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Daily Archives: August 10, 2016

Veronicastrum virginicum

Veronicastrum Virginicum "Album"

Veronicastrum virginicum ‘Album’ is an easy grower belonging to the Plantaginaceae family of plants. It is also known as Culver’s-root, Culverphysic, Culver’s Physic, Bowman’s Root, or Black Root. A herbaceous perennial with creamy white flowers in the summer that grow to about 1.2 meters or 4ft. tall. It has lance-shaped and toothed foliage. Veronicastrum virginicum ‘Album’ is native to eastern North America. Veronicastrum virginicum ‘Album’ looks great in borders as ...

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Helenium ‘Rubinzwerg’

Helenium Rubinzwerg

Helenium ‘Rubinzwerg’, also known as Sneezeweed ‘Rubinzwerg‘ or Echinacea purpurea ‘Rubinzwerg’. It is a herbaceous perennial with a long-lasting flowering season in the summer. It has deep red flowers that really stand out in borders they grow to about 45″ and love the sun. It is native to North and Central America. Helenium ‘Rubinzwerg’ Helenium ‘Rubinzwerg’ flowers are daisy-like and attractive to bees. Helenium – Rubinzwerg belongs to the Asteraceae family of ...

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Helenium ‘Sahin’s Early Flowerer’

Helenium - Sahin's Early Flowerer

Helenium ‘Sahin’s Early Flowerer’ is also known as Sneezeweed ‘Sahin’s Early Flowerer’,  it belongs to the Asteraceae family of plants and is a perennial that has very bright orange flowers in summer. It is deciduous and clump-forming and likes the sun and moist well-drained soil. Helenium is native to North and Central America. Helenium ‘Sahin’s Early Flowerer’ looks great in borders as it adds a strong color to the landscape. ...

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Lagerstroemia indica- Crape Myrtle

Lagerstroemia - Crepe Myrtle

Lagerstroemia indica or commonly known as Crepe Myrtle, Crape Myrtle, Indian Crape Myrtle, Banaba, or Crepe Flower. It is part of the Lythraceae family of plants. Lagerstroemia indica is named after Magnus von Lagerström. It is native to China and Korea. Lagerstroemia indica – Crape Myrtle at Kew Gardens Lagerstroemia indica – Crepe Myrtle Flower It is an upright tree or shrub. The leaves are simple. Crepe Myrtle tree flowers ...

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Bistorta affinis

Bistorta Affinis

Bistorta affinis or also known as Polygonum affine, Fleece Flower, Lesser Knotweed, East Indian Knotweed, Himalayan Bistort, Knotweed. It is a native plant to Tibet, Himalaya. It is in the genus  Bistorta, from the Polygonaceae family of plants. The leaves are narrow and elliptic. The leaves are lighter, almost whitish underneath. The middle vein is very prominent. The leaves turn reddish-bronze in autumn. Bistorta affinis blooms in summer. It flowers ...

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