Abelia ‘Edward Goucher’ or glossy abelia is a semi-evergreen shrub noted for its glossy deep green foliage and long bloom time. The tubular, one-inch-long, soft pink flowers have a light and refreshing fragrance, and are almost always in flower from […]
Agastache ‘Black Adder’ or more commonly called giant hyssop is a long-blooming selection for the middle to back of the border, featuring long wands of dark purple bracts that hold soft smoky-lavender blooms; the highlight of this clumping perennial. The […]
Bletilla striata or Chinese ground orchid is very hardy and very easy-to-grow orchid with upright, heavily textured, iris-like (18 inches long and 1 inch wide) green leaves that forms a slowly spreading clump. In early spring, stalks reach a height […]
Primula pulverulenta or the candelabra primrose is a colorful addition to any garden. Pulverulenta is one of the so-called “candelabra” primroses as the deep to vivid reddish pink colored blooms are arranged in tiers on the tall flowering stems. This […]
Agapanthus ‘Blue Leap’, Blue Leap Lily of the Nile, or just agapanthus is hardy and noted for its numerous, extra-large heads of medium-blue flowers. Petals possess a prominent midrib of white, resulting in a star-like effect when the plant is in bloom during the middle to late summer period. Stems can reach a height of 4 feet. ‘Blue Leap’ is a vigorous grower; it performs well in perennial borders, or as a cut flower. You should also consider this agapanthus as an excellent container plant in colder climates. Blue Leap is thought to be an open pollinated seedling of Agapanthus Midnight Blue.
Hydrangea anomala subsp. Petiolaris which you will hear more commonly referred to as climbing hydrangea (the Cadillac of vines) is a gorgeous, large, vigorous, sprawling, deciduous, woody vine that clings and climbs by twining and aerial rootlets, typically maturing over […]