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Daily Archives: November 26, 2020

Nerine bowdenii

Nerine bowdenii

Nerine bowdenii is also known as Bowden Lily, Cornish Lily, Cape Flower, or Guernsey Lily. It is not a lily, it is part of the Amaryllidaceae family of plants. It is native to South Africa. Nerine bowdenii is a herbaceous, bulbous perennial. It usually grows to 45cm or 18in. It has strap-shaped green leaves. Athelstan Hall Cornish-Bowden (1871-1942) a South African land surveyor, named this plant in 1904. Nerine bowdenii ...

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Iresine lindenii

Achyranthes lindenii

Iresine lindenii is also known as Blood Leaf. It is part of the Amaranthaceae family of plants. It is native to Ecuador. Iresine lindenii is also known as Achyranthes acuminata or Achyranthes lindenii. Iresine lindenii is a tropical evergreen perennial. Grow it outdoors if you live in a frost-free location. It can grow in containers indoors. It can grow to 90cm or 3ft tall. It has ovate, lance-shaped leaves. They ...

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Salvia transsylvanica

Salvia transsylvanica

Salvia transsylvanica, Transylvanian Sage, Meadow Clary, or Sage is native to Central Russia. It is part of the Lamiaceae family of plants. Salvia transsylvanica is a clump-forming perennial. Salvia transsylvanica flowers in late spring through autumn. It grows to about 2ft or 60cm. The violet-blue flowers are two-lipped and appear in spike-like racemes. Salvia’s name is from Latin and means to save or to heal and transsylvanica means from Transylvania ...

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Clerodendrum bungei

Clerodendrum bungei

Clerodendrum bungei is also known as Cashmere Bouquet, Mexicali Rose, Mexican Hydrangea, Rose Glory Bower, Glory Bower, or Glory Flower. It is part of the Lamiaceae family of plants. Clerodendrum bungei is native to China and Southwest Asia. Though some of the common names refer to Mexico or Hydrangea, it is neither a Hydrangea nor from Mexico. Clerodendrum bungei Clerodendrum bungei is a deciduous shrub. It has toothed, dark green ...

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Rhododendron williamsianum ‘Bow Bells’

Rhododendron williamsianumRhododendron williamsianum

Rhododendron williamsianum ‘Bow Bells’ is also known as Williams Rhododendron. It is part of the Ericaceae family of plants. Rhododendron williamsianum is native to Southwest China. In China, it is called 圆叶杜鹃 pinyin: yuányè dùjuān. Rhododendron williamsianum ‘Bow Bells’ is an evergreen shrub. It grows to about 1m or 3ft tall. The foliage is are reddish-bronze when new. Later it turns dark green. It has deep pink blooms that open ...

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