Ornamental Plants Varieties

`Royal Purple’ Smoketree Planting in the Garden

`Royal Purple’ Smoketree – Cotinus coggygria ‘Royal Purple’

`Royal Purple’ Smoketree is perhaps the most popular bush among the plant varieties of red in the leaves. It is a perennial woody deciduous shrub or small tree of moderate size and slow growth, whereas in relation to the typical species it is smaller in size. Its height varies between 4 to 5 m – in ideal conditions it can also catch 6.5 to 7 m – and its diameter between 3 to 4 m, dimensions in which it will reach at the age of 10 to 20 years.

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Purple Japanese Barberry Shrub

Purple Japanese barberry – Berberis thunberbii ‘Atropurpurea’

Purple Japanese barberry ‘Atropurpurea’ is perhaps the most popular variety of the species. It is a perennial, spiny deciduous bush that gets from the 2nd to the 5th year, almost the final size. It has a height of between 1 and 1.5 m (3.2-5 ft) and a diameter of 0.5 to 1 m (1.6-3.2 ft), while it is extremely compact in appearance.

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'Francis Mason' Glossy Abelia - Glossy Abelia ‘Francis Mason’ Plant

Abelia x grandiflora ‘Francis Mason’

The ‘Francis Mason’ Glossy Abelia is a medium-sized, multistemmed bush of height and diameter of 0.9-1.8 m. Like all Abelias, it has arched stems, most of which come directly from the base of the plant. Its glossy leaves show interesting stains, since when new they have a yellow-gold color which over time changes to dark green with yellow-cream margins.

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Glossy Abelia Varieties - Glossy Abelia 'Edward Goucher' Flowers

Abelia x grandiflora ‘Edward Goucher’

The Glossy Abelia ‘Edward Goucher’ is medium sized multistemmed shrub with a height and diameter of 1-1.5 m. The largest dimension of cultivar is achieved when planted in areas with hotter winters. It is a medium growth rate, spherical in shape, with slightly arched shoots, which when young are red in color and mature in greyish-brown coloration.

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Great and ancient the ceramic art. And constantly renewed and evolving, when it is – literally – found in the hands of experienced and inventive masters. Yo Se Yeon from the city of Icheon, South Korea, does not have such ambitious goals. But he is such a master. And simply and humbly, as a continuator of a 5,000-year tradition, he devotes us some of his time and some objet d’arts.

Guelder Rose (Viburnum opulus) – Description & Uses

The article refers to Guelder Rose or European Cranberrybush (Viburnum opulus) which is a shrub or small tree, that has not only ornamental but also productive properties, as it offers abundant usable edible fruits, while at the same time it is an extremely effective medicinal plant.

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Means, Methods & Techniques for Sowing Palm Seeds

The second and final article on Palm seed domestic propagation focuses on the necessary tools, the appropriate methods, and the most suitable techniques, which will lead the whole project to a successful conclusion – while the editorial team of “Kalliergeia” will celebrate the rare one for its team completion of a tribute.

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Stoner – A Novel by John Williams

The great novel “Stoner” by the American distinguished author John Edward Williams deals with the life and times of one of the most successful “losers” of world literature – the hero of the same name, who from a rural child managed to become a university professor of English Literature.

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`Royal Purple’ Smoketree Planting in the Garden

`Royal Purple’ Smoketree – Cotinus coggygria ‘Royal Purple’

`Royal Purple’ Smoketree is perhaps the most popular bush among the plant varieties of red in the leaves. It is a perennial woody deciduous shrub or small tree of moderate size and slow growth, whereas in relation to the typical species it is smaller in size. Its height varies between 4 to 5 m – in ideal conditions it can also catch 6.5 to 7 m – and its diameter between 3 to 4 m, dimensions in which it will reach at the age of 10 to 20 years.

Read More »
Purple Japanese Barberry Shrub

Purple Japanese barberry – Berberis thunberbii ‘Atropurpurea’

Purple Japanese barberry ‘Atropurpurea’ is perhaps the most popular variety of the species. It is a perennial, spiny deciduous bush that gets from the 2nd to the 5th year, almost the final size. It has a height of between 1 and 1.5 m (3.2-5 ft) and a diameter of 0.5 to 1 m (1.6-3.2 ft), while it is extremely compact in appearance.

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'Francis Mason' Glossy Abelia - Glossy Abelia ‘Francis Mason’ Plant

Abelia x grandiflora ‘Francis Mason’

The ‘Francis Mason’ Glossy Abelia is a medium-sized, multistemmed bush of height and diameter of 0.9-1.8 m. Like all Abelias, it has arched stems, most of which come directly from the base of the plant. Its glossy leaves show interesting stains, since when new they have a yellow-gold color which over time changes to dark green with yellow-cream margins.

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Glossy Abelia Varieties - Glossy Abelia 'Edward Goucher' Flowers

Abelia x grandiflora ‘Edward Goucher’

The Glossy Abelia ‘Edward Goucher’ is medium sized multistemmed shrub with a height and diameter of 1-1.5 m. The largest dimension of cultivar is achieved when planted in areas with hotter winters. It is a medium growth rate, spherical in shape, with slightly arched shoots, which when young are red in color and mature in greyish-brown coloration.

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Great and ancient the ceramic art. And constantly renewed and evolving, when it is – literally – found in the hands of experienced and inventive masters. Yo Se Yeon from the city of Icheon, South Korea, does not have such ambitious goals. But he is such a master. And simply and humbly, as a continuator of a 5,000-year tradition, he devotes us some of his time and some objet d’arts.

Guelder Rose (Viburnum opulus) – Description & Uses

The article refers to Guelder Rose or European Cranberrybush (Viburnum opulus) which is a shrub or small tree, that has not only ornamental but also productive properties, as it offers abundant usable edible fruits, while at the same time it is an extremely effective medicinal plant.

Read More »

Means, Methods & Techniques for Sowing Palm Seeds

The second and final article on Palm seed domestic propagation focuses on the necessary tools, the appropriate methods, and the most suitable techniques, which will lead the whole project to a successful conclusion – while the editorial team of “Kalliergeia” will celebrate the rare one for its team completion of a tribute.

Read More »

Stoner – A Novel by John Williams

The great novel “Stoner” by the American distinguished author John Edward Williams deals with the life and times of one of the most successful “losers” of world literature – the hero of the same name, who from a rural child managed to become a university professor of English Literature.

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