"Ornamental plants, cultivated chiefly for their handsome flowers. The Abelias are small or medium-sized bushy shrubs with deciduous or persistent foliage and rather small in numerous flowers varying from white to pink or purple; after the flowers have fallen, the persistent usually purplish sepals are attractive. A. grandiflora, Rehd. Fig. 58. Lvs. ovate, rounded or attenuate at the base, acute, 3/4-1&1/2 in. long, serrate, shining above, nearly glabrous, half-evergreen: fls. in terminal, loose panicles, white flushed pink, campanulate, 3/4in. long; stamens not exserted. Of garden origin. Gt. 41:1366. Gn. 76, p.528. J.H. III. 8:77- One of hte hardiest and most free-flowering abelias; it flowers continuously from June to November." L.H. Bailey, 1917

Glossy Abelia

"Ornamental plants, cultivated chiefly for their handsome flowers. The Abelias are small or medium-sized…

Abutilon is a showy, free-growing shrub. There are many hybrids that are cultivated. They grow best in a combination of equal parts of turfy loam, peat, and leaf mould, with some gritty sand. They can be planted both in pots and outside. They also require an abundance of water.

Abutilon Shrub

Abutilon is a showy, free-growing shrub. There are many hybrids that are cultivated. They grow best…

Spiny leafed trees or shrubs with bipinnate leaves

Acacia

Spiny leafed trees or shrubs with bipinnate leaves

A genus of plants or shrubs, mostly tropical, two species of which arecharacterized by large white flowers and deeply indented shining leaves.

Acanthus

A genus of plants or shrubs, mostly tropical, two species of which arecharacterized by large white flowers…

Acanthus of Corinthian Capital

Acanthus

Acanthus of Corinthian Capital

Also known as Butcher's broom. A shrub with flat shoots that give the appearance of stiff, spine-tipped leaves. It has been known to enhance blood flow to the brain, legs, and hands, and has been used to relieve constipation and water retention.

Ruscus Aculeatus

Also known as Butcher's broom. A shrub with flat shoots that give the appearance of stiff, spine-tipped…

"Adlumia cirrhosa; single leaf and panicle"-Whitney, 1902

Adlumia

"Adlumia cirrhosa; single leaf and panicle"-Whitney, 1902

"Adnate Anther, Adnate Stipule."-Whitney, 1902

Adnate

"Adnate Anther, Adnate Stipule."-Whitney, 1902

"Æsculus Hippocastanum (a, flower; b, seed; c, seed cut longitudinally."-Whitney, 1902

Aesculus

"Æsculus Hippocastanum (a, flower; b, seed; c, seed cut longitudinally."-Whitney, 1902

Also known as Salix alaxensis. The branch of an Alaska Willow tree, a species of willow.

Branch of Alaska Willow

Also known as Salix alaxensis. The branch of an Alaska Willow tree, a species of willow.

The branch of an Alnus sitchensis, a species of Alder tree.

Branch of Alnus Sitchensis

The branch of an Alnus sitchensis, a species of Alder tree.

"A drug of great antiquity, for we find Dioscorides make mention of aloe as a substance obtained from a plant, and possessing cathartic properties." — Chambers' Encyclopedia, 1875

Aloe

"A drug of great antiquity, for we find Dioscorides make mention of aloe as a substance obtained from…

"A genus of plants of the natural order Amaranthaceae. This order contains nearly 300 known species, natives of tropical and temperate countries, but chiefly abounding within the tropics. They are herbs or shrubs, with simple exstipulate leaves, and flowers in heads or spikes." — Chambers' Encyclopedia, 1875

Amaranth

"A genus of plants of the natural order Amaranthaceae. This order contains nearly 300 known species,…

The branch of an Amelanchier obovalis tree, native to North America.

Branch of Amelanchier Obovalis

The branch of an Amelanchier obovalis tree, native to North America.

Also known as Castanea dentata. The branch of an American Chestnut tree, native to eastern North America.

Branch of American Chestnut

Also known as Castanea dentata. The branch of an American Chestnut tree, native to eastern North America.

A group of trees or shrubs native to North America and Europe.

Ar'butus

A group of trees or shrubs native to North America and Europe.

An evergreen shrub with bright red flowers. It usually reaches between 20 and 25 feet, and is commonly found in Thailand, Nepal, and India.

Rhododendron Arboreum

An evergreen shrub with bright red flowers. It usually reaches between 20 and 25 feet, and is commonly…

Arbutus is in the class of plants and shrubs allied to the cypress.

Arbutus

Arbutus is in the class of plants and shrubs allied to the cypress.

The Aristolochia shrub is commonly known as Birthwort. The sipho variety has yellowish-brown flowers. This shrub can grow up to thirty feet high.

Flowering Branch of Aristolochia Sipho

The Aristolochia shrub is commonly known as Birthwort. The sipho variety has yellowish-brown flowers.…

Also known as Salix lasiolepis. The branch of an Arroyo Willow tree, native to western and southwestern North America.

Branch of Arroyo Willow

Also known as Salix lasiolepis. The branch of an Arroyo Willow tree, native to western and southwestern…

The three outer petals of asimina triloba are a pale purplish color. The three inner petals are smaller, purplish on the outside with a yellow center.This shrub can grow up to ten feet tall.

Flowering Branch of Asimina Triloba

The three outer petals of asimina triloba are a pale purplish color. The three inner petals are smaller,…

"7. Asterostemma repandum; 8. its coronet; 9. its pollen masses." -Lindley, 1853

Asterostemma

"7. Asterostemma repandum; 8. its coronet; 9. its pollen masses." -Lindley, 1853

The flowers on the astragalus monspessulans shrub are usually purplish. This species grows in south Europe.

Astragalus Monspessulanus Habit and Flower

The flowers on the astragalus monspessulans shrub are usually purplish. This species grows in south…

The flowers of the atragene alpina shrub are blue, sometimes white. There are ten to twelve petals per flower. This shrub grows in the mountainous regions of Europe.

Atragene Alpina

The flowers of the atragene alpina shrub are blue, sometimes white. There are ten to twelve petals per…

"A flowering plant belonging to the Heath family, closely related to the rhododendron."

Azalea

"A flowering plant belonging to the Heath family, closely related to the rhododendron."

Azara is a showy, evergreen shrub with fragrant flowers. The azara microphylla has greenish flowers and numerous small, orange berries.

Habit and Foliage of Azara Microphylla

Azara is a showy, evergreen shrub with fragrant flowers. The azara microphylla has greenish flowers…

"An erect, branching perennial, herbaceous plant of the natural order Labiatae, a native of the south of Europe, naturalised in a few places in England." — Chambers' Encyclopedia, 1875

Balm

"An erect, branching perennial, herbaceous plant of the natural order Labiatae, a native of the south…

The common name of bambusa is bamboo cane. Bambusa arundinacea, the reed like variety, grows between fifty and sixty feet in height. The stem is very stout with light green leaves.

Bambusa Arundinacea

The common name of bambusa is bamboo cane. Bambusa arundinacea, the reed like variety, grows between…

Bambusa aurea, golden bamboo cane, grows between six and ten feet tall. Bambusa aurea has a yellowish color when fully mature. This variety of bamboo is native to China.

Bambusa Aurea

Bambusa aurea, golden bamboo cane, grows between six and ten feet tall. Bambusa aurea has a yellowish…

Bambusa nana is the dwarf variety of bamboo cane. Bambusa nana grows between six and eight feet tall.

Bambusa Nana

Bambusa nana is the dwarf variety of bamboo cane. Bambusa nana grows between six and eight feet tall.

Berberis (Bér-be-ris, barberry, pepperidge bush) a genus of about 450-500 species of deciduous and evergreen shrubs from 1-5 m tall with thorny shoots, native to the temperate and subtropical regions of Europe, Asia, Africa, North America and South America. They are closely related to the genus Mahonia, which is included within Berberis by some botanists.

Barberry

Berberis (Bér-be-ris, barberry, pepperidge bush) a genus of about 450-500 species of deciduous…

"Berberis vulgaris. 1. stamen; 2. perpendicular section of a pistil with one stamen and one petal adhering; 3. cross section of the fruit; 4. 5. perpendicular section of the seed of B. bulgaris and B. Aquifolium." -Lindley, 1853

European Barberry

"Berberis vulgaris. 1. stamen; 2. perpendicular section of a pistil with one stamen and one petal adhering;…

Begonia davisii has bright red flowers. Six flowers spread together from a common center. The leaves are green and slightly hairy with a red underside.

Begonia Davisii

Begonia davisii has bright red flowers. Six flowers spread together from a common center. The leaves…

The stem of the begonia manicata shrub is fleshy, twisted, and short. The leaves are smooth with fleshy, scale-like hairs on the underside. The flowers are pink with two petals.

Begonia Manicata

The stem of the begonia manicata shrub is fleshy, twisted, and short. The leaves are smooth with fleshy,…

The begonia rex is stemless. The leafstalk is round, red, and is bristly. The leavs are large, blistered in appearance, and are a dark olive color. The flowers are a pale rose color.

Begonia Rex

The begonia rex is stemless. The leafstalk is round, red, and is bristly. The leavs are large, blistered…

Berberidopsis corallina is a hardy, evergreen shrub. The flowers are crimson with a leafy base. This shrub greatly resembles barberry.

Berberidopsis Corallina

Berberidopsis corallina is a hardy, evergreen shrub. The flowers are crimson with a leafy base. This…

The common name of berberis is barberry. The nepalensis variety has yellow flowers that grow together along slender, elongated racemes.

Berberis Nepalensis

The common name of berberis is barberry. The nepalensis variety has yellow flowers that grow together…

Berberis stenophylla is the naked-leaved variety of barberry. This variety is said to be a hybrid between berberis empetrifolia and berberis darwinii.

Habit and Flowering Twig of Berberis Stenophylla

Berberis stenophylla is the naked-leaved variety of barberry. This variety is said to be a hybrid between…

The flowers of berberis wallichiana grow on drooping stalks with six to eight flowers in each cluster. This shrub grows between six and ten feet tall.

Berberis Wallichiana

The flowers of berberis wallichiana grow on drooping stalks with six to eight flowers in each cluster.…

The branch of a Betula alaskana, a species of birch tree.

Branch of Betula Alaskana

The branch of a Betula alaskana, a species of birch tree.

The common names of betula alba are silver, white, or common birch. The flower is whitish and blooms in February and March. Birch is a small shrub in the extreme north but a fifty to sixty feet high tree in middle regions.

Leaves and Catkin of Betula Alba

The common names of betula alba are silver, white, or common birch. The flower is whitish and blooms…

The branch of a Betula coerulea.

Branch of Betula Coerulea

The branch of a Betula coerulea.

"Staphylea Bumalda. 1. a flower; 2. a perpendicular section of it; 3. a section of its ovary." -Lindley, 1853

Japanese Bladdernut

"Staphylea Bumalda. 1. a flower; 2. a perpendicular section of it; 3. a section of its ovary." -Lindley,…

Low woody perennial plant bearing blueberry fruit.

Bush Blueberry

Low woody perennial plant bearing blueberry fruit.

The bocconia cordata shrub has numerous, tan flowers. The stems grow close together, set thickly with leaves. The leaves are large, roundish, and deeply veined.

Habit and Flower of Bocconia Cordata

The bocconia cordata shrub has numerous, tan flowers. The stems grow close together, set thickly with…

This plant belongs to the Boraginaceae family. An annual plant; native of Great Britain.

Borage

This plant belongs to the Boraginaceae family. An annual plant; native of Great Britain.

Bouvardia is an evergreen shrub. There are three flowers per stem and leaves sit opposite each other. There are many varieties of bouvardia.

Flowering Branch of Bouvardia

Bouvardia is an evergreen shrub. There are three flowers per stem and leaves sit opposite each other.…

Bouvardia leinatha has smooth, red flowers. This shrub grows to two feet in height. The flowers bloom July to November.

Bouvardia Leiantha

Bouvardia leinatha has smooth, red flowers. This shrub grows to two feet in height. The flowers bloom…

A group of deciduous shrubs that are adapted to dry conditions.

Common Broom

A group of deciduous shrubs that are adapted to dry conditions.

"Branch of Common Broom. a.-- Flowering Branch. Broom, a peculiar name which includes several allied genera of plants distinguished by leguminous fruit and papilionaceous flowers." -Vaughan, 1906

Common Broom

"Branch of Common Broom. a.-- Flowering Branch. Broom, a peculiar name which includes several allied…

Browallia elata flowers are deep blue. The stems have many flowers. The shrub grows one and a half feet tall.

Habit and Flower of Browallia Elata

Browallia elata flowers are deep blue. The stems have many flowers. The shrub grows one and a half feet…

The flowers of brunia nodiflora are white, round, and the size of a cherry. The shrub grows between one and three feet tall.

Flower of Brunia Nodiflora

The flowers of brunia nodiflora are white, round, and the size of a cherry. The shrub grows between…

Also known as Rhamnus cathartica. It is a deciduous shrub with grey-brown bark and spiny branches. The leaves are ovate and acutely serrated. The height of this plant reaches between 5 feet and 10 feet.

Buckthorn

Also known as Rhamnus cathartica. It is a deciduous shrub with grey-brown bark and spiny branches. The…

"Alder Buckthorn. Buckthorn, the name of an extensive genus of trees and shrubs, order Rhamnaceae." -Vaughan, 1906

Alder Buckthorn

"Alder Buckthorn. Buckthorn, the name of an extensive genus of trees and shrubs, order Rhamnaceae."…

Herb plant belonging to the trachymene genus, native to Australia.

Trachymene Caerulea

Herb plant belonging to the trachymene genus, native to Australia.

Caladium chantinh leaves are brilliant crimson with white blotches. The leaves are margined with dark green.

Caladium Chantinh

Caladium chantinh leaves are brilliant crimson with white blotches. The leaves are margined with dark…

Caladium maculatum leaves are heart shaped at the base. The leaves are spotted with clear white. This plant is found in South America.

Caladium Maculatum

Caladium maculatum leaves are heart shaped at the base. The leaves are spotted with clear white. This…

The leaves of calathea zebrina are a velvety light green on the upper side, barred with greenish-purple. The under side of the leaves are a dull greenish-purple. This shrub grows two feet high.

Calathea Zebrina

The leaves of calathea zebrina are a velvety light green on the upper side, barred with greenish-purple.…

Also known as Juglans californica. A species of walnut shrub endemic to California.

Branch of California Black Walnut

Also known as Juglans californica. A species of walnut shrub endemic to California.

Callistemon speciosus flowers are scarlet. The flowers bloom March to July. This shrub grows between five and ten feet high.

Callistemon Speciosus

Callistemon speciosus flowers are scarlet. The flowers bloom March to July. This shrub grows between…