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Shrubs

Punica granatum var. nana

Punica granatum var. nana

Punica granatum var. nana is a deciduous, thorny and rounded shrub. It is evergreen in warm winter climates. It is part of the Lythraceae family of plants. They also call it Punica granatum ‘Nana‘, Pomegranate ‘Nana’, Granada ‘Nana’, Carthaginian Apple ‘Nana‘, or Dwarf Pomegranate. It can grow to 1m or 3ft tall. Punica granatum var. nana was first described in 1803 and is a dwarf variety. It is a good candidate for Bonsai as ...

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Rosa rubiginosa or Sweet Briar

Rosa rubiginosa

Rosa rubiginosa is a deciduous shrub. It is part of the Rosaceae family of plants. They also call it Sweet Briar or Eglantine Rose. Rosa rubiginosa is native to Europe. Rosa rubiginosa has prickly stems. The new shoots are slightly reddish. The foliage is apple-scented. The leaves are pinnately divided into 5-7 leaflets. They are finely serrated on the edges. Rosa rubiginosa The pink flowers are single and cup-shaped. Rosa ...

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Euphorbia tirucalli ‘Stick on Fire’

Euphorbia tirucalli 'Stick on Fire'

Euphorbia tirucalli ‘Stick on Fire’ is a shrub or small tree. It has succulent branches. It is part of the Euphorbiaceae family of plants. It grows in semi-arid tropical climates. It is native to Africa and Arabian Peninsula. It produces a toxic latex that can cause blindness. It is best to use protection such as gloves and eye protection when handling this plant. They also call it Fire Sticks, Red ...

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Philadelphus coronarius or Mock Orange

Philadelphus coronarius

Philadelphus coronarius is a deciduous shrub. It is native to southeastern Europe and Asia minor. It is part of the Hydrangeaceae family of plants. They also call it Sweet Mock Orange or English Dogwood. ‘Coronarius” means ‘used for garlands”. It grows to 3m or 10ft. Philadelphus coronarius Philadelphus coronarius has toothed leaves. It flowers in late spring and early summer. The flowers are white and grow in clusters. they are ...

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Euryops pectinatus

Euryops pectinatus

Euryops pectinatus is from the Asteraceae family of plants. It is native to South Africa. They also call it the Grey-leaved Euryops or Euryops hybridus. “Pectinatus” is from Latin and means “comb-like”. Euryops pectinatus is an evergreen shrub. It grows to 1.5m or 5ft. Euryops pectinatus The foliage is silvery green. They are hairy and pinnately cut or deeply divided. The flowers are yellow. They are daisy-like and about 2in or ...

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Rosa ‘Dreaming Spires’

Rosa 'Dreaming Spires'

Rosa ‘Dreaming Spires’ is a climbing rose. It is part of the Rosaceae family of plants. It has dark green and glossy leaves. It is thorny. It grows clusters of double flowers. They are yellow and fragrant. Rosa ‘Dreaming Spires’ flowers continuously in spring, summer, and autumn. It grows 3m or 10ft tall. Rosa ‘Dreaming Spires’ How to grow Rosa ‘Dreaming Spires’: Grow Rosa ‘Dreaming Spires’ in the sun. Plant it in humus-rich, fertile, ...

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Hypericum polyphyllum

Hypericum polyphyllum

Hypericum polyphyllum is native to Syria, Lebanon, and Turkey. It is part of the Hypericaceae family of plants. They also call it Hypericum macrocalyx or Hypericum olympicum f. macrocalyx, St John’s Wort, Aaron’s Beard, or Rockery St. Johns Wort. It grows to 45cm or 18in tall. It is an evergreen shrub. It has dark bluish-green leaves. The leaves are elliptic. The flowers are yellow. They have five petals and numerous ...

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Hypericum olympicum

Hypericum olympicum

Hypericum olympicum is part of the Hypericaceae family of plants. They also call it Mount Olympus St John’s Wort. Hypericum olympicum is a deciduous sub-shrub. It is a dwarf shrub. It is native to Greece. Hypericum olympicum Hypericum olympicum has erect stems. The leaves are ovate and small. They are grayish-green. Hypericum olympicum flowers in the summer. The flowers are bright yellow. They grow in clusters. They have numerous stamens ...

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Weigela florida

Weigela florida

Weigela florida is native to Northern China, Korea, and Japan. It is part of the Caprifoliaceae family of plants. It is a deciduous shrub. They also call it Oldfashioned weigela, Rose Weigela, Old Fashioned Weigela. It grows to about 0ft or 3m tall. It is a low-maintenance plant. Weigela was named after Christian Ehenfried Weigel (1748-1831). He was a German professor of botany. Weigela florida has medium green leaves. They are elliptic ...

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Rhododendron ‘Caroline Allbrook’

Rhododendron 'Caroline Allbrook'

Rhododendron ‘Caroline Allbrook’ is a hybrid rhododendron. It is part of the Ericaceae family of plants. A. F. George at Hydon Nurseries cultivated this hybrid, in 1975, in England. This hybrid is a cross between Degronianum ssp yakushimanum and Rhododendron Purple Splendour. It is evergreen. It grows to about 3ft or 90cm tall. Rhododendron ‘Caroline Allbrook’ Rhododendron ‘Caroline Allbrook’ has medium green, glossy leaves that are elliptic. They have recurved ...

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