deciduous (dĭ-sĭj’ū-əs) A term used to describe trees or shrubs that drop all their leaves to survive a cold or dry season; not evergreen.

Coral Bark Japanese Maple (Acer palmatum ‘Sango Kaku’)

The Coral Bark Japanese maple is a moderate to slow growing deciduous tree. Planted in sun to partial shade this tree tolerates a wide range of well drained soils. Growing 20-25 feet tall and 15-20′ wide. Coral red winter bark gives this attractive specimen tree...

Maiden Grass (Miscanthus sinensis ‘Gracillimus’)

Hardy in zones 5-9 this attractive ornamental grass with fine silver-green blades will grow 6 to 8 feet tall and 3 to 5 feet wide. Maiden Grass turns a golden bronze color after the first hard frost. Used as a specimen or when planted in groups it serves as a great...


Inflorescence (ĭn’flə-rĕs’əns) A cluster of flowers arranged in a particular way on a stem. Spikes, racemes, umbels, whorls, panicles, cymes, and corymbs are common types of inflorescences.