This is All-America Selections’ first winning kale! ‘Glamour Red’ is unique for its shiny leaves. The waxless quality of the leaves makes them shiny with a more intense, vivid color as compared to existing ornamental brassicas. When night temperatures fall below 13°C for approximately two weeks, the heart turns vivid pink and keeps that color until frosts. For containers or borders in a rich, moist and well-drained soil.
This eye-catching kale is also known as Black Palm, as it does resemble a palm tree. The very dark blue-green leaves have a blistered/crumply appearance. It is extremely winter hardy and it can grow up to November in Quebec! Used in borders or in a large container in a moist and well-drained soil. Edible, it is popular in Tuscany and central Italy where it is used in soups and stews.
Redbor kale is distinguished by having loose, deep purple, wavy-edged leaves that do not form a head. Easily grown and very hardy (tolerates temperature of -10°C). In borders or in large containers, it can last up to late fall. Prefers a moist and well-drained soil. Edible, its leaves get sweeter in late fall after the first frost.
"This variety features a silver-grey foliage and tiny little ball-shaped blossoms that are just gorgeous. Even when it is not in bloom, the silver-grey foliage is decorative! Great for containers and hanging baskets or as a border/edging plant in the garden. Thrives in a well drained soil, even dry. "
"Chives form a clump of filiform leaves with an onion-like flavor but milder. The fresh leaves are used in salads, omelettes, meat and oven baked potatoes. The flowers bring color and taste to summer dishes. Plant it in a vegetable garden in a light and fertile soil or in a container. Cut the leaves 5cm from ground, that way they will grow back easily; gives many crops per season. Zone 3. "
The strong taste of this herb is similar to garlic. Its flat and thin leaves and its white flowers are used raw in vinegars, salads, omelettes and meat dishes. Plant it in a vegetable garden in a light and fertile soil or in a container. Cut the leaves 5cm from ground, that way they will grow back easily; gives many crops per season. Can be frozen easily in small batches. Zone 4.
This is a compact and showy plant with deeply lobed, silver felt-like leaves. This superb plant adds contrast and texture to beds, borders, containers and flower boxes. Requires a rather dry, well-drained soil. In containers, use a quality potting soil with a good drainage.
From June to October, this variety bears pink flowers tinged with violet. Very effective in large containers! In the garden, it is used in clumps or in a mixed border in a light and well drained soil. Spider Flowers tolerate heat and drought.
This vigorous and irrepressible annual vine covers walls, fences, pergolas or trellises very quickly. Young flowers are yellow-green, turning to violet purple when mature. In a container or a border, it climbs when you provide an excellent support. It thrives in a fresh, well drained soil; in containers, use a potting soil with good water retention properties.