Butterfly weed (Asclepias tuberosa)
Dogbane family

Butterfly weed – info, planting, care and tips

2021-02-18 0

Bright orange flowers, unique fruit decoration, favorite of butterflies: the butterfly weed is an outstanding feature of natural gardens. Profile of butterfly weed: Scientific name: Asclepias tuberosa Plant family: dogbane family (Apocynaceae) Other names: butterflyweed, […]

Flower of butterbur (Petasites hybridus)
Daisy / Aster family

Butterbur – info, planting, care and tips

2021-01-13 0

The butterbur is an exceptional ground cover for the water’s edge and damp soils and is particularly recommended for larger gardens. Here are tips for planting and care. Profile of butterbur: Scientific name: Petasites hybridus […]

Baikal skullcap (Scutellaria baicalensis)
Mint family

Baikal skullcap – planting, care and tips

2020-10-26 0

Skullcap has been an integral part of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) for almost 2,000 years. Read here how to plant and care for the medicinal plant and perennial summer bloomer. Profile of Baikal skullcap: Scientific […]

Marshmallow
Herbs

Marshmallow – characteristics, cultivation and use

2020-02-24 0

Marshmallow is a traditional medicinal plant, which mainly helps against mucous membrane inflammation and persistent irritant cough. The plant, which belongs to the mallow family, contains valuable mucilage, which can quickly provide relief. Marshmallow was […]