Purple leaves, well I never...
I haven't seen any plants with purple leaves before (apart from purple cabbage but we all know they are dyed in the purple cabbage factories). Must be some genetically engineered plant bred for war. I certainly wasn't taking any chances with this purple triffid offspring on the Isle of Bute. CameraCanon EOS 450D Exposure0.025 sec (1/40) Aperturef/2.8 Focal Length52 mm ISO Speed400 Exposure Bias0 EV
Emerald Spreader® Japanese Yew
This exceptional, cold hardy, evergreen shrub is a perfect low-maintenance choice for ground cover, large scale borders or a low hedge. Strong and sturdy, it provides good erosion control on slopes. The attractive dark green foliage retains its color in t
Tsuga canadensis 'Pendula' ('Sargentii') Weeping Hemlock
A very popular variety of weeping Hemlock that can be used as a groundcover, weeping over a rock wall or as a specimen. One of the best conifers for a shady situation.
Polygonatum odoratum Byakko
We have plantsman Barry Yinger to thank for bringing this nearly extinct, old Japanese cut-foliage cultivar into US cultivation. The translation of 'Byakko' to "White Tiger" is apt to describe the amazing foliage. The red stems are adorned with leaves which emerge solid green and then the half closest to the stem magically morphs to creamy white. Polygonatum 'Byakko' is reasonably vigorous, considering the large amount of white on the leaves...expect a 30" tall x 2' wide clump in 5 years…