described Callirhoe involucrata v. tenuissima
and that was only the beginning.
until I kill it myself, at least three times."
(I am going for four times myself)
Owners of nurseries have a different way of talking about plants. It's not just the new introductions, but the knowledge about a particular species gained through growing, tissue culture or grafting. Tony discussed the weaknesses of many Eichinaceas on the market and showed us some of the ones he likes: Eichinacea 'Fatal Attraction,' Eichinacea 'Hot Papaya' and Eichinacea 'Fragrant Angel,' the only Ecihinacea with a strong scent.
Here are some selections from Plants Delights Nursery that interested me:
is mildew free.
only 1-2 ft. tall
Adam R. Wheeler was less entertainer, more plant fanatic. He is the Plant Development Manager at Broken Arrow Nursery. Concentrating on unusual trees and shrubs for the urban environment, Adam went through a host of new introductions (at least to me).
OR HOW ABOUT
Ginkgo biloba 'Markien'
2-3 Ft. tall and still a Ginkgo
A PASSION FOR PURPLE IN THE GARDEN
Rhus Coppalina 'Lanhams Purple'
Purple leaves in the Spring
turn brillant red in the Fall.