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Tenthredo scrophulariae

Tenthredo scrophulariae can reach a body length of approximately 11–15 millimetres 0.43–0.59 in. It is easily recognisable by its wasplike appearance although lacking the thin waist of a true wasp. The head is black and quite short, with prominen ...

                                               

Vine weevil

The adult weevil is matte black with fused wing covers, and is unable to fly. It feeds at night on the outer edges of leaves, causing the leaves to have a notched margin. Broadleaved evergreen plants such as Camellia, Rhododendron, Euonymus and B ...

                                               

Yponomeuta malinellus

Yponomeuta malinellus, the apple ermine, is a moth of the family Yponomeutidae. It is native to Europe and Asia, and it has spread to North America. The wingspan is 16–20 mm. The moth flies from June to October. The larvae feed on apple species. ...

                                               

Aloe Adrienne

Aloe Adrienne is a vigorous, medium-sized aloe with bi-coloured flowers in mid winter. It grows easily and its structured, slightly re-curved grey leaves with pronounced marginal spines make it a desirable specimen for various applications. It is ...

                                               

Anthurium andreanum Royal Flush

Anthurium andreanum Royal Flush is a cultivar from the species Anthurium andraeanum. It has hot pink spathes with a dark spadix that has tones of pink. The leaves are a dark green.

                                               

Aspidosperma quebracho-blanco Pendula

Aspidosperma quebracho-blanco Pendula, or weeping white quebracho, is a weeping tree and a cultivar of Aspidosperma quebracho-blanco, the White Quebracho. It was first described by Spegazzini from Santiago del Estero, Argentina in 1910. No trees ...

                                               

Buxus Green Velvet

Buxus Green Velvet or Green Velvet Boxwood is a hybrid boxwood cultivar. Its parent species are B. sempervirens × B. microphylla var. koreana. It is a broad, compact shrub that grows to 3 to 4 feet tall and 3 to 4 feet wide. The leaves are evergr ...

                                               

Caladium lindenii Magnificum

Caladium lindenii Magnificum is a cultivar of the species Caladium lindenii. It is differentiated from this species by having more pronounced veins on the leaves that are a creamy white coloration. The cultivar grows from a rhizome and is commonl ...

                                               

Calceolaria Herbeohybrida Group

Calceolaria Herbeohybrida Group, also called Calceolaria × herbeohybrida Voss, is a cultivar group of hybrids in the genus Calceolaria, derived from three species from Chile and Argentina, C. crenatiflora, C. corymbosa and C. cana. Calceolaria He ...

                                               

Camellia japonica Prince Frederick William

Camellia japonica Prince Frederick William is an ornamental Camellia cultivar, believed to have originated from a seedling grown by Silas Sheather at his nursery in Parramatta, Australia. It was first described in the Sheather & Co. Nursery Catal ...

                                               

Camellia japonica The Czar

The Czar grows to a height of 2 metres 6.6 ft and has large light crimson, semi-double flowers up to 13–15 centimetres 5–6 in across with prominent yellow stamens.

                                               

Canna Austria

Canna Austria is a medium sized Italian Group Canna cultivar with green foliage, oblong shaped, upright habit; oval stems, coloured green; flowers are cupped, self-coloured yellow, throat orange-red spots on yellow, staminodes are large; seed is ...

                                               

Canna Florence Vaughan

Canna Florence Vaughan is a medium Crozy Group canna cultivar; green foliage, oval shaped, branching habit; oval stems, coloured green; flowers are open, yellow with red spots, staminodes are medium size, edges regular, fully self-cleaning; ferti ...

                                               

Canna Madame Crozy

Canna Madame Crozy is a medium-sized Crozy Group canna cultivar; green foliage, large, ovoid shaped, branching habit; oval stems, coloured red; spikes of flowers are open, scarlet with a narrow gold margin, throat gold with vermilion spots, stami ...

                                               

Canna R. Wallace

Canna R. Wallace is a medium sized, Crozy Group canna cultivar; green foliage, oblong shaped, white margin, spreading habit; round stems, coloured green; flowers are open, pale yellow with red spots, staminodes are large, edges regular, stamen is ...

                                               

Canna Roi Humbert

Canna Roi Humbert is an Italian Group canna cultivar; bronze foliage, ovoid shaped, spreading habit; oval stems, coloured purple; flowers are cupped, self-coloured scarlet, staminodes are large, edges ruffled, fully self-cleaning; seed is sterile ...

                                               

Canna Roma

Canna Italian Group Roma is a tall aquatic Italian Group cultivar, equally at home as a water marginal or in the border; large green foliage, oval shaped, white margin, upright habit; round stems, coloured green & purple; flowers are open, yellow ...

                                               

Canna Trinacria

Canna Trinacria is a tall Italian Group Canna cultivar; with light green foliage, large, oval shaped, branching habit; clusters of flowers are open, sulphur-yellow with faint red spots in the throat, staminodes are large, throat pearl base; label ...

                                               

Canna Yellow King Humbert

Canna Yellow King Humbert Burbank is a medium sized Italian Group Canna cultivar; foliage green, but often variegated purple markings and occasionally whole leaves purple, oval shaped, spreading habit; oval stems, coloured green + purple; flower ...

                                               

Clematis Jackmanii

Clematis Jackmanii is a Clematis cultivar which, when it was introduced in 1862, was the first of the modern large-flowered hybrid clematises of gardens. It is a climber with large violet-purple blooms, still among the most familiar climbers seen ...

                                               

Dahlia Bishop of Llandaff

BBC reference. Dahlia Bishop of Llandaff is a branching, tuberous tender perennial cultivar with dark eggplant-coloured, almost black, foliage. This produces a stunning contrast with its scarlet flowers. The plant was first bred by Fred Treseder, ...

                                               

Dahlia Moonfire

Dahlia Moonfire is a Dahlia cultivar with very dark, almost black leaves like Dahlia Bishop of Llandaff. It is classified as Group 10 Miscellaneous. The orange-yellow flower heads are 80 mm wide and sit on stems of up to 85 cm height. The cultiva ...

                                               

Dwarf Beech

The Dwarf Beech, Fagus sylvatica Tortuosa Group, is a rare Cultivar Group of the European Beech with less than 1500 older specimens in Europe. It is also known as Twisted Beech or Parasol Beech. It is a wide-spreading tree with distinctive twiste ...

                                               

Erysimum Chelsea Jacket

Small and short-lived, Erysimum Chelsea Jacket is a perennial cultivar of Erysimum cheiri usually grown for its long-lasting and brightly coloured flowers. It is closely related to Cheiranthus. This plant has been given an RHS Award of Garden Mer ...

                                               

Erythronium Pagoda

Erythronium Pagoda is a cultivar of the genus Erythronium in the family Liliaceae. Its origin may be as a hybrid between Erythronium tuolumnense and Erythronium White Beauty. It flowers in early spring. This plant prefers partial shade and a ligh ...

                                               

Escallonia Iveyi

Escallonia Iveyi is a hybrid cultivar planted as a garden ornamental. The cultivar originated as a natural hybrid seedling discovered in the garden of Caerhays Castle in Cornwall. The cultivar was named for the Caerhays estates gardener, David Iv ...

                                               

Euphorbia Efanthia

Euphorbia Efanthia is a perennial plant, a hybrid of Euphorbia amygdaloides, and Euphorbia X martini. It has dark green, or maroon, lance shaped leaves, which fade to a blue-green and it has flowers of bright yellow-green, which are on red stems. ...

                                               

Fargesia Rufa

Fargesia Rufa, sometimes also sold under the name Gansu 95-1 or incorrectly as Fargesia rufa, is a commonly cultivated form of bamboo. Its origin is somewhat mysterious, but morphological evidence seems to suggest that it is a cultivar of Fargesi ...

                                               

Fraxinus excelsior Hessei

Fraxinus excelsior Hessei, also known as one-leaved ash or simple-leaved ash, is a cultivar of the Fraxinus excelsior species native to Europe and Western Asia. It is known for being vigorous, seedless, and pest resistant. It is widely cultivated ...

                                               

Gladiolus Atom

Gladiolus Atom is a cultivar of Gladiolus which was introduced in 1946. It is a small gladiolus up to 3 or 4 feet tall with flowers of vermilion red with white edging.

                                               

Gladiolus Priscilla

Gladiolus Priscilla is a cultivar of Gladiolus which has tri-colored flowers. They have a white ruffled flowers with pink edges, and a soft yellow throat. The florets are arranged on strong and erect spikes adorned by pointed sword-like leaves. B ...

                                               

Gladiolus White Prosperity

Gladiolus White Prosperity is a cultivar of Gladiolus, it has large, pure white flowers with ruffled petals, blooming from mid to late summer. It grows from corms and has sword-like leaves. It has flower spikes that can be from 90 cm, to 120 cm t ...

                                               

Heliamphora Red Mambo

Heliamphora Red Mambo is a cultivar of Heliamphora registered by Francois Boulianne from Canada. This cultivar is very different from other Heliamphora ; the nectar spoon is horned. The origin of the plant is a total mystery. Heliamphora Red Mamb ...

                                               

Hemerocallis Duke of Durham

Hemerocallis Duke of Durham is a hybrid daylily introduced in 1977 by Dr. Robert Day Elliott, Jr. At the time of its introduction, the color combination was unusual, and the flower won Dr. Elliott his first award from the American Hemerocallis So ...

                                               

Hibiscus Kopper King

Hibiscus Kopper King is a cultivar of Hibiscus that has large, showy flowers and copper-colored lobed leaves. It was bred and selected for its aesthetic attributes as well as its cold hardiness to at least −30 °F by Jim, Bob, and Dave Fleming of ...

                                               

Hosta Undulata

Hosta Undulata is a cultivar of the genus Hosta, widely cultivated as ornamental plants in borders or as specimen plants. It was formerly regarded as a species under the name Hosta undulata L.H.Bailey. It is not accepted as a species by the World ...

                                               

Lilium Navona

It has big upward-facing, white flowers, with dark green foliage, that flower from late spring to early summer. They can grow up to 26"-32" / 66.0 cm - 81.3 cm high.

                                               

Lilium Stargazer

Lilium Stargazer is a hybrid lily of the Oriental group. Oriental lilies are known for their fragrant perfume, blooming mid-to-late summer. Stargazers are easy to grow and do best in full sunlight. They have a fast growth rate and should be plant ...

                                               

Papaver orientale Pattys Plum

Pattys Plum is a poppy originally discovered growing in a compost heap at Kingsdon Nursery Garden, Somerset, UK, by Sandra Pope of Hadspen House, Somerset, UK, who had come to work in Mrs Patricia Marrows garden. After the damson colour of the po ...

                                               

Parma violet

Parma violets belong to the more exotic branch of the violet family. First appearing in Italy, in the 16th century, most types of parma violets have lavender flowers of varying sizes, which have an attractive fragrance. The origins of the parma v ...

                                               

Pelargonium citrosum

Pelargonium citrosum is a perennial subshrub with fragrant leaves that are reminiscent of citronella. Pelargonium citrosum is marketed as "mosquito plant" or citrosa geranium in stores in the United States and Canada, even though research from th ...

                                               

Rhododendron President Roosevelt

Rhododendron President Roosevelt is a popular cultivar of Rhododendron with striking variegated leaves and trusses of bright red flowers that fade to white in the centre. It is named after the 26th president of the United States, Theodore Rooseve ...

                                               

Sabal Birmingham

Sabal Birmingham is a seed-propagated selection of palmetto, of unknown origin and widely thought to be a hybrid of Sabal palmetto with a yet-unidentified species. It is widely known for its extreme cold hardiness and its slow growth compared to ...

                                               

Salix Chrysocoma

Salix × sepulcralis Chrysocoma, or Weeping Golden Willow, is the most popular and widely grown weeping tree in the warm temperate regions of the world. It is an artificial hybrid between S. alba Vitellina and S. babylonica. The first parent provi ...

                                               

Salix Sepulcralis Group

The Salix Sepulcralis Group is a cultivar group containing all cultivars of hybrids between Salix alba and Salix babylonica. The trees in this group are sometimes referred to as white weeping willow or glaucous weeping willow in reference to the ...

                                               

Salvia Indigo Spires

Salvia Indigo Spires is a hybrid cross between S. longispicata and S. farinacea. It was a chance discovery at Huntington Botanical Gardens, found growing near the two presumed parents, S. longispicata and S. farinacea. Introduced into horticultur ...

                                               

Salvia Jeans Purple Passion

Salvia Jeans Purple Passion is a Salvia cultivar discovered at Cabrillo College in Aptos, California. It was found growing between Salvia gesneriflora Tequila and Salvia mexicana, who are presumed to be its parents. It is named for Jean Coria, a ...

                                               

Satsuki azalea

Satsuki azalea is a cultivar group of the species Rhododendron indicum, a type of azalea extensively cultivated by the Japanese. It is native to the mountains of Japan.

                                               

Shirley poppy

The Shirley poppy was created from 1880 onwards by the Reverend William Wilks, vicar of the parish of Shirley in England. Wilks found in a corner of his garden where it adjoined arable fields, a variant of the field poppy that had a narrow white ...

                                               

Trillium grandiflorum Pamela Copeland

Trillium grandiflorum Pamela Copeland is a cultivated double form of the large-flowered trillium, Trillium grandiflorum. In 1996, it was selected and named by Roberta and Frederick W. Case, Jr. as a tribute to Mt. Cuba Center’s founder, Pamela Cu ...