green and look like iced, hence its other common name – ice plant. Sedum is an easy to grow, clump-forming perennial. It can take ...entire article
Mildred Mitchell is a large-flowered tetraploid daylily variety (with 4 sets of chromosomes: total 44 in each cell) with flowers of unique colour - they are dark beige to pale lavender violet, with a large, dark violet eye around a yellow-green throat, and violet ruffled margins. Flowers are 17 cm across, fragrant, and appear atop strong stems 60-70 cm tall from early July , and rebloom in late summer. Leaves are evergreen in mild winters. This variety was bred by Kelly Mitchell who started hybridizing daylilies ...entire article
Red Rum is a daylily variety from 1974 with 10 cm wide flowers of pastel red colour with a conspicuous vein running across the centre of each tepal from the throat to the tip. They appear atop short stems (35-40 cm) from mid July for about 3 weeks. It is very floriferous even as a young plant. Leaves are semi-evergreen. The leaves are deep green, strong and healthy. They appear early in the spring and persist until winter unlike spring bulbs whose leaves wither away after flowering. Apart from occasional slug attac ...entire article
Siloam Double Classic is a gentle yet striking daylily for which in 1993 its breeder Pauline Henry received the most prestigious award in the world of daylily hybrids Stout Silver Medal. It makes large (13 cm across), semi-double or double flowers of pale flesh colour to soft orange with some golden yellow tones towards the throat. The margins are only slightly frilled. Flowers come out from about mid July for as long as 4-5 weeks on strong, well-established plants. Siloam daylilies were bred by Pauline Henry from ...entire article
OBSESSED is a patented nandina variety discovered by April Hering and Adeiana Garza from Texas, USA, as a natural mutation of Gulf Stream variety in 2005. It grows slowly and makes a compact shrub with very attractive burgundy red young foliage. The leaves are pinnate, composed of small, lance-shaped leaflets which are green in summer and turn bronze red in autumn and winter. It remains evergreen in mild winters and is semi-deciduous in colder regions. Paten ...entire article
MOOODZ® Awake coneflower is one of the few varieties with rich purple pink flower. The brightness as well as depth of this coneflower colour is something I have only seen in Amazing Dream so far. The flowers are single, large, and have fiery red centres (cones). Stems are strong, very dark burgundy red, almost black, 50-60 cm tall and hold flowers from July until September. Lanceolate leaves are very dark green and grow from the ground and then up along th ...entire article
TOUCHDOWN™ Teak orpine will instantly catch your attention when passing by a bed with many orpine varieties. It has such a rich purple brown colour of leaves that remains deep and vibrant from spring till autumn. They are not very large - about 5-6 cm long, oval, deciduous. Flowers are produced atop 30-40 cm tall stems in late summer, usually from late August. They form umbrella-shaped, rather small inflorescence but in such profusion that the whole plant is covered with them. Individual flowers are star-shaped, ...entire article
Lime Marmalade? Wow, that must be something extraordinary, sharp and sweet at the same time. Just this coral bells variety bred by Jane N.Egger from the famous Oregon based Terra Nova Nurseries in the USA. It makes dense tufts or upright growing foliage of striking colour - the ruffled leaves combine bright vivid green and yellow green shades. In early summer about 40 cm tall, slender stems rise above the foliage, topped with airy panicles of tiny white flowers. The older the plant the more stems are produced, and ...entire article
Houseleek is in fact a plant of two genus - sempervivum and jovibarba. They are so similar that the trade does not really differentiate them, possibly also because sempervivum is an accepted synonym for jovibarba. Houseleek comes from mountainous regions of Asia, Central Russia, and almost all Europe. It is an evergreen, thick-leaved succulent with handsome rosettes of coloured foliage. Several species and numerous varieties and hybrids are known, many of them combining shades of green, silvery blue, various depths of red, even pink and burgundy ...entire article
Holiday Delight is a large-flowered tetraploid daylily (with 4 sets of chromosomes: total 44 in each cell). The flowers are almost 16 cm across, open wide with not so curved petals, deep amber orange, with a dark red eye around a golden yellow throat. They appear atop 60-70 cm tall stems from mid July until mid August. Leaves are rather wide, deciduous. Bred by D.Stevens in 1978 as a cross between (Bengaleer x Allegiance) and (Paprika Velvet x Allegiance). The leaves are deep green, strong and healthy. They appear ...entire article
Little Goldstar is a perennial black-eyed Susan variety with shining golden yellow flowers. They are daisy-like, almost 7 cm across, with narrow ray florets around a convex, chocolate brown disc. They come out continuously from late July until October. Little Goldstar is very compact with short stems reaching about 40 cm and exhibiting bushy habit. Deciduous leaves are broadly elliptic, acute towards the tip, deep green in summer and dark red in autumn, with prominent veins and a few teeth at margins. Coneflower wi ...entire article
Sea Breeze is a natural fleabane selection found by Frederick Yates in his garden bed in Congleton near Manchester (UK) in 1992. It makes fantastic, eye-catching and large daisy-like flowers which are up to 4 cm across. They are rich lilac pink, semi-double, with a large yellow-green central disc. They come out from June for an extremely long period of time - new buds are produced until September! Flowering stems are 20 to 30 cm long but with its procumbent habit the plant is only a little bellow 20 cm tall. Basal lea ...entire article
George Davidson montbretia was bred by an English breeder of the same name. It is one of my favourites because it has my colour: golden yellow. The flowers are large, bell-shaped, wide-open, and appear in midseason until late August. It forms a compact, not bending clump about 70 cm tall. Sword-like leaves are rich green and confirm plant's affiliation with iris family. Montbretia does best in fertile, moist but well drained soil of any pH, preferably in full sun. Winter mulch is not necessary but may help newly ...entire article
You needn’t be as rich as the king Fridrich I who had a unique idea in late 17th century – to make a room decorated solely with amber and gold called the Amber Room. It is often rated the 8th wonder and if you like the rich shades of amber you really don’t need to undertake a tough quest of finding this architectural jewel stolen by German Nazis during world war II and never seen again. Just look at this breathtaking daylily and you have all the amber shades you can wish for at hand. In is called ...entire article
The very first time we saw Felice lavender it was obvious that it would be a bestseller. A compact plant with plenty of flowers and the most important feature above all - so fragrant! It releases its scent without touching it. Just bend over or move the pot or simply stand against the wind and you WILL smell the typical lavender perfume yet before it begins to bloom since the fragrance is released from the leaves. Felice lavender is also known to have the longest bloom period - from June until August. The flowers ...entire article
Loosestrife is our native perennial from moist meadows and ditches. Even though it is a water-loving plant it can grow in locations which may temporarily dry out completely in summer. It produces masses of small purple pink flowers on thin stems which keep on moving in the wind or just a small breeze. It is ideal for English-style perennial borders and cottage gardens. Lady Sackville is a purple loosestrife variety with rich pink to light purple red, star-shaped flowers. They open ...entire article
Flamingo is an eulaila variety of a graceful habit. It has deep green, glossy leaves with a conspicuous white stripe in the middle. In autumn they quickly gain purple shades and later turn fiery orange. Glossy, wine red flowers are borne late in the season, and open just above the horizon of leaves making the clump look very compact and well-behaved. Eulalia does not tend to be invasive here. It is best grown in sunny and warm areas, in almost any well-drained soil with only occasional watering in summer. It hates ...entire article
Gracillimus is a maiden grass (eulalia) which is very popular among both interior as well as landscape designers. It offers a lush effect of dense tufts of narrow, rich green leaves, elegantly arching. It is not very tall but can be quite substantial given the space in your garden. Tassel-like flowers are bronze as them emerge, show up much later than on other miscanthus varieties, and are not much taller than the tuft. Eulalia does not tend to be invasive. It is best grown in sunny and warm areas, in almost any w ...entire article
Feather grass comes from a country where it would definitely be called maravilloso as it comes from Mexico, Argentina, and can also be found in New Mexico and Texas in USA. Ponytails is a compact and a little shorter variety with thin, soft green foliage and about 30-40 tall stems with plume-like flowers from early summer until autumn. They are light green first, maturing to beige or buff later. Somewhat arching habit is what makes this ornamental grass so popular along with the fact that the flowers move in the s ...entire article
Chinese fountain grass is an elegant feature to every garden. It has mid to dark green linear leaves growing in a thick cluster forming a shape of a fountain. From midsummer it produces yellow-green spike-like flowers which look like bottlebrushes. They are beige with some purple red overlay. Hameln is a popular variety of compact and smaller habit while flowering stems are well above the clump of foliage letting the flowers exhibit their beauty. It is best grown in sunny and warm areas, in well-drained but evenly ...entire article
Siloam David Kirchhoff is a daylily from 1986 with large flowers of very pale salmon pink colour with some beige tones. It has a lavender violet eye with sharply painted purple red margin that separates the petal colour from the yellow-green throat. It blooms early in the season (June) on about 35-40 cm tall stems. Siloam daylilies were bred by Pauline Henry from Arkansas, USA. She introduced her first three varieties in 1963 and continued until 2000 when she died. Altogether she bred and named 450 cultivars many ...entire article
Moonbeam is one of the most reliable and sought-after varieties of thread leaf coreopsis. Its small, daisy-like flowers are light yellow just like moonlight. Its extremely long flowering period begins in early summer and ends in the last warm days of autumn. Deadheading will enhance flowering but is not necessary, it flowers abundantly every year. Thread-like leaves are very narrow, rich green and not very dense. Stems are thin and slightly procumbent at the peak of the season. Moonbeam coreopsis will not self-seed. ...entire article
SENSATIONŸ is a superb new perennial salvia series. All of its varieties are truly sensational offering low, very dense and compact habit with profuse flowering. SensationŸ Deep Blue produces short but chubby spikes of deep violet blue flowers from mid spring until late summer if you deadhead regularly and fertilize the plant. Leaves are mid green, narrowly ovate, wrinkled, and softly hairy. Sage will grow in almost any well-drained soil. For best results grow it in light, ...entire article
SUMMER JAZZ™ Gold is a fascinating new variety of hybrid trumpet creeper. It makes very large flowers whose size is the same as those on Chinese trumpet creeper – 8 cm across. They are rich golden yellow with prominent, vibrant red veins in the throat, and appear from early to mid July. They are composed in long racemes that may contain 60 or more flower buds that open continuously until the first frosts. The leaves are deciduous, pinnate, rich green, slightly glossy and very attractive as they create a gr ...entire article
Bright Eyes is a hybrid perennial phlox with up to 90 cm tall stems bearing large heads of bi-coloured flowers. They are very fragrant, light pink or almost white with a striking, deep purple pink eye in the centre. Leaves are rather light green, lanceolate, and may be prone to downy mildew in summer. Growing phlox is easy. It likes almost any garden soil, fertile or poor, but with enough nutrients the flowering will be heavier and the plant will not suffer common phlox diseases. They are long-lived plants that wil ...entire article
Lilla® smoke tree is a novelty that was first introduced at the Plantarium exhibition in Holland in 2011 where it received bronze medal. It is a dwarf version of Royal Purple variety with slower and more compact growth. It has deciduous, deep wine red, rounded leaves that turn scarlet red, orange and golden in autumn (the more acidic your soil is the more vibrant colours you get). In early summer it makes large filamentous panicles of tiny flowers with long, burgundy to pink hairs which create an amazing fluff ...entire article
This variety called Aztec Pearl was bred by Peter Moore and introduced in 1989, when Hiller Nurseries celebrated their 125th anniversary. Its name perfectly describes this evergreen plant from the moment it begins to show flower buds. They are pearl-shaped, very light pink, and open into simple, star-shaped, pure white, and very fragrant flowers with yellow stamens in the centre. Their perfume is similar to that of orange flowers hence its name Mexican orange or Mexican blossom. The evergreen leaves are rich and juicy green in acid soil, palmately ...entire article
Papaya is said to be one of the most delicious fruits on Earth when picked up at the right time, fresh from the tree. No wonder that one might want to taste the flowers of this new torch lily called Papaya Popsicle™. The flowers combine fiery red, orange, and yellow colour in spike-like inflorescence which appear atop strong, smooth stems from mid July. Under ideal growing conditions and in fertile soil it will flower continuously until September. Commonly it flowers for about 6 weeks and then repeats flowering ...entire article
Siloam Paul Watts is a bright red flowering daylily with medium short, sturdy stems that keep on producing flower buds from July until early August. The flower colour is very rich and contrasts with vivid yellow throat. This variety forms a compact clump. The leaves are deep green, strong and healthy. They appear early in the spring and persist until winter unlike spring bulbs whose leaves wither away after flowering. Apart from occasional slug attack there are no pests or diseases they would suffer from. Put your ...entire article
Chicago Apache daylily is a sought-after variety thanks to its vibrant red colour. It produces firm flowers on strong stems from mid to late summer (July-August). The leaves are deep green, strong and healthy. They appear early in the spring and persist until winter unlike spring bulbs whose leaves wither away after flowering. Apart from occasional slug attack there are no pests or diseases they would suffer from. Put your day lilies on a sunny spot and fertilize it for better flowering every spring, if you want t ...entire article
Blue Lagoon is a Bog rosemary with clear blue-grey leaves with silvery hues. They are evergreen, linear-lance-shaped, rosemary-like, 2-3 cm long. Urn-shaped, soft pink flowers appear from mid spring (April/May) and often last until early June. Blue Lagoon differs from its parent plant Blue Ice with the leaf colour which is much more prominent blue-grey rather than blue-green in case of Blue Ice variety. It is a slow gr ...entire article
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Culinary herbs have been an important item of almost every garden. Depending on who likes what you can find marjoram, rosemary, thyme or at least parsley in most European gardens. These plants usually come from warmer zones and therefore like plenty of sun and well-drained soil. We offer individually pot-grown herbs or mixed pots with 3 species. You can grow them both in the garden as well as on a kitchen window or a conservatory. They are excellent sources of vitamins in winter and spice up every meal with freshness and natural taste. Check the list of prices below to see what is curr ...entire article
Autumn Joy is a much easier name to pronounce than its German original Herbstferude. This orpine has large, oval, light green, thick leaves. In late August it produces almost flat cymes of deep pink flowers. They continue blooming until mid autumn and even after flowering they remain attractive bringing interest to your winter garden. These perennials are easy to grow, they will like almost any well-drained soil, they do well in rockeries and outdoor pots. Cut them back in early spring. Fuly hardy to min. -34°C (USDA zone 4). Last update 27-08-2011 ...entire article
Compacta is a dwarf bog rosemary with green foliage and profusion of light pink flowers. Leaves are rosemary-like, linear-lance-shaped, 2-3 cm long. Urn-shaped flowers are paler than on Nikko variety and appear in abundance from end April until early June. It is a slow grower forming a neat cushion in your ericaceous border. It loves moist to wet places with humus-rich, cool, and acidic soil. Grow it in constant moisture or even a boggy location in full sun or partial shade. It needs to be mulched as drying o ...entire article
Japanese sedge is a perfect companion plant for evergreen arrangements because this grass-like perennial remains in leaf all year long. Evergold is a variety with linear, narrow leaves that are creamy yellow in the centre and have dark green margins. It is a well-behaved plant not spreading throughout the entire bed. In late spring it produces short spikes on insignificant reddish brown flowers. Its narrow leaves create a tufted plant that likes to be touched. It is perfect for a partly shaded rockery, border edges and a large patio container. It needs well-drained ...entire article
Tamarisk is a beautiful plant with tiny leaves and profusion of flowers in late summer. The flowers are small, pink, composed in long racemes. Deciduous leaves are scale-like, blue-green, very small. Overall appearance is feathery and very fluffy and the plant looks great in a Mediterranean-style landscape, or combined with other larger plants with leathery foliage. It grows medium fast and looks best when pruned annually. Cut back 80% of previous year's growth in early spring to encourage new growth with plentiful of flowers on a dense and compact shrub. Comparison of salt ceda ...entire article
Fine Line® buckthorn is a gorgeous shrub which in its few years on the market has managed to gain attention of many gardeners as well as landscape architects. It is a result of cross-pollination carried out by Ronald Williams in 1989, but only in 1999 he selected plants showing stable characteristics. He had the plant patented under PP 14,791. Fine Line® buckthorn has identical leaves to one of its parents – a href="http://www.havlis.cz/karta_en.php?kytkaid=451">Aspleniifolia variety. They are deciduous, very narrow, fern-like, linear, 10-12 cm long and so ...entire article
Kaleidoscope® is another novelty of the turn of the century. It drags attention thanks to its multicoloured foliage, but not only that. This abelia was found as a naturally occurring mutation of abelia x grandiflora “Little Richard” by nurseryman Randall Dale Lindsey in North Carolina, USA, in 1997. A single branch with coloured leaves on originally purely green plant made him try and propagate it and as further test proved the characteristics stable he had it patented a few years later, in 2005, under US plant patent No. 16,988. Kaleidoscope® abe ...entire article
Blue Spire is a hybrid between two types of perovskia. It was first introduced to RHS in 1961 and since late 80“s it has been in cultivation in most of the world with mild climate. It is a very hardy plant originally found in Central Asia (Afghanistan, Pakistan) but is successfully grown even further north. Perovskia is a fantastic plant offering an extremely long time of attractivity. It bears profusion of indigo-blue flowers that open up from hairy, violet buds. These buds appear from early summer and take quite some time before they let the flowers out which usually ...entire article
Christmas Is daylily looks as if it nicked the vivid red colour from Santa Clause’s cap. The flowers are large, with conspicuous yellowish-green throat. The leaves are deep green, strong and healthy. They appear early in the spring and persist until winter unlike spring bulbs whose leaves wither away after flowering. There are no pests or diseases they would suffer from. Even slugs and snails go and taste it only if there is nothing better for dinner within 10 meters around. Put your day lilies on a sunny spot and fertilize it for better flowering every spring, i ...entire article
Blue Ice is a variety of bog rosemary with bright silvery blue leaves. They are linear-lance-shaped, 2-3 cm long. Urn-shaped flowers appear from mid spring until early summer and are light pink. It is a slow growing, mound-forming or ground-covering. It loves moist to wet places with humus-rich, cool, and acidic soil. Grow it in constant moisture or even a boggy location in full sun or partial shade. It needs to be mulched as drying out quickly ends up in losing leaves along the stems. Pest and disease free. Extremely hardy to -45°C but dislikes heat over 40°C. Last ...entire article
Black Stockings is more likely a name for a Moulin Rouge dancer rather than a daylily. Its colour is deep burgundy red, almost black, with a greeny-yellow throat. Flower petals are frilled which makes the flowers look very architectural. The leaves are deep green, strong and healthy. They appear early in the spring and persist until winter unlike spring bulbs whose leaves wither away after flowering. There are no pests or diseases they would suffer from. Even slugs and snails go and taste it only if there is nothing better for dinner within 10 meters around. Put your d ...entire article
Royal Ruby is a leucothoe variety that can be used as an attractive groundcover with larger leaves. They are elongated, glossy, and green in summer, gaining burgundy red shades at the leaf margins, and from colder days of autumn completely changing to deep burgundy red for the whole of winter. This colour stays until mid or end spring until the plant starts making new leaves. Thanks to its rich winter colour placing a stone near it or planting it in front of a stone fence or wall can be most pretty for the best contrast. It forms a rather prostrate shrub with arching b ...entire article
Japanese sedge is a perfect companion plant for evergreen arrangements because this grass-like perennial remains in leaf all year long. The stiff and glossy leaves are dark green with wide, creamy-white margins. It needs well-drained but constantly moist and humus-rich soil. When established it withstands temporary over-wetting. But do not plant it deliberately into boggy conditions. It was formerly listed as carex morrowii which originated in New Zealand and these plants were not reliably hardy in Europe. But as this variety is a very hardy cross, the name morrowii was d ...entire article
Stella de Oro is the top brand among daylilies. It blooms most abundantly and longest of all varieties. Its flowers are bright yellow, open wide, lily-like. The leaves are narrower compared to other hybrids, grass green, and form a dense clump. This low-maintenance perennial is a miracle for those who have limited time to spend looking after their gardens because apart from occasional watering on hot and dry summer day it needs ABSOLUTELY NOTHING. The leaves are linear (grass-like), deep green and last until deep f ...entire article
We are specialists in evergreen plants and offer the widest possible range of hardy, quality plants. Angustifolia is a very elegant variety of Portugal laurel. Irrespective of its origin it belongs to the hardiest evergreen plants for our climate and performs better than some large-leaved cherry laurels. It has narrower leaves than the species and brighter red stalks and new twigs. It grows moderately and very dense into a regular, pyramidal shrub. In our climate it seldom reaches 3m tall. Blossoms are numerous racemes, compound of white, sweetly scented flowers. Fru ...entire article
Day lilies are flowering queens for one day. Each bloom lasts a day but there is no need to worry – every stem bears more blooms and as the plants grow older they have numerous stems each. This low-maintenance perennial is a miracle for those who have limited time to spend looking after their gardens because apart from occasional watering on hot and dry summer day it needs ABSOLUTELY NOTHING. And still it can leave us gazing at their beautiful, lily-like blooms of every colour you can think of (except for blue and black). The leaves are deep green, strong and healthy. They appear early i ...entire article
Day lilies are flowering queens for one day. Each bloom lasts a day but there is no need to worry – every stem bears more blooms and as the plants grow older they have numerous stems each. This low-maintenance perennial is a miracle for those who have limited time to spend looking after their gardens because apart from occasional watering on hot and dry summer day it needs ABSOLUTELY NOTHING. And still it can leave us gazing at their beautiful, lily-like blooms of every colour you can think of (except for blue and black). The leaves are deep green, strong and healthy. They appear early i ...entire article
One of th latest varieties of trumpet creeper named Indian Summer“® has been winning all sorts of awards since 1998. It is a successful cross between c.tagliabuana and c.radicans that originated in the Netherlands and was patented in the USA under the name Kudian. It blooms abundantly from early July until the first frosts if the plant has enough buds. Flowers are bright orange, sometimes with reddish throat, trumpet-shaped, up to 8 cm long. Pinnate leaves are deep to dark green, coarsely serrated, often with burgundy margins. Mature plants can climb up ...entire article
Rainbow is a multicoloured variety of leucothoe. It has mid green leaves with rich, creamy white variegation / marbling. New leaves emerge bright pink and in autumn they gain burgundy red shades. Rainbow flowers quite reliably with 5-7 cm long racemes of pieris-like flowers. It dislikes direct sunlight. Rainbow may form long branches which can be cut in spring for compact shape and denser habit. As a groundcover, it is ideal for planting beneath taller shrubs or trees providing diffused sunshine, or in semi-shade. It tolerates most soils but will be beautiful and health ...entire article
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