what does 'X' mean in a botanical name – Hybridizing Forum – GardenWeb

For example, Rosa x "Peace", or Rosa x "Secret" or Rosa "Sutter's Gold. (More or less, that's how it's written if memory serves right) Doesn't it signify the named type of the certain plant. All of them are roses, but the "X after to show what is the named vareity of rose a person is purchasing.

Top Tulips that Come Back Every Year

Tulipa tarda flowers in midspring despite its botanical name, which suggests that it would be a late bloomer. BHG.com / Gardening / Flowers / Bulbs / Top Tulips that Come Back Every Year. Its dazzling golden petals erupt with streaks of red, similar to a flickering flame.

Fine Gardening – Cephalotaxus harringtonia 'Korean Gold' (Plum yew) – Fine Gardening Plant Guide

Cephalotaxus harringtonia 'Korean Gold' sef-ah-lo-TAKS-us hair-ring-TOE-nee-ah Common Name: Plum yew Synonyms: Cephalotaxus harringtonii 'Korean Gold' Genus: Cephalotaxus. Clusters of urn-shaped white flowers resembling heather appear from spring to early summer.

Birds and Blooms – More Hot New Plants – Birds & Blooms

What's new about it: Foliage is bright gold (much superior to 'Golden Gem'). Botanical name/type: Rosa hybrid, floribunda (cluster-flowering). Botanical name/type: Rosa hybrid, English-style floribunda (cluster-flowering). Strong stems never need staking and make it a great cut flower, too.

Browse Plants by Botanical Name – Plants A-Z – Plant Finder – Sunset.com

Botanical, or scientific, names are more precise than common names. High, with abundant sky blue flowers. Liriope muscari 'Pee Dee Gold Ingot', photo courtesy of Mark Turner. Sunset's Plant Finder allows you to search more than 2,500 plants by common name, plant type and description, and botanical names.

Dave’s Garden – The Pamplemousses Botanical Garden of Mauritius Island

The flower cluster is held vertically on top of the tree, may reach 6m long and carry several million flowers. But in Mauritius and when written with a capital "P" it refers to the name of a village.

Heirloom Daylilies – Horticulture

All daylily species bear yellow, gold, or orange flowers. Some flower at night, and some hold their flowers open for more than a day, a phenomenon known as extended blooming. Unfortunately, many have been lost over the years, and others probably still circulate with inaccurate names or no names at all.

Canadian Gardening – The best golden foliage plants – Ideal speciments for shade and bog gardens – Canadian Gardening

In a moist, shady setting, the pleasantly named golden-leafed meadowsweet ( Filipendula ulmaria 'Aurea', 60 to 90 centimetres high, Zone 3), grows a mass of aromatic, yellow-green foliage with wands of small, cream-coloured flowers.


Beloperone guttata Shrimp Plant (Gold & Red-brown Selections) Division, Cuttings Yellow or Red-brown Summer, Fall 3'. Ipheian uniflorum Spring Star Flower Division Blue Spring 6. Bletilla striata Chinese Ground Orchid Division Purple, White Spring 1' – 2'.

HGTV – Add Magnolias and Michelias to Your Garden – Home & Garden Television – Outdoors

And there's no debate about the botanical difference, michelias do produce lots more flowers. These small trees offer so much more than spring flowers.

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