Prostrated shrub with many branches spreading over the ground. Small light green leaves, evergreen, that turn yellowish in fall. Plenty of small orangey red fruits in August, attrative to birds. Should be planted in a sheltered area. Very good choice for a ground cover that can spread over low walls and slopes.
‘Tom Thumb’ is an interesting, very dwarf, very dense and compact ground cover-type shrub. It has a unique appeal because of its very shiny, tiny leaves that turn a brilliant red-crimson in the autumn. It rarely produces flowers and fruit, but when it occurs the blooms are small, pinkish-white. Then the very small, red fruits follow. This cotoneaster spreads by rooting in where the branches touch the soil. Resistant to de-icing salt. Perfect for rock gardens.
Heather with bright yellow foliage turning yellow-green in fall. It bears white flowers in spring. Needs a light and acid soil. The soil has to be VERY WELL DRAINED with a constant humidity. Never neglect watering the heaths, specially after planting (superficial roots). A mulch is recommanded to keep humidity. Uses: low hedges, edges and slopes.
Spectacular dark magenta-red flowering with a beautiful dark green foliage. Never neglect watering the heaths, specially after planting (superficial roots). A mulch is recommended to keep humidity. Uses: low hedges, edges and slopes.
An outstanding heather with wine red flowers flowering in spring, contrasting against its blue-green foliage. Water well for first spring and summer after planting (superficial roots). Water as necessary, particularly in dry weather conditions. Uses: small hedges, border plant, slopes. "
This nice mounded shrub features variegated, evergreen foliage: bright yellow leaves with a dark green margin. In partial shade exposure, variegations are less pronounced. A winter protection is required. Prune in spring, removing dead wood. Use in rock gardens or in borders.
Compact, low shrub with upright and strong branches. Large, evergreen pale green leaves with a golden yellow edge. New shoots are dark yellow. Plant in a sheltered area, away from strong winds. Trim to clean up in spring and to give shape in summer. Use in rock gardens or in borders.
Small shrub with upright branches that fall down. Dense variegated foliage, dark green and white, in winter leaves take on pinkish-red tinges. A hard winter will cause the plant to lose part of its foliage. UUse in rock gardens or in borders. "
Creeping ground cover shrub. Small variegated leaves, dark green edged yellow; evergreen foliage that take on red-pink tinges in winter. Prune in spring to remove dead branches. Use in rock gardens or in borders.