Virginia waterleaf, Hydrophyllum virginianum, is an excellent choice for shady areas and woodland gardens. It can spread quickly from rhizomes and fill open areas, where some gardeners use it as a groundcover. Where to find Virginia Waterleaf Virginia waterleaf is a perennial typically found in low woods, thickets, ravine bottoms, bluff bases, river flood plains…
The Passion Flower is listed as hardy in USDA hardiness zones 5-9; however, it may actually struggle in zone 5 and may not survive very cold winters. If you live below zone 6 you should plant Passion Flower in a sheltered area near a wall so and provide the roots with protection against the cold in the wintertime
Best naturalized in large sweeps in woodland or native plant gardens. Also effective in shaded areas of rock gardens. Roots contain a blood-red juice, hence the common name. Its natural habitat: Open deciduous woods, clearings. Bloodroot is a member of the Papaveraceae (or Poppy) botanical family. It is a wildflower found in natural woodlands which…
We’ll be talking about 8 different plants that appeal to hummingbirds, going into the details of their origin, life cycle, and appearance. But first, let’s understand what exactly are the traits of plants that attract hummingbirds.
The cactus flower, it can be difficult to get spiky desert cactus to bloom when you keep them as houseplants. The reason is that cactus plants need desert-like conditions to stimulate good blooming.
Here’s the deal on potted patio trees. Every balcony, deck, and patio can use a least one small patio tree. These container trees range from 3′ to 8′ feet tall and are easy to move around if needed. Potted trees bring height to a small area and tight space, especially on a balcony.
The climbing Hydrangea is a woody, vine species of hydrangea belonging to the Hydrangeaceae family. The plant is native to Japan, Siberia, and the Korean peninsula.This plant has two plant types or cultivators you’ll find at the garden center – firefly climbing hydrangea and Miranda climbing hydrangea.
Briefly, a composite is a member of the composite family (Compositae or Asteraceae family).However, such a statement conveys little information to one who is just learning.It becomes clearer to say that a composite is a member of the daisy family or the Sunflower family, Aster flowers, Thistle, Chicory or Ragweed family. But garden magazines, garden books, and nursery catalogs frequently use the word composite.We should become thoroughly familiar with it. The best way to know a word is to use it.
Hardy orchids are not for the faint-of-heart gardener but those who love plants have found success growing them as natives among a wildflower planting, in a shaded garden or as a cherished, and protected, specimen plant.
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