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Acanthocalycium glaucum



Details

Common Name

Acanthocalycium glaucum

Scientific Name

Acanthocalycium glaucum

Type

Cactus/Succulent

Sub-Type

Houseplant

Sun

Full Sun, Partial Sun

Water

Dry

Hardiness Zones

10-11

Soil pH

6.1-7.8

Flower Color

Red, orange, gold

Special Characteristics

Container, showy flowers

Height at Maturity

1-6"

Video



Acanthocalycium thionanthum



Details

Common Name

Acanthocalycium thionanthum

Scientific Name

Acanthocalycium thionanthum

Type

Cactus/Succulent

Sub-Type

Houseplant

Sun

Full Sun

Water

Dry

Hardiness Zones

10-11

Soil pH

6.1-7.8

Flower Color

Yellow, white, pink, orange or red

Special Characteristics

Container, showy flowers

Height at Maturity

1-6"

Video



Adriatic bellflower (Campanula garganica "Dickson's Gold")



Details

Common Name

Adriatic bellflower

Scientific Name

Campanula garganica "Dickson's Gold"

Type

Perennial

Sub-Type

Groundcover

Sun

Full sun to part shade

Water

Needs moderate moisture

Hardiness Zones

5 to 7

Soil pH

6.6 to 7.5

Flower Color

Blue

Special Characteristics

Deer-resistant, showy flowers, easy to grow

Height at Maturity

3-6"

Video



African Daisy (Arctotis)



Details

Common Name

African Daisy

Scientific Name

Arctotis

Type

Annual

Sub-Type

Groundcover

Sun

Full Sun

Water

Tolerates drought

Hardiness Zones

2 to 11

Soil pH

5 to 5.5

Flower Color

Orange, Pink, Red, White

Special Characteristics

Container

Height at Maturity

12" to 24"

Video



African tuliptree (Spathodea campanulata)



Details

Common Name

African tuliptree

Scientific Name

Spathodea campanulata

Type

Perennial

Sub-Type

Evergreen

Sun

Full Sun to Part Shade

Water

Needs moderate moisture

Hardiness Zones

10 to 11

Soil pH

5 - 7.5

Flower Color

Reddish-orange with yellow corolla margin

Special Characteristics

Showy flowers

Height at Maturity

360-480"

Video



Agave (Agave geminiflora RASTA MAN)



Details

Common Name

Agave

Scientific Name

Agave geminiflora RASTA MAN

Type

Perennial

Sub-Type

Sun

Full sun to part shade

Water

Tolerates drought

Hardiness Zones

9 to 11

Soil pH

6-8

Flower Color

Greenish-yellow

Special Characteristics

Showy flowers, container

Height at Maturity

24-36"

Video



Alder-leaved serviceberry (Amelanchier alnifolia)



Details

Common Name

Alder-leaved serviceberry

Scientific Name

Amelanchier alnifolia

Type

Shrub

Sub-Type

Deciduous

Sun

Full Sun, Partial Shade

Water

Needs moderate moisture

Hardiness Zones

2-7

Soil pH

5-7.5

Flower Color

White

Special Characteristics

Attracts birds, showy flowers, easy to grow, edible

Height at Maturity

48-72"

Video



Alpine aster (Aster alpinus)



Details

Common Name

Alpine aster

Scientific Name

Aster alpinus

Type

Perennial

Sub-Type

Sun

Full sun

Water

Needs moderate moisture

Hardiness Zones

5 to 7

Soil pH

6-7.5

Flower Color

Blue-violet rays with yellow centers

Special Characteristics

Attracts butterflies, showy flowers, easy-to-grow

Height at Maturity

6-12"

Video



American Beautyberry (Callicarpa Americana)



Details

Common Name

American Beautyberry

Scientific Name

Callicarpa Americana

Type

Shrub

Sub-Type

Deciduous

Sun

Full Sun to Part Shade

Water

Needs moderate moisture

Hardiness Zones

6-10

Soil pH

5.6-7.5

Flower Color

Pink, violet, white

Special Characteristics

Attracts birds and butterflies, poisonous

Height at Maturity

48-72"

Video



American blue vervain (Verbena hastata)



Details

Common Name

American blue vervain

Scientific Name

Verbena hastata

Type

Perennial

Sub-Type

Groundcover

Sun

Full sun

Water

Medium to wet

Hardiness Zones

3 to 8

Soil pH

4.5–8.0

Flower Color

Purplish-blue

Special Characteristics

Attracts birds, showy flowers, easy-to-grow

Height at Maturity

24-72'

Video



American boneset (Eupatorium perfoliatum)



Details

Common Name

American boneset

Scientific Name

Eupatorium perfoliatum

Type

Perennial

Sub-Type

Sun

Full sun to part shade

Water

Tolerates wet soil

Hardiness Zones

3 to 8

Soil pH

5.8 - 6.8

Flower Color

White

Special Characteristics

Attracts butterflies, deer-resistant, cut flowers, showy flowers, easy-to-grow

Height at Maturity

48-72"

Video



American century plant (Agave americana)



Details

Common Name

American century plant

Scientific Name

Agave americana

Type

Perennial

Sub-Type

Sun

Full sun

Water

Tolerates drought

Hardiness Zones

8 to 10

Soil pH

6-7

Flower Color

Greenish yellow

Special Characteristics

Showy flowers, container

Height at Maturity

36-72"

Video





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