(Martin's Spurge, Tiny Tim Martin's Spurge)
Martin’s spurge is a hybrid between the European native Euphorbia amygdaloides and the Mediterranean Euphorbia characias. The cultivar ‘Waleutiny’ also known as Tiny Tim is a dwarf selection. It is a tender, evergreen spurge with a clump-forming, upright to rounded habit and lance-shaped leaves, the pointed ends attached to the plant. The small leaves and stems are green and burgundy. Flowers appear winter through summer and are composed of circular apple green bracts surrounding...
Straelender Sunshine bush daisy is a medium-sized tender shrub with evergreen foliage and bright yellow daisy flowers. This is a selection taken from a mutation on Euryops anthanasiae. The leaves are roughly textured, dark green and many-lobed. The larger-than-usual flowers, which occur year-round, are most prolific from autumn to spring. The petals are bright to golden yellow and surround a yellow-orange central disc. They are held on long, wiry stems above the sparsely spaced leaves,...
James H. Schutte
(African Bush Daisy, Golden Daisy Bush)
African bush daisy is a medium-sized tender shrub with evergreen foliage and bright yellow daisy flowers. From the Eastern Cape provinces of South Africa, it grows naturally in coarse, fast-draining soil with high nutrient content. The plants naturally exist on open, rocky seaside areas, so they are well-adapted to drought and aerosol salt.
The leaves are a lush, glossy and medium green. Each has seven to nine lobes, which make them look like tiny oak leaves. The yellow daisy flowers do not...
Yellow bush daisy is a small, sturdy, broadleaf evergreen shrub from South Africa bearing cheery yellow daisies from late spring to fall, or year round in greenhouses. The handsome, finely divided leaves are hairy and gray-green, often silvery-white during the cool and/or dry season. Leaves are more green when wettened after a rainfall.
This shrub needs very well drained, fertile soil in full sun. It is suitable for rock gardens, containers, and shrub borders where hardy; otherwise it can be...
(Cape Daisy, Dwarf Cape Daisy, Gray-leaved Euryops, Munchkin Euryops)
Yellow bush daisy is a tender broadleaf evergreen shrub from South Africa. The compact selection 'Munchkin' produces its bright yellow daisies on plants that reach only waist high. Flowering continues year round in frost-free climates. Plants have upright stems with fuzzy, finely divided, gray-green leaves spaced along their length. They sometimes lose their lower foliage as they age, revealing the tan colored stems. The 4cm (1.5 inch) wide blooms are held above the foliage on fine, stiff stalks....
(Golden Shrub Daisy)
Selected and named for the rich deep green color of its finely divided leaves, this small, sturdy, broadleaf evergreen shrub bears cheery yellow daisies on short stems from late spring to fall, or year round if winter temperatures are mild (as in its native South Africa).
This shrub needs very well drained, fertile soil in full sun. It is suitable for rock gardens, containers, and shrub borders where hardy; otherwise it can be grown in an alpine house or cool greenhouse. It makes an excellent...
(Blue Daze Dwarf Morning Glory, Dwarf Morning Glory)
For a member of the morning glory family, ‘Blue Daze’ is unusual because it does not twist or climb and is a hybrid derived from plants native to North and South America. The trailing stems of this tender perennial subshrub form a low, lax, spreading mound. Both the stems and the small, oval shaped leaves are densely covered with short, downy hairs, giving them a silvery appearance. Many small, sky blue, funnel shaped flowers with five lobes and white throats cover the plants throughout the warm...
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(Brazilian Dwarf Morning Glory)
A morning glory that does not climb, the Brazilian dwarf morning glory has gray-green leaves and small morning glory flowers of a deep blue when temperatures are warm. A tender perennial that can become shrubby with semi-woody stems with age, it is native to Brazil and Paraguay where it is found in sunny prairies.
The small, egg-shaped leaves are light green but covered in fine silvery hairs. Overall this makes the foliage mound a gray-green. When temperatures are warm, branch tips reveal small...
(Shaggy Dwarf Morning Glory)
Fuzzy, silvery-green leaves on spreading stems are made lovely in summer with small blue and white flowers. The shaggy dwarf morning glory is a non-climbing plant that is a perennial that will become shrub-like with age and in regions free from winter frosts. Native to the western United States, it grows in prairies and intermountain plateaus.
The fuzzy stems are held somewhat upright before sprawling horizontally and rooting where they contact the soil. The small oblong oval leaves are light...
James H. Schutte
Pink-tinted new leaves accompany the bright white flower buds and blossoms on the redbud pearlbush towards late spring. From northwestern China, this deciduous shrub has a rounded, spreading mass of branches that can have a slightly arching habit. It naturally grows in rocky soils and scrubland.
As the young pinkish green leaves begin to unfurl in mid-spring, many white flower buds, resembling pearls, appear in short, upright spikes on the twigs. As the leaves enlarge and endure past the flowers,...