Author: dearplants

Cornus alba 'Flaverimea' - Yellow twig dogwood shrub 1

Yellow-Twig Dogwood (Cornus sericea ‘Flaviramea’)

Cornus sericea ‘Flaviramea’ (Yellow-Twig Dogwood) is very similar to Cornus alba although the ‘Flaviramea’ has yellow twigs. In fact, they produce gorgeous landscapes when planted together. Cornus sericea has a tendency to spread faster...

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Dogwood (Cornus)

Cornus (Dogwood) are one of the most appreciated genus of plants for gardens. There are species for all tastes, from tremendous stem colors, delicate flowers and beautiful leaves. Dogwoods are mainly deciduous shrubs or small...

Ginkgo biloba (Maidenhair tree) autumn leaves - dearplants 0

Maidenhair tree (Ginkgo biloba)

Ginkgo biloba (Maidenhair tree) is an historic tree. It is extinct in the wild but worldwide preserved in temples, parks and large gardens. This tree is native to China and it is found in fossils...

Pelargonium (Geraniums, Storksbills) pink flower 0

Geranium (Pelargonium)

Pelargonium (Geraniums) are perennials that love the summer sun. They come from South Africa but are widespread all over the world and are very popular and easy to grow. Pelargoniums rank as one of...

Lantana camara 0

Lantana (Lantana camara)

Lantana is a genus of perennial plants with about 500 species, native to India and native to the tropics of the Americas and Africa. Includes herbaceous plants and shrubs, reaching up to 2m in...

Santolina chamaecyparissus (Cotton lavender) 0

Cotton lavender (Santolina chamaecyparissus)

Santolina chamaecyparissus (Cotton lavender) are, in fact, soft woody and rather dwarf shrubs. They are native to the Mediterranean region and there are about 20 different species. They are, therefore, small gray or green...