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Abelia, Abelia

These shrubs or trees come in either deciduous or evergreen varieties with plain shiny or variegated leaves. Often with arching branches and producing pale pink slightly scented flower clusters.

Abelia 'Edward Goucher', Abelia 'Edward Goucher'

A semi evergreen, pretty, long flowering compact shrub with pink, hanging trumpet shaped flowers on arching branches from late Spring through to Autumn. Leaves are shiny and mid to dark green.

Abelia floribunda, Abelia floribunda

Abelia floribunda is an evergreen or semi-evergreen shrub. In late spring to early summer, clusters of pink, pendulous flowers adorn the length of its branches. Later in the summer, it can re-bloom. It prefers sun although in hot climates, it prefers some shade in the afternoon and it needs fertile, well-drained soil. Looks good when planted up against a wall.

Abelia 'Francis Mason', Abelia 'Francis Mason'

Abelia can be deciduous or evergreen shrub, with clusters of trumpet-shaped flowers from mid-summer to autumn. 'Francis Mason' is semi-evergreen with lance-shaped yellow leaves with dark green blotches, and clusters of trumpet-shaped, fragrant, pink flowers from mid summer.

Abelia Grandiflora 'Kaleidoscope', Abelia Grandiflora 'Kaleidoscope'

These shrubs or trees come in either deciduous or evergreen varieties with plain shiny or variegated leaves. Often with arching branches and producing pale pink slightly scented flower clusters. 'Kaleidoscope' is a dwarf, variegated abelia that bears yellow and green leaves that turn deeper in colour with maturity, and then turns orange and red in Autumn. The flowers are pink-tinted white and fragrant. In colder places this plant will be semi-evergreen, rather than evergreen.

Abelia x grandiflora, Abelia x grandiflora

A reasonably fast growing semi evergreen shrub with a rounded habit and glossy green foliage. The fragrant white, sometimes pink tinged, flowers are borne on arching branches from early summer to autumn.

Abelia x Grandiflora 'Hopleys', Glossy Abelia

These shrubs or trees come in either deciduous or evergreen varieties with plain shiny or variegated leaves. Often with arching branches and producing pale pink slightly scented flower clusters. 'Hopleys' has green variegated leaves with irregular yellow edges to the leaves, bright in Spring, fading over time to near white. The fragrant flowers are white with a pink-lilac tint, that open from darker

Abelia x Grandiflora 'Sunshine Daydream' syn. 'Abelops', Abelia 'Sunshine Daydream'

These shrubs or trees come in either deciduous or evergreen varieties with plain shiny or variegated leaves. Often with arching branches and producing pale pink slightly scented flower clusters. 'Sunshine Daydream' is a bushy, evergreen shrub with glossy, red-flushed, mid-green, yellow-edged leaves. The fragrant flowers are pale pink, darkening with age

Abeliophyllum distichum, White Forsythia

Forsythis are hardy, deciduous shrubs, easily grown and ideal for informal hedging or for training up a wall. The yellow flowers generally appear before the leaves providing a blaze of gold in early spring. They will grow in most soils in full sun or partial shade. White Forsythia has white flowers with gold stamens in Spring

Abelmoschus Esculentus, Okra

A tall growing plant, if grown in the right conditions, reaching up to 2 meters. The foliage is a bright green and shaped like hearts. It bears large, yellow flowers, similar to the hibiscus. The seed pods are harvested while immature, if grown for the vegetable, as the flowers fade and while the pods are still tender. The pods can be eaten raw or cooked, and the leaves can also be cooked.

Abelmoschus Esculentus 'Annie Oakley II', Okra 'Annie Oakley II'

A tall growing plant, if grown in the right conditions, reaching up to 2 meters. The foliage is a bright green and shaped like hearts. It bears large, yellow flowers, similar to the hibiscus. The seed pods are harvested while immature, if grown for the vegetable, as the flowers fade and while the pods are still tender. The pods can be eaten raw or cooked, and the leaves can also be cooked. 'Annie Oakley II' bears good yields of spineless, long and slender, slightly ribbed pods on a compact plant

Abelmoschus Esculentus 'Camiling', Okra 'Camiling'

A tall growing plant, if grown in the right conditions, reaching up to 2 meters. The foliage is a bright green and shaped like hearts. It bears large, yellow flowers, similar to the hibiscus. The seed pods are harvested while immature, if grown for the vegetable, as the flowers fade and while the pods are still tender. The pods can be eaten raw or cooked, and the leaves can also be cooked.

Abelmoschus Esculentus 'Clemson Spineless', Okra 'Clemson Spineless'

A tall growing plant, if grown in the right conditions, reaching up to 2 meters. The foliage is a bright green and shaped like hearts. It bears large, yellow flowers, similar to the hibiscus. The seed pods are harvested while immature, if grown for the vegetable, as the flowers fade and while the pods are still tender. The pods can be eaten raw or cooke, and the leaves can also be cooked. 'Clemson Spineless' is, as the name suggest, a spineless variety that produces high yields of green, ribbed pods that should be harvested when about 3" long.

Abelmoschus esculentus 'Emerald', Okra 'Emerald'

A tall growing plant, if grown in the right conditions, reaching up to 2 meters. The foliage is a bright green and shaped like hearts. It bears large, yellow flowers, similar to the hibiscus. The seed pods are harvested while immature, if grown for the vegetable, as the flowers fade and while the pods are still tender. The pods can be eaten raw or cooked, and the leaves can also be cooked. 'Emerald' bears early, round,smooth, deep-green pods.

Abelmoschus Manihot, Sunset Hibiscus

A large ornamental okra with sulfur yellow flowers and dark eyes. In ideal conditions the flowers can be the size of a dinnerplate. Each flower lasts only one day but it produces an abundance of flowers. Will not grow in shade and soil must be kept moist. Perennial in zone 9.

Abies, Fir Tree

Fir trees are evergreen coniferous trees. They can be confused with other types of conifer. The way to tell a fir tree is by the way the needles grow, and by the cones. The soft needles are attached to the branch by what looks like a suction cup, and detach from the branch without leaving a peg behind. The fir tree cones grow upwards, like candles, rather than hanging down. They are softer than other coniferous trees, and they open up at the end of the season to spread their seeds. The trees can grow very large - up to 80 m. - and tend to be somewhat conical in shape

Abies Balsamea, Balsam Fir

Fir trees are evergreen coniferous trees. They can be confused with other types of conifer. The way to tell a fir tree is by the way the needles grow, and by the cones. The soft needles are attached to the branch by what looks like a suction cup, and detach from the branch without leaving a peg behind. The fir tree cones grow upwards, like candles, rather than hanging down. They are softer than other coniferous trees, and they open up at the end of the season to spread their seeds. The trees can grow very large - up to 80 m. - and tend to be somewhat conical in shape. 'Balsam Fir' is a North American fir tree, widely used as Christmas tress. It grows in tall, dark green spires, and has strongly scented resin that is used in the manufacture of varnish

Abies balsamea 'Piccolo', Dwarf Balsam Fir Tree 'Piccolo'

Fir trees are evergreen coniferous trees. They can be confused with other types of conifer. The way to tell a fir tree is by the way the needles grow, and by the cones. The soft needles are attached to the branch by what looks like a suction cup, and detach from the branch without leaving a peg behind. The fir tree cones grow upwards, like candles, rather than hanging down. They are softer than other coniferous trees, and they open up at the end of the season to spread their seeds. The trees can grow very large - up to 80 m - and tend to be somewhat conical in shape'Piccolo' is a miniature Balsam fir cultivar with dark green needles. Its branches tend to grow with a bit of a twist. It produces brown buds for seasonal interest. This dwarf globe is ideal for rock gardens, containers and small landscapes. In ten years, a mature specimen will stand 30cm tall and 40cm wide.

Abies concolor 'Blue Cloak', White Fir 'Blue Cloak'

Fir trees are evergreen coniferous trees. They can be confused with other types of conifer. The way to tell a fir tree is by the way the needles grow, and by the cones. The soft needles are attached to the branch by what looks like a suction cup, and detach from the branch without leaving a peg behind. The fir tree cones grow upwards, like candles, rather than hanging down. They are softer than other coniferous trees, and they open up at the end of the season to spread their seeds. The trees can grow very large - up to 80 m. - and tend to be somewhat conical in shape. 'Blue Cloak' is a dense, semi-pendulous White fir with thin, soft-blue needles. It forms a strong, upward leader and pendant branches

Abies concolour 'Archer's Dwarf', White Fir Tree 'Archer's Dwarf'

Fir trees are evergreen coniferous trees. They can be confused with other types of conifer. The way to tell a fir tree is by the way the needles grow, and by the cones. The soft needles are attached to the branch by what looks like a suction cup, and detach from the branch without leaving a peg behind. The fir tree cones grow upwards, like candles, rather than hanging down. They are softer than other coniferous trees, and they open up at the end of the season to spread their seeds. The trees can grow very large - up to 80 m. - and tend to be somewhat conical in shape. 'Archer's Dwarf' is a dwarf evergreen conifer with an irregular spreading habit. It has silver to blue/grey fern like needles and will bear cones after approximately 40 years. It has a growth rate of around 6"/15cm. per year, to a mature size of around 0.90 after 10 years

Abies Koreana, Korean Fir Tree

Fir trees are evergreen coniferous trees. They can be confused with other types of conifer. The way to tell a fir tree is by the way the needles grow, and by the cones. The soft needles are attached to the branch by what looks like a suction cup, and detach from the branch without leaving a peg behind. The fir tree cones grow upwards, like candles, rather than hanging down. They are softer than other coniferous trees, and they open up at the end of the season to spread their seeds. The trees can grow very large - up to 80 m. - and tend to be somewhat conical in shape. 'Korean Fir' is a small to medium-sized evergreen coniferous tree which can grow to 10–18 m tall, with a trunk diameter of up to 0.7 m, smaller and sometimes shrubby at tree line. The bark is smooth with resin blisters and grey-brown in colour. They have a dead-straight, upright trunk and branches that stick out firmly, all at exactly the same angle, clothed in dark needles that are silvery underneath..

Abies Koreana 'Kohouts Icebreaker', Korean Fir 'Kohouts Icebreaker'

Fir trees are evergreen coniferous trees. They can be confused with other types of conifer. The way to tell a fir tree is by the way the needles grow, and by the cones. The soft needles are attached to the branch by what looks like a suction cup, and detach from the branch without leaving a peg behind. The fir tree cones grow upwards, like candles, rather than hanging down. They are softer than other coniferous trees, and they open up at the end of the season to spread their seeds. The trees can grow very large - up to 80 m. - and tend to be somewhat conical in shape. 'Korean Fir' is a small to medium-sized evergreen coniferous tree which can grow to 10–18 m tall, with a trunk diameter of up to 0.7 m, smaller and sometimes shrubby at tree line. The bark is smooth with resin blisters and grey-brown in colour. They have a dead-straight, upright trunk and branches that stick out firmly, all at exactly the same angle, clothed in dark needles that are silvery underneath. 'Kohouts Icebreaker' is a dwarf Korean fir. Like it’s parent plant, ‘Horstmann’s Silberlocke,’ ‘Kohouts Icebreaker’ has the same strongly-curled needles with silvery undersides that make the species distinctive. It grows to being a small, squat tree.Branches are short, stubby and radial. Young plants will be globose, later developing a leader, eventually becoming a small squat tree, typically 60 cms tall after 10 years

Abies Lasiocarpa, Rocky Mountain Fir

Fir trees are evergreen coniferous trees. They can be confused with other types of conifer. The way to tell a fir tree is by the way the needles grow, and by the cones. The soft needles are attached to the branch by what looks like a suction cup, and detach from the branch without leaving a peg behind. The fir tree cones grow upwards, like candles, rather than hanging down. They are softer than other coniferous trees, and they open up at the end of the season to spread their seeds. The trees can grow very large - up to 80 m. - and tend to be somewhat conical in shape. 'Rocky Mountain Fir' is a small evergreen tree, and is the most widespread of the Abies genus. It is tall -usually grows to 65 to 115 feet - and slender, and is cold-resistant, It is a good tree for containers. and is also good for bonsai.

Abies magnifica, Californian Red Fir Tree

Fir trees are evergreen coniferous trees. They can be confused with other types of conifer. The way to tell a fir tree is by the way the needles grow, and by the cones. The soft needles are attached to the branch by what looks like a suction cup, and detach from the branch without leaving a peg behind. The fir tree cones grow upwards, like candles, rather than hanging down. They are softer than other coniferous trees, and they open up at the end of the season to spread their seeds. The trees can grow very large - up to 80 m. - and tend to be somewhat conical in shape. 'Abies Magnifica' typically grows at 1,400–2,700 metres elevation. Abies magnifica is a large tree which can grow to 40–60 metres tall and with a trunk diameter up to 2 metres. The bark on young trees is smooth and grey, which becomes red and fissured with age. The leaves are needle-like, blue-green' and are arranged spirally on the shoot. The tree has a slim conical shape

Abies nordmanniana, Nordmann Fir Tree

Fir trees are evergreen coniferous trees. They can be confused with other types of conifer. The way to tell a fir tree is by the way the needles grow, and by the cones. The soft needles are attached to the branch by what looks like a suction cup, and detach from the branch without leaving a peg behind. The fir tree cones grow upwards, like candles, rather than hanging down. They are softer than other coniferous trees, and they open up at the end of the season to spread their seeds. The trees can grow very large - up to 80 mtrs - and tend to be somewhat conical in shape

Abies Nordmanniana, Nordmanntanne Abies Nordmanniana

This is a large evergreen coniferous tree growing to 55–60 metres and with a trunk diameter of up to 2 meters. The Nordmann fir is a species often produced for Christmas trees, as it sports attractive foliage, and needles that do not drop when the tree starts to dry out. It is also a popular in public parks and large gardens.

Abies Pinsapo, Spanish Fir Tree

Fir trees are evergreen coniferous trees. They can be confused with other types of conifer. The way to tell a fir tree is by the way the needles grow, and by the cones. The soft needles are attached to the branch by what looks like a suction cup, and detach from the branch without leaving a peg behind. The fir tree cones grow upwards, like candles, rather than hanging down. They are softer than other coniferous trees, and they open up at the end of the season to spread their seeds. The trees can grow very large - up to 80 m. - and tend to be somewhat conical in shape. 'Spanish Fir' is endemic Abies of some mountainous ranges of south Spain, particularly Málaga and Cádiz. It is a narrow, evergreen conifer that matures to a broad pyramidal shape. Trees are slow growing, but eventually rise to 25m tall. Seed cones emerge greenish pink to purple, maturing to brown.

Abies Pinsapo 'Aurea', Golden Spanish Fir

Fir trees are evergreen coniferous trees. They can be confused with other types of conifer. The way to tell a fir tree is by the way the needles grow, and by the cones. The soft needles are attached to the branch by what looks like a suction cup, and detach from the branch without leaving a peg behind. The fir tree cones grow upwards, like candles, rather than hanging down. They are softer than other coniferous trees, and they open up at the end of the season to spread their seeds. The trees can grow very large - up to 80 m. - and tend to be somewhat conical in shape. 'Spanish Fir' is endemic Abies of some mountainous ranges of south Spain, particularly Málaga and Cádiz. It is a narrow, evergreen conifer that matures to a broad pyramidal shape. Trees are slow growing, but eventually rise to 25m tall. Seed cones emerge greenish pink to purple, maturing to brown. 'Aurea' - Golden Spanish Fir - has young foliage that is golden coloured, maturing to blue-grey.

Abies pinsapo Glauca, Glaucous Spanish Fir

Fir trees are evergreen coniferous trees. They can be confused with other types of conifer. The way to tell a fir tree is by the way the needles grow, and by the cones. The soft needles are attached to the branch by what looks like a suction cup, and detach from the branch without leaving a peg behind. The fir tree cones grow upwards, like candles, rather than hanging down. They are softer than other coniferous trees, and they open up at the end of the season to spread their seeds. The trees can grow very large - up to 80 m. - and tend to be somewhat conical in shape. 'Spanish Fir' is endemic Abies of some mountainous ranges of south Spain, particularly Málaga and Cádiz. It is a narrow, evergreen conifer that matures to a broad pyramidal shape. Trees are slow growing, but eventually rise to 25m tall. Seed cones emerge greenish pink to purple, maturing to brown. 'Glauca' has blue needles, and purple cones

Abiu Tree, Pouteria Caimito

The Abiu is a tropical fruit tree originated in the Amazonian region of South America. It's fruit is round to oval in shape, when ripe the skin is smooth and bright yellow with a translucent whiteish flesh, somewhat jelly-like in texture, and with a taste that has been likened to a sweet caramel custard.

Abutilon, Flowering Maple

The Flowering Maple can be grown outdoors in warmer regions, but in temperate zones it is most often grown as a house plant. The common name is derived from their maple-shaped leaves. The blooming season for most Abutilons is from late spring to early summer but they will often flower periodically through the winter as well. The flowers are similar to a cross between a Hibiscus and a Hollyhock. The foliage is usually a pale green, but there are also variegated forms with white or yellow mottling.

Abutilon 'Aphrodite', Abutilon 'Aphrodite'

The Flowering Maple can be grown outdoors in warmer regions, but in temperate zones it is most often grown as a house plant. The common name is derived from their maple-shaped leaves. The blooming season for most Abutilons is from late spring to early summer but they will often flower periodically through the winter as well. The flowers are similar to a cross between a Hibiscus and a Hollyhock. The foliage is usually a pale green, but there are also variegated forms with white or yellow mottling. 'Aphrodite' bears deep pink flowers

Abutilon 'Bella Mix' (Mix), Abutilon 'Bella Mix' (Mix)

The Flowering Maple can be grown outdoors in warmer regions, but in temperate zones it is most often grown as a house plant. The common name is derived from their maple-shaped leaves. The blooming season for most Abutilons is from late spring to early summer but they will often flower periodically through the winter as well. The flowers are similar to a cross between a Hibiscus and a Hollyhock. The foliage is usually a pale green, but there are also variegated forms with white or yellow mottling. 'Bella MIx' is a colourful mix of dwarf abutilon

Abutilon 'Buttercream Delight', Flowering Maple 'Buttercream Delight'

The Flowering Maple can be grown outdoors in warmer regions, but in temperate zones it is most often grown as a house plant. The common name is derived from their maple-shaped leaves. The blooming season for most Abutilons is from late spring to early summer but they will often flower periodically through the winter as well. The flowers are similar to a cross between a Hibiscus and a Hollyhock. The foliage is usually a pale green, but there are also variegated forms with white or yellow mottling. 'Buttercream Delight' bears cream coloured flowers

Abutilon 'Canary Bird', Abutilon 'Canary Bird'

Grows in sheltered spot. 'Canary Bird' is an old Victorian hybrid Abutilon with soft palmate foliage and large extremely attractive yellow flowers. The cup-shaped flowers nod downwards like bells, are strongly veined and are a delicate buttery pastel shade. The Flowering Maple can be grown outdoors in warmer regions, but in temperate zones it is most often grown as a house plant. The common name is derived from their maple-shaped leaves. The blooming season for most Abutilons is from late spring to early summer but they will often flower periodically through the winter as well. The flowers are similar to a cross between a Hibiscus and a Hollyhock. The foliage is usually a pale green, but there are also variegated forms with white or yellow mottling.

Abutilon 'Eric Lilac', Flowering Maple

Abutilon 'Eric Lilac' is a hybrid seemingly with A. vitifolium, its parentage evident in its foliage and branching habit. Abutilons are fast-growing, soft-wooded plants native to sub-tropical regions. As they're on the tender side, many people choose to keep them in conservatories or light rooms as fabulous ornamental plants. They will also do fine against sunny sheltered walls outdoors.

Abutilon 'Kentish Belle', Abutilon Kentish Belle

A semi evergreen shrub which remains quite compact and has a lovely summer bloom of large bell-like hanging flowers. Easy to care for and fairly hardy.

Abutilon 'Lucky Lantern Red', Abutilon 'Lucky Lantern Red'

The Flowering Maple can be grown outdoors in warmer regions, but in temperate zones it is most often grown as a house plant. The common name is derived from their maple-shaped leaves. The blooming season for most Abutilons is from late spring to early summer but they will often flower periodically through the winter as well. The flowers are similar to a cross between a Hibiscus and a Hollyhock. The foliage is usually a pale green, but there are also variegated forms with white or yellow mottling. The 'Lucky Lantern' series are dwarf cultivars, suitable for containers, as well as being good border plants. Free-flowering 'Lucky Lantern Red' outward-facing red flowers

Abutilon 'Lucky Lantern Yellow', Flowering Maple 'Lucky Lantern Yellow'

The Flowering Maple can be grown outdoors in warmer regions, but in temperate zones it is most often grown as a house plant. The common name is derived from their maple-shaped leaves. The blooming season for most Abutilons is from late spring to early summer but they will often flower periodically through the winter as well. The flowers are similar to a cross between a Hibiscus and a Hollyhock. The foliage is usually a pale green, but there are also variegated forms with white or yellow. The 'Lucky Lantern' series are dwarf cultivars, suitable for containers, as well as being good border plants. Free-flowering 'Lucky Lantern Yellow' bears lemon yellow flowers

Abutilon megapotamicum, Trailing abutilon

A. megapotamicum is a partially evergreen, shrub which grows to 2m. It has narrow ovate leaves, and hanging bell-shaped flowers with yellow petals and a large red calyx. It blooms in summer and autumn.

Abutilon 'Orange Glow', Abutilon 'Orange Glow'

'Orange glow' is an erect, evergreen shrub with mid-green leaves spotted with yellow. In spring and summer it bears pendulous, bell-shaped, orange/yellow flowers. Suitable for beds and borders or containers,for outdoor or indoor cultivation. It needs a sunny sheltered spot, or if growing under glass, a loam-based compost in full light. Water regularly and apply a balanced liquid fertiliser each month. In winter, water sparingly keeping the growing medium just moist.

Abutilon 'Orange Hot Lava', Flowering Maple

Original:A megapotamicum hybrid, forms a compact multi stemmed plant with masses of orange bells, veined in red and a prominent brick red calyx, from July til frosts. Grow in moderately fertile, well drained soil in full sun. Evergreen. New:The Flowering Maple can be grown outdoors in warmer regions, but in temperate zones it is most often grown as a house plant. The common name is derived from their maple-shaped leaves. The blooming season for most Abutilons is from late spring to early summer but they will often flower periodically through the winter as well. The flowers are similar to a cross between a Hibiscus and a Hollyhock. The foliage is usually a pale green, but there are also variegated forms with white or yellow mottling.

Abutilon Pictum (Gillies), Red vein Indian mallow, red vein flowering maple, Chinese lantern , or red vein Chinese lantern

Abutilon Pictum is a shrub which grows to 5m high and 2m wide. The orange/red bell flowers have dark red veining. It blooms from spring until autumn and often well into winter in warm subtropical regions. The flowers can be eaten raw or cooked. Cultivated for use in gardens and they can be planted in containers for display on a patio outdoors or as winter house plants. They prefer light shade or full sun but it is frost tender. It requires moist, sandy, loamy, or well-drained clay soils.

Abutilon pictum 'thompsonii', Flowering Maple

A very popular flowering Abutilon. It has green maple-like leaves that are spotted with yellow. This evergreen shrub is commonly grown as a popular bedding plant in temperate zones and sports attractive flowers of salmon/orange. ‘Thompsonii’ hails from Brazil.

Abutilon 'Red Tiger', Flowering Maple

This amazing shrub is Abutilon 'Red Tiger'. Abutilons are fast-growing plants native to sub-tropical regions. The beautiful bell shaped flowers of Red Tiger are yellow with red veins. As it is frost tender, they are typically grown in conservatories or light rooms as attractive ornamental plants. They will also do fine against sunny sheltered walls outdoors provided they are not exposed to temperatures near or below freezing.

Abutilon 'Red Trumpet', Fowering maple

'Red Trumpet': 'Red Trumpet' is an upright, tender, evergreen shrub with dark green leaves and pendulous, bell-shaped, red flowers in summer and autumn. As it is frost tender, they are typically grown in conservatories or light rooms as attractive ornamental plants. They will also do fine against sunny sheltered walls outdoors provided they are not exposed to temperatures near or below freezing.