Trunk is straight with round but uneven and spreading crown. Flowers are small, fragrant, downy, red-stalked with light-red or purple coloured jointed petals; calyx with five pink coloured sepals. Fruit, a fig, is sessile, round and depressed, about 1. Bark is smooth, greyish-brown and with vertical lines of brown dots. Decoction of the heartwood is used as a powerful agent to stimulate menstrual flow and a tonic for women for fast recovery after childbirth. Tip of the leaflets is round and emarginated and the base is obliquely rounded. Each pod contains about 25 to seeds, which are light brown in colour, hard, lustrous but poisonous.
Trollius chinensis – Chinese Globeflower
Plant Profile for Trollius yunnanensis - Chinese Globeflower Perennial
These evergreens stay deep green all year, unlike other hedge trees that can brown out during either the summer heat or mild droughts. When they reach the height you want, just clip off the leader. This Shrub Gets Big--Fast! Chinese Holly leaves are stiff, glossy, dark green above, lighter beneath.
The following shrubs don't look like they'll grow very large when you purchase them in containers. This will slow them down and make them thicken. Ships in a 4. Use it en masse as a backdrop for azaleas or as a substitute for crepe myrtles in areas with filtered sun. Also known as fringe flower, this popular evergreen has pink flowers and purple leaves and is shooting up in home landscapes all across the South.