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 1

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 […]

Reflexed stonecrop (Sedum rupestre)
Stonecrop family

Reflexed stonecrop – info, planting, care and tips

2021-07-21 0

Reflexed stonecrop is an easy to care and very versatile perennial. This is how to plant and care for it. Profile of reflexed stonecrop: Scientific name: Sedum rupestre; syn. Sedum reflexum Plant family: stonecrop family […]

Orchid primrose (Primula vialii)
Primrose family

Orchid primrose – info, planting, care and tips

2021-07-14 0

The orchid primrose surprises in summer with its colorful flower candles. Here you can learn how to plant and care for Primula vialii properly. Profile of orchid primrose: Scientific name: Primula vialii Plant family: primrose […]

Stinking hellebore (Helleborus foetidus)
Buttercup family

Stinking hellebore – info, planting, care and tips

2021-07-12 0

Stinking hellebore enchants early in the year, whose pretty green-yellow flowers are a popular source of food for bees. Profile of stinking hellebore: Scientific name: Helleborus foetidus Plant family: buttercup family (Ranunculaceae) Other names: dungwort, […]

Caucasian stonecrop (Phedimus spurium)
Stonecrop family

Caucasian stonecrop – info, planting, care and tips

2021-07-09 0

Caucasian stonecrop is a beautiful ground cover for rock garden and roof planting. This is how to care for the flowering perennial. Profile of Caucasian stonecrop: Scientific name: Phedimus spurius; old Sedum spurium Plant family: […]

Stemless gentian (Gentiana acaulis)
Gentian family

Stemless gentian – info, planting, care and tips

2021-06-21 0

With this flower you bring an alpine character into your rockery or planter. This is how you plant and care for the stemless gentian properly. Profile of stemless gentian: Scientific name: Gentiana acaulis Plant family: […]

Nettle-leaved bellflower (Campanula trachelium)
Bellflower family

Nettle-leaved bellflower – info, planting, care and tips

2021-06-15 0

The nettle-leaved bellflower is frugal, undemanding and enchants with pretty leaf and flower decorations. This is how you plant and care for the nettle-leaved bellflower properly. Profile of nettle-leaved bellflower: Scientific name: Campanula trachelium Plant […]