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Cornus kousa

Cornus kousa

Cornus kousa is also known as Benthamidia japonica, Dendrobenthamia japonica, Benthamia japonica, Cornus japonica, Benthamidia kousa, Chinese Dogwood, Korean Dogwood, Japanese Dogwood, Kousa, Szechuan Strawberry, or Kousa Dogwood. It is part of the Cornaceae family of plants. It is a small, deciduous tree. Cornus kousa is native to East Asia. Cornus kousa It has opposite oval leaves. It has small yellow-green flowers that are surrounded by four creamy white bracts. ...

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Aronia melanocarpa

Aronia melanocarpa

Aronia melanocarpa is also known as Black Chokeberry, Arena arbutifolia var. nigra, Aronia nigra, Photinia melanocarpa, Pyrus arbutifolia var. nigra, Pyrus melanocarpa, or Sorbus melanocarpa. It is part of the Rosaceae family of plants. It is native to eastern North America. It is a branching deciduous shrub. Melano means black and carpa means fruit. This refers to the dark fruit Aronia melanocarpa bears. Aronia melanocarpa The elliptic foliage is dark ...

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Malva alcea

Malva alcea

Malva alcea is also known as the Greater Musk Mallow, Cut-leaved Mallow, Hollyhock Mallow, or Vervain Mallow. It is part of the Malvaceae family of plants. It is native to Southeast Europe to the Caucasus. Malva alcea is a herbaceous perennial. Malva alcea Malva alcea can grow to 120cm or 4ft. The stems are hairy. The foliage is a lighter green. The leaves are palmately lobed with five to seven ...

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Centrosema virginianum

Centrosema virginianum

Centrosema virginianum is also known as Spurred Butterfly Pea, Wild Blue Vine, Blue Bell, Conchita, and Wild Pea. It is native to South America. It ranges all the way up to the Eastern United States. Centrosema virginianum is part of the Fabaceae family of plants. It is a herbaceous perennial vine. It can grow up to 2m or 7ft high. The foliage is bright green. Pinnately divided, the small leaves ...

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Solidago ‘Golden Dwarf’

Solidago 'Golden Dwarf'

Solidago ‘Golden Dwarf’ is a dwarf variety of Solidago or Goldenrod. It is a herbaceous, rhizomatous perennial and it is part of the Asteraceae family of plants. It is native to North America. It grows to a height of 60cm or 2ft. Solidago ‘Golden Dwarf’ has dark green leaves. It flowers in the summer. It produces sprays of bright yellow flowers and the top of the stems. The flowers attract bees and ...

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Cornus capitata

Cornus capitata

Cornus capitata is also known as Benthamidia fragifera, Benthamidia capitata, Headed-flowered Dogwood, Himalayan Evergreen Dogwood, Bentham’s cornel, or Himalayan Strawberry-tree. It is native to the Himalayas in China and India. It usually grows at lower elevations. It is part of the Cornaceae family of plants. Cornus capitata is an evergreen tree. It grows to about 12m or 40ft tall. The foliage is gray-green and fuzzy. Cornus capitata Cornus capitata flowers in the ...

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Silene dioica

Silene dioica

Silene dioica is also known as Melandrium rubric, Red Campion, Red Catchfly. It is part of the Caryophyllaceae family of plants. Silene dioica is a herbaceous perennial. It is sometimes treated as a biennial. It is native to Northern and Central Europe. Silene dioica has dark pink flowers. It flowers from April to July. The flowers have 5 petals. They are notched deeply. Therefore, it looks like there are more petals. ...

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Cotoneaster dammeri ‘Strieb’s Findling’

Cotoneaster dammeri 'Streib's Findling'

Cotoneaster dammeri ‘Streib’s Findling’ or otherwise known as Cotoneaster ‘Streib’s Findling’, Baerberry cotoneaster, Barberry cotoneaster, or Cotoneaster procumbens ‘Streib’s Findling’. It is a mat-forming evergreen shrub, a ground cover. It is part of the Rosaceae family of plants and native to central and southern China. Cotoneaster dammeri ‘Streib’s Findling’ in Los Angeles, California It has a tiny, ovate, dark green foliage. The leaves could turn purplish in autumn. It produces ...

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Genista pilosa

Genista pilosa

Genista pilosa is part of the Fabaceae family of plants. It is also known as the Hairy Greenweed, Creeping Broom, Hairy broom ‘Procumbens’, Silkyleaf Broom, or Silkyleaf Woadwaxen. It is native to Europe. It is usually found in dry and sandy or stony landscapes. It grows to about 45cm or 18 in. It is an evergreen perennial shrub. However, it could be deciduous in colder climates. It has narrow obovate ...

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Bupleurum fruticosum

Bupleurum fruticosum © onlineflowergarden.com

Bupleurum fruticosum is also known as Shrubby Hare’s Ear. It is an evergreen shrub. It is part of the Apiaceae family of plants and it is native to the sunny hills of the Mediterranean region. Bupleurum fruticosum can grow to 7ft or 2m tall. It has simple obovate leaves that are bluish-green. It flowers in the summer to early autumn. Bupleurum fruticosum Bupleurum fruticosum at Regent’s Park, London Bupleurum fruticosum ...

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