Tamarix - Notes

Tamarisk. One of the best of seaside shrubs; see Chapter 21. Gallica, with pink flowers in summer, height up to eight feet, is generally met with; but hispida aestivalis, a beautiful shrub with rosy mauve inflorescence, is better for the garden, especially when grown in rich soil and cut hard back in spring. Tetrandra has white flowers. Germanica is now referred to the genus Myricaria. Parviflora of gardens is the same as Gallica; and Pallasii is a form of it. Loam.

Taxodium - Notes

Distichum is the deciduous or Swamp Cypress, a handsome tree with swollen buttresses near the base; it likes a damp site. Several forms are met with, notably a weeper, pendulum.

Taxus - Notes

Yew. This genus is dealt with in Chapter 17., where some of the best varieties are named. See also Chapter 23. on Clipped Trees and Chapter 24. on Hedges. Ordinary soil.

Teucrium - Notes

Most of this genus are herbaceous, but fruticans, which grows about three feet high and has blue flowers in August, is a shrub; it should be grown on a wall. Ordinary soil.

Thamnocalamus - Notes

See Bamboos.

Thermopsis - Notes

Laburnifolia is the same as Piptanthus nepalensis.