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Tag Archives: Partial Shade

Rhododendron ‘Bridesmaid’

Rhododendron 'Bridesmaid'

Rhododendron ‘Bridesmaid’ or Azalea ‘Bridesmaid’ is part of the Ericaceae family of plants. It is a dense upright deciduous shrub. The leaves are elliptic, olive green, and glossy. Roots are fibrous. Rhododendron ‘Bridesmaid’ flowers in mid-spring. It flowers profusely, literally covering the whole bush. The flowers last longer if they are not in the full sun. Rhododendron ‘Bridesmaid’ or Azalea ‘Bridesmaid’ at Kew Garden, London, UK Plant Azalea ‘Bridesmaid’ in ...

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Rodgersia podophylla

Rodgersia podophylla

Rodgersia podophylla is part of the Saxifragaceae family of plants. It is native to Japan and Korea. It is also known as Rodger’s Bronze-Leaf, Rodgersia podophylla ‘Rodgers Bronze Leaf’, Rodgresia pinnata ‘Rodger’s Bronze Leaf‘. Rodgersia podophylla is a rhizomatous, herbaceous perennial. It is clump-forming. The foliage which starts as bronze later turns into a deep green. The leaves are jaggedly-lobed and palmate. They turn reddish-bronze in autumn. Rodgersia podophylla Rodgersia ...

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Liriope muscari

Liriope muscari is also known as Liriope platyphylla, Liriope graminifolia, Ophiopogon graminifolius, or commonly known as Big blue Lilyturf, Lilyturf, Border Grass, or Monkey Grass. It is part of the Asparagaceae family of plants. Liriope muscari is native to Japan, China, and Taiwan. It is an evergreen. It is a clump-forming tuberous perennial. It is a hardy plant. Liriope muscari has dark leathery grass-like or blade-like foliage. Liriope muscari Liriope ...

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Chaerophyllum hirsutum ‘Roseum’

Chaerophyllum hirsutum'Roseum'

Chaerophyllum hirsutum’Roseum’ is also known as Hairy Chervil ‘Roseum’, Chaerophyllum hirsutum’Rubrifolium’. It is part of the Apiaceae family of plants. The name Chaerophyllum or χαιρέφυλλον is from Greek meaning chervil. Chaerophyllum hirsutum’Rubrifolium’ is an upright perennial. The foliage is medium green and aromatic. When cut or crushed it exudes an apple-scent. Chaerophyllum hirsutum’Roseum’ flowers in late spring and early summer. It produces umbels of pink or lilac flowers. Chaerophyllum hirsutum’Roseum’ ...

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Aesculus hippocastanum

aesculus hippocastanum

Aesculus hippocastanum or the Horse Chestnut is part of the Sapindaceae family of plants which also includes lychee. It is also called Horse Chestnut Buckeye, Conker tree, or Spanish Chestnut. Aesculus hippocastanum is a large broad-crowned tree. It can grow up to 39m or 128ft. It is deciduous. Aesculus hippocastanum has a spreading dense canopy. It is native to the Balkans, more precisely to the Pindus Mountains. It is called ...

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Pelargonium ‘Moonlight Violino’

Pelargonium 'Moonlight Violino'

Pelargonium ‘Moonlight Violino’ is most commonly used as an ornamental plant. This is a Kew Garden trial hybrid, which is where I photographed it. Pelargonium ‘Moonlight Violino’ is part of the Geraniaceae family of plants. It produces clusters of purplish-pink flowers. Pelargonium ‘Moonlight Violino’ is an evergreen perennial. It is ideal for borders or containers. Place Pelargonium ‘Moonlight Violino’ in the sun or partial shade. Pelargonium ‘Moonlight Violino’ has fragrant ...

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Calycanthus chinensis

Calycanthus chinensis

Calycanthus chinensis or Sinocalycanthus chinensis is commonly known as Chinese Sweetshrub, Chinese Wax Shrub. It is part of the Calycatnaceae family of plants. It is native to Eastern China. Calycanthus chinensis is branding dense and deciduous shrub. It grows to 3m or 10ft tall. Calycanthus chinensis has large, glossy green, opposite foliage. The leaves are elliptical to obovate. They turn yellow in autumn. The flower is white, cup-shaped. It has ...

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Thalictrum polygamum

Thalictrum polygamum

Thalictrum polygamum or Thalictrum pubescens is also known as Tall Meadow Rue, Shining Grass, Musquash Weed, Quicksilver Weed, King of the Meadow, Rattlesnake bite, or Muskrat Weed. It is part of the Ranunculaceae or Buttercup family of plants. It is native to eastern North America. Thalictrum polygamum is a clump-forming herbaceous perennial. It grows in swamps, streamsides, and wetlands. It grows to about 2.5m or 8ft. Thalictrum polygamum It has ...

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Brugmansia x candida ‘Grand Marnier’

Brugmansia x candida 'Grand Marnier'

Brugmansia x candida ‘Grand Marnier’ is also known as Angel’s Trumpet ‘Grand Marnier’, Brugmansia insignia ‘Grand Marnier’, Datura versicolor ‘Grand Marnier’, Brugmansia ‘Grand Marnier’, Brugmansia aurea ‘Grand Marnier’, Brugmansia versicolor ‘Grand Marnier’, Brugmansia versicolor ‘Versicolor Grand Marnier’. Brugmansia x candida ‘Grand Marnier’ It is part of the Solanaceae family of plants. Brugmansia x candida ‘Grand Marnier’ is a hybrid. It is a cross between the Brugmansia aurea and Brugmansia versicolor. ...

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Rhododendron williamsianum ‘Bow Bells’

Rhododendron williamsianumRhododendron williamsianum

Rhododendron williamsianum ‘Bow Bells’ is also known as Williams Rhododendron. It is part of the Ericaceae family of plants. Rhododendron williamsianum is native to Southwest China. In China, it is called 圆叶杜鹃 pinyin: yuányè dùjuān. Rhododendron williamsianum ‘Bow Bells’ is an evergreen shrub. It grows to about 1m or 3ft tall. The foliage is are reddish-bronze when new. Later it turns dark green. It has deep pink blooms that open ...

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