Check out this great picture step-by-step guide to planting a winter container. This article features the collaboration between the Delaware Center of Horticulture and Scott Arboretum. Learn some tricks of the trade!
Need winter container plants and accents? Come to the Holiday Greens Sale on Saturday, December 7.
Celebrate Thanksgiving with the latest garden-inspired design from Diane Mattis! Happy Thanksgiving. Thank you for supporting the efforts of the Scott Arboretum.
This scan features some wonderful early winter interest plants. The dried flower heads are Hydrangea arborescens Invincibelle SpiritTM. The red berries are Skimmia japonica. Acer palmatum ‘Tsukasa Silhouette’ are the red leaves. The conifer represented is Chamaecyparis obtusa ‘Fernspray Gold’. Green broadleaf foliage is Pieris japonica.
Some of these plants are also ideal for winter containers planting and accents. Check out all of our selections for decorating with winter interest plants at the Holiday Greens Sale …
Blemish-free foliage, dynamic bark, and colorful autumn foliage combine to make Persian ironwood highly ornamental. The species can be quite variable in form. Parrotia persica ‘Biltmore’ is a selection with a broad, vase-shaped habit and branches that develop all along the trunk giving a full, bushy appearance. Photo credit: J. Coceano
Garden location: between McCabe Library and the Dean Bond Rose Garden
The shortening days of October, coupled with cooling temperatures leave me convinced that Ajania pacifica won’t bloom. Surely it’s too late in the season. Then, unexpectedly, the plant is covered in small button-yellow flowers. Depending on weather, …