Helichrysum italicum, the Italian everlasting, curry plant: all these names bear witness to just how surprising this plant can be, whether for its unusual 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 […]
Silver ragwort, sometimes also called maritime ragwort, produces metal-gray colored leaves that are surprisingly attractive. Silver ragwort facts summary Name – Cineraria maritima Family – Asteraceae Type – perennial Height – 20 to 24 inches (50 to 60 cm) Exposure – full sun Soil – ordinary, well drained Foliage – evergreen Flowering – May to July This is a plant […]
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