Category Archives: Shrubs

Emperor’s Candlesticks | An Ornamental Flowering Plant for the Garden

Emperor’s Candlestick is an ornamental, broadleaf, evergreen shrub that is native to Northern regions of South & Central America.  In its native habitat, Sennas can grow up to 30 feet in height. However, if grown as architectural flowering border shrub … Continue reading

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Cape Honeysuckle | A Colorful Flowering Tropical Plant That Gardeners Love

Cape honeysuckle (Tecoma capensis) A truly fetching beauty, cape honeysuckle (tecoma capensis) is a hardy, fast-growing ornamental evergreen shrub which is native to South Africa. Drought and salt tolerant, and relatively pest free, here in the United States, cape honeysuckle … Continue reading

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Patagonian Groundsel | A Hardy Evergreen Shrub for Your Garden

Dick Culbert Patagonian Groundsel Tree, also known as Patagonian Sea Myrtle (Baccharis patagonica), is a frost-hardy, fall-flowering evergreen shrub originating from South America — Chile and Argentina (Patagonia).  Known for its versatility as a mounding hedge or a thick, … Continue reading

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Maidenhair Vine | An Ornamental Plant for Outdoor (and Indoor) Gardens

By Avenue – Own work, GFDL, Maidenhair vine (Muehlenbeckia complexa) is a deciduous climbing vine native to New Zealand. It is most notably known for its versatility as a prolific ground cover and screening plant due its rampart but … Continue reading

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