This Aster is a real showstopper! Purple Dome is the dwarf variety of this New England Aster at around 18" tall. Rich purple mounds of daisy-like blossoms contrast beautifully with its sunny yellow centers. Always a top seller and garden performer.
Blazing Star Care Must-Knows. Blazing stars are true prairie plants. To thrive, they need similar conditions. Plant blazing stars in tough soil conditions with good drainage. One of the main causes of death in blazing stars is winter wet, so make sure they never sit in water in cold weather.
Baptisia australis, commonly known as blue wild indigo or blue false indigo, is a flowering plant in the family Fabaceae (legumes). It is toxic. It is native to much of central and eastern North America and is particularly common in the Midwest, but it has also been introduced well beyond its natural range.
Callistephus chinensis (China Aster) China Aster, Aster Chinensis, Aster Pompon, Aster Paeony Very showy, China Aster (Callistephus chinensis) is a beautiful annual and one of the most rewarding summer flowers with its brilliant colors and its profuse blooms over a lengthy season extending from early summer to fall.
Canterbury bells plant (Campanula medium) is a popular biennial (perennial in some areas) garden plant reaching about two feet or slightly more. Campanula Canterbury bells can be easily grown and cared for much like their bellflower counterparts.
If your orchid is receiving too much light the leaves will have a reddish-purple coloring. Temperature Requirements The temperature requirements for Cattleyas are daytime temperatures somewhere between 70°F to 80°F (21.1°C to 26.6°C) and night temperatures between 55°F to 60°F (12.8°C to 15.6°C).
It is the cultivated hybrid between : Caucasian Crane's-bill (Geranium ibericum) (which is only rarely grown in gardens) and Glandular Crane's-bill (Geranium platypetalum) (which has violet-blue flowers which are directed sidewards [rather than upwards]).
Crocus speciosus M. Bieb. – Bieberstein's crocus, large purple crocus Crocus speciosus subsp. ilgazensis B.Mathew; Crocus speciosus subsp. speciosus; Crocus speciosus subsp. xantholaimos B.Mathew; Series Orientales: corm with parallel fibers or lightly reticulated, numerous leaves, spring-flowering, style three-forked Crocus alatavicus Semenova & Reg.
Cyclamen are sensitive to both over and under watering. Make sure the plant has excellent drainage with a potting medium that holds water well. Water your cyclamen plant only when the soil is dry to the touch, but do not leave the plant in this dry state so long that it shows visible signs of not being watered, such as droopy leaves and flowers.
Dendrobium is a huge genus of orchids. It was established by Olof Swartz in 1799 and today contains about 1,200 species. The genus occurs in diverse habitats throughout much of south, east and southeast Asia, including China, Japan, India, the Philippines, Indonesia, Australia, New Guinea, Vietnam, and many of the islands of the Pacific.
Gladiolus are the flowers associated with a fortieth wedding anniversary. "Gladiolus Rag" is the name of a rag composed in 1907 by Scott Joplin. "Gladiolus" was the word Frank Neuhauser correctly spelled to win the 1st National Spelling Bee in 1925.
Many species of hellebore have green or greenish-purple flowers and are of limited garden value, although Corsican hellebore (H. argutifolius), a robust plant with pale green, cup-shaped flowers and attractive leathery foliage, is widely grown.
• Lavender is the name of a type of flowers but also used to refer to a pale shade of purple. • In fact, lavender is the hue obtained by mixing white with violet color. • Lavender has richer blue tone than purple that appears darker because of richer red tone.
Purple blotch in onion is caused by the fungus Alternaria porri. A fairly common disease of onions, it first manifests as small, water-soaked lesions that rapidly develop white centers. As the lesions progress, they turn from brown to purple with a halo of yellow.
The garden pansy is a type of large-flowered hybrid plant cultivated as a garden flower. It is derived by hybridization from several species in the section Melanium ("the pansies") of the genus Viola, particularly Viola tricolor, a wildflower of Europe and western Asia known as heartsease.
Gentiana / ˌ dʒ ɛ n tʃ i ˈ eɪ n ə / is a genus of flowering plants belonging to the gentian family (Gentianaceae), the tribe Gentianeae, and the monophyletic subtribe Gentianinae. With about 400 species it is considered a large genus. They are notable for their mostly large, trumpet-shaped flowers, which are often of an intense blue.
Morning glory is the common name for a number of species of flowering plants in the family the Convolvulaceae, belonging to the following genera: Calystegia, Convolvulus, Ipomoea, Merremia and Rivea. Morning glories belong to a different genera with slightly different floral, fruit and leaf characteristics but all Morning Glories produce typical funnel-shaped blossoms in white, red, blue, purple and yellow.