Flowers and Plants

Know Your Dahlias-Types of Dahlias

Dahlias are diverse. There are many types of dahlias that come in various shapes, colors, and sizes.Dahlias will grow in many types of planting areas. You will find a description of the following types of dahlias: single dahlias, anemone dahlia, collerette dahlia, waterlily dahlia, decorative dahlia, ball dahlia, pompon dahlia, cactus dahlia, semi-cactus dahlia, orchid-flowered [...]

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Ligularia Dentata- Facts and Info on Growing Lingularia dentata

Ligularia dentata (Bigleaf Ligularia) is a perennial ligularia plant for moist soil. Ligularia dentata is often used in borders and wetlands. You will find facts and information on growing and caring for ligularia dentata varieties. Ligularia dentata plants grow in USDA Zones 3-8. It will reach heights of 3-5’ and will grow 3’ wide. It has a [...]

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Lemon Thyme (Thymus x citriodorus)- Lemon Thyme Facts and Varieties

Lemon thyme (Thymus x citriodorus) is an excellent perennial ground cover with a fragrance. Get facts and info on growing and caring for lemon thyme, a great thyme herb for a fragrant herb garden or perfumed garden . Lemon Thyme Facts and Uses Lemon thyme grows in Zones 4-9 and will reach 12″ h and w. It has [...]

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Dictamnus albus- Dittany (Gas Plant) Facts and Information

Dictamnus albus, known also as Dittany or Gas Plant, contains a volatile oil that can ignite.Get facts and information on growing and caring for Dictamnus albus. Dittany Facts and Info Gas plants are perennial plants that prefer full sun or partial shade from the afternoon sun and well-drained, moderately fertile soil. The flowers and unripe [...]

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Liriope muscari- Which Liriope muscari, Blue Lilyturf, is Best?

Liriope muscari, is a reliable evergreen ground cover for sun or shade. Find facts and info on which Liriope muscari is best for your landscape. Liriope also makes excellent border plants. If you are looking for flowers, foliage and berries, you can’t go wrong with Blue Lilyturf. Blue lilyturf (Liriope muscari) grows well in Zones 6-10. [...]

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All American Selections (AAS) 2012 Winners

AAS announces 2012 winners and best performers for 2012. This year the All American Selections has chosen four new winners in categories of vegetables, bedding plant, and flowering plant. Find a description with facts and information on each of the award winning plants. Flower Category Winner: Ornamental Pepper Black Olive- This is a heat resistant variety [...]

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Aaron’s Beard (Hypericum calycinum), Facts and Information

Aaron’s beard, Hypericum calycinum, is also known as St. Johnswort. Aaron’s beard is a woody perennial often used as ground covers. Find facts and info on growing and caring for Aaron’s beard. Aaron’s Beard Facts and Info This woody perennial grows rather fast and will spread rapidly. Aaron’s beard is grown in Zones 4-9 and will [...]

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Sneezeweed- What is Sneezeweed?

Sneezeweed, Helenium autumnale, is also known as Helen’s flower. Sneezeweed has attractive daisylike flowers that are often used in borders, containers, and in wetlands. Find facts and information on growing and caring for sneezeweed plants and companion plants. Sneezeweed Facts and Info Helenium autmanale grows in Zones 3-8 and will reach heights of 5 ft. [...]

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