Unusual Plants

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Aren't these cool. 2009 garden addition, Echium wildpretii "Tower of Jewels". This is crazy!

Echium wildpretii "Tower of Jewels"

Specializing in rare and unusual annual and perennial plants, including cottage garden heirlooms and hard to find California native wildflowers.

A micro rain forest of hardy, shade resistant plants in the heart of London

The Reluctant Gardener: Christine's London Oasis - Gardenista

The secret to a successful garden? Know thyself and definitely know thy limitations. We arrived in London 17 years ago, urban to the core. As New York arch

Voodoo Lily. One of the 200+ tuberous herbaceous plants of the family Araceae and genus Amorphophallus

Amorphophallus rivieri, Konjac

Une large spathe pourpre-violet luisante entoure un long spadice plus clair portant des fleurs stériles, mâles et femelles.

Fatsia japonica - must get another one of these!

the apartment plant

I have a friend who calls the Fatsia japonica the Apartment Plant. She hates them, equating their use to boring uncared for plantings near similarly described apartment buildings. I don’t agree! I see their big glossy palmate leaves and think they are almost (dare I say) tropical looking. Maybe it’s the old “familiarity breeds contempt” reaction? She’s grown up in Portland and seen them all her life, whereas I moved here from a cooler climate and fell in love with them. I planted this one…

YELLOW AND PURPLE: New Zealand flax and Verbena bonariensis, nice combination, ready for spring

Gallery: Garden Details

Howard Rice's garden photography has been published internationally in numerous books & magazines. Search Howard's extensive library of garden stock photos.

lady's slipper, part shade, blooms may, fertilize each spring. woodland garden

White Flower Farm

White Flower Farm is the premier American source for plants, shrubs, bulbs, and gardening supplies delivered from our nursery to your home.

Photo of Rex Begonia Vine (Cissus javana)

Photo of the leaves of Rex Begonia Vine (Cissus javana)

Photo #3/16 of Rex Begonia Vine (Cissus javana). Photo Location: Lexington, Va on August, 2007. Caption: Outstanding foliage!.

tree fern Dicksonia antarctica: Position: partial to full shade Soil: humus-rich, neutral to acid soil Rate of growth: slow-growing Hardiness: half hardy (will need winter protection) A fantastic, tree-like fern with a thick mass of roots that form a trunk and large, up to 3m (10ft) long, filigree-like fronds. These impressive tree ferns are one of the oldest plants in the world and add a touch drama to any garden.

Dicksonia antarctica - tree fern

Buy Dicksonia antarctica tree fern: Dramatic, exotic-looking fern

Pennywort Begonia

Pennywort Begonia