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 […]

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 […]

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: […]

Sedum - Stonecrop
Stonecrop family

Sedum, stonecrop – planting, care and tips

2020-09-04 0

The sedum, also known as stonecrop, belong to the family of the stonecrop family. Their flowers are quite different, because there are about 600 species of stonecrop worldwide. However, the fleshy, water-storing leaves look very […]

Faassen's catnip (Nepeta x faassenii)
Mint family

Faassen’s catnip – planting, care and tips

2020-08-31 0

The Faassen’s catnip enriches the garden with numerous lavender-blue flowers, which are very popular with bees, and a wonderfully fragrant foliage. Profile of Faassen’s catnip: Scientific name: Nepeta x faassenii Plant family: mint family (Lamiaceae) […]

Balloon flower
Bellflower family

Balloon flower – planting, care and tips

2020-08-28 0

In high summer, many plants have their best time and present themselves with great flowers. For some, this phase doesn’t last long. The flowers wither and the plants begin to produce seeds. The balloon flower, […]

European Michaelmas daisy (Aster amellus)
Daisy / Aster family

European Michaelmas daisy – planting, care and tips

2020-08-26 0

Several inflorescences adorn the herbaceous stems of the European Michaelmas daisy, making the flower one of the most popular bloomers in autumn. Bluish violet flowers with a bright, yellow center provide color in the garden […]

Dusky cranesbill
Geranium / Cranesbill family

Dusky cranesbill – planting, care and tips

2020-08-14 0

The dusky cranesbill (Geranium phaeum) not only forms flowers with a very deep purple color, but can also be planted as a decorative flower due to its pretty foliage. In some areas, this flower is […]

Dark Crimson Cinquefoil
Rose family

Dark Crimson Cinquefoil – planting, care and tips

2020-08-04 0

The velvety red flowers of the extremely robust Dark Crimson Cinquefoil give every combination of shrubs a mysterious sparkle. Profile of Dark Crimson Cinquefoil: Scientific name: Potentilla atrosanguinea Plant family: rose family (Rosaceae) Other names: […]