Japanese iris (Iris laevigata)
Iris family

Japanese iris – planting, care and tips

2020-09-25 0

The Japanese iris enriches every pond bank with elegant grass-look leaves and noble blue flowers. It is robust and easy to care for. Profile of Japanese iris: Scientific name: Iris laevigata Plant family: iris family […]

Basket of gold (Aurinia saxatilis)
Mustard family

Basket of gold – planting, care and tips

2020-09-24 0

The basket of gold sets pretty yellow accents in the rock garden in spring and is predestined for dry places in the garden. Profile of basket of gold: Scientific name: Aurinia saxatilis; formerly Alyssum saxatile […]

Catmint with a wool bee
Mint family

Catmint/catnip – planting, care and tips

2020-09-23 0

The catmint is a classic in the perennial garden. There are many good reasons to buy and plant catmint. The most striking feature of the beautiful perennial is the strong scent of its leaves. If […]

Adam’s needle (Yucca filamentosa)
Asparagus family

Adam’s needle – planting, care and tips

2020-09-21 0

The Adam’s needle is extremely undemanding. It grows easily on all well-drained soils and shows its magnificent inflorescences in midsummer. Here you will find all the important information about the perennial. Profile of Adam’s needle: […]

Water avens
Rose family

Water avens – planting, care and tips

2020-09-18 0

The nodding flowers of the water avens radiate a special charm. Here you will find important tips for planting and maintaining Geum rivale. Profile of water avens: Scientific name: Geum rivale Plant family: rose family […]

Herb-Robert
Geranium / Cranesbill family

Herb-Robert – planting, care and tips

2020-09-17 0

The cranesbills or geraniums are with about 400 species the most species-rich genus of the plant family of the geranium family (Geraniaceae). They are common on all continents. On this page, one of their growing […]

Flower of burning love
Pink / Carnation family

Burning love – planting, care and tips

2020-09-15 0

Burning love lives up to its name in the sunny herbaceous border. With its scarlet umbels, the flowering perennial trumps in summer. Profile of burning love: Scientific name: Lychnis chalcedonica Plant family: pink or carnation […]

Sweet William (Dianthus barbatus)
Pink / Carnation family

Sweet William – planting, care and tips

2020-09-14 0

“Divine flower” – this is roughly how the botanical name of Dianthus barbatus can be translated. This name is no coincidence, because standing in full bloom, sweet William even outstrip roses as “Queen of Flowers”. […]

Hardy blue-flowered leadwort (Ceratostigma plumbaginoides)
Plumbago family

Hardy blue-flowered leadwort – planting, care and tips

2020-09-11 0

The hardy blue-flowered leadwort is an ornate ground cover with gentian blue flowers and a beautiful autumn color. This is how to plant and care for Ceratostigma plumbaginoides. Profile of hardy blue-flowered leadwort: Scientific name: […]

Siebold's hosta (Hosta sieboldiana)
Asparagus family

Siebold’s hosta – planting, care and tips

2020-09-07 0

With its blue-gray frosted leaves, the Siebold’s hosta is one of the most beautiful leaf ornamental plants. It fills shady spots in the garden and on the terrace with great elegance. Profile of Siebold’s hosta: […]