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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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Phegopteris connectilis

Phegopteris connectilis

Phegopteris connectilis is also known as Beech Fern, Long Beech Fern, Narrow Beech Fern, or Northern Beech Fern. It is part of the Thelypteridaceae family of plants. It is native to the forests of the Northern Hemisphere. It is a deciduous rhizomatous, perennial fern. The name Phegopteris is from Greek Phegos meaning beech and Pteris meaning fern. Phegopteris connectilis Grow it in the shade or partial shade. Plant it in ...

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Rhododendron williamsianum ‘Bow Bells’

Rhododendron williamsianumRhododendron williamsianum

Rhododendron williamsianum ‘Bow Bells’ is also known as Williams Rhododendron. It is part of the Ericaceae family of plants. Rhododendron williamsianum is native to Southwest China. In China, it is called 圆叶杜鹃 pinyin: yuányè dùjuān. Rhododendron williamsianum ‘Bow Bells’ is an evergreen shrub. It grows to about 1m or 3ft tall. The foliage is are reddish-bronze when new. Later it turns dark green. It has deep pink blooms that open ...

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Rhododendron maximum

Rhododendron maximum

Rhododendron maximum is also known as the American Rhododendron, Great Laurel, Great Rhododendron, Rosebay Rhododendron, or Big Rhododendron. It is native to eastern North America. More precisely it is native to the Appalachian mountains. It is part of the Ericaceae family of plants. Rhododendron maximum is an evergreen shrub. It has white, pink, or very pale purple flowers. It usually grows to 4m or 13ft tall. However, sometimes you can ...

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Fatsia japonica

Fatsia japonica

Fatsia japonica is also known as Aralia sieboldii, Fatsi, Paper plant, False Castor Oil Plant, Fig-leaf Palm, Glossy-leaf Paper Plant, or Japanese Aralia. It is part of the Araliaceae family of plants and it is native to Japan, Korea, and Taiwan. It is an evergreen shrub. Fatsia japonica leaves palmately lobed and can get as large as 45cm or in width. Fatsia japonica flowers in autumn. The small white flowers appear ...

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Maianthemum racemosum

Maianthemum racemosumMaianthemum racemosum

Maianthemum racemosum is also known by many other names, Smilacina racemes, False Spikenard, American Spikenard, Wild Spikenard, False Solomon’s Seal, Feathery False Solomon’s Seal, Feathery false Lily of the Valley, Treacleberry, Solomon’s Plume. It is clump-forming. It grows from underground rhizomes. It is part of the Asparagaceae family of plants. Maianthemum racemosum is native to North America: the USA, Canada, and northern Mexico. The name racemosum refers to flowers appearing ...

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Polygonatum odoratum

Polygonatum odoratum

Polygonatum odoratum is also known as Polygonatum official, Scented Solomon’s Seal, Convallaria polygonatum, Polygonatum Vulgare, Polygonatum japonicum, Angled Solomon’s Seal, or Angular Solomon’s Seal. It is part of the Asparagaceae family of plants. It is related to the Lily of the Valley. It is native to Europe, China, Korea, Japan, Mongolia, Siberia, and the Caucasus. It is a colonizing herbaceous perennial, that spreads through underground stolons. Polygonatum odoratum grows to ...

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Lobelia siphilitica

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Lobelia siphilitica is part of the Campanulaceae family of plants. It is also known as the Great Blue Lobelia, Great Lobelia, Big Blue Lobelia, Virginia Bellflower, Vomit Root, Tall Blue Lobelia, or Blue Cardinal Flower. It is native to North America, eastern and central Canada, and the United States. Lobelia siphilitica is an unbranched perennial. It grows to about 3ft or 90cm. It is a short-lived perennial but it will ...

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Tricyrtis formosana

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Tricyrtis formosana is a rhizomatous, herbaceous perennial plant. It is native to Taiwan and 南西諸島, Nansei-shotō (otherwise known as 琉球諸島, Ryūkyū-shotō, or Ryukyu Island, Japan). It is part of the Liliaceae family of plants. It is also commonly known as the Toad Lily. Tricyrtis formosana Tricyrtis formosana has erect stems. They grow to 80cm or 3ft. The foliage is lance-shaped and spotted. It also has spotted flowers that are white with purple ...

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Justicia carnea

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Justicia carnea is also known as Brazilian Plume, Brazilian Plume Flower, Flamingo Flower, Hospital too Far, Blood of Jesus, Pine-Bur Begonia, or Jacobinia carnea. It is an upright perennial, evergreen shrub and it belongs to the Acanthaceae family of plants. Justicia carnea is mostly grown as an ornamental potted plant and it is only planted outside in temperate climates. It is native to Brazil, more precisely the eastern Brazil, the ...

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