Water lilies are the ultimate pond plant, giving beautiful shapes and exquisite colours, from white and blues to pinks and reds. The leaves vary in size from large dinner plates to small discs. They play a vital role in reducing the amount of algae in ponds by shading the surface and excluding light.
The canna hybrids have been known as Canna X generalis are results of the tropical Indian shot (Canna indica) hybridizing and backcrossing with other Canna species, including the North American native, golden canna (C. flaccida). Canna flowers come in a rainbow of shades from yellows, oranges, reds and pinks.
Asiatic Lilies provide an easy to grow, colorful addition to your garden and landscape. By choosing a combination of early, mid-season, and late-blooming cultivars, you can have lilies in flower from mid June through mid September. These hardy bulbs require only minimal care. Each has the capacity to grow, eventually, into an large cluster of flowering stems.
Bloodroot is a perennial, herbaceous flowering plant native to eastern North America from Nova Scotia, Canada southward to Florida, United States. The double flowering forms are prized by gardeners for their large showy white flowers, which are produced very early in the gardening season. A break in the surface of the plant, especially the roots, reveals a reddish sap.
Zantedeschia is a genus of herbaceous flowering plants in the family Araceae, native to southern Africa from South Africa north to Malawi. The flower is a showy white, yellow or pink spathe shaped like a funnel with a yellow, central, finger-like spadix.
Colchicum autumnale is the most well known and widely cultivated of the autumn crocuses. In the fall of the year autumn crocus sends up white, pink, lavender or purple flowers which are shaped like champagne glasses 5-7 in tall and 2-3 in across.
Red Gingers are tropical plants with showy flowers on long brightly colored red bracts. They look like the bloom, but the true flower is the small white flower on top. Ginger can also be grown as a houseplant and its cut flowers can be used in arrangements.
Brugmansia is a genus of six species of flowering plants in the family Solanaceae, native to subtropical regions of South America, along the Andes from Colombia to northern Chile, and also in southeastern Brazil.