This medium-sized evergreen tree comes from the eastern Mediterranean region.The long, stiff, bright green needles of this pine occur in bundles of two. The needles crowd the outer branches, forming a dense crown. In spring, tiny male cones and larger female cones appear near the branch tips. The female cones - which diverge at right angles from th..
Annual up to 60 cm high.Flowers orange with black centers from May to October.Incredibly easy and rewarding to grow. An excellent variety for borders and for cutting. Medicinal uses. Genus - Calendula Species - Officinalis Variety - Princess Common name - Calendula Pre-Treatment - Not-required Hardiness zones - 3 - 8 Height - 0,50 - 0,..
Annual up to 70 cm high.Annual up to 70 cm high. White flowers from May to October.Incredibly easy and rewarding to grow. An excellent variety for borders and for cutting. Medicinal uses. Genus - Calendula Species - Officinalis Variety - Snow Princess Common name - Calendula Pre-Treatment - Not-required Hardiness zones - 3 - 8 Height -..
Easy to grow, stunning plants with beautiful double flowers.Sun loving annual with attractive blue-green ferny foliage and silky blooms.Ideal for poor soils, gravel gardens or border edges.Winner of RHS Award of Garden Merit for reliability and good performance. Genus - Eschscholzia Species - Californica Variety - Apricot Chiffon Common na..
Bright, simple rosy-carmine flowers with creamy centres contrast with attractive 'ferny' foliage, ideal for beds, borders and containers. Easy to grow.Excellent in annual borders and sown directly into containers for easy colour.These are tough and drought tolerant. Full sun and well-drained soil with average fertility are needed for best performan..
Vibrant flowers provide a striking contrast to the feathery foliage.Excellent in annual borders and sown directly into containers for easy colour.These are tough and drought tolerant. Full sun and well-drained soil with average fertility are needed for best performance. It is ideal for spring and summer border, formal or informal. It looks most bea..
Easy to grow, stunning two-tone bloomsMainly double and semi-double two tone (red to orange) blooms above feathery foliage. Perfect for annual borders and containers.Remove dead flowers as Californian Poppy is self-sowing. It does not tolerate transplanting.These are tough and drought tolerant. Full sun and well-drained soil with average fertility ..
Campion is a short-lived perennial native to southeastern Europe. It is grown for its old-fashioned, small, flat, white, rose or red flowers. The flowers appear in late spring or summer on tall branching stems above basal clumps of downy, silver-gray leaves.Grow campion in full sun to light shade in average, well-drained soil. The leaves — which ar..
The largest Old World pine, this Canary Islands native makes a striking evergreen tree for gardens with ample space and minimal frost.This cold-tender pine bears exceptionally long needles in bundles of three. Young plant have blue-green needles; older plants have bright green foliage. In spring, trees produce tiny male cones and large curved femal..
Caraway is a well-known herb that has been cultivated for its culinary and medicinal uses since ancient times. It is frequently cultivated in the modern herb garden and sometimes also commerciallyThe use of herbal remedies, including the herb caraway classified as Carum carvi, are popular as an alternative to standard Western allopathic medicine fo..
Dianthus caryophyllus, carnation or clove pink, is a species of Dianthus. It is probably native to the Mediterranean region but its exact range is unknown due to extensive cultivation for the last 2,000 years.It is a herbaceous perennial plant growing to 30-60 cm tall. The leaves are glaucous greyish green to blue-green. The flowers are produced si..
The carob tree offers deep shade for warm, dry climates. It is native to the eastern Mediterranean where winters are mild and wet and succeeded by a very long, dry season. Adapted to poor, rocky ground that is well drained, it solves a landscaping challenge in the sandy-gravelly soils of desert gardens. This is a medium-sized evergreen tree with de..
The free-flowering aubrieta adds a colorful sweep to sunny borders. This mat-forming, semi-evergreen perennial becomes clothed in flowers in spring to early summer. Its blooming period lasts for an average of three weeks, sometimes even a month. The pretty violet-blue, pink shaded flowers play beautifully against its fuzzy green mats of foliage.Sun..
So why would gardeners grow such a deadly poisonous plant as a garden ornamental? Showy forms of castor bean are bold, brightly colored and thrive in high heat and drought. In tropical regions castor bean grows as a tall evergreen subshrub, but in temperate zones it is commonly grown as an annual/tender perennial. This native of northern Africa and..
Beautiful, large bell shaped flowers turn from bright green to a deep rich purple. Stunning when used to clothe walls, fences and pergolas. Usually grown as an annual.A vigorous vine and hard to ignore in the landscape. Although Cobaea takes awhile to start blooming, the vine itself will quickly make itself at home and create a screen or cover.Coba..