Stephanotis is not a very easy plant to grow. In order to maintain its health, the plant needs good light but does not stand total exposure to the sun as that might cause burnings to the leaves. Stephanotis is a genus of garden plants very popular not only because of its delightful and strong fragrance but also because of its unusual waxy flowers shaped as stars.
The Hawthorn has become a very popular plant due to its amazing qualities as substituting for hedges and ornamental plants. Gardeners have recurred to planting this genus especially to give the idea of abundance in their gardens, or to use it as bordering plant in residential area, national parks or other special venues.
The Glory of the Snow originates from the Mediterranean part of Turkey, even if its name implies it’s originating from alpine regions or parts of the world characterized by low temperatures and harsh environments. The flower develops well in places with partial shade or in hardiness zones, being quite unpretentious to certain soils or weather conditions.
Belonging to the family Nimphaeceae, a family gathering more than 50 species of aquatic plants, Nymphaea borrowed its name from the Greek “Νύμφη”, a word that means “nymph”. Related to mithology, the word perfectly underlines the sublime fragility expressed by these aquatic plants. Nymphea is also known as Water Lily.
Canna flaccida has as growing environments those with moist soil, rich in organic matter and if the soil is a dry one, the plant can go through severe transformations that can cause death. Even though the plant enjoys cooler climates, the rhizomes have to be removed and kept indoors after the first frost.
The Gypsophila represents a plant which originates from Europe, Asia and also northern Africa and it’s used mainly as a decorative flower, as it resembles strikingly with the carnation. The plant belongs to a very rich genus of almost 100 species, all belonging to the Caryophyllaceae family, commonly called the pink family or even the carnation family.
Crocus sativus or Saffron crocus is a perennial plant having autumn as blooming period. The flowers have the same colors but the nuances may differ, meaning that some of the plants have a pastel shade of liliac and others may reach a darker mauve that manages to underline the most important part of the Crocus sativus, and that is the stigma. With a name borrowed from ..
Symphyotrichum is a flowering, vascular plant that can be propagated by seeds or by dividing the root ball. In places like Indiana, Iowa, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania and Washington, the plant has been declared rare, threatened or even endangered. strong>Symphyotrichum is a herbaceous plant, mostly erect and having alternate leaves.
Khalanchoe thyrsiflora has small, tubular flowers of a green color that creates a perfect combination with the other color, yellow. The blooming period begins in February and ends in June, but the flowers can sometimes last even longer than that.
Khalanchoe thyrsiflora is compound of a stalk that can reach a height of one meter and ..