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14.08.2018New in catalogue
montbretia (Crocosmia "'CONSTANCE'")
Constance is a montbretia with glowing orange flowers with yellow centres. They are broadly funnel-shaped, open wide, facing the amazed passersby who gaze at its magnetizing colour. The flowers appear from late July for 3-4 weeks atop 70-80 cm tall stems. Montbretia makes large clumps of medium green, sword-like leaves which confirm plant's affiliation with iris family. The exotic feeling is highlighted by the way the flowers are formed in almost horizontal inflorescence and open upwards like flowers of strelitzia. ...entire article
14.08.2018New in catalogue
montbretia (Crocosmia "'SUNGLOW'")
Sunglow belongs to taller montbretias with shiny yellow flowers. They are narrowly funnel-shaped, about 4 cm long, warm golden yellow, formed in two rows, and facing sideways. They appear from late July for 3-4 weeks atop 70-80 cm tall stems. Montbretia makes large clumps of medium green, sword-like leaves which confirm plant's affiliation with iris family. The exotic feeling is highlighted by the way the flowers are formed in almost horizontal inflorescence and open upwards like flowers of strelitzia. Montbretia ...entire article
EXTREME HOT PINK is a hot addition to the Extreme series of swamp mallows. It produces striking, neon pink flowers 19-20 cm across. They are produced from August onwards, and depending on plant's age and fertilizing new flower buds can be formed till September or October. Deciduous leaves are deep green, ovate first, 3-lobed later (as in Oak Red bariety), and in autumn turn golden yellow with red veins. The plant forms a compact clump to about 80 cm tall and wide. Swamp mallow is dependent on regular watering and f ...entire article
EXTREME SPARKLE is a unique swamp mallow variety with medium large flowers - 18-19 cm across. They are not pure white like older varieties, their petals show prominent pink venation towards the pink eye in the centre. Flowering begins in August and depending on plant's age and fertilizing new flower buds can be formed till September or October. Deciduous leaves are deep green, ovate with a narrow tip, and in autumn turn golden yellow with red veins. The breeder claims an overall plant height of 50-60 cm, however, ...entire article
EXTREME MAGENTA is a swamp mallow variety with extra large flowers. They are dark magenta pink and 23 cm across. Flowering begins in August and depending on plant's age and fertilizing new flower buds can be formed till September or October. Deciduous leaves are deep green, heart-shaped with a long, narrow tip, and in autumn turn amber orange with red veins. Stalks and stems are red, too. The breeder claims an overall plant height of 50-60 cm, however, hardy hibiscus sizes can vary a great deal with location so co ...entire article
12.08.2018New in catalogue
swamp mallow (Hibiscus x "'FANTASIA'")
Fantasia swamp mallow produces almost 20 cm large flowers of unique colour - it is somewhat old pastel pink with a tint of pale violet and lilac. Flowering begins in early August and lasts until early October. Deciduous leaves are maple-shaped with three wide lobes and conspicuous narrow tips. In autumn they turn yellow and amber orange. Stems are strong and the taller the plan gets the more they will benefit from a support because an eight-year-old plant made a stem 1.8m tall. Patent No. PP11853 was issued in 2001. ...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
11.08.2018New in catalogue
coneflower (Echinacea "'BIG KAHUNA'")
Big Kahuna is a big catch for American breeder Harini Korlipara from TerraNova® Nurseries in Oregon, USA. This coneflower boasts tropical orange, extra large flowers that are almost 14 cm across. The colour of ray florets are a combination of ripe mango and wild honey above, and pale salmon pink on the reverse which is often seen when the florets slightly curl their margins. Central cones are about 5 high, deep orange, and serve plenty of nectar to bees, bumblebees, and butterflies. Flowering begins in early July ...entire article
SUPREME™ Elegance is almost an iconic pink coneflower bred by Harini Korlipara from TerraNova® Nurseries in Oregon, USA. It makes fully double, anemone type inflorescence with rich pink disc florets and slightly paler pink ray florets. They are up to 10 cm large and bloom from July until early autumn, and belong to the SUPREME™ series comprising of fully double coneflowers (Cantaloupe, Elegance, and Flamingo so far). US patent No. 24926 was issued in 2014. ...entire article
Mariachi™ Fuego is a compact and rather short sneezeweed variety with cheerful flowers. They are bright golden yellow and crimson with small, central cones of burgundy red and yellow green colour. Try combining them with blue sage for striking colour contrast, and be sure your flower bed will look like a calendar picture. Stems are only about 80 cm tall, and well branched, producing numerous flowers also at the tips of side shoots from late July until early autumn. Leaves are soft green, lanceolate, and appear a ...entire article
Rubinzwerg is a shorter sneezeweed variety making stems of only some 80 cm tall that resist wind and rain. Flowers are deep ruby red and fade to coppery orange. Blooming begins already in late July and continues until October. Leaves are soft green, lanceolate, and appear along the stems as well as near the ground. Sneezeweed will grow in almost soil type but prefers fertile, reasonably drained but constantly moist soil and full sun. It hates drought. It is recommended to divide every 2-4 years to encourage new ro ...entire article
Autumn Blue is a dwarf or ground-covering variety of hardy plumbago. It bears gentian-blue, 5-petalled, 1-2 cm large flowers, borne in terminal clusters from August till the first frost. In hot summers the flowers appear early in the month, in average or cold summers from late August. Deciduous leaves are obovate, medium green, and in early autumn turn dark red to light burgundy red, and scarlet red and golden orange in lower parts while new flowers keep popping up offering a unique colour combination. In the trad ...entire article
08.08.2018New in catalogue
montbretia (Crocosmia "'COLUMBUS'")
Columbus is a rich golden yellow flowering montbretia. Its funnel-shaped (campanulate) flowers are like Indian curry combined with an attractive necklace of a few crimson dots and small flames under the throat. They appear from mid July for at least a month atop strong and upright steams about 50-60 cm tall. It makes large clumps of medium green, sword-like leaves which confirm plant's affiliation with iris family. The exotic feeling is highlighted by the way the flowers are formed in almost horizontal inflorescence a ...entire article
Carmine Brilliant is another amazing montbretia with fiery-coloured flowers. They are rich orange red with a striking yellow centre and stamens. They are funnel-shaped or campanulate and appear from mid July for at least a month. The stems are strong and upright, their tops slightly arching, and are reach some 50-60 cm tall. It makes large clumps of medium green, sword-like leaves which confirm plant's affiliation with iris family. The exotic feeling is highlighted by the way the flowers are formed in almost horizonta ...entire article
MOOODZ® SYMPATHY is another introduction from the MOOODZ® coneflower series. It produces 8-9 cm large, very fragrant flowers with ray florets that open to a beautiful soft salmon pink with orange or even golden tones, and mature to rich pastel pink with salmon orange tones. Stems are very strong, about 50-60 cm tall, and hold numerous buds at the axil of almost every leaf. Lanceolate leaves are very green and grow from the ground and then up along the stems. Conef ...entire article
Honeydew is a popular type of muskmelon of pale flesh colour and very sweet taste. Just like this superb coneflower. It produces 8-9 cm large, sweetly scented, fully double flowers that are rich lime green in the centre of the cone and lighter towards its margins, and almost white ray florets. Blooming begins in mid July and continues until September. It belong to the Cone-fections™ series bred by Arie Blom in the Netherlands in 2009, and patented as PP24,630 in 2014. Flowers attract butterflies and bumble be ...entire article
BUTTERFLY™ GOLDEN SKIPPER coneflower is a fantastic addition to the Butterfly™ series with striking colour. Its ray florets are deep golden yellow from the middle towards the tips, and vivid lemon yellow towards the large orange cone. The flowers are about 10-11 cm across and appear from early July until late September atop strong, green stems about 50-60 cm tall. The colour is vivid and deep, and combines well with purple blue sage or deep pink monardas, or you can use gauras and thin-leaved grasses to so ...entire article
Fire and Ice, or Fire’n’Ice is a rock’n’roll among hardy Japanese camellias, and possibly the largest flowering double, red, hardy camellia so far. Its flowers are 9-10 cm across, semi-double or fully double with shorter sepals, rich red with yellow stamens in the centre. Flowers appear from very young age, 2-year-old cuttings produce flowers, usually from late March for 6 to 8 weeks while the plant has enough buds. These are formed from the previous year and need as long as half a year to matu ...entire article
RED ROCKET® along with DYNAMITE® are possibly the reddest crepe myrtle varieties known to trade so far. It produces large (30x20 cm), upright panicles of the richest red shade you may have seen. Flowering begins in late July or early August and continues till the last sunny and warm days of autumn because thanks to minimum seed production new panicles with flower buds appear quickly after the first phase has gone. The deciduous leaves are leathe ...entire article
MOOODZ® GLORY is a white flowering member of the MOOODZ® coneflower series. It makes large flowers with wide ray florets around a large golden yellow cone hiding sweet nectar for butterflies, bees, and bumble bees. Stems are strong and erect, reaching up 40-50 cm tall, and producing flowers from July until September. Lanceolate leaves are very dark green and grow from the ground and then up along the stems. Coneflowers are maintenance-free perennials blooming from ...entire article
Romance is another show-stopper among foxtail lilies. It produces tall stems with long spike-like inflorescence composed of star-shaped flowers. They are soft pink to pale salmon pink, and decorated with numerous long stamens with rich orange anthers. The centre holds a large, bright yellow-green ovary which adds an extra colour to an already multicoloured flower. Eremurus x isabellinus is a hybrid between e.olgae and e.stenophyllus where the latter gave this variety the warm tint of yellow colour wh ...entire article
MIRACLE® ATTRACTION is rated the most attractive variety of all MIRACLE® series of St.John's wort. It has extended blooming season owing to which the plant keeps on producing flowers in the midst of numerous berries. Flowers are 2-3 cm wide, rich golden yellow, and come out from late June until late September. From late August they are followed by inedible fruit - vibrant red, glossy berries which turn purple black later. Deciduous leaves are broadly ovate, rich gree ...entire article
Dazzleberry stonecrop emerges with small, oval, deciduous, dark blue-green leaves flushed dark purple red in spring, and mature to deep purple blue or almost deep burgundy red in summer. Huge flower heads measure up to 20 cm across, and open into sparkling rich pink star-shaped flowers from late August for 6 to 8 weeks. They provide excellent food for bees which are grateful for any flowers late in the season. It makes dense and compact cushions, and looks great among rocks, or surrounded by white or light grey gra ...entire article
Millenium is a beautiful variety of ornamental onion with about 30 cm tall, strong stems atop which appear 4-5 cm wide flower heads composed of numerous rich lilac pink, slightly fragrant flowers. They open from early July and continue blooming for about 4-6 weeks, sometimes there are belated flowers on shorter stems extending the flowering period until early September. Leaves are narrowly linear, rich green, and glossy. It was bred by a famous onion breeder and enthusiast Mark McDonough from Massachusetts, USA, wh ...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
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
Sunrise Falls® is a foamy bells variety which makes very attractive leaves of striking lime green colour, boldly veined crimson red. They gain rich pink shades in autumn and winter and persist until spring in mild winters of zones 5 and up, decorating the garden with lime green, crimson red and rich pink colours. Continuously, from May until September or even October, 20-25 cm long, thin stems are produced that hold tiny white flowers which last for about 2 weeks. Sunrise Falls®...entire article
Mimosaceae plants are common and popular mainly in southern Europe for their high tolerance to drought as well as attractive and long lasting flowering. Even though they come from subtropical parts of the world there is one species hardy enough to be grown in our climate - silk tree. Silk tree comes from Iran and is typical for its dome-shaped crown and pink flowers over a long period in summer. They are pink, hairy spheres with nearly white centres, 3-5 cm large and with a sweet fragrance. Fern-like leaves are deep green ...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
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
DYNAMITE® is possibly the reddest crepe myrtle variety known to trade. It produces large (30x20 cm), upright panicles of the richest red shade you may have seen. Flowering begins in late July or early August and continues till the last sunny and warm days of autumn. The deciduous leaves are leathery, oval, crimson red when they emerge, and turning deep green soon after. In acid soil they gain fantastic fiery red and orange shades in autumn. When they fall down older plants reveal flaking-off bark, similar to ...entire article
Evergreen (bull bay) magnolia is the queen of flowering trees and a typical plant of our nursery. We choose the most beautiful and at the same time hardiest varieties. NannetensisŸ is a French variety that gained popularity at the turn of the millennium, probably thanks to internet that spread the information among plant enthusiasts, though it was described already in 1865. NannetensisŸ is an accepted name for this bull bay magnolia that ...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
Aztec Pearl Mexican orange is an attractive hybrid between choisya ternata and choisya arizonica. It was bred by Peter Moore and introduced in 1989, when Hiller Nurseries celebrated their 125th anniversary. The variety name perfectly describes this evergreen plant from the moment it begins to show flower buds. They are light pink and open into simple, star-shaped, pure white, and very fragrant flowers with yellow stamens in the centre. Their perfume is very similar to orange flowers hence its name Me ...entire article
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. In May and June appear numerous racemes, compound of white, sweetly scented flowers. Fruits are black berries, and tests proved that they are not poisonous, only seeds from unripe fruit can cause stomach discomfort if eaten in quantity. ...entire article
Magic is the name of the new New York aster series. It makes compact and bushy plants with profusion of double flowers early in the season – while older aster varieties are yet making buds these are flowering freely. Magic asters start blooming in August and continue until mid to late autumn. Moreover, they are more resistant to common aster diseases such as powdery mildew and black spot. Magic Pink aster bears deep pink flowers that bloom over a long period. New ...entire article
Magic is the name of the new New York aster series. It makes compact and bushy plants with profusion of double flowers early in the season – while older aster varieties are yet making buds these are flowering freely. Magic asters start blooming in August and continue until mid to late autumn. Moreover, they are more resistant to common aster diseases such as powdery mildew and black spot. Magic Blue aster bears violet blue flowers New York aster needs evenly moist, fe ...entire article
Old Yella is a large-flowered swamp mallow. It produces 20-30 cm wide flowers from midsummer until the last warm days of early autumn. Flowers are creamy white (definitely not yellow), with a vibrant carmine red eye in the centre. Deciduous leaves are shallowly lobed, mid green. The plant is dependent on regular water and feed supply. Use fertilizers with enough phosphorus for abundant flowering, or any other quick-release fertilizers where nitrogen is not predominant. Any fertilizing has to stop by end September. ...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
Honorine Jobert is a late variety of Japanese anemone. It produces 2-3 cm wide snow-white flowers with deep yellow centres of stamens from end August until the last warm days of autumn. The stalks are about 1 meter tall, well-branched. Basal leaves are deciduous, palmate, mid green, sharply toothed, sparsely hairy beneath. Japanese anemones likes moist, humus-rich, slightly acidic, and well-drained soil. When planted in full and if you live in area with cold winters make sure the plants are well mulched to keep the roots cool and away from dry frost. They prefer slight ...entire article
<>Burgundy Cotton® crepe myrtle was bred by Dr.Carl Whitcomb, a breeder well-known for his achievements in the field of crossing hardy crepe myrtles. Burgundy Cotton® enriches the range with white flowers on dark foliage. Flowers are formed in large panicles producing enormous number of burgundy red buds from mid to end July until frost. Flower colour is almost white with some pink shades. Leaves of Burgundy Cotton® are deep burgundy red when the emerge, changing to deep green in summer with still enough new foliage at the tips of the branches to provide a fantast ...entire article
Rhapsody in Pink is another crape myrtle novelty bred and introduced by Dr.Carl Whitcomb. It was first introduced in 2006 and has been a sought after crape myrtle since. It bears rich panicles of pure pink flowers on the background of burgundy red foliage. The inflorescence keeps on producing new flower buds until the first frosts. It starts flowering earlier than many other varieties so already in early August you can see flower buds opening. This variety bears sterile flowers so new buds will be formed on stalks of just finished flowers. Leaves of lagerstroemias are d ...entire article
Pink Velour® is a very attractive crape myrtle with upright panicles of pink-red to purple red flowers with crepe margins and rich yellow stamens in the centre. It starts flowering earlier than the species which makes it suitable for colder regions where the summer begins a little later. The inflorescence keeps on producing new flowers buds until the first frosts. Another important feature is foliage. The deciduous leaves of Pink Velour® are leathery, oval, and deep burgundy red for many weeks after they emerge, only then turning deep green leaving a burgundy red ...entire article
Coral bells are very popular ground-covering perennials. Georgia Peach is a unique selection with intensely coloured foliage. The leaves are orangey-salmon-strawberry-pink with a conspicuous silver marbling while the reverse is purple red. They are quite large for a heuchera – up to 15 cm across. This plant grows some 30 cm tall as far as foliage, making thin stalks with tiny, creamy yellow flowers in mid summer above it. It can take almost any soil, as well as full sun and humidity. Fully hardy to abt. -34°C (USDA zone 4). Last update 02-09-2009 ...entire article
„Indian Summer“® is one of the latest varieties among trumpet creepers. 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. Another important feature is its slow growth. As opposed to north- ...entire article
Are you looking for an extraordinary climber with attractive foliage and flowers, too? Climbing hydrangea could be your perfect choice. Its natural habitat is the area east of Asia – from Sakhaline, through Japan, Korea to Taiwan. This deciduous climber offers both. The leaves are to 11 cm long, bright green when they emerge, turning deep green in summer and yellow in autumn. They are ovate to heart-shaped, nearly rounded. The flowers come up from early summer until mid-summer. Only the flowers on the outskirts of the domed corymbs open up and remain open for a long time withou ...entire article
Indian Summer is another gorgeous variety of trumpet creeper which was trained into a small tree. It is a brilliant idea because such form does not need a trellis or a wall, it can stand anywhere in the garden, on its own or in the middle of other, smaller shrubs. The trumpet-shaped flowers are pure orange, 7 cm long, 5cm wide. The buds form a raceme that blooms from July till frosts. Attractive leaves are pinnate, dark green and slightly glossy. They create a green mass as a luxurious background for the flowers. New branches are shorter on tree forms than on vines but we ...entire article
Ombrella® belongs to the hardy group. It was a chance selection from France which was observed and cultivated, and later on patented under the name Boubri. It differs from the species by darker leaves and deeply coloured flowers. Exotic looking flowers are pinky-red, hairy spheres with yellowish centres, 3-5 cm large and with a sweet fragrance. Fern-like leaves are deep green, compound. They close for the night and re-open in the morning, just like mimosa when touched. It is a medium-sized tree with irregular, flat or umbrella-shaped, spreading crown. It needs warm, neutral t ...entire article
"Bressingham Glow" is a later variety of anemone. It is true to its name because anemos (from Greek) means wind - probably because this type flowers in the season of autumn winds. It has 60-80 cm long stalks with ox-daisy-like deep pink semi-double flowers with bright yellow centres. It starts blooming at the end of summer and continues until October. 3-palmate basal leaves are mid to dark green, sharply toothed, sparsely hairy beneath. It need moist but well-drained soil, humus-rich fertile soil that is slightly acidic. Mulching is recommended in colder areas. Does not tolerate excessive wi ...entire article
"Andrea Atkinson" is a later variety of anemone. It has 60-80 cm long stalks with snow-white camellia-like flowers with distinct yellow stamens. It starts blooming at the end of summer and continues until October. 3-palmate basal leaves are mid to dark green, sharply toothed, sparsely hairy beneath. Anemones, when planted in full sun, prefer light, sandy soil. In partial shade the soil has to be moist but well-drained. In any location provide fertile, humus-rich soil. They like slightly drier conditions before flowering in early summer, as well as in winter. Mulching is recommended in colder ...entire article
Birches are typical trees of Eastern Europe and Asia, as well as some northern regions. Himalayan birch grows slower and not as tall as white birch so you can try one in your garden, too. Doorenboos is naturally a multi-stemmed shrubby tree with thick trunks. They are highly attractive for the creamy white (on young plants) and snow white (on older plants) bark that peels off in narrow stripes. This feature can be seen in summer, too, as this birch seldom makes bottom branches with leaves so it reveals its white bark beauty. Still, young and thin branches at the bottom ...entire article
Goliath is bushier than the species. As you can tell by its name, something is going to be extraordinary here. True: the flowers are extremely large, often up to 30 cm wide, strongly fragrant and appear on the plant usually from June, often from late May if the end of spring is hot, and continue blooming throughout the summer until the last warm and sunny days of autumn. It starts flowering when only 3 years old. The leaves are brighter green than other bull bay magnolias with a warmer shade of green. Their rusty pubescence on the undersides is not ...entire article
Gold Rider is still quite new in the Leyland cypress family. It produces flattened sprays of bright yellow-green, scale-like leaves. The branches are not pendent, not erect. Something in between and that makes it stand apart from chamaecyparis. The big advantage of Leyland cypress is the fact that its colour does not fade or change to brown in cold winter months but remains bright and attractive all year round. It grows moderately into a broadly columnar tree with dense branching from the ground. Gold Rider will look ...entire article
Probably the most eye-catching version among trumpet vines is this Chinese campsis. The flowers are large and spectacular: 7-9 cm wide, salmon pink with a clear yellow throat. In colder zones and locations with less sun they may turn deeper salmon-orange. In order to keep its pinkish colour we strongly suggest finding it a location with plenty of sunlight during most of the day. The buds form a raceme that blooms from end July until the last sunny and warm days of autumn. Pinnate leaves are dark green and glossy, and make a luxurious background for its bright coloured flowers. Th ...entire article
In 1893, in a nursery near Milano, Italy, Tagliabua brothers made a beautiful cross between North American radicans and Chinese grandiflora, which inherited hardiness from the west and large flowers from the east. The flowers are 7-9 cm wide, orange red with yellowish-throat. The buds form a raceme that blooms from July till frosts. If you wish to keep your plant smaller, cut it back in the spring, never during the season as it flowers at the ends of new growth so you would lose all flowers for the year. Though it makes a lot of aerial roots it needs a little bit of help tying up the first bra ...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
Fraser’s photinia is a popular shrub in countries and regions with milder winters. It is a hybrid between photinia glabra and photinia serratifolia. Red Robin is a variety with larger and glossier leaves producing a fantastic coppery and red colour when they emerge. They turn green in summer. In Southern Europe it is often grown as a hedge. Here we will find it a place sheltered from strong, drying winds in winter. It grows fast and can be pruned to achieve a more compact and denser habit. If it is damaged by harsh frost it always regenerates even fr ...entire article
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