The rose is the queen of flowers, the most loved and widely planted shrub in all temperate parts of the world. More than 14,000 varieties are grown. Although mostly deciduous, roses can be evergreen in mild climates. Their stems, sometimes quite prickly, may be erect, arching, trailing, or scrambling. Leaves are divided into three, five, or seven leaflets, usually with toothed margins.Rosa glauca
From central Europe. This deciduous shrubs grows to 6 ft. tall and 5 ft. wide. Valued particularly for its leaves, which combine gray green and coppery purple. Small, single pink flowers in spring are followed by small, beautiful oval hips that turn red in the autumn.
Cool-season cabbage relative. Leaves and leafstalks are edible, but the edible part most commonly asso...
Valued for its spicy sweet perfume and cut flowers. Oblong leaves to 4 in. long. Flowers are sing...
Thought to have originated in South America; related to squash, gourd, and melon. Pumpkins are availab...