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..
This small, deciduous tree or shrub with leaves that stay green into late fall. Leaves up to 12-15 cm (5") long, with a petiole as much as 1-1,5 cm (1/2") long; blade ovate to elliptic, sometimes narrow, pointed at the tip and tapered or rounded at the base, margins smooth or with very small, rounded teeth, veins prominent, especially on the lower ..
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..
Nepeta cataria is the true catnip that is loved by house cats. Although native to Europe and Asia, it has over time naturalized in many areas around the world, including much of southern Canada and the U. S.Catnip typically grows in a spreading clump to 60-90 cm tall. Erect, branched, square, grayish stems are clad with aromatic, opposite, coarsely..
'Grand View' - selection of beautiful, impressive flowers in a variety of colors. This perennial medicinal herb grows up to 40-60 cm tall and 30-70 cm wide.Showy spikes of bell-shaped, deep violet, violet-blue, blue or pink flowers (to 5 cm long) with maroon spots bloom in dense false whorls atop square, leafy stems clad with aromatic, toothed, gre..
Rapidly growing shoots which can be beneficial to your cat's diet and provide the aid to digestion that is sometimes required, especially with cats living indoors.When licking their fur cats swallow fine hair that accumulates to hair balls in the stomach and can cause obstructions.When cats eat the slightly sweet grass of the "Cat's Grass" they vom..
Though rarely grown in its wild form, Chilean avens is a pretty clump-forming perennial with delicate red to orange-red flowers. This Chilean native is quite hardy and will add an airy, informal look to the summer garden.Low mounds of fuzzy scalloped leaves ground this plant all year around. These are quite attractive and evergreen in all but the c..
Enormous rhubarb-like leaves rise from the ground on thick, thorny stalks. Often seen in large gardens and parks, particularly at the West Coast. A bold feature plant for the waterside. Large cone-like heads of green flowers appear in summer. Must have a mild-winter climate to survive outside, otherwise grow in tubs to winter indoors. Determined ga..
Approximately 200-250 seeds in 0,5 g packet.They are bushy in nature and grows up to 100 cm in height. The blooms of Callistephus are similar to those of chrysanthemum.They flowers from July to frost in large yellow, violet, red, purple, whiteand are fragrant.In the garden these plants are great companions for other mid size annuals and perennias. ..
Approximately 300-400 seeds in 1 gram packet.A widely adapted summer annual. They are bushy in nature and grows up to 80 cm in height. The blooms of this variety is needle like, pink - peach color and looks really exciting.Flowers all summer long and makes a very nice companion to other plants in your garden composition.It is an excellent border pl..
A widely adapted summer annual. They are bushy in nature and grows up to 80 cm in height. The blooms of thsi variety is needle like, bright yellow and looks really exciting.Flowers all summer long and makes a very nice companion to other plants in your garden composition.It is an excellent border plant and makes a fine display in bedding. It makes ..
They are bushy in nature and grows up to 60-70 cm in height. They flower in the summer in large with with pink edges and are fragrant.The common name for this garden plant is the China Aster.In the garden these plants look great as part of a border; they are also used often as a cut flower in arrangements.Full sunlight or light shade. Good drainage..