N.L. Chrestensen (Vokietija / Germany)
Asparagus fern is a tuberous, semi-woody perennial native to South Africa. In its native habitat, it is a scrambling subshrub that survives in a wide range of habitats across the southeastern Cape and KwaZulu-Natal. These include rocky lands, scrub, coastal dunes and wooded areas. In the landscape and garden, it is grown primarily for its soft, fea..
Gilias are delightful, unusual, richly flowering plants that need a lot of sun and warm soil.Prefers Porous soils. Sensitive to wet and cool summers.It takes about 8 weeks to flower after the sow.Suitable for decorating dry and sunny areas in beds or borders. Genus - Gilia Species - Tricolor Common name - Birds Eye Pre-Treatment - Not-req..
Thunbergia alata, or Black-eyed Susan vine, is a frequent sight in hanging baskets. As common as they are, most people not only don't know what they are, they don't think to grow them. That's a shame, because Black-eyed Susan vine is as easy care as it is charming. The flowers have an almost pop art look to them, with a solid center surrounded by a..
Fast growing ornamental grass for drying with loose, decorative heads. Use as dot plant or at the back of flower beds.Grows well in a warm, loose and porous garden soils, sunny locations. Genus - Sorghum Species - Nigrum Common name - Black Millet Pre-Treatment - Not-required Hardiness zones - 4 - 10 Height - 1,20 m Spread - 0,50 m Pl..
Bottle gourd (aka calabash) is an annual, vining member of the squash family that is widely cultivated for its interestingly long winged fruits. It can be used as a fast-growing summer screen for covering fences, etc..When dry, the fruits can be used as containers, pipes, rattles, and many other uses.Seeds, leaves, flowers, and young stems are all ..
Vibrant flowers provide a striking contrast to the feathery foliage.Mixture of bright shades. Richly flowering with large blooms and bushy growth. The flowers only open in sunshine.For borders and rock gardens. Best grows in warm locations, light, well-drained garden soils.Remove dead flowers as Californian Poppy is self-sowing. It does not tolerat..
It’s no wonder this tropical subshrub has gained fast popularity as a bedding plant. Drifts of bright orange red, tubular flowers cover its branches effortlessly in the hottest months of summer. This interesting tender perennial hails from southern Mexico where it remains evergreen and bushy year round. In North Temperate zones, it is grown as a be..
This tender shrub is usually grown as a half-hardy annual foliage plant. The young leaves of 'Silver Dust' are slightly lobed, a bit like oak leaves, but as the plants mature, they become deeply cut, much paler in colour and are covered in a silvery grey fleece. To encourage new basal growth, flowering should be prevented by regularly removing leng..
Marino is part of the Coriandrum genus and is a Coriander variety. This variety is an Herb that typically grows as an Annual, which is defined as a plant that matures and completes its lifecycle over the course of a single year. Mainly culinary use of of the seeds as seasoning. Coriander is an ingredient of curry.As medicinal herb relieves flatulen..
Approximately 1300-1400 seeds for 6-8 meters bed.Garden cress is a fast-growing, edible herb. Can be sown year long every 2 weeks in the pots inside.A very easy and fast crop, it can be ready within 7 days from sowing the seedIt is genetically related to watercress and mustard, sharing their peppery, tangy flavor and aroma. In some regions, garden ..
This variety Herkules produces even more leaves than the regular dill. Successive sowings for leave production are possible until August.Dill is an annual Eurasian field plant that is quite short-lived but very easy to grow outside in warm season or inside all year long.It's a versatile culinary herb; the seeds are used in pickling and lacy leaves ..
Popular biennial flower for cutting. Seed raised Freesias are free of virus diseases. Profusely flowering with a strong fragrance.Long lasting cut flowers.Grows well in medium to heavy, humus rich soils.Freesia is an excellent plant for forcing or greenhouse culture where not hardy. They are beautiful in beds, containers and cutting gardens. If cor..
Popular annual plant for bedding and in groups. It is long flowering in bowls and containers on balconies, graves and borders. Also used as edging for vegetable beds.For best growth, marigolds require full sun and well drained, rich soil. Regular deadheading will help plants look and flower their best. As an added benefit, research suggests that ma..
F2 hybrid. Most popular bedding plant for balcony containers, borders, tubs. Weather-proof flowers, easy to grow.They bloom from May till frost outside, or can be grown inside all year long.Create colourful bedding displays or use in patio pots.Prefers sunny locations, rich soil, even water supply. Need to be fertilized every two weeks. Genu..
Hollyhock is a splendid dot perennial from old cottage gardens.It grows vigorously. The dark red double flowers are an eye-catchers in the garden. The stems are also nice for vases.Hollyhock need deep, loose rich soil. Genus - Alcea Species - Rosea Variety - Dunkelroter Common name - Hollyhock Pre-Treatment - Not-required Hardiness zone..
This splendid biennial plant with a height of up to 2 m and long flower panicles. Real eye- catcher!!!Double flowers in white, rose, creme, red and Yellow color.When sown in early summer a leaf of rosette is formed in autumn and the flowers grows out of it the following year.Hollyhock need deep, loose rich soil. Genus - Alcea Species - Rose..
There may be no perennial more attractive to hummingbirds than Maltese cross, with its globular clusters of scarlet flowers atop tall, unbranched, hairy stems. A perennial native to European Russia, it has an upright, clumping habit with medium green, oval hairy leaves that form a basal rosette and also clasp the flower stems.In early to midsummer,..
An aromatic, erect, herbaceous perennial native to Korea, China and Japan, this member of the mint family bears spikes of pinkish purple flowers above glossy, purple-tinged, anise-scented leaves from midsummer to early autumn.This low-maintenance, drought-tolerant plant likes well drained soil and full sun. The plants are hardy and it is an excelle..
The lemony leaves of lemonbalm are fragrant and wonderful. It is grown exclusively as an herb and its pungent green leaves are used for tea and potpourri.Lemonbalm is a hardy perennial herb in the mint family. The plants are clump-forming and offer inconspicuous white or pale pink flowers in late spring to summer. The flowers are pollinated by bees..
Striking trailing plants for hanging baskets and pots.Intense dark blue with white eyes flowers over light green foliage provide brilliant, eye-catching color for the patio all summer long.Ideal for all types of container.Best bloom i from June to October. Like pansies and linaria, these plants perform beautifully in cool spring weather, but begin ..
Many parts of the plants, including the leaves and seeds, are edible, and are frequently used as a source of food in India and South America – where it is the most important Andean species of Amaranthus, known as kiwicha.It grows up to 75 cm in height, best in full sun. It can handle a variety of conditions, both humid and arid. It is easily grown ..
Carmine Rose is a variety of Malope with particularly beautiful, intensely pink flowers. Time proven and popular summer flowers. Between perennials they are used as visual protection and sight. At the same time, they provide long-lasting cut flowers. Fast growing.Grows well in average, not too light garden soils. Even moisture promotes growth. ..
Native to Mexico and Central America, common morning glory is a warm weather annual twining vine that is ornamentaly grown for its attractive flowers and broad cordate ovate leaves. It will grow up to 2 m long in a single season. Trumpet-shaped red dark flowers with white throats bloom late spring to fall. Flowers open in the morning and close in t..
Native to Mexico and Central America, common morning glory is a warm weather annual twining vine that is ornamentaly grown for its attractive flowers and broad cordate ovate leaves. It will grow up to 2 m long in a single season. Trumpet-shaped purple flowers with white throats bloom late spring to fall. Flowers open in the morning and close in the..
Excellent annual cut flower, nice in groups.Large, double flowers with light piped center. Strong and straight firm stems.Aster for cutting and borders.Long lasting flower.Cool weather annual. Easily grown in rich, consistently moist, well-drained soils in full sun to part shade. Do not allow soils to dry out. Plants appreciate good air circulation..
Compact growing summer flower in bright colors.A well-known, very long lasting cut flower that is also nice in groups.It is used to maintain good soil conditions and as ingredient of homeopathic drug, teas and ointments.Grows well in half-shady conditions. Remove dead flowers to prolong flowering period.Try to plant in a location that enjoys full s..
Hypericum perforatum is a short lived herbaceous or semiwoody perennial sub-shrub that grows in an open, bushy clump up to 2-3 ft (0.6-1.2 cm) tall and 2 ft (0.6 m) across.This variety needs to be transplanted. The whole herbage is harvested for drying the main flowering time. Two harvests are possible in a year.Uses: the ingredients stimulate dige..
Very attractive annual plant with its glowingly red flowers of up to 2 cm in diameter.Excellent in mixed plantings, especially in displays with yellow summer flowers.The individual flower is only short-flowering but numerous flowers grow again to form an abundance of flowers over several months.Grows well in normal garden soil. Adaptable, but prefe..
An eye-catching plant in every springbed with its bright colours and long flowering time.A multi-branched bushy plant, it is used in rock gardens, walls, beds, borders, and as a cut flower. Siberian Wallflower has narrow bright green leaves, grows up to 60 cm tall, and bears erect spikes of showy and unusually fragrant ~3 cm orange flowers. Often t..
Popular, long flowering cut flower.No cottage garden should be without tall snapdragons. The beautiful mixed colors will add charm to your garden, and your cut flower arrangement.It is an herbaceous perennial or annual plant, growing to 0.70 m. The leaves are spirally arranged, broadly lanceolate, 1–7 cm long and 2-2.5 cm broad. The flowers are pro..