Pigeon scabious (Scabiosa columbaria
Honeysuckle family

Pigeon scabious – info, planting, care and tips

2021-03-03 0

This pretty wild perennial has certain requirements for the location, but rewards with months of flowering. Here are tips for planting and care of the pigeon scabious. Profile of pigeon scabious: Scientific name: Scabiosa columbaria […]

Oriental poppy (Papaver orientale)
Poppy family

Oriental poppy – info, planting, care and tips

2021-03-02 0

The Oriental poppy is a gorgeous perennial and a favorite target for bees and many other insects. Profile of Oriental poppy: Scientific name: Papaver orientale Plant family: poppy family (Papaveraceae) Other names: – Sowing time: […]

False sunflower (Heliopsis helianthoides)
Daisy / Aster family

False sunflower – info, planting, care and tips

2021-02-24 0

The false sunflower with its flowers provides warm yellow tones in the garden until well into autumn. The perennial is pleasingly easy to plant and care for. Profile of false sunflower: Scientific name: Heliopsis helianthoides […]

Sweet cicely (Myrrhis odorata)
Umbellifers

Sweet cicely – info, planting, care and tips

2021-02-22 0

The sweet cicely is an easy-care herb and medicinal plant that looks very attractive even in a perennial bed. This is how you plant and care for it. Profile of sweet cicely: Scientific name: Myrrhis […]

Butterfly weed (Asclepias tuberosa)
Dogbane family

Butterfly weed – info, planting, care and tips

2021-02-18 0

Bright orange flowers, unique fruit decoration, favorite of butterflies: the butterfly weed is an outstanding feature of natural gardens. Profile of butterfly weed: Scientific name: Asclepias tuberosa Plant family: dogbane family (Apocynaceae) Other names: butterflyweed, […]

Black mullein (Verbascum nigrum)
Figwort family

Black mullein – info, planting, care and tips

2021-02-17 0

The black mullein brings a lot of color into your garden. This is how you plant and care for this striking perennial. Profile of black mullein: Scientific name: Verbascum nigrum Plant family: figwort family (Scrophulariaceae) […]

Black mondo grass (Ophiopogon planiscapus)
Asparagus family

Black mondo grass – info, planting, care and tips

2021-02-16 0

With its black leaves and the advantageously contrasting white flowers, the black mondo grass is a real eye-catcher among the otherwise colorful variety of ornamental plants. Profile of black mondo grass: Scientific name: Ophiopogon planiscapus […]