This plant grows very well at the edge of a pond that reveals its great watering needs. Water arum lily thoroughly and regularly. In dry substrate, it does not flourish. Arum Lily Care. Arum lily care and maintenance is relatively simple: Fertilizer. Arum lily is a demanding plant and needs regular fertilization. In growing season, fertilize it every month with a liquid fertilizer for bulbs. Follow manufacturer’s instructions to avoid over fertilization.
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.
Foliage similar to iris and almost-glowing purple-blue flowers make blue-eyed grass a standout in warm regions. Native to parts of California and Oregon, blue-eyed grass is at home in a variety of soil types. It thrives in full sun and soil that ranges from sandy to dry.
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. Grow these pretty blossoms ...
Candytuft is an evergreen perennial that gets its name from the fragrant umbels of blossoms that cover it from late spring to early summer—so much so that the foliage is sometimes obscured. Because this plant forms such a compact mat of foliage, it works well at the front of a border.
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. Growing Canterbury bells in your garden can add grace and elegance.
Cattleya is separated from Epidendrum in that the latter genus has the lip adnate to (that is, growing attached to the length of) the column while in Cattleya the lip is free, a character that is not definitive in some of the small-flowered species., Cattleya is separated from Diacrium in that the latter genus has two thickened plates or calluses on the lip whereas Cattleya does not.
Learn how to care for columbine plants in this article and enjoy their long-lasting appeal. The columbine plant is an easy-to-grow perennial that offers seasonal interest throughout much of the year. Learn how to care for columbine plants in this article and enjoy their long-lasting appeal.
[In the water-meadows which form such a well-known feature in South Wilts, especially in the valleys round about Salisbury, Common Comfrey is abundant, and the flowers vary in colour from creamy-white to a pretty rose-pink; while the purple sort is the commonest.
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]). Both of these are Introduced-Naturalised plants, unlike the hybrid itself which is native in grassland, rocky places sand dunes and open-woods on calcareous soils usually near the coast; but naturalised from gardens elsewhere into the wild.
Let’s look at how to take care of cyclamen plants both during and after blooming. Basic Cyclamen Plant Care. Cyclamen care starts with the correct temperature. In nature, cyclamens grow in cool, humid environments. If the temperature of your house is over 68 F. (20 C.) during the day and 50 F. (10 C.) at night, your cyclamen will start to die slowly.
Tall and stately foxglove plants (Digitalis purpurea) have long been included in garden areas where vertical interest and lovely flowers are desired. Foxglove flowers grow on stems which may reach 6 feet in height, depending on variety. Foxglove flowers are clusters of tubular shaped blooms in ...
The fuchsia flower is a beautiful, exotic flower with striking two-tone colors. The fuchsia flower is quite unusual with regard to its shape and the fact that they are really delicate. These beautiful flowers are great just about anywhere in your garden.
Big, showy flowers and the mounding habit of hydrangeas make them a favorite in landscapes for either outdoor impact or as cut flowers. Big leaf hydrangeas (Hydrangea macrophylla) are the only type of hydrangeas that can change color depending on the acidity of the soil.
Irises are wonderful garden plants. The word Iris means rainbow. Irises come in many colors such as blue and purple, white and yellow, pink and orange, brown and red, and even black. The genus Iris has about 200 species and is native to the North Temperate regions of the world. The habitat of irises also varies a lot.
Pitcher's Leather Flower Clematis pitcheri Buttercup family (Ranunculaceae) Description: This perennial vine is up to 12' long and slightly woody. The young stems are angular or terete, slightly pubescent, and green or red. Older stems become hairless, brown, and woody, otherwise they resemble the young stems.
Some species of Agapanthus are commonly known as lily of the Nile (or African lily in the UK), although they are not lilies and all of the species are native to Southern Africa (South Africa, Lesotho, Swaziland, Mozambique) though some have become naturalized in scattered places around the world (Australia, Great Britain, Mexico, Ethiopia, Jamaica, etc.).
Three Mediterranean species of lupin, blue (narrow-leafed) lupin, white lupin, and yellow lupin, are widely cultivated for livestock and poultry feed. Like other legumes, they can fix nitrogen from the atmosphere into ammonia via a rhizobium–root nodule symbiosis, fertilizing the soil for other plants.
Onion flowers are edible and have an sweet, strong onion taste. For seed harvest, allow the flower head to dry on the plant. When it is dry, the plant material will turn papery and lose its color. Small black seeds form inside each tiny flower. Cut the onion flower at the soil line and shake the seeds into an envelope or a paper bag.
The orchid flower’s message is difficult to dismiss. This exotic flower brings beauty and grace to any occasion with flowers that appear to float in the air. They add a flair for the unusual to floral bouquets, or simply used as potted plants as centerpieces during special occasions.
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.
Pincushion Flower Care Must-Knows. The easy elegance of the pincushion flower is matched in its equally easy growth requirements. Pincushion flowers grow best in well-drained soils and are fairly tolerant of drought. Heavy, wet soils can be the death of pincushion flowers, even if they seem fine during the growing season.
Rhododendron flowers are usually produced in trusses. The family Ericacea, into which the genus Rhododendron falls, also includes heathers, mountain laurels, blueberries and cranberries as well as manzanita, trailing arbutus, madrone, huckleberry, kalmiopsis, sourwood, blueberries and a number of other genus.
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.
An indeterminate vervain [verification needed] is among the plants on the eighth panel of the New World Tapestry (Expedition to Cape Cod).  In the Victorian language of flowers, verbena held the dual meaning of enchantment and sensibility.