La copa del liquidambar
oculta esta ventana en el cuarto piso y me protege de la mirada recelosa de los otros.
Sweetgum, sap gum, red gum, alligator-tree, alligator wood, hazel pine, incense tree, liquidambar
, satin walnut and star-leaved gum
Long, formal planting beds run below the east and west walls (their contents changing four times a year, with just two or three boldly contrasting plant-types used), while in the northern corners stately liquidambar
trees shelter corner plantings of irises and echiums.
Worldwide, more than 210 field trials of genetically modified (GM) trees are currently under way in 16 countries; most of the trials are being conducted in the United States and are restricted largely to Populus, Pinus, Liquidambar
Deciduous dominant taxa are Liquidambar
1) Silver maple - Acer saccharinum Slippery elm - Ulmus rubra Sugar maple - Acer saccharum Sweetgum - Liquidambar
styriciflua Sycamore - Platanus occidentalis Basswood - Tilia americana Tuliptree - Liriodendron tulipifera Nannyberry Viburnum -- Viburnum lentago (1) Water hyacinths - Eichhornia crassipes Weeping willow - Salix alba `Tristis' Witch hazel - Hamamelis spp.
, Acer rubrum, Persea, Magnolia), in December 2001 we frilled (hack and squirt) woody stems using Garlon[TM] 3A (Dow AgroSciences LLC, Indianapolis, Indiana).
Acers colour up wonderfully and many cherries manage fiery autumn tints, but for sheer over-the-top bonfire brightness, you can't beat a liquidambar
styraciflua, the sweet gum, provides not only rich red maple-like leaves but scent too.
It is the peppertree, the valley oak, the banyan, the boojum, the pulmeria, the piociana, the date palm's ten-thousand flowers in a cluster, the Norway maple's springtime shatter, its yellow lights as rainshadow, it is the Santa Cruz Mountains madrone axed by a man with no knowledge of good or evil--that red brancher which the landowners, out of onus (but not knowledge) toward Good (because he had five children) allowed to be replaced with a liquidambar
, mere furniture, that didn't know the mountain, instead of suing him--thereby losing knowledge, true goodness, sacrificing the peeling revelation of the madrone, its white depending olla blossoms, even the miller worms that swing on gossamer (rain become flesh).
Some of the more robust shrubs and small trees will - like willows, dog woods, beech, elder, liquidambar
, ash and even amelanchier.
If you haven't room for a sorbus or a liquidambar
though, then hydrangea quercifolia, the oak–leaved hydrangea, has creamy–white flowers in late summer and its large "oak" leaves turn russet, red and orange in October – the epitome of autumn in a single shrub.
If you haven''t room for a sorbus or a liquidambar
though, then hydrangea quercifolia, the oak-leaved hydrangea, has creamy-white flowers in late summer and its large "oak" leaves turn russets, reds and oranges in October - the epitome of autumn in a single shrub.
The very name liquidambar
conjures images of glowing reds and purples and although it is too big for most gardens, it is well worth going to visit one.
styraciflua has got maple-like leaves, but the central 'finger' is lengthened, giving the leaf a much more elegant shape.