This species was rumored about for years and finally recognized in the 1980's. It grows in the Appalachians south into LA. The scallop along the top of the lip with the blunt nose of the pouch are distinctive identification features. It is the largest of the Yellow Lady's Slippers.
Conrad Art Glass & Gardens
I have been gardening these same two acres for nearly 50 years and blogging since 2010. It is difficult to come up with new ideas to post here as this is at best, a hobby garden, although we still update gardens to some extent on a yearly basis. Blogging has become less frequent as I really am not wanting to bore people who have visited my posts over the years, but it also seems ok in the middle of January to yet again visit bits of our gardens... so here I am ... I must say we are getting…
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Sunday garden - Topiary
I always thought, wrongly, that the topiary was only suitable for wide and formal spaces Ho sempre pensato, sbagliando, che il topiario fosse adatto solo a degli spazi ampi e formali (Bickham House-Devon) I instead realized that topiary, if used wisely, can help in difficult situations Mi sono accorta che invece il topiario, se usato con criterio, può aiutare in situazioni difficili can add a touch of order in bohemian spaces, balancing them può aggiungere un tocco di ordine negli spazi più…
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Astilboides tabularis. It is the perfect plant for a shady area and does best in heavy, wet soil. It's also a good choice as a marginal plant next to a large pond. Astilboides does flower, sending up creamy white, Astilbe-like plumes in July, but the leaves are the plant's main attraction. It can take several years for a good-sized clump to form, but allow plenty of room for growth when planting, as a single plant can grow to 120cm (4ft) wide.