Category: Perennials

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African violet (Saintpaulia ionantha)

African violets are small plants from the rainforests of Tanzania, which can also be found in Kenya. Their African origin and the appearance of their flowers led these plants to be popularly known as...

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Scarlet Sage (Salvia splendens)

Salvia splendens (Scarlet Sage) is a plant that has a wide range of cultivated varieties with different heights from 15 cm to more than one meter. The most common cultivars have bright red flowers,...

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Dahlia

Dahlia is a genus of about 30 species and 20000 cultivars usually tuberous-rooted perennials. They are native to mountainous areas of Central America. They have mid to dark green leaves 20-50cm (8-20in) long. Dahlias...

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Poinsettia (Euphorbia pulcherrima)

How to care poinsettias Christmas flower plants all year round Poinsettia plants (Euphorbia pulcherrima) are stars during Christmas time. They are widely grown indoors for their brightly colored bracts and can be known as...

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Stonecrop (Sedum spectabile)

Sedum spectabile (Stonecrop) are succulent clump forming herbaceous perennials. From late summer until late autumn they bear heads of small star-shaped flowers making it a perfect plant to attract butterflies to the garden. How...

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Lady’s mantle (Alchemilla mollis)

Alchemilla mollis (lady’s mantle) is a vigorous clump forming herbaceous perennial. It features looses clusters of little greenish-yellow flowers from early summer to autumn. How to plant Lady’s mantle will tolerate almost any type...

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Catnip (Nepeta cataria)

Nepeta cataria (catnip) is a plant that owes its name to the effect it causes on felines. These plants have an active substance called Neptalactone that acts as a pheromone, attracting, relaxing or stimulating...