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Jesse Saylor

(Scots Pine, Watereri Scots Pine)

Discovered in England about 1865, this large, slow-growing, rounded shrub is a cultivar of Scots pine, a medium to large evergreen tree from the upper latitudes of the Old World.

Like all Scots pines, 'Watereri' has stiff, slightly twisted blue-green needles that occur in bundles of two. The needles are crowded toward the tips of the spreading to ascending branches. The dense, shaggy foliage is highly attractive against the scaly cinnamon-colored bark. In spring, tiny male cones and larger female...

Image of Plantago major photo by: Carol Cloud Bailey

Carol Cloud Bailey

(Common Plantain)

Blemishing lawns worldwide with its leaf rosettes and its rat-tail inflorescences, this hardy perennial is native to Eurasia but naturalized globally.

The dull green, paddle-shaped leaves have a broad oval blade and a long flattened stalk ("petiole"). Several deep parallel veins run from the base to the tip of the leaf blade. In summer, numerous homely spikes of greenish, wind-pollinated flowers are borne on shin-high stems. This semi-evergreen perennial spreads via self-sowing, which is often...

Image of Platanus orientalis photo by: Jesse Saylor

Jesse Saylor

(Asian Planetree, Asian Sycamore)

Tall, spreading branches covered in flaking gray and tan bark, the Asian planetree has large, teethed, maple-like leaves. A native of southeastern Europe and southern Asia, it is a tall, stately deciduous tree that historically gained favor as a shade tree in the Middle East.

The leaves emerge in spring a bright, pale green, unfurling into a large, semi-glossy blades with narrowed, many-teethed lobes that number between three and five. The flower clusters appear at the time the leaves first...

(Asian Sycamore)

Tall, spreading branches covered in flaking gray and tan bark, the Asian planetree variety 'Cuneata' has large, teethed, maple-like leaves with a tapering base. A native of southeastern Europe, it is a tall, stately deciduous tree that historically gained favor as a shade tree in the Middle East.

The leaves emerge in spring a bright, pale green, unfurling into a large, semi-glossy blades with narrowed, many-teethed lobes that number between three and five. This cultivar has a tapered or wedge-shaped...

(Asian Sycamore)

Tall and upright, with spreading branches covered in flaking gray and tan bark, and large, maple-like leaves, ‘Columbia’ is a selection of London planetree recognized as an improved form for urban street tree use. This hybrid between the American sycamore (Platanus occidentalis) and Asian planetree (P. orientalis)

combines the qualities of the two species into a tough, adaptable, upright deciduous tree with upper branches that spread widely to cast broad shade. It is resistant...

Image of Platanus racemosa photo by: James H. Schutte

James H. Schutte

(California Sycamore)

Irregular form and beautiful white bark distinguish this California native from its more upright, symmetrical European cousins. This water loving tree can be found in riparian riverbank habitats of coastal hill country as well as in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains much further inland. In the wild the trees stand out from other natives in color, texture and form. The white and tan scaly bark is among its most distinguishing features. Lobed leaves with slightly fuzzy, pubescent surfaces...

Image of Platanus wrightii photo by: Audrey, Eve and George DeLange

Audrey, Eve and George DeLange

(Arizona Sycamore)

The Arizona sycamore is a beautiful deciduous shade tree with an open crown native to the river canyons of the Southwestern United States, inhabiting a small range of riparian habitat in the dry wilderness of Arizona. This tree features an irregular, twisted form, often with large low branches or multiple trunks. The bark is platy with patches of white and brownish gray creating a lovely mottled effect. Its leaves are the size of a human palm, deeply lobed with pointed tips. They are light green...

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Jessie Keith

(Astra Blue Balloon Flower, Balloon Flower)

Balloon flower is an herbaceous perennial that is named for its large, unopened, balloon-shaped flower buds. The cultivar ‘Astra Blue’ is a uniform dwarf that flowers profusely. From midsummer to fall, many broad, bell-shaped flowers of violet-blue appear. These contrast nicely with its slightly blue-green foliage and are highly attractive to bees.

> For best growth, plant this perennial in full to part sun and fertile, well drained soil. It makes a fine addition to mixed borders and perennial...

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James H. Schutte

(Astra Pink Balloon Flower, Balloon Flower)

Balloon flower is an herbaceous perennial that is named for its large, balloon-shaped flower buds. The cultivar ‘Astra Pink’ is a uniform dwarf that blooms profusely. From midsummer to fall, many broad, bell-shaped flowers of clear pale pink appear. These are highly attractive to bees.

For best growth, plant this perennial in full to part sun and fertile, well drained soil. It makes a fine addition to mixed borders and perennial plantings. Dwarf cultivars are well-suited to container plantings....

(Balloon Flower, Fairy Snow Balloon Flower)

Named for its curious and ornamental inflated flower buds that open to large bell-shaped flowers, balloon flower is an upright herbaceous perennial native to eastern Asia. Plants in the Apoyama Group are dwarf, attaining about a third the height of most other forms of balloon flower. The full-size, white, blue-veined flowers (and their bloated buds) of 'Fairy Snow' appear through summer atop stems clad with paired or whorled blue-green leaves. The stems bleed a milky sap when cut. The rootstock is...