Comfrey is a versatile plant that has many uses in the garden. Comfrey key facts: Latin Name: Symphitum sp. Common Name: Comfrey Family: Boraginaceae Type: perennial Height: 1 to 4 feet (30 cm to 1.20 m), depending on species Planting Density: 6 to 8 plants for 10 square feet (1 m²) Exposure: preferably semi-shaded Soil: […]
Everything in it is subtle: small delicate flowers, light fragrance, rounded leaves, airy bush bearing, and it brings poetry to the mind when added to the bouquets you can prepare from it: grahamii sage will stay with you until the first frosts of the season.
Hellebore flowers are usually white, pink or violet. But there are a lovely green ones, too! Green hellebore, key facts Botanical name – Helleborus viridis Common name – green hellebore Family – Ranunculaceae Type – perennial herbaceous flower
Though it’s called black, the Helleborus niger flower is a pristine white color! Black hellebore key facts Botanical name – Helleborus niger Common name – black hellebore, white hellebore, Christmas rose Family – Ranunculaceae Type – perennial grassy flower
Truly unexpected as a garden plant, ornamental tobacco used to be illegal. Ornamental tobacco, key facts Name – Nicotiana Family – Solanaceae (nightshade) Type – perennial Height: 20 to 60 inches (50 to 150 cm) Exposure: full sun, part sun, shade Soil: ordinary – Flowering: summer to early fall Today, most governments recognize that this […]
English lavender is one of the most famous lavenders. Many varieties exist to decorate our gardens. These tend to be hardier than other types of lavender, making them great for planting in colder areas. English Lavender varieties, key facts Name – Lavandula angustifolia How many varieties – 200+ Height – 2+ to 4 feet (60-90 […]