General Gardening Info

Miscanthus sinensis- Facts and Info on Growing Miscanthus sinensis

Miscanthus sinensis (Eulalia grass) is also known as maiden grass and is a perennial ornamental grass often used as screening plants. Get Miscanthus sinensis facts and information on growing and caring for Eulalia grass.  Miscanthus sinensis Facts and Information Miscanthus sinensis grows in Zones 5-9 and measures 4-6’h x 3-4’w. It is a warm season, perennial grass with a [...]

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Sedge- Variegated Silver Sedge, Palm Sedge, Broad-leaf Sedge

Sedges such as Variegated Silver sedge, Palm sedge, and Broad-leaf sedge are easy to grow. Find how to grow and care for sedge plants and get facts and information on three popular sedge varieties. Sedges go well with other ornamental grasses to add texture to your landscape. VARIEGATED SILVER SEDGE (Carex morrowii) Variegated silver sedge, Carex morrowii, also [...]

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Sedge- Leatherleaf, Birdfoot, Bowles’ Golden, and Carex glauca Sedge

Sedges such as Leatherleaf sedge, Birdfoot sedge, Bowles’ Golden sedge, and Carex glauca sedge are great ornamental grasses. Get facts and information on growing and caring for sedges: Leatherleaf, Birdfoot, Bowles’ Golden and Carex glauca sedge varieties. Carex buchananii, LEATHERLEAF SEDGE Leatherleaf Sedge, Carex buchananii, has copper-brown foliage all season long. It grows in Zones 7-9 [...]

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Ornamental Grass- Best Ornamental Grasses for Landscapes

Ornamental grasses can dominant a landscape or they can complement other ornamental grass. This is a alphabetical listing of the best  ornamental grasses along with their botanical name. In a short time I will also have a description with facts and info on all types of ornamental grasses. Ornamental Grass Name – Botanical Name Autumn moor [...]

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Fothergilla gardenii- The Best Dwarf Fothergilla Shrub Varieties

Fothergilla gardenii, Dwarf fothergilla, is a deciduous flowering shrub that comes in many varieties. Find the best dwarf fothergilla varieties to grow in your yard or garden. You will also find Fothergilla gardenii facts and information on varieties, growing conditions, and uses. It is important to choose the best shrub for your landscape. Dwarf Fothergilla Facts [...]

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Skimmia Japonica- Facts and Information on Skimmia Japonica

Skimmia japonica (Japanese Skimmia) is an evergreen shrub that has colorful red berries throughout winter. Get facts and information on growing and caring for Skimmia japonica plants and varieties. Skimmia Japonica Facts and Info Skimmia japonica, also known as Japanese skimmia, grows in Zones 7-8, but can grow in  Zone 6 and 9 under special conditions. Skimmia [...]

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Camellia Japonica- Facts on Japanese Camellia and Cultivars

Camellia japonica, also known as Japanese Camellia is a cherished plant in Southern gardens. Get facts and information on Camellia Japonica and a list of Camellia cultivars and related Camellia species. Japonica camellia is an evergreen shrub used in borders, mixed plantings, as an accent or focal point in protected courtyards, against walls, and as foundation [...]

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Star Jasmine- A Climbing Vine With Many Garden Uses

Star jasmine (Trachelospermum Jasminoides) is a great climbing vine to incorporate into your yard or garden. Find great facts, ideas and info on using fragrant star jasmine. Star Jasmine Facts and Info Star jasmine is an evergreen climbing vine that is commonly grown as an ornamental plant. You will see it used as a climbing vine, as [...]

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