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Tag Archives: Autumn

Erysimum ‘Bowles’s Mauve’

Erysimum 'Bowles's Mauve'

Erysimum ‘Bowles’s Mauve’ is part of the Brassicaceae family of plants. It is an evergreen perennial. They also call it Erysimum linifolium ‘Bowles Mauve’, Wallflower ‘Bowle’s Mauve‘, or Erysimum Linifolium glaucum. It grows to about 75cm or 30in tall. The foliage is dark gray-green and narrow. It grows erect racemes of purple flowers. Each flower is about 2cm or 3/4in. wide. Erysimum ‘Bowles’s Mauve’ flowers from spring to autumn. Erysimum ‘Bowles’s Mauve’ ...

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Thladiantha dubia

Thladiantha dubia

Thladiantha dubia is a herbaceous perennial. It is a fast-growing, climbing vine. It is native to Russia, northern China, and Korea. They also call it the Manchu Tubergourd, Goldencreeper, Red Hailstone, Thladiantthe, Wild Potato. In France, they call it Thladianthe douteuse, and in China Chi Bao. Thladiantha dubia grows from a tuber, it grows through underground rhizomes producing more tubers. It is part of the Cucurbitaceae family of plants. Thladiantha ...

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Geranium endressii

Geranium endressii

Geranium endressii is a herbaceous perennial. It is semi-evergreen. It is native to Western Pyrenees. Geranium endressii is part of the Geraniaceae family of plants. It grows to 75cm or 30in tall. They also call it the Endree’s Cranesbill, or French Cranesbill. Geranium endressii has lobed and deeply divided leaves. The leaves are about 8cm or 3in wide. Geranium endressii flowers in the summer and autumn. The flowers are pink ...

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Amaryllis belladonna ‘Purpurea Major’

Amaryllis belladonna 'Purpurea Major'

Amaryllis belladonna ‘Purpurea Major’ is part of the Amaryllidaceae family of plants. They also call it the Jersey Lily ‘Purpurea Major’ or Belladonna Lily ‘Puprpurea Major’. It is a bulbous perennial. It is native to South Africa. Amaryllis belladonna ‘Purpurea Major’ Amaryllis belladonna ‘Purpurea Major’ has narrow strap-shaped leaves. The leaves grow after the flowers are done. Amaryllis belladonna ‘Purpurea Major’ flowers in autumn. The clusters of flowers grow on ...

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Iris ‘Sangreal’ (Holy Grail)

Iris Sangreal

Iris ‘Sangreal‘ (Holy Grail) is a rhizomatous perennial. It is clump-forming. It is part of the Iridaceae family of plants. Iris ‘Sangreal’ is deciduous. It is a hybrid bearded Iris. Jacob Sass cultivated it and registered it in 1935. It is a hybrid between Iris pumila and Cardinal x ‘Autumn King‘. Iris ‘Sangreal’ at Kew Gardens, London, UK Iris ‘Sangreal’ flowers are bright yellow. The beard is slightly darker and ...

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Dietes iridioides

Dietes iridioides

Dietes iridioides is native to Africa and can be found in the region from Ethiopia to South Africa. It is a rhizomatous perennial. It is part of the Iridaceae family of plants. It is evergreen. They also call it the African Iris, Wild Iris, Cape Iris, Dietes vegeta, Fortnight Lily, or Morea Iris. Dietes iridioides Dietes iridioides have sarmentous or sarmentose stems which trail like strawberry stems and they branch ...

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Colchicum speciosum

Colchicum speciosum

Colchicum speciosum is a herbaceous perennial. It grows from corms. It is part of the Colchicaceae family of plants. It is native to Northern Iran, the Caucasus, and Northern Turkey. The flowers are very similar to Crocus. They commonly call it Autumn Crocus, Naked Ladies, False Autumn Crocus, or Giant Meadow Saffron. But it is not from the same genus as Crocus. It looks similar to the Saffron producing Crocus ...

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Rosa ‘Dreaming Spires’

Rosa 'Dreaming Spires'

Rosa ‘Dreaming Spires’ is a climbing rose. It is part of the Rosaceae family of plants. It has dark green and glossy leaves. It is thorny. It grows clusters of double flowers. They are yellow and fragrant. Rosa ‘Dreaming Spires’ flowers continuously in spring, summer, and autumn. It grows 3m or 10ft tall. Rosa ‘Dreaming Spires’ How to grow Rosa ‘Dreaming Spires’: Grow Rosa ‘Dreaming Spires’ in the sun. Plant it in humus-rich, fertile, ...

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Impatiens hawkeri

Impatiens hawkeri

Impatiens hawkeri is part of the Balsaminaceae family of plants. It is native to Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands. Lt. Hawker first collected Impatiens hawkeri, in 1884. They also call it the New Guinea Impatiens. It is a herbaceous perennial. It grows to about 18in or 45cm tall. Impatiens hawkeri at Regents Park, London, UK The name impatiens is from Latin meaning “impatient”. It refers to the rapid ...

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Alstroemeria ‘Lucas’

Alstroemeria 'Lucas'

Alstroemeria ‘Lucas’ or the Lily of Incas ‘Lucas’ is a cultivar. They also call it the Peruvian Lily. Alstromeria is native to South America. It is a herbaceous perennial. It is the Alstroemeriaceae family of plants. It grows from bulb-like tubers. Carolus Linnaeus named the genus after Klaus von Alstroemer (1736-1794). He was a Swedish botanist and a student of Linnaeus. Alstroemeria ‘Lucas’ Alstroemeria ‘Lucas’ can grow to 1ft or 30cm. It ...

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