Red flowers bring intensity and movement to the garden. Whether you create a massive red flower bed or simply pepper the area with red clusters, you’ll feel the garden gains in depth. A great many plant species display deep red blooms in different tones and hues.
Centaury (or Centaurea) is a knee-height clump of wispy leaves that is dotted with beautiful flowers. It grow well in hard-to-grow places. Centaury key facts Botanical name – Centaurea sp. Common name – Centaury Family – Asteraceae Type – perennial
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.
Typically, when one thinks of wild hellebore, what comes to mind is the rare Helleborus foetidus. But there are other varieties that also exist in the wild, such as Helleborus argutifolius, a species that’s endemic in Corsica, Helleborus viridis, a cousin of the stinking hellebore that’s even more rare, and also Helleborus niger, which you […]
Smart Smartweed facts Name – Persicaria affinis Family – Polygonaceae Type – flower, perennial Height – 8 to 12 inches (20 to 30 cm) Exposure – full sun, part sun Soil – ordinary, humus-rich Flowering – June to October Foliage – evergreen Planting smartweed One usually plants smartweed from fall to spring while avoiding periods of deep cold. Propagate through crown […]
Truly unexpected as a garden plant, ornamental tobacco used to be outlawed. Today, local governments recognize that this ornamental plant doesn’t pose any health risks. Ornamental tobacco, a short facts list Name – Nicotiana Family – Solanaceae or nightshade family Type – perennial Height – 20 to 60 inches (50 to 150 cm) Exposure – full sun, part sun, shade Soil – […]