Perfect for adding banks of color to gardens or naturalistic settings, Osteospermum has substantial foliage and daisy-like flowers in shades of pink, purple, blue, or white.A charming, free flowering plant with large daisy-like blooms and good drought tolerance. Plants need good drainage and don't do well in high humidity.May be slow to start bloom..
Osteospermum are a large, daisy like flowering perennial. These plants make an eye catching summer display in an open border, as ground cover or in containers. Flowers can be single or semi-double. Osteospermum Daisy-Mae Mixed produces masses of large long lasting daisy-like flowers in a variety of colours. Osteospermum give vigorous, brightly colo..
Rhododendron ferrugineum (sometimes called alpenrose, snow-rose, or rusty-leaved alpenrose) is an evergreen shrub that grows just above the tree line in the Alps, Pyrenees, Jura and northern Apennines, on acid soils.It is the type species for the Rhododendron genus. It may grow up to 1 m tall and produces clusters of pinkish-red, bell-shaped flower..
From spring to summer, this annual produces multiple flower spikes with tiny flowers enclosed in showy bracts in shades of white, pink, or purple and marked with darker veins. Plants grow to 60 cm tall and about half as wide. They are especially dramatic in large groupings. It is excellent as a long-lasting cut or dried flower.Provide moist but wel..
Impatiens is the most popular annual bedding plant in the U. S. today. For easy-to-grow, non-stop flowering in shady conditions, it has no equal. It is a bushy, succulent-stemmed tender perennial that grows in a spreading mound. Showy, slender-spurred, five-petaled red flowers typically cover the plants with colorful bloom from June to frost. Singl..
A summer bedding and container favourite, providing masses of flowers throughout the summer, in an excellent range of colors. Usually grown as an annual.F2 hybrid.Succeeds in any reasonably good soil. Grows well in heavy clay soils. Prefers a moist well-drained humus rich soil in a cool site. Succeeds in sun or semi-shade. Plants are not frost hard..
Rose balsam (or garden balsam) is an erect, sparsely-branched, tender annual that typically grows to 70cm tall. Although an old garden favorite since at least Victorian times, it has been eclipsed in popularity in recent years. Cup-shaped full flowers (to 5cm diameter) with incurved spurs come in various shades of pink, rose, red, purple, white. Fl..
Aromatic, deep red-purple leaves, wonderful to add color to salads, pasta and pizza. A colorful addition to the herb garden.Sweet basil is commonly grown as an aromatic culinary and medicinal herb in warm temperate and tropical climates. An interesting twist on th eclassic basil, the leaves have a definite lemony tang.Grows 0,30-0,50 meters tall. I..
'Siam Queen' is an annual herb with highly aromatic, glossy green leaves rich of a licorice basil aroma. As an added bonus, it is late to produce flowers, which often make basil develop a bitter taste. In many Thai dishes, Thai basil is added last, just prior to serving for its fragrance and flavor. While most basils are grown just for their leaves..
One of the popular plants. Plants form a low, cushion-shaped mound of small green leaves, with loads of upfacing, open bells appearing in early summer. Flowers - Deep blue and will continue blooming for weeks if spent blossoms are regularly removed. Excellent choice for the rock garden, edging and in containers. Performs especially well in regions ..
Excellent clump forming plant with aromatic foliage and wonderful "tousled" flowers. Also called Bee Balm, it attracts beneficial insects.It spreads via stolons and rhizomes to form substantial clumps over time. In mid-spring it sends up square stems lined with opposite, toothed leaves. These are very fragrant when crushed. Its blooms may appear in..
Sambucus melanocarpa is a deciduous Shrub growing to 4 m (13ft 1in). It is hardy to zone 6. It is in flower from Jun to July, and the seeds ripen from Aug to September. The flowers are hermaphrodite (have both male and female organs) and are pollinated by Insects.The plant prefers light (sandy), medium (loamy) and heavy (clay) soils and can grow in..
Easy to grow, long flowering border plant. Great for cutting.These free-flowering, large chocolate brown and warm orange bicolour blooms are hard to miss.Blooming from July to October. The flowers are superb for cutting and attract many pollinators, such as bees and butterflies.Grow Rudbeckia hirta in full sun and well-drained soil with average fer..
One of the most interesting varieties of rudbeckia with fascinating yellow flowers and a charming green center. Easy to grow plant, growing up to 60-90 cm. It likes sunny, open places, it does not dry out in summer. Flowers from July to October.At the end of autumn, trim to about 15-20 cm above the ground. Perfect for high beds and cut flowers.Grow..
Rich golden blooms are highlighted by prominent green central cones. Beautiful in borders and as cut flowers. Usually grown as an annual.Native to much of North America. It is a warm season wildflower that can be found growing in old-fields, thickets, rocky prairies, meadows and roadsides. Wonderfully easy to grow and long-blooming.The rich green l..
A decidious Shrub growing to 3m at a medium rate. It is hardy to zone 4. It is in flower from March to April, and the seeds ripen in October. The flowers are hermaphrodite (have both male and female organs) and are pollinated by Insects. It is noted for attracting wildlife. The plant prefers light (sandy), medium (loamy) and heavy (clay) soils and ..
Evergreen thistle-like leaves and steel blue flowers makes the flat seaholly or blue eryngo a favorite perennial for sunny, gravelly gardens. Eryngium planum is a hardy herbaceous perennial native to dry rocky mountain slopes of southeastern Europe to central Asia. It has a dense basal rosette of heart-shaped, coarse, spiny dark green leaves that a..
Borage is an old herb, known at least since Roman times. It is said that borage gladdens the heart, and surely the purple flowers are cheery. But even the small, young leaves are slightly prickly, and the plant may seem rather coarse to a new gardener. Still, it can add color and interest to any garden, and it has value in the kitchen as well. For ..
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,..
Easy to grow blooms with a deep red reverseIncredibly easy and rewarding to grow, soft apricot flowers with a beautiful glimmering deep red reverse. An excellent variety for borders and for cutting.Approximately 50 seeds in 1g packet. Genus - Calendula Species - Officinalis Variety - Sunset Buff Common name - Calendula Pre-Treatment - No..
This Californian annual blooms just eight weeks after sowing, with flowers in a particularly rich shade of gentian blue and held clear of the pretty foliage to create a carpet of opulent colour. They will often continue for the whole season, although hot weather may curtail flowering. An extra sowing in summer is a wise insurance, either direct whe..
These charming biennials plants produce masses of open spikes bearing bell-shaped flowers in shades of white, pink, purple or violet.They look best if used in cottage gardens or small groups and make good cut flowers.Canterbury bells prefer sites with full to part sun and fertile, well drained soil. Lovely and old-fashioned, they are well-suited to..
A perennial plant with blue-lavender, purple flowers gathered in the top spikes. It blooms long and profusely. It has a penetrating, minty-like scent that cats like. The raw material is leaves and flower shoots. Contains vitamin C. The infusion relieves colds and fever. It removes nervousness and colic in children, headaches and stomach trouble.In ..
Chinese holly is a large, broadleaf evergreen shrub native to China and Korea. The squarish, dark green, shiny leaves typically bear conspicuous spines at the tips of their five lobes, although some cultivars have fewer or no spines. Female plants have long-lasting large red berries in fall. The flowers appear in early spring and have little orname..
A beautiful plant for the shade garden, this semi-evergreen herbaceous perennial is native to the mountains of Europe. The large, white, cup-shaped flowers with waxy petals and showy yellow stamens may appear in early winter or early spring, depending on the climate and the cultivar. The blooms sometimes age to pale pink. The hand-shaped, glossy, c..
A perennial plant with decorative multicolored flowers, about 50-60 cm high. Used in naturalistic gardens, in higher perennial beds and as a cut flower.Requires a moderately sunny or partial shade position.Approximately 100 seeds in 0.3g packet. Genus - Aquilegia Species - Caerulea hybrida Variety - mix Common name - Columbine Pre-Treatm..
Colorful decoration and cut bush with two-colored filled blossoms.Midget sort for rockeries and pots.The green - blue fruit heads are suited for dry floristics.Grows well in loose, humous, lime garden soil. Genus - Aquilegia Species - Vulgaris Variety - Biedermeier mix Common name - Columbine Pre-Treatment - Not-required Hardiness zones..
A classic for the cottage garden border with beautiful, fully double, spurless blooms on strong, uprigh stems. Performing best in dappled sun to partial shade, Aquilegia prefers evenly moist, nutrient-rich soil with good drainage. It will readily cross-pollinate with other columbine and self-sow if allowed to go to seed, which is considered an adva..
Annual flower growing up to 70 cm tall. Flowers from August to October in rich red brandy with violet dark centers.Perfect for creating flower arrangements in naturalistic gardens. Cut flower.Attracts butterflies and bees.Grow Rudbeckia hirta in full sun and well-drained soil with average fertility. It is prone to root rot and powdery mildew, so sp..
Annual Cornflower is excellent, rich blooming cut flowers with long-lasting blooming time. Grows up to 70 cm tall.Flowers - shades of pink - from June to September..This mixture has a lasting effect especially through its silver glossy leaves.Grows easy and well in homous, limy garden soil. Can be cut several times. Attracts bees.Plant these in sun..