Rhododendron campylogynum
Larry Thomas' Terrace Watercolor
LT-2
LT-3
LT-1
Tufa with Saxes and Moss
Strawberry Planter
Larry Thomas
Campanula sp.
Terrace in Winter
Collection of Long Toms
Dracocephalum multicaule
Jovibarba heuffelii
Iberis sayana
Erythronium 'Pagoda'
Onosma caerulescens and Penstemon uintahensis
Lower Sand Bed
Zauschneria californica v etteri
Oxytropis multiceps
Sedum cauticola
Troughs
Genista depressa
Phlox douglasii
Phlox subulata 'Betty'
Potentilla davurica v mandschurica
Driveway Ledges
Stream Garden
Douglasia montana
Crevice Garden
Paeonia mlokosewitschii
Penstemon davidsonii
Acantholimon saxifragiforme
Scent Garden
Safron Crocus
Lavender Colchicum
Asclepias syriaca
Butterfly Garden
Opuntia humifusa
Delosperma nubigenum

Latest Plant of the Month

Oenothera macrocarpa ssp. fremontii

Description and General Information:

Once known as O. missouriensis, the Ozark or Missouri sundrops is native to Nebraska and Kansas, where is grows on limestone bluffs and rocky prairies.  Plants have a sprawling habit and reach 15-30 cm high. The subspecies fremontii has narrow, elongate leaves with a silver shimmer. The solitary flowers are quite large for the size of the plant, measuring 7-10 cm in diameter, with four broad, yellow petals.  Flowers last a single day, opening in late afternoon then fading the next morning. The blooming season ranges from May to September.

Cultivation:

This species requires full sun and a well-drained site.  It is...

Latest Book of the Month

Flora of the Silk Road, an Illustrated Guide is just that, a snapshot and cross-section of the spectacular flowers found between Turkey and China.  But what a snapshot!  The photography is second to none.  Photos vary from macro shots to overall scenes, all taken with an artistic eye. It is obvious that the photographers, a husband and wife team, took their time framing each shot to provide the maximum impact.

To set the scene of this book, the authors begin with an historical account of the Silk Road and other major trade routes between China and Eastern Europe. They then delve into the various places they visited over the last 15 years with each chapter centering on a particular...