Thinleaf sunflower (Helianthus decapetalus)
Daisy / Aster family

Thinleaf sunflower – info, planting, care and tips

2021-08-04 0

The thinleaf sunflower brings sunlight into your garden. This is what matters when planting and caring for it. Profile of thinleaf sunflower: Scientific name: Helianthus decapetalus Plant family: daisy family (Asteraceae) Other names: forest sunflower, […]

Stinking iris (Iris foetidissima)
Iris family

Stinking iris – info, planting, care and tips

2021-08-03 0

Stinking iris is a robust iris species with luminous seed heads, which enriches near-natural plantings in open spaces or along the edges of trees and shrubs. Profile of stinking iris: Scientific name: Iris foetidissima Plant […]

Spanish daisy (Erigeron karvinskianus)
Daisy / Aster family

Spanish daisy – info, planting, care and tips

2021-08-02 0

In wall cracks and stone joints the Spanish daisy enchants with white and pink flowering cushions. This is how you plant and care for. Profile of Spanish daisy: Scientific name: Erigeron karvinskianus Plant family: daisy […]

Southern globethistle (Echinops ritro)
Daisy / Aster family

Southern globethistle – info, planting, care and tips

2021-07-30 0

The southern globethistle is a valuable, easy-care perennial whose spherical flower heads bring a beautiful splendor into the garden. Profile of southern globethistle: Scientific name: Echinops ritro Plant family: daisy family (Asteraceae) Other names: – […]

Sneezewort (Achillea ptarmica)
Daisy / Aster family

Sneezewort – info, planting, care and tips

2021-07-29 0

Its long flowering period and robust nature make the white flowering sneezewort an asset to any garden. Profile of sneezewort: Scientific name: Achillea ptarmica Plant family: daisy family (Asteraceae) Other names: sneezewort yarrow, bastard pellitory, […]

Ox-eye (Buphthalmum salicifolium)
Daisy / Aster family

Ox-eye – info, planting, care and tips

2021-07-28 0

The attractive wild shrub with its sun yellow flowers attracts wild bees and butterflies to the garden all summer long. Profile of ox-eye: Scientific name: Buphthalmum salicifolium Plant family: daisy family (Asteraceae) Other names: – […]

Purple coneflower (Echinacea purpurea)
Daisy / Aster family

Purple coneflower – info, planting, care and tips

2021-07-27 0

Purple coneflower is a pretty perennial for sunny beds and an insect magnet at the same time. This is how you plant and care for the perennial properly. Profile of purple coneflower: Scientific name: Echinacea […]

Red bistort (Bistorta amplexicaulis)
Knotweed family

Red bistort – info, planting, care and tips

2021-07-26 0

The red bistort is a valuable, cluster growing summer bloomer with elegant flower candles that keeps its flowers until the first frost. Here are tips on planting and more details of the easy-care perennial. Profile […]

Flower of toad lily (Tricyrtis formosana)
Lily family

Toad lily – info, planting, care and tips

2021-07-23 0

Despite its name, the toad lily resembles less lilies than beautifully drawn orchids. This is how to plant and care for the perennial. Profile of toad lily: Scientific name: Tricyrtis formosana Plant family: lily family […]

Black cohosh (Actaea racemosa)
Buttercup family

Black cohosh – info, planting, care and tips

2021-07-22 0

The majestic black cohosh is a very easy-to-care-for perennial and a very old medicinal plant that was already used by the native peoples of North America. Here are some tips on planting and caring for […]