Lavender is a famous Mediterranean plant. Propagating lavender is possible through seed, cuttings and layering. In some cases, division of the lavender clump is also an option. Read also: growing lavender Seeds, easy but slow and not always true to form Natural lavender varieties have succeeded in reproducing through seeds over millennia. However, due to […]
After those drab winter months, what a joy to finally see the first flowers appear! They’re bringing bursts of color to flower beds, hedges and taller trees. Focus on the first flowers to appear in spring, signaling that finally, the weather has taken a turn for the better.
Though it’s certainly the most famous one, Helleborus niger isn’t the only white hellebore in the world. There are indeed a good twenty species within the Helleborus genus, each of which is again subdivided into many varieties. Of these, there are quite a few hellebore with white flowers.
Tufted hairgrass does just that – it brings on images of long-haired fairies waving their tufts in the wind! Deschampsia cespitosa grows easily, too. Deschampsia cespitosa key facts Botanical name – Deschampsia cespitosa Common name – tufted hairgrass Family – Poaceae Type – landscaping grasses
Helichrysum italicum, the Italian everlasting, curry plant: all these names bear witness to just how surprising this plant can be, whether for its unusually silver-hued foliage or for its fragrant-smelling flowers.
Helianthus is the scientific name of what is commonly called sunflower. It is a plant that grows either as a perennial or an annual and it blooms very beautifully. Helianthus facts listed out Name – Helianthus Family – Asteraceae Type – perennial or annual Height – 1½ to 10 feet (0.5 to 3 meters) depending on the species Exposure – full sun Soil – rich enough Flowering – July […]