(Screamin' Yellow Baptisia, Yellow False Indigo, Yellow Wild Indigo)
A prized selection of wild indigo, 'Screamin' Yellow' is a large perennial noted for its yellow pea-like flowers and yellow-green leaves. Descended from a native perennial of the southern United States, 'Screamin' Yellow' flowers in the springtime on tall, unbranched, leafy stems. A mature plant can send up dozens of stems, each topped by ten or more flowers, one above the other. Various butterflies visit the flowers. The tan or brown seedpods that follow the flowers are also an ornamental feature....
Looking like wild mustard or wild radish, the garden yellowrocket bears small cross-shaped yellow flowers from early spring to early summer. This biennial or very short-lived perennial typically grows in the cooler months, from autumn to spring, becoming dormant in the heat of summer.
The long taproot supports a rosette of medium green leaves that are elongated with lobes. The flower stem arises from the center of this rosettes and branches many times to support scores of tiny lemon yellow blossoms...
James H. Schutte
(Ceylon Spinach, Indian Spinach, Malabar Spinach)
Pretty in flower and with edible, spinach-like foliage, Malabar spinach is a fast-growing vine that has both ornamental and culinary qualities. This heat-tolerant native of India is perennial and fully evergreen where hardy and has densely twining, rambling stems that can become thick and may require some management to keep them from overtaking supports.
The long, fleshy, green stems of Malabar spinach readily twine around anything upright and are lined with rounded, heart-shaped leaves of a...
(Ceylon Spinach, Malabar Spinach, Red Malabar Spinach)
Red-stemmed and pretty in flower, red Malabar spinach is a fast-growing vine that has both ornamental and culinary qualities. Its tender leaves can be eaten like spinach and colorful stems add season-long interest. A native of India, Malabar spinach is a fully evergreen tender perennial with densely twining, rambling stems that can become thick and often require management to keep them from overtaking supports.
The long, fleshy, reddish purple stems of red Malabar spinach readily twine around...
A fast-growing annual with dense foliage on upright stems, Burning bush is showy in autumn as its leaves turn reddish purple. Native to Eurasia, this species is usually considered a weed elsewhere because it reseeds itself abundantly.
The leaves are thin and oblong or linear, ranging in color from light green to a light gray-green. The soft, fleshy stems are blushed salmon-red and can readily flop or break in a rain or wind downburst. Flowers occur in summer but are inconspicuous. In autumn the...
(Go-Go Light Yellow Tuberous Begonia, Tuberous Begonia)
The 'Go-Go Yellow' tuberous begonia boasts big, showy, semi-double, pale yellow blossoms on upright, bushy plants with tight foliage. The Tuberhybrida Group is a collection of hybrids derived from species native to the Andes Mountains of South America. Plants arise from winter-dormant root tubers. The grandiose flowers are produced in summer, and set among open, succulent stems across the plant. They appear in a cluster of three buds, with two smaller female flowers next to the larger, usually semi-double...
(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,...
Solenia® begonias are evergreen perennials that are commonly planted as warm-season tender perennials in temperate zones. These compact selections are more tolerant of full sun than other begonias. Everblooming and easy to grow, they put forth loose clusters of double flowers that may be in shades of apricot, pink, yellow or red, depending on the cultivar. Their succulent, glossy, dark green leaves show off the brightness of their flowers. These begonias prefer sites with part sun to shade, and well...
(Solenia™ Dusty Rose Begonia)
Solenia® dusty rose begonia is an evergreen perennial that is commonly planted as a warm-season tender perennial in temperate zones. This compact selection is more tolerant of full sun than other begonias. Everblooming and easy to grow, it puts forth loose clusters of double flowers of rose-pink with darker rose accents. Its succulent, glossy, very dark green leaves show off the brightness of its flowers. This begonia prefers sites with part sun to shade, and well drained, fertile soil. Where summers...