Vines and Trees

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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Jasminum (Jasminum Polyanthum)- Growing Fragrant Jasmine

Jasminum polyanthum, is a fragrant trailing vine used in hanging baskets and topiary. Get facts and information on Jasminum polyanthum care, jasminum propagation, and species. Jasminum polyanthum Facts and Info Jasmine intoxicates you with its fragrance, much as fragrant honeysuckle. Be sure to put jasmine polyanthum plants it in a sunny window where the warmth [...]

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Pinus mugo (Mugo Pine)- Growing and Caring for Mugo Pine

Pinus mugo (mugo pine) are very popular evergreen shrubs used in landscapes. Get mugo pine facts and information and what is needed to grow healthy mugo pines. Pinus mugo Facts and Information Pinus mugo is grown as a specimen plant or foundation plant in Zones 3-7 (8). Mugo pines are excellent shrubs that grow 15-20’ h x 20-25’w. They [...]

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White Spruce Tree- White Spruce Tree Facts, Information and Varieties

The white spruce tree is an evergreen conifer often used as hedges and windbreaks. Get white spruce tree facts, information, and list of the most popular varieties of Picea glauca spruce trees. White spruce trees (picea glauca) belongs to the Pine Family (Pinaceae). It is distinguished by being evergreen, deer resistant and salt, drought, and heat tolerance. [...]

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Dogwood- Dogwood Facts and Varieties

Dogwood Facts, Dogwood (Cornus) gives gardens an ornamental four-season tree. Get Dogwood facts and a list of dogwood varieties to plant in your landscape. The genus, Cornus, contains several varieties of flowering trees that range from trees to shrubs to groundcovers. The shrubs and trees are notable for their refined form, while others may have a spreading [...]

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Red Buckeye (Aesculus pavia)- Facts on Growing Red Buckeye Trees

Red buckeye, Aesculus pavia, is a tree with spikes of showy, red, tubular blooms. Find facts, information and tips on growing Red buckeye trees and some of the most popular red buckeye varieties. Red Buckeye Tree Facts and Information Red buckeye belongs to the Horse Chestnut Family (Hipposcasta naceae). It grows in Zones 4-8 (9) [...]

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Handkerchief Tree (Davidia involucrata)- Facts and Information

The Handkerchief Tree (Davidia involucrata), also known as Dove Tree or Ghost tree, gets its name from its blossoms. Get facts and info on growing and caring for Handkerchief trees. Davidia involucrata varieties belong to the dogwood family (Cornaceae). This tree is a deciduous tree that grows 20-50’h x 20-30’w.  Handkerchief Tree Flowers The flowers on this [...]

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Stewartia (Japanese Stewartia)- Varieties, Facts and Information

Stewartia, Japanese Stewartia, produces glorious fall color and lovely summer flowers. Get stewartia facts and info on how to grow this glorious flowering tree that gives seasonal interest through all four seasons of the year. Japanese Stewartia  Stewartia pseudocamellia is a deciduous flowering tree with leaves that turn a warm, rich hue in fall. Young stewartias [...]

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