(Arizona Cypress, Limelight Arizona Cypress)
The golden leaves and slender habit of 'Limelight' set it apart from other Arizona cypress cultivars. It originated as a chance seedling at Coachwood Nurseries in New South Wales, Australia. The parent species is native to the southwestern United States.
This small, narrowly columnar tree has dense, feathery, gold-green foliage that resists sun- and wind-scorch. The undersides of the tiny, scale-like leaves are covered in white resin glands. Small, prickled, round cones add seasonal interest....
(Arizona Cypress, Raywood's Weeping Arizona Cypress)
Raywood's Weeping Arizona cypress is a narrow, upright evergreen conifer tree with branches of pale silver to steel blue foliage. The short branch tips gracefully weep. Native to the southwestern United States, the undersides of the scaley leaves are covered in white resin glands. Small, prickled, round cones add seasonal interest as does the smooth reddish bark before it becomes mundane gray.
A sunny, dry location is needed to grow Arizona cypress with soils that are well-drained. Amend clay soils...
(Arizona Cypress, Sapphire Arizona Cypress)
Prickly needle scales that are gray-green but often with hints of powdery blue-silver hues sets Arizona cypress cultivar 'Sapphire Skies' apart from others. This cultivar attains a fine-textured, upright conical silhouette that is naturally well-suited for use as a cut Christmas tree or holiday boughs. The undersides of Arizona cypress' tiny, scale-like leaves are covered in white resin glands. Small, prickled, round cones add seasonal interest. The bark is smooth and reddish. The parent species...
(Arizona Cypress, Silver Smoke Arizona Cypress)
The gray-green, silver-frosted foliage and relatively open habit of 'Silver Smoke' set it apart from other Arizona cypress cultivars. It was introduced by Duncan & Davies Nurseries of New Zealand.
This small, broadly conical tree has relatively sparse, fine-textured, silvery foliage, giving it a somewhat informal appearance. The undersides of the tiny, scale-like leaves are covered in white resin glands. Small, prickled, round cones add seasonal interest. The handsome, smooth, orange-red bark...
(Arizona Cypress, Smooth Arizona Cypress)
A selection of Arizona cypress, ‘Taylor's Silver’ is an upright, evergreen conifer with lovely silvery-blue foliage. The undersides of the scale-like leaves are covered in white resin glands. Small, prickled, round female cones add seasonal interest. The bark is smooth and reddish. With age, this tree's narrow form may become more pyramid-like with a slightly widened base. The parent species is native to the southwestern United States.
Give ‘Taylor’s Silver’ a sunny, dry location and well-drained...
James H. Schutte
(Eastern Cyclamen, Perennial Cyclamen)
The charming flowers and elegant foliage of this hardy cyclamen are highlights of the winter garden. A low, clump-forming, tuberous perennial, it is native from eastern Bulgaria to western Azerbaijan, with disjunct subspecies in Northwest Iran and the Levant.
Relatively small, fuzzy tubers shaped like cheese wheels give rise in autumn to deep green, kidney-shaped to heart-shaped leaves with scalloped or toothed margins. The leaves of some plants have striking silver or pewter markings. The...
Terra Nova Nurseries, Inc.
(Perennial Cyclamen, Something Magic Cyclamen)
Truly magical is this selection from Terra Nova Nurseries. Cyclamen ‘Something Magic’ offers a compact plant with stunning foliage and large bright rose-pink blooms. One of the first plants propagated from tissue culture so the individual plants are uniform in size, color and growth requirements.
This is one of the hardiest cyclamen for garden use. Native to the mountains of Bulgaria, Turkey and Lebanon, C. coum is a tuberous perennial. Like many garden cyclamen,...
International Flower Bulb Centre
This hardy, durable, low-growing perennial offers charming flowers in late summer and handsome foliage through the chilly months. Native to southern Europe and westernmost Turkey, it has escaped gardens and established naturalized populations over much of the rest of Europe.
The gray- to dark-green, heart-shaped to lance-shaped leaves of Cyclamen hederifolium arise from underground tubers in late summer or early fall. The leaves are often strikingly marbled or veined with contrasting...
Long cultivated for its fragrant, tasty fruit, this small, slow-growing deciduous tree from western and central Asia is also notable for its lovely spring flowers and its picturesque multi-trunked habit.
The simple oblong-oval leaves flush light green in spring, soon followed by large, five-petaled, white or pale pink blossoms that are visited by bees. The leaves mature to dull medium green with fuzzy, paler undersides. The pear-shaped to apple-shaped, fuzzy-skinned fruits ripen by early autumn,...