"Shade and humidity lovers, Caladiums dazzle in shade gardens with their large, pointed arrow-shaped leaves splashed with shades of green, white, cream, pink and red. They thrive in a rich, fresh and well drained soil. Their foliage puts on a dazzling show all season in containers, patio planters, flower boxes and borders. In the fall, dig tubers before frost, allowing them to gradually dry off. Store in a frost-free location. They will be ready for the next season. "
Lovely and graceful conifer with a dense habit with glittering golden yellow fern-like foliage on wide spreading branches. Another semi-dwarf, under-used evergreen that can add a lot of color to the garden. It grows better when planted in a sunny area but sheltered.
Wide and upright, this shrub offers such flamboyant colours ! Nice, rounded leaves, rich golden tones all summer, turning to coral red and orange tints in fall. Flowers are as unusual as other smoke bush, feathery and vaporous ! Choose a sheltered area, away from cold winter winds. Great novelty to add to your garden. Used isolated or in association in borders. Prune just after blooming, if needed.
Shrub with a round shape. Oval , burgundy red leaves turn deep purplish red in fall. Panicles of vaporous purple flowers appear in June-July. Must be planted in a sheltered area , otherwise, branch tip will tend to freeze. Used isolated or in association in borders. Prune just after blooming, if needed.
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.
A lovely ornamental tree, Gleditsia triacanthos 'Ruby Lace' has ruby-red, fine young leaves which gradually darken to an attractive bronze-green as they age. The brightly coloured young leaves are eye-catching and contrast well with the older, darker foliage. An elegant garden tree! It tolerates well atmospheric pollution. "