Green Valley Supply's Gardening Encyclopedia

Begonia

Begonia

Begonia (named after M. Begon). Begonidcecz. Ei.i:Pna.\"r's EAR. Bssrsresx Ganamum. A large ge nus of very popular and useful plants for the house,...

Beet

Beet

                                                   Different Beet Varieties What is Beet? Also known as table beet, red beet, garden beet or golde...

Dracocephalum

Dracocephalum

Dragon's head, from the wide-open mouths of the flowers). Labidize. This genus contains a few hardy herbaceous perennial plants of the mint family,...

Cuphea

Cuphea

CUPHEA (Greek, curved; referring to the prominent protuberance at the base of the calyx tube). 14/lhrdcem.An exceedingly interesting genus of tropi...

Cunninghamia

Cunninghamia

CUNNIRGHAIIIA (after J. Cunningham, botanical collector, who discovered this Conifer 1702 in China). Conifem. Tree, with stout trunk and verticilla...

Dreer

Dreer

A. Seedsman, and founder of one of the oldest American horticultural establishments; was born in Philadelphia, Aug. 24, 1818, and died thereDec. 22...

Capitata

Capitata

Capltata, Wall. (Be-nthdmia fragi/era, Lindl.). Tree : lvs. coriaceous, elliptic-oblong, narrowed at both ends, appressed-pubescent above and more ...

Kousa

Kousa

Buerg. (Bsnlhdmitl Japénica, Sieb.& Zucc. 0. Japénica, Koehne, not Thunbg.). Shrub or small tree, to 20 ft.: lvs. cuneate, elliptic-ovate, acum...

Cymbldlum gigunteum

Cymbldlum gigunteum

Cymbldlum gigunteum is Fls. dull purple brownish, or yellowish green striped with purple ; sepals and petalsioblong, the petals narrow and shorter;...

Cypripedium Hookerae

Cypripedium Hookerae

Flower larger than in the type; petals oblong spatulate,green, except at extremities, where they are pale mauve, median portion richly dotted with ...