Callicarpa, the candy tree

Callicarpa, the candy tree

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Callicarpa or candy tree is a beautiful shrub that grows fine in the ground… Read more

Soap bush, spectacular blue blooming

Soap bush, spectacular blue blooming

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Soap bush, with scientific name Ceanothus, is one of the most amazing ornamental shrubs… Read more

Leycesteria formosa, the Himalayan honeysuckle

Leycesteria formosa, the Himalayan honeysuckle

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The Himalayan honeysuckle is a fantastic shrub with abundant blooming. Read more

Magnolias’ many colors

Magnolias’ many colors

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White, pink or even yellow, flowers from the many magnolia cultivars come in many… Read more

Common laurel, perfect for an evergreen hedge

Common laurel, perfect for an evergreen hedge

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Common laurel is a shrub evergreen that is often shaped to form hedges. Read more

Ceanothus, a wonderful blue flower shrub

Ceanothus, a wonderful blue flower shrub

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Ceanothus is a tallish shrub that brings bees and butterflies to the garden in… Read more

Cloud pruning for trees and shrubs

Cloud pruning for trees and shrubs

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Niwaki – this is the Japanese word for pruning trees into clouds. An ancestral,… Read more

Dwarf Yaupon holly, a wonderful colorful berry shrub

Dwarf Yaupon holly, a wonderful colorful berry shrub

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Dwarf yaupon holly is a special variety of holly. Its leaves aren’t as prickly Read more

Caryopteris, the famous “bluebeard”

Caryopteris, the famous “bluebeard”

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Caryopteris, also called bluebeard, is a shrub that is unique thanks to its blooming. Read more

Buddleja, planting, pruning, and care

Buddleja, planting, pruning, and care

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Buddleja offers magnificent bunches of flowers that attract butterflies. Read more

Yaupon holly, bring the grand old South to your garden

Yaupon holly, bring the grand old South to your garden

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Yaupon holly, also simply called “yaupon“, is a shrub that has been planted in… Read more

Buddleia, the butterfly bush

Buddleia, the butterfly bush

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Buddleia is a shrub that exhibits beautiful bunches of flowers that butterflies delight in. Read more

Japanese palmate maple or Acer palmatum

Japanese palmate maple or Acer palmatum

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Palmate maple, Japanese maple or Acer palmatum is without a doubt one of the… Read more

Japanese maple, superb foliage

Japanese maple, superb foliage

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Colorful to the point of being flamboyant, Japanese maple is a very beautiful shrub… Read more

Fiery Acer palmatum

Fiery Acer palmatum

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Acer palmatum, also well known under the name Japanese maple, is a tree that… Read more

Weigela, magnificent blooming

Weigela, magnificent blooming

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Weigela is a magnificent shrub that blooms in spring, to set up as part… Read more

Barberry, original and ornamental

Barberry, original and ornamental

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Barberry is an original shrub very much appreciated for its foliage, its defensive properties… Read more

Berberis thunbergii, Thunberg barberry

Berberis thunbergii, Thunberg barberry

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Berberis thunbergii is a beautiful shrub, especially because of its blooming and its scarlet… Read more

Berberis, ideal for defensive hedges

Berberis, ideal for defensive hedges

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Berberis is a defensive hedge of great value, especially thanks to its blooming. Read more

Olive trees, even in the North!

Olive trees, even in the North!

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Olive trees in the North? Yes, you can do it! A single thing matters:… Read more