Carthusian pink (Dianthus carthusianorum)

Carthusian pink – planting, care and tips

2020-10-22 0

The Carthusian pink was cultivated as a medicinal plant in monastery gardens early on. During the flowering season in summer, the native pink species is a magnet for butterflies in the garden. Profile of Carthusian […]

A corn cockle flower
Pink / Carnation family

Corn cockle – planting, care and tips

2020-10-12 0

The corn cockle is a poisonous field weed that graced the field edges and fields almost everywhere until the 1960s. With the help of modern weed control agents, this plant has become very rare today, […]

Flower of sticky catchfly
Pink / Carnation family

Sticky catchfly – planting, care and tips

2020-10-06 0

Unattractive name – great qualities. Sticky catchfly are great plants for the rock garden and for the hillside garden. Read here how you can properly plant and care for the flower. Profile of sticky catchfly: […]

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”. […]