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... the stems in spring. Leucothoe-- Small, evergreen shrubs with bloom like lily of the valley. One common form has leaves mottled and speckled with pink and cream. Mahonia -- Tough, evergreen shrubs related to barberries, with yellow blossoms and spiny leaves that often turn ruddy purple in winter. Nandina -- In areas where it is adapted, heavenly bamboo is planted ...
The Cycad Pages
... in the low light and dry atmosphere of the indoors. Given some attention however Bowenia, Lepidozamia Stangeria and Zamia will thrive and look attractive. These all have the added advantage of lacking spines, prickles or spiny leaves. A critical factor in maintaining healthy indoor cycads is maintaining a moist but not wet potting substrate. Balconies and ...
Brooklyn Botanic Garden: An Indoor Succulent Garden—Welcome the
Warmth and Wonder of the Desert into Your Home
... dormancy period in the summer. Aeonium arboreum 'Zwartkop' An erect sub-shrub with shiny, black-purple leaves and yellow flowers at maturity. Kalanchoe blossfeldiana 'Tom Thumb' A dwarf cultivar of the florist ... leaves and pink flowers. Aloe dorothea A small groundcover with a star-shaped rosette and spiny leaves, which are medium green in summer and red in winter. Kalanchoe uniflora A mat-forming ...
... Christmas decorations, this holly is evergreen, and well-loved for its bright red fruits and glossy, spiny leaves. It can grow to 50 ft. in the wild. Hardy in zones 7-9. Ilex ... 6-9, although cvs. may differ. Ilex crenata 'Convexa': Japanese holly - has noticibly convex, dark green leaves. Ilex crenata 'Mariesii': Japanese holly, dwarf Japanese holly, dwarf box-leaved holly. Ilex crenata 'Stokes': ...
BSQ Home Page
... and has the greatest number of genera. They are mostly epiphytic, tank-type plants with spiny leaves and berry-like fruit containing wet seeds. The subfamily Pitcairnioideae are the most primitive ... (e.g. Dyckia, Hechtias, some Aechmeas) but most will suffer bleaching and burning of the leaves in continuous direct sunshine, especially through summer. In the garden bromeliads will grow happily in ...
CPC Plant Profile - National Collection of Endangered Plants
... Profile. Argemone pleiacantha ssp. pinnatisecta The Sacramento prickle-poppy produces attractive, grapefruit-sized white flowers while spiny leaves and fruits protect the plant from many predators. This species is found along drainages and ... stems. It grows to about 0.5-1.5 m in height and has blue-green leaves with veins that are armored with stout yellow spines. It flowers from May to August. ...
Perennials - Acanthus spinosus
... Soil well drained Exposure partial shade Propagation root cuttings in spring North Carolina Regions Mountains, Piedmont, Coastal Plain Comments Bear's breeches makes a bold architectural statement with its large, spiny leaves, which served as the pattern for the design on Greek Corinthian columns. Origin Europe Prepared by: orginally by Alice B. Russell, retired Extension Specialist, NC State ...
Acanthophoenix rubra a spiny palm also known as the red palm
... red palm). Trunk fades into a dark brown as it matures. Leaf type: Pinnate (feather shape), spiny leaves, (young plants shed their spines as they mature); glaucous underside to leaflets. Suckering/Solitary: ... Coastal, full-sun or part-day sun; inland, limited sun as tolerated. General Description: A spiny, single trunk-palm that is exotic and unusual. Other Notes: Acanthophoenix rubra: We've found ...
Angiosperm Families -
Didiereaceae Radlk. ex Drake
... euphorbioid). Leaves well developed (but small), or much reduced. Plants succulent (the younger long-shoots succulent, becoming woody with age, the short-shoots spiny). Leaves small; alternate; simple. Lamina entire. Leaves exstipulate. Leaf anatomy. The mesophyll containing mucilage cells. Minor leaf veins without phloem transfer cells (Alluaudia). Stem anatomy. Secretory cavities present (in ...
Spiny Rose Gall
... | Spiny Rose Gall Galls are abnormal plant growths resulting from activity of the tiny, non-stinging cynipid wasps - (Diplolepis bicolor). Rose galls occur on leaves or stems of the rose plant and are specific to the species of gall maker. The spiny rose gall is round with many pink spines. Insect larvae develop inside the gall. Stem ...
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