We’ve played around with growing cast iron plants from seed, curious if the white-tipped pattern of Aspidistra elatior ‘Asahi’ was heritable. Turns out that it is. Aspidistra ‘Blizzard’ is our seedling with well over half of the leaf being white. That makes it both beautiful, but insanely slow growing. The plant below has been in the ground for 5 years, planted as a two year old seedling.
We’ve been playing around with growing bletilla orchids from seed. After growing several thousands from seed, we’ve settled on a few selections for production trials. Below are a few of those that we feel are unique enough from the selections already on the market.
Decorative fruit and seed pods add to your garden’s interest year round and are a food source birds and other wildlife.
Here are some ornamental seed pods from the gardens this week.
Here are more interesting fruit and seedpods from the garden. Happy Holidays!
Here are some colorful and interesting seeds and seed pods from the garden this morning.
Here are a few decorative fruit and seed pods from the garden this morning. Take time to enjoy the natural world.
Here are some seedpods and seed heads from the garden today. Seedpods/fruit don’t have to be colorful to be decorative.
The shape of the seed capsule as well as hairs and filaments that capture light also add ornamental value.
Here are some colorful fruit and interesting seedpods from the garden this week.
Here are some interesting seed pods and other fruiting/reproductive photos from the garden this week.
Nature provides beauty and interest in the garden year round. Not just from it’s floral displays, but often the seed pods are as interesting. Here are some seed pods from the garden this week.
More interesting seed pods from the garden this week.
Here are a few images of seed pods around the garden this week.
Here are some ornamental seed pods from the garden this week.
Here are some ornamental and edible seed pods from the garden this week.
Here are a few of the seed pods standing out in the garden today.
When designing your garden, incorporate as many visual treats as possible. So in addition to selecting plants for their attractive flowers and leaves, consider choosing some perennials for their ornamental seed or fruit.
Here are some decorative seed pods in the garden this morning!