ASPIDISTRA ELIATOR/ Cast Iron Plant

ASPIDISTRA ELLIATOR/ Cast Iron Plant

ASPIDISTRA ELLIATOR/ Cast Iron Plant

 

 

Habit/Description:  This very hardy perennial is a favorite for containers or deep shady corners in the landscape. Tall evergreen fronds, easy care.

Size at Maturity: 2-3' tall x 2' wide

Flower:  Inconspicuous

Special Interest:  Many great attributes to this great perennial : Drought tolerant; Evergreen, Can be grown in deep shade.

Care Information: Easy to grow , however needs regular watering. Requires full shade for best growing conditions.

Camellia X 'Winter's Star'

Camelia X 'Winter's Star' in full bloom.

Camelia X 'Winter's Star' in full bloom.

Habit/Description:  This cold hardy Camellia is a beauty for the winter landscape. Profuse pink blooms with a long bloom period appear over 4-6 weeks in fall. The dark shiny foliage is very attractive. 

Size at Maturity: 10' tall and about 6' wide.

Flower:  Green/White in Summer

Special Interest:  Many great attributes to this variety: Drought tolerant; Long blooming and gorgeous pink flowers with yellow centers; 

Care Information: Easy to grow , however needs regular watering. Requires full shade to partial sun for best growing conditions.

HYDRANGEA paniculata 'Limelight'/Limelight Panicle Hydrangea

'Limelight' Hydrangea in all of its summer glory!

'Limelight' Hydrangea in all of its summer glory!

Habit/Description:  This sun AND part shade loving Hydrangea has created awesome possibilities in the landscape world since its introduction. The large bright green blooms are spectacular and persist through frost.

Size at Maturity: 5-6' tall and wide.

Flower:  Green/White in Summer

Special Interest:  Many great attributes to this variety: Drought tolerant; Long blooming and the flowers are great for cutting; 

Care Information: Easy to grow and care for. Will tolerate full sun and would like part shade in the afternoon- in warmer climates. Panicled Hydrangeas do not like wet feet, so be sure to plant in well-drained soil. Can be pruned back to 1/3 its size in spring. You can fertilize at that time as well.

MULENBERGIA Capillaris- Pink Muhly Grass

Muhly Grass with its pink plumes in fall

Muhly Grass with its pink plumes in fall

Habit/Description:  Muhly Grass is native to Florida's coastal uplands. This tropical native has found a home in many southern landscapes. This perennial is easy to grow and has a dazzling pink fall display when its 3' plumes emerge. A lovely white flowering variety is also available.

Size at Maturity: Clump will reach a mature size of 24" x 24". Plumes will reach 36" ht

Flower:  Pink, In fall.

Special Interest:  Pink plumes are quite striking in the fall landscape.

Care Information: Like most grasses, needs full sun to perform its best. New plants will need to be watered regularly until established. After establishment, they are very drought tolerant. Plants can be cut back to the ground in late winter. Fertilize as they begin to emerge in the spring.

 

 

 

 

AUCUBA japonica 'Marmorata'

AUCUBA Japonica 'Marmorata' as seen at the nursery in a 3 Gallon Container

AUCUBA Japonica 'Marmorata' as seen at the nursery in a 3 Gallon Container

Habit/Description:  Yellow and Green mottled evergreen shrub. Grows best in shade. Upright rounded shrub with a moderate growth rate.

Size at Maturity: Will reach a mature size of 6’ tall by 4’ wide (in 10 years.)

Flower:  Purple, but insignificant. Blooms in March and April

Special Interest:  Dark green and Yellow and evergreen leaves. Drought tolerant. Female plant will produce attractive red fruit.

Care Information: Water weekly in extreme heat until established. Follow regular watering schedule for first growing season to allow proper root establishment. Feed with all purpose fertilizer in spring. Prune in spring blooming to maintain neat shape.

 

Variegated Winter Daphne

  Groundcover / Vines  |  Perennials  |  Trees  |  Shrubs

Habit/Description:  This winter .This winter daphne boasts yellow-margined leaves and blush-pink flower buds that open to white. Fragrant flowers bloom in winter into early spring. Reaching 4 feet tall and wide, 'Marginata' is beautiful in the winter landscape. Daphne odora is evergreen and shade loving.  Native to China and Japan.

SIZE AT MATURITY

3-4' Tall and Wide

FLOWER

Fragranct White Flower in Early Spring

Size at Maturity: 5-6' tall and wide.

Special Interest:  

  • Deer Resistant

  • Drought Tolerant

  • Frangrant

Care Information:  Daphnes need to grow in fertile, humus-rich, slightly acidic soil. They prefer full sun or partial shade. Please choose a spot with good drainage, but Daphne does not like dry soil. Does not respond well to transplanting and pruning so avoid. 


 

 

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