Franklinia grows 10 to 25 feet tall with a slightly smaller spread and has an open, airy growth habit. Trees may be single-stemmed or multi-stemmed. It blooms in late summer when many other plants are long done flowering. The fragrant three-inch flowers are white with conspicuous yellow stamens in the center.
Also called Loblolly-bay, Holly-bay, Gordonia, or Bay, is a small to medium-sized evergreen tree or shrub found in acid, swampy soils of pinelands and bays on the Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plains. It is a member of the Tea or Theaceae family. With its handsome evergreen foliage and showy blossoms, Loblolly bay makes an excellent specimen tree or grove in wet areas and at the margins of lakes and ponds.
Upright, arching sword-shaped leaves provide great architectural interest. Foliage is striped with luminous creamy white against dark green. Summer brings grand spires of fragrant snow white blooms. Ideal accent or container specimen, or mass for a brilliant display. Tolerant of wind, heat and humidity. Evergreen.
The narrow, columnar form is just right for small areas. Dark green foliage holds its color year round, sporting purple berries in fall. Outstanding for use as vertical accent, near entryways or as a privacy screen. Planted in a large container, it makes an elegant, formal appearance. Evergreen.
The attractive foliage of Christmas Jewel® is small, narrow and long with a blunt spine that is not very sharp to the touch. The leaf color is a dark polished green. Plants are female, producing abundant large, red berries without the need of a pollinator. The berries are apple red by December and last until early summer. Christmas Jewel® is an adaptable plant; perfect for a corner specimen plant or grown as a narrow, dense hedge.
Peonies make fine sentinels lining walkways and a lovely low hedge. After its stunning bloom, the peony's bushy clump of handsome glossy green leaves lasts all summer, and then turns purplish or gold in the fall, as stately and dignified as any shrub. We have many varieties that thrive in the south - pink, red & white.
- Manufacturer: Costa Farms
We have lots of perennial ferns for our area. We carry Button, Lady, Autumn, Bird's Nest, Maidenhair, Rabbit's Foot, Staghorn, Boston and more! Call for varieties.
Ferns are among the most beautiful houseplants. With lacy fronds and a classic texture, they work well in just about any interior design scheme, from country casual to formal. There's a wider variety of ferns available than most folks realize, so there's abundant opportunity to decorate with these houseplants.
Clematis armandii is a spectacular evergreen vine that is beautiful whether in bloom or not. Clematis armandii has much to recommend it including beautiful evergreen foliage and delightfully fragrant flowers that appear in late winter (with occasional blossoms throughout the summer). Even better, this vine is not bothered by pests, is tolerant of shady conditions and, once established, needs little care.