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Silene coronaria

Silene coronaria

Silene coronaria is also known as the Lychnis coronaria, Agrostemma coronaria, Agrostemma tomentosum, Rose Campion, Dusty Miller, Mullein-Pink, or Bloody William. It is from the Caryophyllaceae family of plants. Silene coronaria is native to Europe and Asia. The name coronaria in Latin means used for garlands. Silene coronaria is a biennial or short-lived perennial. Silene coronaria Silene coronaria grows to 80cm or 30in tall. It has grayish-green leaves. The leaves ...

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Hedychium densiflorum ‘Assam Orange’

Hedychium densiflorum 'Assam Orange'

Hedychium densiflorum ‘Assam Orange’ is also known as the Ginger Lily ‘Assam Orange‘ or the Hardy Ginger Lily. It is part of the Zingiberaceae family of plants. That is the ginger family. Hedychium is native to Asia. It is a vigorous tropical plant. This exotic plant is very easy to grow. Hedychium densiflorum ‘Assam Orange’ is a hardy, rhizomatous perennial. It is clump-forming. Hedychium densiflorum ‘Assam Orange’ grows as high as 5m or ...

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Muscari neglectum

Muscari neglectum

Muscari neglectum is also known as Common Grape Hyacinth, Grape Flower, Grape Hyacinth, Starch Hyacinth, or Muscari leucostomum, Muscari pulchellum, Muscari bucharicum, Muscari racemosum. It is from the Asparagaceae family of plants. It is a bulbous perennial. It is native to Europe and Asia. It was described by Michele Tenore in 1842. Muscari neglectum Muscari neglectum grows to about 30cm or 12in tall. It has narrow green leaves. It flowers ...

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Securigera varia

Securigera varia

Securigera varia or Coronilla varia is also known as Crown vetch, Hive Vine, Rose Vetch, Rosy-flowered Crown Vetch, or Purple Crown Vetch. It is part of the Fabaceae family. It is native to Africa, Asia, and Europe. It is a low-growing vine. It can grow to 2ft or 60cm tall. It is hardy. Securigera varia is a spreading plant. It is used for erosion control especially in the United States. ...

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Aconitum lycoctonum subsp. vulparia

Aconitum lycoctonum subsp. vulparia

Aconitum lycoctonum subsp. vulparia is also known as Wolf’s Bane, Foxbane, Aconitum tragoctonum, Aconitum vulparia, Aconitum altissimum, Aconitum thyraicum, Aconitum orientale, or Aconitum lasianthum. It is part of the Ranunculaceae family of plants. It is native to central and southern Europe. Aconitum lycoctonum subsp. vulparia is a clump-forming, herbaceous perennial. The foliage is dark green and glossy. During the summer it produces spikes of pale yellow flowers. The flowers are pollinated by bees. Aconitum ...

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Actinidia kolomikta

Actinidia kolomikta

Actinidia kolomikta is also known as Kolomikta, Variegated Kiwi Vine, Kewee, Variegated-leaf Hardy Kiwi, or Michurin Actinidia. It is part of the Actinidiaceae family of plants. It is native to East Asia including the Russian Far East. Actinidia kolomikta is a long-living plant. It is a deciduous climber. Actinidia is from Greek meaning “rayed” or “kiwi”. Actinidia kolomikta Actinidia kolomikta is mostly grown for its attractive foliage. It has heart-shaped ...

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Citrus hystrix

Citrus hystrix

Citrus hystrix is a thorny bush native to southeast Asia. Citrus hystrix is also known as Kaffir Lime (though it is seldom used due to its ethnic connotations in South Africa), Thai Lime, Market Lime, Mauritius Papeda, Leech Lime, Wild Lime, or Combavas. It is part of the Rutaceae family of plants. It produces a citrus fruit. The fruit is used in Asian cuisine. The leaves and their essential oil ...

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Sorbus aucuparia

Sorbus aucuparia

Sorbus aucuparia is also known as the Sorbus rehderiana, Pyrus aucuparia, Rowan, Mountain Ash, Quickbeam, Amur Mountain Ash, European Mountain Ash, Ranty, Rowanberry, Rantry, or Roan. It is part of the Rosaceae family of plants. Sorbus aucuparia is a deciduous tree or shrub. It is native to Europe and Asia. Sorbus aucuparia has a slender trunk and a smooth bark. Sorbus aucuparia grows to 15m or 50ft tall. Sorbus aucuparia ...

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Crinum asiaticum

Crinum asiaticum

Crinum asiaticum is also known as the Poison bulb, Spider Lily, Giant Crinum Lily, Grand Crinum Lily, Asiatic Poison bulb, Mangrove Lily, or St. John’s Lily. It is a tender bulbous perennial. It is in the Amaryllis family, Amaryllidaceae. It is native to Indian Ocean Islands, East Asia, Tropical Asia, Australia, and the Pacific Islands. The name is from the Greek word “krinon” which means “lily”. Asiaticum refers to being ...

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Physalis alkekengi

Physalis alkekengi © onlineflowergarden.com

Physalis alkekengi is also known as Alkekengi officinarum, Physalis franchetii, Bladder Cherry, Chinese Lantern, Japanese Lantern, Strawberry Groundcherry, Winter Cherry, Bladder Herb, Devil’s Berry, Devil’s Bladder, Red Nightshade, Cape Gooseberry, Strawbery Tomato, or Strawberry-and-tomato. It is native to Asia though most Physalis are native to the Americas. It is a herbaceous perennial plant. It belongs to the Solanaceae family of plants. Physalis alkekengi Physalis alkekengi grows to about 60cm or 2ft. ...

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