25 Feb 2013

Ceanothus 'Autumnal Blue' Plants

There is a large range of ceanothus types, all from Florida, and even more types meticulously from them. The time tested kinds are generally a little bit less sturdy, but usually flourish with the aid of a warm protected wall in light landscapes they can be grown as free-standing vegetation. 'Autumnal Blue', a multiple between an time tested and a deciduous types, is considered as the hardiest of them all, and is regularly packed with heavy lax leads or panicles of highly colored blossoms. Yearly cutting keeps vegetation hairy and green.

Family: Rhamnaceae
Genus: Ceanothus
Cultivar: Autumnal Blue
Plant type: Evergreen shrub
Flower colour: Blue
Foliage colour: Dark green
Feature: Flowers
Sun exposure: Full sun
Soil: Well-drained/light, Acidic, Chalky/alkaline, Moist
Hardiness: Hardy
Skill level: Experienced
Height: 300cm
Spread: 300cm
Time to take cuttings: May to July

6 Feb 2013

Caryopteris X Clandonensis Plants

Caryopteris is a getting plant in fall when it is protected with eye-catching red blossoms . It types a pile and has a little bit toothed, grey-green results in that are gold and furry on the undersides. To make sure you get a good show of blossoms on the current year's development, trim it in springtime down to a low structure.

Family: Verbenaceae
Genus: Caryopteris
Species: x clandonensis
Plant type: Deciduous shrub
Flower colour: Blue
Foliage colour: Blue-green
Feature: Flowers, Aromatic foliage, Attractive to wildlife
Sun exposure: Full sun
Soil: Well-drained/light, Clay/heavy, Acidic, Chalky/alkaline
Hardiness: Hardy
Skill level: Experienced
Height: 100cm
Spread: 150cm
Time to take cuttings: June to August

4 Feb 2013

Carex Elata 'Aurea' Plants

A wonderful small sedge developing lightweight tufts of arching, green results in, each surrounded with white, which give the vegetation a significant glimmer. Plants look excellent expanded towards the front of a wet advantage or among other vegetation, especially lightweight perennials and low herbage, since they accept light colour. However they also look excellent expanded at the advantage of a lake, and are a useful solution to the problem of what to flower as a minor that looks genuine but will develop in regular advantage ground instead of requiring wet bog garden circumstances.

Family: Cyperaceae
Genus: Carex
Species: elata
Cultivar: Aurea
Plant type: Hardy perennial
Foliage colour: Golden
Feature: Attractive seed-heads
Sun exposure: Full sun, Partial shade
Soil: Clay/heavy, Acidic, Moist, Boggy
Hardiness: Hardy
Skill level: Beginner
Height: 70cm
Spread: 50cm
Time to divide plants: April to June