Beaumontia Grandiflora Cultivation

BEAUMONTIA GRANDIFLORA (Beaumon’tia) A beautiful climbing plant from India, belonging to the Periwinkle family, Apocynaceae. It forms a woody stem, clothed with leathery green leaves, and bears large, white, trumpet-shaped flowers in spring. It must be grown in a house having a minimum winter temperature of 55 degrees or may be planted outdoors in the deep South. The name commemorates […]

Columnar or Fastigiate trees

Columnar or Fastigiate trees To the botanist, the word fastigiate means ‘with parallel, erect, clustered branches’. It has become more widely used in a more generalized sense for trees with narrow crowns. All those mentioned are derived from natural sports and do not come true from seed (if that is produced). They are propagated as cultivars. They generally need careful […]