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(Samantha Silver-leaved Hydrangea, Silver-leaved Hydrangea)
Deep green leaves with silvery white undersides and large white flower clusters are highlights of sterile cultivar 'Samantha'. The resilient and beautiful silver-leaved hydrangea, a naturally occurring subspecies of the smooth hydrangea -- is a deciduous shrub native to the forests of the eastern United States. Georgian Clarence Towe happened across this plant in the woods and selected it for its atypical floral features. In the wild, it has a more rangy, open habit, but once nurtured in a garden...
(Siberian St. John's Wort, St. Johnswort)
The tall stems of Siberian St. John's wort are topped with starry yellow flowers in summer, which later give way to large, cone-like fruits. This hardy, adaptable species occupies meadows, rocky slopes, streamsides and lightly wooded areas throughout eastern Asia, eastern Canada and the northeastern portion of the United States.
The upright, branching stems of this herbaceous perennial are clasped with opposite pairs of large, medium green, lance-shaped leaves. Highly variable in height, the...
A beautiful plant in all seasons with its dark green, narrow, evergreen leaves, this compact, floriferous cultivar of candytuft stays low and spreads slowly to form a wide cushion. In spring, 'Snowflake' blankets itself with clusters of fragrant, dazzling white flowers which are suitable for cutting.
Native to the Mediterranean climes of southern Europe, candytuft likes ample sun and well drained soil. After flowering, shear it back by 1/3 to keep its neat appearance. Useful for edging or as...
(Bush Moonflower, Man-of-the-Earth)
The large, edible tuberous root system of the bush moonflower allows this perennial to survive in dry, seemingly barren landscapes. It is one of the prettiest, pink-flowering wildflowers native to the American Great Plains from Montana to New Mexico. Dry prairies, roadside shoulders and gravelly sites support this upright to sprawling herbaceous perennial.
When not in bloom, bush moonflower looks wispy and mundane. Narrow, linear green leaves alternate along the wiry, arching, branching stems...
(Abiqua Falls Bearded Iris, Bearded Iris)
The large, ruffled, sky blue flowers of ‘Abiqua Falls’ rise above the perennial garden in late spring. The blooms are held atop tall stems, which emerge from fans of medium-green, sword-shaped leaves.
Bearded irises grow from slow-spreading bulbous rhizomes. Their large, dramatic flowers are comprised of six distinct petals. Three of these petals curve upwards, and are called standards, while the other three curve downwards, and are called falls. In addition, these iris have fuzzy pads at the...
(Acapulco Gold Iris, Tall Bearded Iris)
Though shorter in stature than many bearded iris, ‘Acapulco Gold’ packs a punch with its brilliant display of ruffled, marigold-yellow blossoms. This outstanding cultivar is exceptionally vigorous and heavy-blooming.
The distinctive flowers of bearded iris are borne on strong stems atop fans of medium-green, sword-shaped foliage. Each blossom is comprised of three upright petals called “standards”, and three drooping tepals, (petal-like sepals), referred to as “falls”. Fuzzy pads known as “beards”...
(Amain Iris, Tall Bearded Iris)
Bright, ruffled white and yellow flowers on tall stems appear on the Amain bearded iris in springtime. This selection also reblooms again in very early autumn before fall frosts force this perennial into its annual winter dormancy. 'Amain' was a hybrid created by Lloyd Zurbrigg and released in 1983.
The distinctively shaped flowers of bearded iris appear on strong stems emerging from fans of light blue-green, sword-shaped foliage. The stems branch and carry numerous plump flower buds. Each blossom...
(American Classic Bearded Iris, Bearded Iris)
This award-winning bearded iris produces substantial, heavily ruffled blooms of crisp white, edged generously in speckled, deep violet. A notably heavy bloomer, ‘American Classic’ boasts tall, multi-branched stems carrying as many as 11 to 13 buds which open in succession over a long period in late spring to early summer.
The large, dramatic flowers of bearded iris are borne on strong stems atop fans of medium-green, sword-shaped foliage. Each blossom is comprised of three upright petals called...
(Autumn Bugler Iris, Tall Bearded Iris)
Vivid, but subtle bicolored flowers of blue-violet and plum-violet occur on the Autumn Bugler bearded iris in early to mid-spring. This selection also reblooms again in very early autumn before fall frosts force this perennial into its annual winter dormancy. 'Autumn Bugler' was a hybrid created by Frank Jones and released in 1986.
The distinctively shaped flowers of bearded iris appear on tall, strong stems emerging from fans of light blue-green, sword-shaped foliage. The stems branch and carry...
James H. Schutte
(Autumn Circus Bearded Iris, Bearded Iris)
Blooming first in late spring, the distinctive flowers of ‘Autumn Circus’ make a second appearance in autumn, providing two shows for the price of one. Each beautifully ruffled bloom features an intricate tracery of deep violet markings over a white background.
The large, dramatic flowers of bearded iris are borne on strong stems atop fans of medium-green, sword-shaped foliage. Each blossom is comprised of three upright petals called “standards”, and three drooping tepals, (petal-like sepals),...