Stock Number: 10961
Rosette of knife-shaped fronds with crested cockscombe tips. Can also often be grown outside in a milder clime than ours. This is the famous "Crested Hart's Tongue" fern or "Cockscomb" fern. The first two pictures show what you will get from our shipping of younger plants. The final pictures show more mature and older ...
Stock Number: 80363
"David Bisset Bamboo" Giant hardy dramatic species with 1" diameter canes reaching 22'; dark leaves attractively curl at tips. A running species which remains brilliant green here most winters; easier to contain than most its kin.
Stock Number: 88993
The impressive "Water Bamboo" with the purple colored sheath of the zigaging new culms giving this 20' bamboo the 'purpurata' in its title; survives wet areas because of the unusual air channels in its hard rhizomes.
Stock Number: 80364
One of the most sought after of the Bamboo cultivars, this Black Bamboo is not totally hardy in the North, but after a cool spell always darkens into a great looking plant. We grow this outside here, but it can be containerized easily and make a successful indoor container subject.
Stock Number: 70895
Prolific producer of 1" culms reaching 32 feet; wood used extensively for building and for furniture in China; edible shoots--although we have not tried them; yet surely if too many culms emerge some spring, you need only to add this to your lunch menu or support your local panda and thus keep your grove within appropr...
Stock Number: 54350
"Variegated Virginia Pokeberry" A remarkable selection of our native "Pogum" by Steve with each leaf richly mottled with cream strewn over with olive flecks. A necessary weed.
Stock Number: 31717
Vigorously clumping species with green spathes striped purple. The fingered foliage is divided into how many lobes? Check the name--but do not be surprised if a mature bulb eventually ignores this--we have found that very very few plants have developed reading skills to the point of adequately understanding the names a...
Stock Number: 72841
"Fastigate White Pine" All branches point directly upwards to parallel the main trunk; a good choice for a small inclosed courtyard garden.
Stock Number: 70765
"Golden Eastern White Pine" Soft green in summer; very bright yellow gold during winter. Outstanding cultivar: certainly lights up our winter garden here in Ohio, especially stunning when planted in front of dark Hemlocks or dusky deep green spruces. As with all "White Pines" avoid planting in a constantly wet or boggy...
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Stock Number: 81131
Wide small paddle shaped leaves liberally striped and blotched with bright ivory white. Supposedly the petioles juice sooths bee stings. True from seed, this small non-invasive Eruasian can form a richly variegated mat in time; also a favorite for tiny containers--but its variegation is so showy it would probably turn ...
Stock Number: 88897
Absolutely charming "Parsley Leaved Plantain" forming tight rosettes of elaborately frilled and cripsed leaves--small enough for a large trough; excellent between garden walk pavers. Very cute; very amusing; very over the top. And if a few too many volunteers come up? Just gently remind the seedlings that their seeds a...
Stock Number: 99113
We need to know if you want native Japanese genera & cultivars for temperate zones or flashy Japanese selections of tropicals & subtropicals but not necessarilly native to the islands of Japan. Natives might be selected from Anemone, Callicarpa, Buxus microphylla cultivars, Sanguisorba, Lychnis miquelaria, Gera...
Stock Number: 80849
A very thick textured rich blue "Balloon flower" blossom in upfacing clusters over a compact much branched cultifar with deep green foliage. One of the most reliable long-lived garden perennials.
Stock Number: 80001
Correct as Pleioblastus auricoma now--but popular long enough in horticulture to have garnered at least three genus names in the basic plant books. Nearly waist-high arched stem present wide downy blades (much larger blades than its kin offered below) suffused with yellow stripes. Easy "Gold Striped Bamboo" perfectly h...
Stock Number: 80075
"Fanleaf Bamboo" Glorious waist high,tightly spaced shoots of rich green tipped with a terminal congested tufted fan of spear leaves always creating a very ornate focus in the garden--especially as these decorative tips turn bright straw colored in winter. A good pot subject also, often pictured growing in a Cymbidium ...
Stock Number: 70897
Slowly slowly expanding vigorous dwarf with slim bundled rayed petite leaf blades, boldly variegated, on short very erect stems; bands of white multiple pinstripes give feathery striped effect--often the new foliage appears to be completely white as it emerges. Very popular with our customers for cool greenhouse bonsai...
Stock Number: 70898
Slim extremely erect short thickets of erect purplish culms punctuated with quite distinctive clumping node growths of thin bronzy leaves with slim white stripes. Unique habit among the hardy Bamboo we have trialed as more and more striped foliage emerges from the same tuft each year. Very successful in containers (but...
Stock Number: 65679
Native from Europe to Siberia, this "Solomon's Seal" is smaller statured than P. odoratum cultivars--slow to establish; best in high shade.
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Stock Number: 81005
Curious sophisticatedcultivar of "Japanese Knotweed" or "False Bamboo" producing wide brilliant cream marbled and strikingly frosted leaves. Brookside Gardens released this to us originally as Polygonum 'Variegate.' This Reynoutria species produces showy panicles of greenish-white flowers in late summer--but we have ne...
Stock Number: 81868
Yinger introduced this to our gardens (and we will never be able to forget): a quite remarkable clumping (sometimes wandering) member of the Buckwheats with new growth emerging coral in the spring to reach a five foot stature with leaves boldly splashed white, brilliant pink, bronze-green and emerald much valued for Ik...
Stock Number: 11646
Hardy plant in the Alaskan "Tassel Fern" Group. Sometimes considered borderline hardy above Z5. Very handsome broad nearly symmetrical crown with outarched rich deep green glossy fronds. Needs rich moist soil and high shade to achieve its considerable beauty.
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Stock Number: 41770
Swooping, looping branchlets of this contorted sport of "Trifoliate Orange" make this a conversation container subject--looking like a potted living barbed wire coil (barbs included); now also used as a dwarfing understock for citrus. Also, this is called "Chinese Bitter Orange." This "Karatachi" is hardy outdoors in o...
Stock Number: 71269
Spring leaves emerge a brilliant yellow gradually fading to a summer green; hybrid of deltoides x nigra resulting in a female form of "Ontario Popular." Seldom variegates in heat of the South; indeed, can fail to variegate even this far north in Ohio if the initial springtime temperatures are too high--especially is ni...
Stock Number: 11470
"Bracken" or "Pasture Brake" Coarse green fronds to four feet densely hairy beneath. Cosmopolitan distribution. This is regulated as a pernicious weed in some Western states--check with your county agent before ordering this brute of a fern. In our climate this dramatic fern must be situated in full sun and poor soil t...
Stock Number: 88575
The famous remarkable "Variegated Kudzu Vine" flaunting foliage brilliantly splashed creamy white - pinkish in full sun. We thank Barry Yinger for the initial start of this rare (not very vigorous) cultivar of an especially politically incorrect hardy vine.
Stock Number: 70380
"Variegated Firethorn" Upright shrub with brownish-yellow stems with orange red berries and white splashed leaves. Not winter hardy here in zone 6 if experiences a frigid prolonged winter. Wonderful as a container subject for the cool greenhouse.
Stock Number: 71121
Striking clusters of bright Chinese Red clusters of berries brilliant against the deep forest green foliage; wide shrub compactly, tightly foliaged, but still reaches 8 feet or more in our climate (we are told that it never reaches these proportions further north).This absolutely beautiful "Rutgers' Firethorn" stays qu...
Stock Number: 71061
"Golden European Oak" New lower price this year. Often to 60' tall while 10' wide. Excellent for small gardens needing a fabulous central accent from offering little root competition to lower plants or near a house needing a visual accent while not shading too completely, not invasive of water pipes, nor prone to break...
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Stock Number: 71296
"Crested Truffle Oak" Very small leaves are plaited, twisted asymmetrical; typically crowded at tips of shoot tips; discovered in 1917 in Savernake forest, England
Stock Number: 70764
"Columnar European Oak" Often to 60' tall while 10' wide. Grayish black furrowed bark; dark green small rounded lobed leaves with a determined ability to remain attached on into winter. Excellent for small gardens needing a vertical accent from a slim tree offering no root competition to lower plants or near a house ne...