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Primula ‘Crescendo Blue Shades’

Primula 'Crescendo Blue Shades'

Primula ‘Crescendo Blue Shades’ is part of the Primulaceae family of plants. They also call it Polyanthus ‘Crescendo Blue Shades’. It is part of the Crescendo Series. It is a short-lived perennial. They usually grow it as an annual. Primula ‘Crescendo Blue Shades’ grows to about 10in or 25cm tall. It forms a rosette of bright green, oblong leaves. It grows umbels of yellow-eyed, blue flowers. It starts flowering early in winter ...

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Geranium himalayense

Geranium himalayense

Geranium himalayense is also known as Geranium grandiflorum, Geranium meeboldii, Geranium himalayense Alpinum, Geranium himalayense var. Meeboldii. They also call it Himalayan Cranesbill or Lilac Cranesbill. It is a herbaceous perennial. It is part of the Geraniaceae family of plants. It is native to the Himalayas in Russia and China. Geranium himalayense It is a rhizomatous, dense mat-forming plant. It grows up to 18in or 45cm tall. Geranium himalayense has ...

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Iris sibirica or Siberian Iris

Iris sibirica

Iris sibirica is also known as Siberian Iris or Siberian Flag. It is a herbaceous perennial. It is part of the Iridaceae family of plants. Iris sibirica is rhizomatous. It is native to a region from Europe to Central Asia. Iris sibirica was originally called Iris augustifolia by Carolus Clusius. Monks originally discovered it in Siberia. Carl Linnaeus published it first in 1753. Iris sibirica Iris sibirica leaves are long ...

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Iris bulleyana

Iris bulleyana

Iris bulleyana is part of the Iridaceae family of plants. It is called 西南鸢尾, meaning Southwest Iris, in Chinese. It is native to South China, Myanmar, and Tibet. Iris bulleyana is a rhizomatous, herbaceous perennial. In Sweden, they call it the Kinesisk Iris or Bulley’s Iris. Bulleyana is named after Arthur Kilpin Bulley (1861-1942) who was the creator of the Ness Botanic Gardens. He also has other plants such as ...

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Liriope muscari

Liriope muscari is also known as Liriope platyphylla, Liriope graminifolia, Ophiopogon graminifolius, or commonly known as Big blue Lilyturf, Lilyturf, Border Grass, or Monkey Grass. It is part of the Asparagaceae family of plants. Liriope muscari is native to Japan, China, and Taiwan. It is an evergreen. It is a clump-forming tuberous perennial. It is a hardy plant. Liriope muscari has dark leathery grass-like or blade-like foliage. Liriope muscari Liriope ...

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Aristea Ecklonii

Aristea Ecklonii

Aristea Ecklonii is also known as Blue Stars, Blue Flies, Blue-eyed Iris, Blue eyes, Blue Corn Lily, Blue Star Iris, or African Blue. It is native to Central and Southern Africa. It ranges from South Africa to Cameroon and Tanzania. The name Aristea is from Latin Arista which means spike. This probably refers to the leaves. Aristea Ecklonii is part of the Iridaceae family of plants. The name is from ...

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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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Centaurea montana

Centaurea montana

Centaurea montana is also known as the Cyanus montana, Perennial Cornflower, Mountain Bluet, Mountain Century, Mountain Cornflower, Bachelor’s Button, Montane Knapweed, or Great Blue-bottle. It is part of the Asteraceae family of plants. Centaurea montana is a rhizomatous perennial. It is native to Europe. It grows in the mountains of Southern Europe. The name montana also refers to the mountains. Centaurea montana at Kew Garden, London, UK Centaurea montana can ...

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Nymphaea ‘lukei’

Nymphaea lukei

Nymphaea lukei is a water lily from the Nymphaceae family of plants. It was collected in 2008 by Surrey Wilfred Laurance Jacobs (1946-2009), an Australian botanist. He was an expert on the taxonomy of aquatic plants. It is native to Western Australia. Nymphaea lukei is named after Luke Jaden Fussell, S.W. L. Jacobs’s grandson. Nymphaea lukei is a day flowering water lily. It is fragrant. Nymphaea lukei has a globose rhizome. ...

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Aubrieta ‘Axcent Glacier Light Blue’

Aubrieta 'Axcent Glacier Light Blue'

Aubrieta ‘Axcent Glacier Light Blue’ is also known as Aubrieta, Aubrieta ‘Abrz0002’, or Aubrieta ‘Axcent Light Blue‘. It is part of the Brassicaceae family of plants. It is related to the mustard. Aubrieta ‘Axcent Glacier Light Blue’ is native to southern Europe. It is a mat-forming evergreen. Aubrieta ‘Axcent Glacier Light Blue’ is a herbaceous perennial. It is a low growing plant. It grows to 15cm or 6in tall. It ...

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