Shrub sentence examples

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  • The coca shrub is most successfully cultivated at an elevation of 5000 to 6000 ft.

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  • In my front yard grew the strawberry, blackberry, and life-everlasting, johnswort and goldenrod, shrub oaks and sand cherry, blueberry and groundnut.

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  • It is a small, twiggy, resinous fragrant shrub found on bogs and moors in the British Islands, and widely distributed in the north temperate zone.

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  • The retama shrub is met with in sandy districts, especially in the Sahara, but also right up to the north of Tunisia.

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  • A large part of the country is covered with grass or shrub, chiefly acacia.

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  • The plants are intended to be specimens showing the habit of the tree or shrub, and the collection is essentially an educational one.

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  • As cultivated in China it is an evergreen shrub growing to a height of from 3 to 5 ft.

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  • The birch in the loftier alpine tracts and plateaus becomes a shrub (Betula nana, B.

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  • Cneorum (Europe) is a hardy evergreen trailing shrub, with bright pink sweet-scented flowers.

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  • The arborescent growth near the mountains is larger and more vigorous, in which are to be found the " algarrobo " (Prosopis siliquastrum) and " chanar " (Gourliea chilensis), but the only shrub to be found on the coast is a species of Skytanthus.

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  • The low shrub oak plateau to which the opposite shore arose stretched away toward the prairies of the West and the steppes of Tartary, affording ample room for all the roving families of men.

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  • Forward from the head extends a long ramified appendage described as the " frontal shrub," backward from the fourth abdominal segment of the male spreads a fin-like expansion which is unique.

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  • The whole shrub resembles more what one might consider a wild form of the peach than that of the almond."

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  • KUMQUAT (Citrus japonica), a much-branched shrub from 8 to 12 ft.

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  • The dense bush or jungle of evergreen trees, climbers and flowering shrub, which up to the middle of the 19th century covered the greater part of the coast belt, has largely disappeared.

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  • Early travellers reported that the tea-plant was indigenous to the southern valleys of the Himalayas; but they were mistaken in the identity of the shrub, which was the Osyris nepalensis.

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  • Oxycedrus, a common plant in the Mediterranean region, forming a shrub or low tree with spreading branches and short, stiff, prickly leaves.

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  • The mesquite varies in size from a tangled thorny shrub to a spreading tree as much as 3 ft.

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  • In Great Britain it is usually a shrub with spreading branches, less frequently a low tree.

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  • COCCULUS INDICUS, the commercial name for the dried fruits of Anamirta Cocculus (natural order Menispermaceae), a large climbing shrub, native to India.

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  • The tea bush or tree is a member of the natural order Ternstroemiaceae and is closely allied to the well-known ornamental shrub the camellia.

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  • Among forest shrubs are the willow, hazel, alder, shrub maple, birch, hawthorn, dogwood, elderberry, viburnum and snowberry.

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  • evergreen shrub with flattened leaf-like cladodes, native in the southerly portion of England and Wales; the small flowers are unisexual and borne on the face of the cladode; the male contains three stamens, the filaments of which are united to form a short stout column on which are seated the diverging cells of the anthers; in the female the ovary is enveloped by a fleshy staminal tube on which are borne three barren anthers.

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  • Juniperus Sabina is the savin, abundant on the mountains of central Europe, an irregularly spreading muchbranched shrub with scale-like glandular leaves, and emitting a disagreeable odour when bruised.

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  • Several genera afford ornamental plants; such are Lonicera, erect shrubs or twiners with long-tubed white, yellow or red flowers; Symphoricarpus, a North American shrub, with small whitish pendulous flowers and white berries; Diervilla (also known as Weigelia), and Viburnum, including V.

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  • Mezereum, mezereon, a rather larger shrub, 2 to 4 ft.

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  • Xylosteum, a hardy shrub of dwarfish, erect habit, and L.

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  • On the more barren soil the sumach shrub, the leaves of which are used for tanning, and the prickly pear grow freely.

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  • Some have held that it is a prickly shrub, Zizyphus Lotus, which bears a sweet-tasting fruit, and still grows in the old home of the Lotophagi.

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  • There are few indigenous fruits; the kei apple is the fruit of a small tree or shrub found in Kaffraria and the eastern districts, where also the wild and Kaffir plums are common; hard pears, gourds, water melons and species of almond, chestnut and lemon are also native.

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  • The pitch pines and shrub oaks about my house, which had so long drooped, suddenly resumed their several characters, looked brighter, greener, and more erect and alive, as if effectually cleansed and restored by the rain.

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  • Louis Dollo especially has Fossorial Amphibious Digitigrade Grass Herb Herbivorous Shrub Fruit Root Dentition reduced Omnivorous Fish Carnivorous-{Flesh Carrion contributed most brilliant discussions of the theory of alternations of habitat as applied to the interpretation of the anatomy of the marsupials, of many kinds of fishes, of such reptiles as the herbivorous dinosaurs of the Upper Cretaceous.

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  • Like the sand-reed, the dewberry bramble and the shrub of the buckthorn (Hippophae rhamnoides) perform a useful service in helping to bind the sand together.

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  • In Britain the plant is a hardy evergreen, and can only be looked upon as a large shrub or low tree.

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  • Of these the most remarkable example is Cytisus Adami, a tree which year after year produces some shoots, foliage and flowers like those of the common laburnum, others like those of the very different looking dwarf shrub C. purpureus, and others again intermediate between these.

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  • East Family Area - Green A tall evergreen or healthy shrub.

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  • shrub layer of soft fruit bushes.

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  • The bark is smooth in the shrub 's youth, silvery gray with darker stripes.

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  • clematis planted by a wall, fence, tree or shrub, may need regular watering.

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  • Viburnum tinus is a commonly grown shrub, with evergreen leaves.

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  • Agnuscastus is a graceful shrub, with divided leaves, and in late summer clusters of small pale lilac flowers.

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  • C. amurensis is a shrub introduced a few years ago from the Amoor Valley.

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  • Corylopsis Pauciflora - nother Japanese species, is a very beautiful shrub when well grown, for its long, slender branches are clothed with rather thin, heart-shaped leaves.

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  • Dalmatian Laburnum (Petteria Ramentacea) - A deciduous tree-like shrub allied to Laburnum and Cytisus.

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  • The most attractive period of this shrub is in the autumn, when the leaves assume a rich red-purplish hue.

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  • May be pruned to a shrub size, if desired.

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  • Can be pruned to a shrub size if space requires.

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  • Typically, gardenias are grown as a shrub in areas with warm, temperate weather.

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  • Laureola, spurge laurel, a small evergreen shrub with green flowers in the leaf axils towards the ends of the branches and ovoid black very poisonous berries, is found in England in copses and on hedge-banks in stiff soils.

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  • Other bees, the species of Osmia for example, choose the hollow stem of a bramble or other shrub, the female forming a linear series of cells in each of which an egg is laid and a supply of food stored up. J.

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  • It is a hardy deciduous shrub, native of North America, which bears a profusion of rich yellow flowers in autumn and winter when the plant is leafless.

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  • The common sage brush, artemisia, is the characteristic shrub of the plains where the soil is comparatively free from alkali, and is abundant in the valleys of the arid foothills.

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  • They also usually wear, like all Vaishnavas, a necklace of tulasi, or basil wood, and a rosary of seeds of the same shrub or of the lotus.

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  • bushy deciduous shrub with handsome dark purple foliage, green on the reverse, on purple stems.

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  • Grown as a shrub or against a sunny wall it produces extraordinarily delicate, yellow, waxy flowers with the exotic aroma of allspice!

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  • dioecious tree or hedging shrub with small, narrow, dark green leaves.

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  • Hedera helix, is the only native British evergreen climbing shrub.

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  • evergreen shrub bears red young leaves which turn to glossy green edged creamy silver.

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  • Woody shrub with masses of pink flowers about 3 " across over long period in summer.

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  • foliage of the shrub has been removed, the root was dug out.

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  • The shrub layer consists of rowan and holly, with hazel locally frequent and occasional goat willow.

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  • Handsome, large velvety dark-green leaves are an outstanding feature of this often rather gaunt, tall shrub.

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  • Planting of easily maintainable shrub bank to encourage biodiversity, and particularly to encourage a population of European goldfinches which inhabit the quarry.

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  • In England, the pineapple guava is often grown as a wall shrub.

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  • A real beauty of a shrub, although not reliably hardy.

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  • This shrub layer may include hazel, hawthorn or blackthorn.

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  • Open, semi-natural habitats with dwarf shrub heaths are moorland.

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  • holly Ilex aquifolium often form a distinct shrub layer.

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  • holly of the best golden variegated hollies, it's a great specimen plant for a sunny shrub, hedge or mixed border.

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  • hydrangea serrata 'Blue Deckle ' (Haworth-Booth) Best grown as blue, this is a lovely dwarf shrub with a long flowering period.

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  • Hazel Corylus avellana and holly ilex aquifolium often form a distinct shrub layer.

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  • This creeping juniper is an excellent ground cover plant for a well-drained shrub or mixed border.

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  • A pretty leafy shrub is got ready to make a " plaything " for the seed.

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  • A second phase of planting is planned for Priory Gardens to enhance the rather monotonous bank of single species shrub planting.

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  • Many of the native shrub willows are even more limited in range and particularly palatable to animals.

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  • Phase 2 concentrated on the much-loved Rose Garden, creating new rose and shrub beds with arches for climbing roses and a new pergola.

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  • philadelphus coronarius is a deciduous shrub with light green leaves and arching stems which bear a profusion of wonderfully fragrant white flowers.

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  • The Garden House - on the banks of the River Dee has many shrub and herbaceous plantings and a National Collection of Hydrangea.

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  • The opposite edge of the garden is bordered by a bank of single species shrub planting.

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  • The site benefits from extensive native tree, shrub and wildflower plantings, creating various wildlife habitats.

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  • Dogwood and lilac rub shoulders with vigorous shrub roses in magenta and white.

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  • Blue Bird) - A lovely small to medium sized shrub covered with very shapely lacecap type heads.

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  • It's a shrub grown for its foliage, as its tiny, greenish white flowers are not showy.

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  • Kerria Kerria is a genus of one species of deciduous, suckering shrub from the woodlands of China and Japan.

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  • It is a deciduous shrub, growing slowly to an ultimate height of around 10 feet.

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  • This compact, bushy shrub is perfect for the smaller garden.

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  • It is a prickly shrub that can form extensive patches.

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  • shrub heaths, show the strongest eutrophication signal.

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  • shrub planting.

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  • spades depth) a square meter where the shrub is to be planted.

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  • straggly little shrub for the rest of the year.

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  • A stream runs through the bottom of the gardens to the front which have lawns, flower and shrub borders and mature trees.

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  • twiggy shrub in full view.

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  • This shrub can become quite unkempt if not pruned well back.

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  • This attractively variegated deciduous shrub makes a great specimen plant for a well-drained sunny border.

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  • variegated hollies, it's a great specimen plant for a sunny shrub, hedge or mixed border.

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  • variegated shrub is best grown against a warm, sunny wall.

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  • viburnum tinus is a commonly grown shrub, with evergreen leaves.

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  • viburnum opulus ' Harvest Gold ' is a very pretty deciduous shrub or small tree, with lovely yellow foliage.

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  • This will encourage vigorous, free-flowering shoots from low down, helping to keep the shrub neat and compact.

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  • wintergreen plant, an evergreen shrub.

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  • A shrub is a plant that produces woody stems near ground level.

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  • Quassia amara is a shrub or small tree belonging to the same natural order as Picraena, viz.

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  • The tree poppy (Dendromecon rigidum) is a Californian shrub about 3 ft.

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  • It 's a shrub grown for its foliage, as its tiny, greenish white flowers are not showy.

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  • Habitats with less natural buffering capacity, such as dwarf shrub heaths, show the strongest eutrophication signal.

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  • Side access to rear garden comprising area of lawn with shrub borders.

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  • Developing our Forest Garden area by planting up a shrub layer of soft fruit bushes.

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  • Preparation is simple - dig over (1.5 to 2 spades depth) a square meter where the shrub is to be planted.

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  • It needs to - it 's a very boring, straggly little shrub for the rest of the year.

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  • The Fan-tailed Warbler had not been well seen but one was soon perched on a dead, twiggy shrub in full view.

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  • In cold areas this vigorous, semi-evergreen, variegated shrub is best grown against a warm, sunny wall.

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  • Viburnum opulus ' Harvest Gold ' is a very pretty deciduous shrub or small tree, with lovely yellow foliage.

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  • Methyl salicylate is a natural product derived from the the wintergreen plant, an evergreen shrub.

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  • Pomegranates (Punica granatum) come from a tall shrub or tree that grows in the Mediterranean and Caucus regions of the world.

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  • Turmeric, Curcuma longa, is a shrub that grows in many parts of Asia and Africa.

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  • In areas where turmeric is grown, the fresh leaves of the shrub are used to wrap foods and impart a distinct flavor.

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  • Adenocarpus Decorticans - A pea-flowering shrub, not common, with flowers like Gorse.

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  • "Like so many of its race, this shrub is not long-lived, and care should be taken to sow a few seeds occasionally, to renew the stock if needed.

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  • J. americana (Jamesia) - A dwarf shrub from the Rocky Mountains, about 3 feet high, summer leafing, many clusters of white flowers.

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  • A half-hardy evergreen shrub from the Southern States of N.

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  • Aralia Chinesis - A hardy shrub, with very large, much-divided, spiny leaves, resembling those of the Angelica Tree of N.

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  • Angelica Tree (Aralia Spinosa) - This fine shrub has often been put in exposed places, but it is better where its great leaves will not be torn, and in every size may be used in the pleasure ground.

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  • Aristotelia - A. macqui is a hardy Chilian shrub of the Lime Tree family, chiefly esteemed for its handsome evergreen foliage.

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  • A. microphylla is a graceful evergreen shrub, with many small flowers, succeeded in autumn by small orange-red berries.

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  • B. salicina, a shrub of about 6 feet, from Colorado, comes near halimifolia, but is hardier.

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  • A. Uva-ursi (Bear-berry) is a dwarf evergreen mountain shrub, 1 foot high, sometimes grown with rock plants.

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  • Bladder Nut (Staphylea) - Of the older kinds only S. colchica is important, this being a beautiful shrub with pinnate leaves and large terminal clusters of snow-white flowers in early summer.

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  • Bowkeria - B. triphylla is a scarce shrub from S.

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  • Though not a showy flowering shrub, few others are so rapid in growth, so graceful, and so indifferent to the nature of the soil.

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  • Brachyglottis Repanda - A New Zealand shrub, with fine foliage, deeply toothed; of a deep green, mottled with dark purple on the upper side and silvery-white beneath.

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  • As many of the leaves on a shrub invariably display their undersides, the sharp contrast between the white and the deep green is striking.

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  • The flowers are said to be minute and inconspicuous, but the shrub is not apparently a free bloomer, as a specimen that has grown at Kingswear, S.

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  • There is no finer shrub for planting under the shade of large trees where the soil is not too full of roots.

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  • China, whence this shrub was introduced by Wilson in 1907.

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  • Californica) in this country does not usually rise above shrub height.

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  • American Ae. parviflora (dwarf Buckeye) is a handsome shrub, 6 to 10 fhigh, flowering in late summer.

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  • There are many forms of this shrub, the best being that in which the leaves are broadly edged with silver; effective against a sheltered wall and in poor warm soils.

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  • Caesalpinia Japonica - A graceful and distinct summer-leafing shrub, one of a genus usually tropical, but this is hardy in the country around London.

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  • D. californica (Fremontia) - A handsome Californian shrub.

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  • Callistemon Salignus - There are two forms of this Bottle-brush shrub, one bearing pale yellow flowers and the other crimson.

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  • Carpenteria Californica - A lovely hardy shrub for walls in southern districts, 6 to 10 feet high, with long, narrow, pale green leaves, and clusters of large white fragrant flowers.

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  • Caryopteris - C. mastacanthus is a small shrub with greyish foliage, distinct in habit, and with purple flowers, not quite hardy perhaps in all soils, but pretty on warm banks and in warm gardens.

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  • Ceratostigma Polhilli - A pretty creeping shrub from a great height in the mountains of W.

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  • Chilian Needle Tree (Rhaphithamnus Cyanocarpus) - A shrub or small tree of much beauty, but too tender for any save favoured districts.

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  • The other species is less common, and is a free-growing shrub, 6 feet high or more, bearing large loose clusters of flowers, the corollas white, the calyces a deep brownish-red, blooming in September.

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  • Club Palm (Cordyline) - Fine-leaved shrub plants common in green-houses, but only in the mildest parts of England and Ireland can they be grown well in the open air.

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  • In New Zealand and the Norfolk Islands it grows from 12 to 25 feet high under favourable conditions, but when growing in exposed, rocky places it is often a prostrate shrub or low bush.

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  • Coral Barberry (Berberidopsis) - B. corallina is a beautiful evergreen climbing shrub from Chili, hardy enough for open walls in the southern counties.

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  • Coriaria Japonica - A handsome shrub with red-brown woody stems 8 or 10 feet high.

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  • This is the only bushy Coronilla that can be well grown in the open air in England, but in mild districts C. glauca, a beautiful shrub with glaucous foliage and yellow flowers, usually grown in greenhouses, may be grown out of doors.

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  • China. It forms a shrub 5 to 6 feet high, with long and rather slender branches.

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  • It is a much dwarfer plant, and is an under shrub in the forests of Yezo.

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  • Desfontainea - In favoured gardens along the southern coast, and in other mild parts, D. spinosa, a very beautiful evergreen shrub from Chili, can be grown and flowered out of doors.

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  • Diostea Juncea - This rather uncommon shrub presents, when in flower, quite a pleasing appearance.

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  • At Glasnevin it forms a densely-branched shrub of about 10 feet high, with green twiggy branches sparingly clothed with tiny, green ovate leaves.

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  • Enkianthus - E. campanulatus is a graceful shrub, native of Northern Japan.

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  • Enkianthus Japonicus - A rare shrub, first discovered by Sir Rutherford Alcock near Nagasaki, Japan, in 1859, and afterwards introduced by Messrs Standish.

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  • Erinacea Pungens - A dwarf, much-branched shrub, forming foot-high cushions of spiny branches, and producing in May and June pea-shaped flowers of an exquisite blue shade.

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  • In mild places the common E. macrantha succeeds in the open, but, as a rule, it must be regarded as a wall shrub.

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  • It is a first-rate shrub, and one of the best of the Escallonias.

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  • E. hupehensis grows into a small, wide-headed tree or large shrub.

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  • Judging from its growth since its introduction, it is likely to become a very useful shrub.

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  • Fallugia Paradoxa - A rare and interesting shrub, belonging to the Rose family.

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  • Kelseys False Acacia (Robinia Kelseyi) - This is a new kind found by Mr Kelsey, of Boston, a very graceful shrub, pretty in flower and having its seed-pods covered with red bristles.

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  • False Heath (Fabiana) - F. imbricata is a pretty shrub of the Potato family, but so much resembling a Heath that it might well be mistaken for one.

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  • A native of Chili, it is not perfectly hardy as a bush except in the southern and western counties, in which it is often a beautiful shrub.

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  • Fendlera Rupicola - A beautiful shrub allied to Philadelphus, reaching a height of 12 feet in its own land, but rarely much over 4 feet high with us.

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  • Fire Bush (Embothrium) - E. coccineum is a very beautiful South American evergreen shrub of the Protea family, hardy in warm parts of Britain, even without the protection of a wall.

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  • Flowering Nutmeg (Leycesteria) - L. formosa is a distinct flowering shrub, and hardy, but much commoner in Ireland and the west than in the home counties.

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  • A very pretty flowering shrub from the warmest parts of Texas, and hence only suited to warm and sheltered shore gardens.

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  • Elliptica is a fine Californian Evergreen, and beautiful winter-flowering shrub.

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  • German Tamarisk (Myricaria) - M. germanica is an elegant shrub, hardly differing from the common Tamarisk of our sea-coasts, with feathery foliage and many long plume-like clusters of small pink flowers.

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  • It grows 6 or 8 feet high in warm sandy soils, and, like the true Tamarisk, is a good shrub for dry banks where few shrubs would flourish.

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  • It is C. puniceus, a native of New Zealand, and as handsome a shrub when in bloom as one could wish to see, its splendid crimson blooms borne in large bunches during summer.

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  • F. viridissima, another species, is quite a shrub.

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  • In moist valleys near the sea the finest trees reach a height of 150 feet, but it is often only a low shrub on the mountain sides.

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  • The hardiest form of all is minor, from the mountain tops of California-a pretty little shrub for raised banks.

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  • Rock Gromwell (Lithospermum Petraeum) - A neat, dwarf shrub, something like a small Lavender bush, with small greyish leaves.

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  • Senecio Greyi - A curious hardy shrub of 3 to 4 feet from New Zealand, with oval silvery leaves and loose heads of yellow flowers.

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  • Senecio Rotundifolius - A shrub recently come from New Zealand, with large rounded leathery leaves covered with a yellowish felt underneath.

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  • Viburnum Acerifolium - A shrub of 4 to 6 feet, from the mountains of New England, and distinct in its broad and glossy three-lobed leaves.

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  • Viburnum Carlesii - A charming Japanese shrub of rather loose habit, with roundish leaves, silvery on the underside and greyish-green above from their coating of fine hairs.

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  • Viburnum Cotinifolium - A spreading shrub or low tree of 20 feet, found high on the Himalayas, yet so tender as to need shelter or a place on a warm wall during our winters.

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  • Viburnum Dahuricum - A spreading shrub of 5 to 8 feet, with grey stems and small woolly leaves.

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  • Viburnum Dentatum - A bushy shrub of 15 feet, with ovate leaves on slender stems and abundant white flowers in June and July, when the shrub is at its best.

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  • Viburnum Dilatatum - A shapely shrub of erect growth, brought long ago from the East and fully hardy, yet almost unknown in our gardens.

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  • Viburnum Henryi - A lax-habited hardy evergreen shrub from C.

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  • Japanese Guelder Rose (Viburnum Plicatum) - A very sturdy, robust, flowering shrub.

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  • It is a shrub of neat yet graceful habit, well clothed with dark green, rather plaited leaves.

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  • Viburnum Wrightii - An erect shrub from the mountains of N.

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  • American kind, a large shrub, the leaves are almost round, and whilst averaging 3 to 4 inches across are sometimes over 6 inches.

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  • Hardy Orange (Aegle Sepiaria) - An interesting shrub of the Orange family, hardy in the country round London.

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  • Heavenly Bamboo (Nandina) - N. domestica is a distinct and graceful shrub with dark leathery leaves, often flushed with red towards autumn.

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  • Holboellia - H. latifolia is a beautiful evergreen climbing shrub from the Himalayas, hardy against walls in the southern and the warm districts.

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  • American, the species ilicifolia being quite a choice evergreen, Holly-like shrub, but smoother and thinner, it bearing weeping racemes nearly a foot long.

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  • Japanese Hawthorn (Raphiolepis) - R. ovata is a beautiful Japanese shrub, hardy in southern districts, and with a little winter protection may even be planted in cold parts.

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  • E. japonica: Loquat (Eriobotrya) - A large-leaved shrub from Japan; in England tender, and only suitable for walls in warm and sheltered places.

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  • Jews Mallow (Kerria) - The double variety of this Japanese shrub, K. japonica, is an old favourite in cottage gardens.

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  • The large yellow rosette flowers are more showy than those of the single kind, which is a pretty shrub.

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  • One of the most distinct and useful of them is S. incana, a small grey shrub, with close habit and narrow leaves covered with dense white down.

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  • Leatherwood (Dirca Palustris) - A rough little summer-leafing shrub in England from N.

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  • Loiseleuria - A wiry little shrub, L. procumbens, growing close to the ground, the plants forming tufts with small reddish flowers in spring.

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  • Mallotus Japonicus - A summer-leafing shrub from Japan and C.

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  • P. Lenticus, an evergreen shrub, or small tree, occasionally 15 to 20 feet high, is a native of the Mediterranean region, and produces the resinous substance known as mastic.

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  • Melanoselinum Decipiens - An umbelliferous shrub from Madeira, with a round simple stem, bare below, and large, spreading compound leaves.

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  • In a wild state it forms a large tree, but in this country so far it is only a well-branched shrub which flowers freely every summer.

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  • Menziesia Coerulea - A tiny alpine shrub, native of Scotch mountains and of northern European mountains.

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  • Mexican Orange-flower (Choisya Ternata) - A handsome shrub; in the south and west often thrives with the shelter of a wall and a southern or western aspect, and in high ground, at least, as a bush.

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  • P. Chamaebuxus (Box-leaved Milkwort) is a little creeping shrub from the Alps of Austria and Switzerland, where it often remains quite tiny.

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  • Mitre-flower (Mitraria) - M. coccinea is a bright charming little shrub from Chili, hardy in mild districts, but generally requiring winter protection.

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  • It is a small evergreen shrub, bearing in summer numerous urn-shaped flowers about 1 1/2 inches long and of a brilliant scarlet, thriving in a mixture of sandy peat and loam, in a moist sheltered spot with perfect drainage.

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  • Ceanothus Dentatus - an elegant little evergreen shrub, rarely higher than about 3 feet.

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  • Nepaul Laburnum (Piptanthus) - P. nepalensis is a Pea-flowered shrub, with large deep green leaves like those of the Laburnum.

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  • It makes a low shrub, well adapted to the rock garden, growing slowly, needing little root room, and flowering freely from a height of only a few inches.

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  • Sophora Secundiflora - A low dense tree or leafy shrub, with ornamental foliage composed of neat rounded leaflets with a glossy surface, and strongly fragrant violet-blue flowers borne in a dense spike.

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  • New Zealand Ribbon-wood (Hoheria Populnea) - An evergreen shrub from New Zealand, in flower and habit like a coarse-leaved Deutzia, and not at all like the Mallows, to which it is related.

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  • Nine Bark (Neillia) - N. opulifolia is a hardy shrub generally known as Spiroea opulifolia.

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  • This variety is a hardy and vigorous shrub suitable for planting anywhere.

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  • In Dr Aitchisons Botany of the Afghan Delimitation Commission it is described as a shrub or tree occurring at an elevation of 3000 feet and upwards, near running streams, and cultivated largely in orchards for its fruit.

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  • It is quite distinct in appearance from any other hardy shrub, and is a very fine silvery evergreen, distinct in effect.

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  • Elaeagnus Umbellata - a beautiful shrub.

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  • Orange Ball Tree (Buddleia) - B. globosa is a favourite shrub from Chili, often seen in the southern coast gardens, where it is hardier, and in Ireland; the flowers, balls of bright yellow, are showy in early summer.

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  • It is a large shrub, 8 to 10 or more feet high, variable in foliage, and with flowers densely crowded in globose heads peduncled in the axils of the uppermost leaves, and which vary in color from pink to pale lilac, with an orange throat.

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  • Orixa Japonica - A very interesting summer-leafing shrub of graceful habit.

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  • J. Bean (Trees and Shrubs) has seen the shrub at Kew, but nowhere else.

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  • The shrub is largely used by the Japanese as a hedge plant.

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  • Osmanthus Ilicifolius - This is by far the most common and useful kind, and is, moreover, a valuable shrub for town planting.

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  • Osoberry (Nuttallia) - N. cerasiformis is a hardy shrub, and one of the earliest to flower.

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  • Osteomeles Anthylidifolia - A small evergreen shrub from 5 to 6 feet high, mostly grown upon walls in this country, but fairly hardy in the south-west.

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  • Ozothamnus - O. rosmarinifolius is a neat little evergreen shrub almost hardy in the south and coast districts, with small, Rosemary-like leaves, and about the end of summer bears dense clusters of small white flowers.

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  • It is one of the few shrubby Aralias hardy in Britain, coming from Manchuria, where it grows as a tall dense shrub with large trifoliate leaves and rounded heads of dull purple flowers.

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  • G. Shallon is too large for all but the rougher flanks of the rock garden, being a vigorous shrub and an excellent covert for game.

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  • Pepino (Philesia) - P. buxifolia is an exquisite dwarf shrub, with large carmine-red Lapageria-like bells (2 inches long) nestling among and suffusing with their rich color the sombre evergreen foliage.

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  • It is a precious shrub for the cooler parts of the rock garden and succeeds admirably in the more favourable coast gardens, and in moist peat or turfy loam.

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  • Peraphyllum Ramosissimum - A shrub of the Rose family, summer-leafing, inhabiting dry hillsides in California and other parts of the western United States.

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  • Phyllodoce - A dwarf evergreen mountain shrub with pretty bell flowers, thriving only in cool parts of a good rock garden.

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  • In New Zealand it grows 20 feet in height, and seems to be fairly hardy here, though not a shrub for cold climates or exposed places.

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  • P. tobira is a good white flowering shrub in some southern gardens, and is among the plants worth growing in tubs or vases for placing out in the summer.

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  • It is an excellent seaside shrub, well adapted for hedges and screens.

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  • Plymouth Crowberry (Corema) - An evergreen Heath-like shrub, native of America and S.W.

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  • P. alpina, from the mountains of Tasmania, is probably the hardiest of the group, but is only a Yew-like shrub of semi-prostrate habit, more interesting than beautiful.

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  • Polymnia grandis (Montagnaea Heracleifolia) - A half-hardy shrub with large, much divided, and elegantly-lobed leaves, about 3 feet long, presenting luxuriant masses of foliage.

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  • Pterostyrax - P. hispidum is a Japanese shrub, and quite hardy enough for culture as a bush.

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  • It makes a capital wall shrub, being rapid in growth, handsome in foliage, and very beautiful in flower.

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  • The Tasmanian Apple-berry is a charming shrub for a low wall, or it may be grown in pots plunged outside and trained on old Bamboo stems, so as to be taken indoors when the fruits are colored.

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  • R. racemosus (The Alexandrian Laurel) - An elegant shrub with glossy dark green leaves, its stems valuable for cutting in winter.

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  • Red Osier Dogwood is a popular garden shrub.

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  • See :Dogwood Shrub for more detailed information.

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  • This deciduous shrub is valued for its bright red stems in the winter.

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  • This shrub grows over eighteen inches annually, reaching a mature height and spread of about eight feet.

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  • Stem color is more vivid when the shrub is grown in full sun, but it will tolerate some shade.

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  • Rhododendron Maddeni - A shrub 8 to 10 feet high, with bright green lanceolate leaves.

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  • It forms a densely branched shrub 8 feet or more high, furnished with elegant foliage.

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  • Halimodendron argenteum is a small shrub belonging to the Pea family, with elegant, silky leaves.

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  • Sand Myrtle (Leiophyllum) - L. buxifolium is a neat, pretty, and tiny shrub, forming compact bushes 4 to 6 inches high, with evergreen leaves resembling those of the Box.

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  • Sea Buckthorn (Hippophae) - H. rhamnoides is a beautiful seashore native shrub, happy in any free soil.

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  • S. argentea, the Buffalo Berry, is a taller shrub of nearly 20 feet, with thorny stems, silvery leaves, and juicy red or yellow berries, prized for jellies and preserves by the Western colonists.

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  • Shrubby Mimulus (Diplacus Glutinosus) - A beautiful flowering shrub from California.

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  • Anthyllis Erinacea - a singular-looking, much-branched, tufty, spiny, almost leafless shrub, about 1 foot high, with purplish flowers.

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  • This is S. crataegoides, a compact hardy shrub of 10 or 12 feet, found in Asia from the Himalayas to Japan-whence all our plants have come.

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  • Of this shrub Mr John Saul, of Washington, U.S.A., has written: "Large bushes in my nursery were covered with flowers of the purest snow-white.

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  • European shrub, blooming in July, August, and September, when shrubberies are usually flowerless.

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  • Stauntonia - S. hexaphylla is a fine evergreen twining pinnate-leaved shrub from China, hardy enough in the warmer parts of these islands for walls.

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  • Fragrant Sumach (Rhus Canadensis) - A hardy shrub with trifoliate leaves, a native of rocky woods in Canada and New England, and through eastern America, especially along the mountains.

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  • Mountain Sumach (Rhus Copallina) - A shrub or small tree with pinnate leaves of smooth glossy texture, turning a fine color in autumn in its own country, as they probably would in ours in full sun in warm soil.

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  • Venetian Sumach (Rhus Cotinus) - A beautiful and distinct shrub, long cultivated though not always well placed, the simple leaves taking a fine color in autumn and the curious inflorescence giving a very pretty effect.

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  • Rhus Vernicifera - The famous Lacquer Tree of Japan, and a graceful shrub in the milder parts of Britain, but it is said to be very poisonous.

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  • Poison Sumach (Rhus Vernix) - This is a shrub or, in its own country, a small tree with pinnate leaves, and growing in swamps in southern Ontario and the coast district of the eastern States.

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  • Stags Horn Sumach (Rhus Typhina) - In its own country often a small tree or shrub, in ours generally a loose shrub common in gardens.

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  • A. mollis, a dwarf deciduous shrub from Japan and China, has given rise to a variety of kinds, yellow, salmon-red, and orange-scarlet being the prevailing colors.

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  • The Ledum-leaved Azalea (A. ledifolia) is a hardy evergreen shrub, also from China, with white flowers, large and open, like A. indica.

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  • Sweet Fern (Myrica (Comptonia) Asplenifolia) - A quaint little shrub 2 to 3 feet high, with Fern-like long, cut into rounded lobes, and aromatic leaves.

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  • Ireland, but usually in England is a shrub for the greenhouse.

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  • Sycopsis Sinensis - An evergreen shrub, in its native China a low tree growing at rather high altitudes.

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  • Symplocos Crataegoides - A summer-leafing shrub of elegant habit, native of China and India, where its fruit is said to be a brilliant blue.

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  • Tasmanian Laurel (Anopterus Glandulosa) - A vigorous evergreen shrub with dark, shining green leaves, bearing long, erect, terminal racemes of white cup-shaped flowers, resembling the blossoms of Clethra arborea, but larger.

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  • Thymelaea Nivalis - A little evergreen shrub, native of the Pyrenees, and closely allied to the Daphnes.

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  • D. penduliflorum is a really pretty shrub, and hardy if the stems are annually cut down, with graceful shoots, bearing along their upper portions numerous rich violet-purple blossoms in September.

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  • It is a slender shrub, graceful when in flower, 6 feet or more in height, bearing drooping racemes of small Pea-shaped flowers of a carminepurple color.

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  • Z. planispinum is an interesting shrub of dense growth, with glossy evergreen leaves and branches covered with stout compressed spines.

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  • Tricuspidaria - T. lanceolata is a lovely flowering shrub from Chili, which has flowered in the open air at Castlewellan and in other sheltered seaside gardens for several years past.

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  • T. dependens bears white bell-shaped flowers fringed around the mouth, drooping gracefully from the under side of the branches of an elegant evergreen shrub, which thrives in the open air in our warmest coast gardens.

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  • Trochodendron - The only species is T. aralioides, a rare evergreen shrub from moist mountain woods of Japan, hardy in our southern gardens.

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  • American shrub, or low tree of the Custard Apple family.

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  • Kerrioides is a summer-leafing shrub from Japan, with a growth and foliage recalling the familiar old Jews Mallow on cottage walls, but with white flowers.

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  • D. serratifolia from Chili is a loosely branched shrub covered with stout thorns an inch or more long and sharp as a needle.

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  • Winter Sweet (Chimonanthus) - C. fragrans is a lovely shrub, which in England enjoys a wall, flowers in December and January, of delicious fragrance; brownish-yellow, marked with purple inside; and precious for gathering for the house.

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  • The best variety is grandiflora, its flowers being longer and more open, but the shrub varies a little from seed.

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  • Yellow Root (Zanthoriza Apiifolia) - A curious dwarf shrub, native of the eastern States of America, and so modest in flower that it has never been popular in gardens.

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  • Although introduced many years ago, this deciduous shrub has never become common in gardens.

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  • Fothergilla Gardeni Major - A deciduous shrub 6 to 8 feet high, forming a rounded bush, with mostly erect stems.

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  • Mr Bean (Trees and Shrubs) describes it as a charming shrub, especially to those who love out-of-the-way plants, and says it is decidedly superior to the commoner F.

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  • An evergreen creeping shrub in the same family as Huckleberry and Foxberry.

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  • A beautiful ornamental shrub, the Cranberry provides the garden with clusters of tiny, light pink, bell-shaped flowers in the spring and edible fruit for both humans and birds in the fall.

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  • Once established in an appropriate situation, this vine-like shrub can live for a century or longer.

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  • Left to itself, it grows like a fountain-shaped shrub about eight to ten feet tall, and will soon become a thicket.

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  • It can be grown like a vine with proper support or like a shrub.

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  • It is usually grown as a multi-stemmed shrub that reaches ten to fifteen feet in both height and spread, but it can be trained to grow as a standard or can be grafted onto a single stem and grown as a small tree.

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  • Even moisture is best, but an established shrub will tolerate some drought.

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  • As the tree or shrub prepares itself for dormancy, its energy is focused on the roots.

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  • This evergreen shrub blooms in spring and early summer with large white or cream-colored blossoms.

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  • The following tree planting guide information is given courtesy of Penelope O'Sullivan, author of The Homeowner's Complete Tree & Shrub Handbook: The Essential Guide to Choosing, Planting, and Maintaining Perfect Landscape Plants.

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  • My book, The Homeowner's Complete Tree & Shrub Handbook, includes the mature height, width, and required growing conditions for 357 reliable trees and shrubs.

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  • Pruning gardenias doesn't take long, and with the proper tools you'll have a nicely shaped shrub for your home or garden.

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  • This popular shrub is native to Japan and typically grows about four feet high and wide.

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  • This stress can weaken or kill the tree or shrub.

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  • Fall planting provides the tree or shrub with enough time to set down some roots before going dormant for the winter.

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  • Lily of the Valley Shrub - Hardy in zones 4 through 8.

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  • They are suitable for mixed, herbaceous or shrub borders, wildflower or rock gardens.

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  • Using shrub species to act as a barrier between wood and roadside (holly, hawthorn, hazel, dog rose, buckthorn ).

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  • prostrate shrub.

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  • White hydrangeas are either pure white or a type of virburnum commonly called the Snowball Bush, a large shrub producing big ball-shaped flowers that look like hydrangeas.

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  • The large dark green leaves make hydrangeas an attractive landscape shrub, too.

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  • If they're planted too close to a building or another shrub, the side facing the object may develop yellow leaves.

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  • This hardy shrub grows in zones 7 through 11 and produces a significant number of blooms per plant.

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  • The blossoms range from white to crimson and the shrub will often bloom from October to March.

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  • The shrub grows approximately 12 feet (3.6m) tall and produces a small yellow blossom.

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  • Some plants, such as the yew shrub, are almost entirely toxic: needles, bark, seeds, and berries.

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  • The colonists discovered they could make wax that produced clean-burning, good-smelling candles by boiling the berries of the bayberry shrub.

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  • Guarana - from the shrub Paullinia Carpana native to the Amazon region, its extremely high level of caffeine stimulates metabolism which in turn causes the body to expend more energy.

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  • However, this plant may also grow alone as a thick, dense shrub.

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  • It is usually divided into branches and branchlets, bearing some resemblance to a miniature shrub.

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  • When, through the introduction of the male plant from Japan, its fertilization was rendered possible, ripe berries, before unknown, became common ornaments of the shrub.

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  • Yerba mate, classified as Ilex paraguayensis, is a shrub.

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  • "Sherbet" and "Shrub"),.

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  • But who knows if a shrub or flower is more or less pure, based on the distance from the sky?

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  • Ibogaine is one of several alkaloids found in the West African shrub called Tabernanthe Iboga.

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  • The section is also responsible for seasonal bedding, Hanging baskets, Roses, Shrub beds, Internal plants and Floral decorations.

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  • shrub roses in magenta and white.

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  • ID check Rhododendron is an introduced evergreen shrub, up to 3 m in height with a smooth bark.

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  • Common Dogwood (Cornus sanguinea) Native hedgerow shrub.

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  • This species is often considered as indigenous to India, but Dr Engler has pointed out that it is found wild in Upper Guinea, Abyssinia, Senegal, etc. It is the " tree cotton " of India and Africa, being typically a large shrub or small tree.

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  • Also known commonly as Indian ginseng or scientifically as Withania somniferum, Ashwagandha is an Indian shrub of the nightshade family.

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  • as to its execution; the conception and style are essentially Florentine, carried out by Leonardo to a point of intense and almost glittering finish, of quintessential, almost overstrained, refinement in design and expression, and invested with a new element of romance by the landscape in which the scene is set - a strange watered country of basaltic caves and arches, with the lights and shadows striking sharply and yet mysteriously among rocks, some upright, some jutting, some pendent, all tufted here and there with exquisite growths of shrub and flower.

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