Choice and Rare Plant
Choice and Rare Plants
Acer is a genus of trees and shrubs commonly known as maples. The genus is part of the soapberry family, Sapindaceae. There are approximately 132 species, the large majority of which are native to Asia. Maples usually have easily recognizable palmate leaves and distinctive winged fruits. Many maple species are grown in gardens where they are valued for their autumn colour.
Baptisia is a genus in the legume family, Fabaceae. They are flowering herbaceous perennial plants with pea-like flowers, followed by pods, which are sometimes inflated. They are native to the woodlands and grasslands of eastern and southern North America. The species most commonly found in cultivation is Baptisia australis.
Crinodendron is a genus of flowering plant belonging to the family Elaeocarpaceae. The family consists of eight species. They are evergreen shrubs or small trees native to the forests of Chile. They have narrow, leathery evergreen leaves and pendent bell-shaped flowers in red, pink or white.
Grevillea is a genus of approximately 360 species of evergreen flowering plants in the family Proteaceae. Plants in this genus are primarily shrubs, rarely trees, with the leaves arranged alternately along the branches, the flowers zygomorphic, arranged in racemes at the ends of branchlets, and the fruit a follicle that splits down one side only, releasing one or two seeds.
Wisteria is a genus of flowering plants in the legume family, Fabaceae. The genus includes four species of woody twining vines that are native to China, Japan, Korea, Vietnam, southern Canada, the Eastern United States, and north of Iran. Some species are popular ornamental plants.