(Begonia, Kaylen Hardy Begonia)
The Kaylen hardy begonia has glossy pinkish green foliage and late summer occurring blossoms of a sweet pink. This herbaceous perennial is the result of a hybrid cross at the University of Georgia and is considered an open-branched wax begonia. Each leaf is glossy and wax-like, being round and ruffle-edged. Having a green color overall, there is pronouced pink and reddish tones throughout. By late summer and continuing into the autumn, reddish pink flowers dangle from the stem tips.
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(Begonia, Metallic Mist Begonia)
Metallic Mist hardy begonia has brilliant maple-like leaves in a cool silver and dark green hue. This cold-hardy, herbaceous perennial is the result of extensive hybridization. Each leaf blade has jagged lobes that are ghostly silver with dark green veins. In the center, where the veins converge, is a small flash of burgundy that becomes more pronounced in cooler times of year. Pink flowers contrast the foliage in a magnificent way in late summer and into autumn.
Plant 'Metallic Mist' in a moist,...
A spreading tuberous begonia, hardy begonia bears elegant, pendulous clusters of fragrant pink or white flowers above olive or mid-green leaves with pinkish undersides. This form is known for its paler leaves and stems and used to be called Begonia grandis ssp. evansiana, a subspecies that is no longer botanically recognized.
Hardy begonia is a subtropical species that survives in regions with prolonged sub-freezing winter temperatures. It is native to southeastern China, where...
(Blackberry Lily, Leopard Flower)
The fruits and flowers of this charming, but heavily self-sowing, perennial add appeal to the summer garden. Blackberry lily is an old fashioned flower that originates from Russia, China and India. It forms upright clumps of stiff, sword-like leaves of medium green. In summer, tall, airy, branched stems appear topped with orange lily-like flowers with red and yellow markings. These are followed by clusters of small, round, glossy black fruits that look much like blackberries.
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(Hello Yellow Dwarf Blackberry Lily, Yellow Leopard Flower)
The black fruits and yellow flowers of the charming, shorter-growing 'Hello Yellow' add beauty to the summer garden. Blackberry lily is an old-fashioned perennial that originates from Russia, China and India. It forms upright clumps of stiff, sword-like leaves of medium green or bluish gray-green. In summer, the tall, airy, branched stems appear on 'Hello Yellow' with light lemony yellow blossoms. These are followed by clusters of small, round, glossy black fruits that look much like blackberries....
Gerald L. Klingaman
The long cultivated English daisy is a charming, small, short-lived perennial. It is a cool season plant that originates from the European grasslands and forest margins as far east as Turkey but is most commonly associated with England where it is favored as a garden ornamental. It is very easy to grow if given cool temperate summers.
The colorful English daisies appear above ground-hugging clumps of bright green foliage. The semi-evergreen clumps slowly spread over time by rhizomes. The pretty...
(Bellisima Red English Daisy, English Daisy)
English daisy is a cool season perennial that is native throughout much of Europe. The cultivar ‘Bellisima Red’ produces small basal clumps of semi-evergreen foliage and bears many large, double, cushion-like daisies of red. These appear on upright, green leafless stems and may bloom from late winter to summer and sporadically into mid-fall.
English daisy struggles in extreme heat, so where summers are hot it is best to plant it in part shade. Otherwise, it can be planted in full sun and should...
(Bright Carpet Mix English Daisy, English Daisy)
English daisies are small, charming, short-lived perennials. Those in this mix offer ground hugging clumps of bright green foliage studded with colorful daisies. The plants are native to European grasslands and forest margins as Far East as Turkey, but are most commonly associated with England where they are favored. They grow best where summers are temperate and wane in high heat and humidity.
These plants produce small basal clumps of semi-evergreen foliage that may slowly spread by rhizomes....