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Tulbaghia violacea

Tulbaghia violacea

Tulbaghia violacea is also known as the Society Garlic, Pink Agapanthus, Wild Garlic, Sweet Garlic, Spring Bulbs, or Spring Flower. It is part of the Alliaceae family of plants. It is native to South Africa. Tulbaghia violacea is a rhizomatous perennial. Tulbaghia violacea grows 20in or 50cm tall. Tulbaghia violacea Tulbaghia violacea flower stem and basal foliage are gray-green. It flowers in late summer or in autumn. It has pale ...

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Aster novae-angliae ‘Andenken an Alma Potschke’

Aster 'Andenken an Alma Potschke'

Aster novae-angliae ‘Andenken an Alma Potschke’ or New England Aster ‘Andenken an Alma Potschke’ or Symphyotrichum novae-angliae ‘Andenken an Alma Pötschke’ is part of the Asteraceae family of plants. It is a clump-forming perennial. Aster ‘Andenken an Alma Potschke’ is native to North America. Aster ‘Andenken an Alma Potschke’ is an erect-growing plant and grows to 1.5m or 5ft. Aster ‘Andenken an Alma Potschke’ is multi-stemmed and has dark green narrow ...

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Cirsium vulgare

Cirsium vulgare

Cirsium vulgare is also known as Cirsium lanceolatum, Carduus lanceolatus, Common Thistle, Bank Thistle, Birth Thistle, Blue Thistle, Boar Thistle, Button Thistle, Bull Thistle, Horse Thistle, Spear Thistle, or Bur Thistle. It is part of the Asteraceae family of plants. Thistle is the national flower of Scotland. Sir Walter Scott selected it in 1822. The thistle selected is Onopordum acanthium. Onopordum acanthium is not a native Thistle. But Cirsium vulgare ...

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Cuphea ‘Starfire Pink’

Cuphea 'Starfire Pink'

Cuphea ‘Starfire Pink’ or Starfire is a hybrid with the parents Cuphea ignea and Cuphea angustifolia Jacq. ex Koehne. It is also known as Cuphea x ignea ‘Starfire’ or Cuphea lanceolata ‘Starfire’. It is a sterile plant. Cuphea grows to about 75cm or 26in tall. It is part of the Lythraceae family of plants. Cuphea ‘Starfire Pink’ It is a bushy evergreen perennial. It has dark green foliage. Leaves are ...

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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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Tithonia rotundifolia

Tithonia rotundifolia

Tithonia rotundifolia is also known as the Red Sunflower or Mexican Sunflower. It is part of the Asteraceae family of plants. It is native to North America. It is grown as an annual though in its native habitat it is a perennial. Tithonia rotundifolia can grow up to 1.8m or 6ft tall. It is a branching plant. It flowers in late summer and early autumn. Tithonia rotundifolia Tithonia rotundifolia produces bright orange flowers ...

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Lavandula buchii var. buchii

Lavandula buchii © onlineflowergarden.com

Lavandula buchii is a fragrant shrub that is part of the Lamiaceae family of plants. It is also known as Lavandula pinnata var. Buchii, Lavandula buchii ‘Tenerife’. It is native to Tenerife, Canary Islands. It is a herbaceous perennial. It grows well in the ground as well as containers and it is hardy and can grow to 2ft or 60cm high. It has silver feathery leaves, twice dissected or bipinnate. ...

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Iris pseudacorus or Yellow Flag

Iris pseudacorus

Iris pseudacorus is part of the Iridaceae family of plants. This plant is native to Europe, Western Asia, and Northwest Africa. Iris pseudacorus is also called Yellow Flag, Water Flag, Yellow Iris, Daggers, Flagon, Jacob’s Sword, Water Skeg, Yellow Fleur-de-lis. It is a herbaceous perennial plant. It prefers wet conditions. In nature, it is usually found in wetlands. Iris pseudacorus propagates through rhizomes as well as seeds to establish itself. ...

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Tanacetum Vulgare or Tansy

Tanacetum vulgare

Tanacetum Vulgare or Tansy is a herbaceous perennial with yellow flowers. It is native to Europe and Asia. It is part of the Aster family or Asteraceae. It is also known as Common Tansy, Cow Bitter, Golden Buttons, or Bitter Buttons. Tanacetum Vulgare has compound foliage. And the flowers are like buttons. It has erect stems that are slightly reddish. It can grow to about 1.5m or 5ft. It flowers ...

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Cotoneaster horizontalis

Cotoneaster horizontalis

Cotoneaster horizontalis is also known as Wall Spray or Rock Spray or Wall Cotoneaster. It is a plant from the Rosaceae family of plants. A horizontally growing deciduous shrub. It has small rounded leaves and pink flowers that turn into berries in autumn. It is native to eastern Asia. Grow Cotoneaster horizontalis in the sun. Plant it in moist but well-drained soil. It can tolerate the shade however you might ...

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