Begonia ‘Santa Cruz Sunset’ is super heat tolerant! It thrives in well drained soil and can handle moderate drought once it is established. Fiery red-orange blooms cover the plant from late spring until frost.The well branched plant looks full and lush in a pot or hanging basket by itself or in a garden with a rainbow of other colors.Info source: h..
Rhodochiton atrosanguineus is a quickly growing climber with heart-shaped leaves and stems that coil around any support. Although perennial in warm climates, in cooler areas it is usually grown as an annual, flowering from late summer until the first hard frost.The flowers hang down on slender stalks with a bell-shaped, violet-pink calyx contrastin..
Beautiful annual flower from South America (Chile, Peru).Grows up to 20-25 cm, lying down to hanging, so is very suitable for hanging baskets or pots, rock gardens, ground cover.Flowers from June to August. Flowers are bell shaped bright violet to blue. Leafs are dark green.Grows well in sun, fertile to well drained, moderately dry, slightly acidic..
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..
Excellent clump forming border plant with aromatic foliage and wonderful "tousled flowers". Flowers are edible: add petals to salads, sprinkle over mild fish, use in fruit salads, or to garnish desserts and drinks. Flavor is minty and spicy.Also called Bee Balm, it attracts beneficial insects. Genus - Monarda Species - didyma Variety - Mix..
Hardy for zones 10-14 (growing outside) or can be cultivated as indoor plant in other zones only.This is perhaps the ultimate flowering showpiece for frost-free landscapes or a sunny interior room. Bird-of-paradise is a clump-forming, evergreen, subtropical perennial native to South Africa. Its large, bold dark gray-green leaves contrast nicely wit..
There is no better cutflower for airy, wildflower looks. The large, white, parasol-shaped flower clusters of Ammi majus look just like larger versions of Queen Anne's lace blooms, but the plant is not as weedy. This fast-growing annual originates from regions along the Mediterranean, so it can withstand drought and warmth once established.Fine, lan..
A compact climber producing flowers in a range of warm "sunset" colours.Ideal for patios and as a conservatory plant.Usually grown as an annual. Genus - Thunbergia Species - Alata Variety - Sunset Shades Common name - Black Eyed Susan Vine Pre-Treatment - Not-required Hardiness zones - 3 - 10 Height - 1,20 m Plant type - Annual flower..
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..
Easy to grow, long flowering border plant. Great for cutting.Brilliant daisy-like blooms with wonderful complementary colours. Excellent for cut flowers and the perfect to lift mixed borders. Usually grown as an annual.Blooming from July to October. The flowers are superb for cutting and attract many pollinators, such as bees and butterflies.Grow R..
Colorful perennial for cutting with long flowering time. Especially nice in colorful flower bouquets, for beds and borders.Prune frequently to prolong flowering. Winter protection required in harsh locations.Blanketflowers are generally very easy to grow. Most prefer sunny locations with well-draining, fertile soil. They have few pest and disease p..
Cupid's dart is a short-lived perennial that originates from southwestern Europe. It forms clumps of grassy leaves which are accented by single blue to blue-lilac, white flowers with dark centers from midsummer to fall.Cupid's dart is adaptable but best when grown in gritty, well drained soil and full sun. The plant will degrade and expire much mor..
When looking upon a mature false indigo in bloom it looks much like a small shrub, but it’s truly an herbaceous perennial, meaning it dies back to the ground each year. Native populations of false indigo exist across a large part of eastern North America, in all but a few of the most southern states. They tend to grow in old-fields, prairies and ot..
English lavender is an aromatic, evergreen garden herb that thrives in summer heat and dry weather. It is technically a subshrub, which means it behaves like a perennial but develops woody stems over time. This Western European species is more tolerant of moister growing conditions, which is why it is commonly grown in England, though it still thri..
Blue thimble flower is a pretty addition to a wildflower meadow, roadside verge, cottage and mixed gardens, cutting.When the meager wild grasses wither away on the dry, sunny soil in summer, the blue thimble flower is looking healthy and showing off its lavender-blue blossoms. A fast-growing annual wildflower, it's native to coastal western North A..