(Argyranthemum, Twinkle™ Rose Marguerite Daisy)
Throughout the growing season beautiful anemone-type daisies of white and pink cover Twinkle™ Rose. This free-flowering, compact tender perennial was introduced into the horticultural trade in 2004. The center of each blossom is a crested tuft of creamy pale yellow to white that ages to powdery rose. Surrounding these centers are pale pink ray petals that later become deeper rosy pink.
The tough shrubby Marguerite daisy is popular for its beauty and resilience. An evergreen perennial, it...
(Argyranthemum, Twinkle™ Marguerite Daisy)
The tough shrubby Marguerite daisy is popular for its beauty and resilience. This evergreen perennial subshrub is native to the Canary Islands, Madeira and other regions in Macronesia where it survives in sunny rough-sloped terrain and oceanside plant communities. In temperate zones, where the winters are too cold for survival, Marguerite daisy is grown as a summer bedding annual.
Marguerite daisy is erect, shrubby and clump-forming. The bright green, deeply lobed leaves are ferny and emit...
Gerald L. Klingaman
Arisaema dracontium is a tuberous herbaceous perennial native to eastern North America. In mid-spring it bears a narrow, cupped, green spathe, from which a long yellowish green spadix protrudes like a dragon's tongue. A large compound leaf with 7 to 19 leaflets overtops the spathe and spadix. Bright red berries ornament the spadix in late summer and fall.
This plant prefers moist, humus-rich, well-drained soil and partial shade. It makes an excellent addition to the woodland garden.
A familiar wildflower within its native range, Jack-in-the-pulpit is a tuberous herbaceous perennial found throughout eastern North America. In spring, it bears a pale green, white- or purple-striped spathe, over-arched by two large, glossy, three-lobed leaves. The spathe encloses a pale green or purple spadix, which in late summer produces bright orange-red berries.
This plant prefers a shady area with moist, humus-rich, well drained soil. It makes an ideal candidate for the woodland garden.
Foremost grown for its lush green, large heart-shaped leaves, Dutchman's pipe also bears small, pipe-like flowers in late spring. A heavy, deciduous vine native to the woodlands of the Appalachians in the eastern United States, the flowers are normally well-hidden by the foliage and do not smell of rotting flesh like other members of Aristolochia.
The bright green leaves can become as large as a dinner plate. Heart-shaped, thye can become slightly purpled in late summer; their undersides...
(Ministicks White Sea Thrift, Sea Pink, Sea Thrift)
A small tuft of a plant, ‘Ministicks White’ is a white-flowered selection of an evergreen species native to Europe and the Mediterranean region as fast east as Turkey. This sea thrift grows as a clump of short, narrow, stiff, dark-green leaves. In mid-spring upright stems rise from the clump in profusion and bloom at their tips with a pompom of small flowers that last almost to summer. It is a charming, extravagant show for a small plant.
In its native region, sea thrift is often found in full...
(Pink Lusitanica Sea Thrift, Sea Pink, Sea Thrift)
Tiny and exquisitely beautiful, ‘Pink Lusitanica’ is a perfect problem solver for small spaces and perennial container compositions. It is a hybrid of the species, Armeria maritima, native to the shores of the Mediterranean extending eastward into Turkey. Its species name refers to a preference for coastal or maritime climates. It grows as mounded tuft in the rapid drainage and full sun at the edge of a bluff. The leaves are stiff, narrow and dark, rising into a delightful, tidy dome.
Girard's thrift is a compact perennial native to southern regions of France. In spring to early summer it produces globes of small lavender-pink flowers that rise on tall wiry stems above short, dense mounds of thin, stiff, lance shaped leaves.
Girard's thrift prefers a full sun location and average to infertile, well drained soil. Making a wonderful whimsical edging or an easy--care-for addition to a rock garden, it is a reliable plant. It may also look nice in combination with other thrifts,...
(Juniper-leaved Sea Thrift)
Juniper-leaf sea thrift is a very compact evergreen subshrub native to rocky pastures in the mountainous regions of Spain. In spring to early summer it produces loose globular clusters of pink flowers that rise on short stems above mounding tufts of hairy, needlelike foliage.
It prefers a full sun location and average to infertile, well drained soil. This sea thrift species makes a wonderful whimsical edging plant or an easy to manage, reliable addition to crevices in a rock wall. It is a terrific...
(Juniper-leaved Sea Thrift, White Juniper-leaved Sea Thrift)
The 'Alba' cultivar is a very compact evergreen subshrub native to rocky pastures in the mountainous regions of Spain. In spring to early summer it produces loose globular clusters of white flowers that rise on short stems above mounding tufts of hairy, needlelike foliage.
It prefers a full sun location and average to infertile, well drained soil. Juniper-leaf sea thrift makes a wonderful whimsical edging plant or a reliable addition to crevices in a rock wall.