Edelweiss (Leontopodium nivale)
Daisy / Aster family

Edelweiss – planting, care and tips

2020-11-16 0

As a symbol of the high mountains, the edelweiss has a number of admirers. They appreciate its delicate beauty and the myths that have been woven around them. Many garden fans would like to cultivate […]

Flower of cottage pink (Dianthus plumarius)
Pink / Carnation family

Cottage pink – planting, care and tips

2020-11-13 0

The cottage pink enchants us with its delicate, feathery incised petals. This is how to plant and care for the perennial properly. Profile of cottage pink: Scientific name: Dianthus plumarius Plant family: pink or carnation […]

Common ball flower (Globularia punctata)
Plantain family

Common ball flower – planting, care and tips

2020-11-03 0

The common ball flower is a lovely little wild perennial and completely uncomplicated. This is how to properly plant and maintain Globularia punctata. Profile of common ball flower: Scientific name: Globularia punctata, syn. Globularia bisnagarica […]

Evergreen candytuft (Iberis sempervirens)
Mustard family

Evergreen candytuft – planting, care and tips

2020-11-03 0

The evergreen candytuft is an indispensable perennial with immense vibrancy for sunny locations that does not need much care and blooms tirelessly. Profile of evergreen candytuft: Scientific name: Iberis sempervirens Plant family: mustard family (Brassicaceae) […]

Baikal skullcap (Scutellaria baicalensis)
Mint family

Baikal skullcap – planting, care and tips

2020-10-26 1

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 […]

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 […]

Cliff stonecrop (Sedum cauticola)
Stonecrop family

Cliff stonecrop – planting, care and tips

2020-10-19 0

The robust nature of the cliff stonecrop from Japan makes it the ideal choice when planting dry, stony spots in the garden. Profile of cliff stonecrop: Scientific name: Sedum cauticola Plant family: stonecrop family (Crassulaceae) […]

Yellow fumewort / yellow corydalis (Pseudofumaria lutea)
Fumitory family

Yellow fumewort – planting, care and tips

2020-10-14 0

The yellow fumewort spreads by self-sowing and thus brings even the most unexpected and apparently inhospitable places in the garden bloom. Profile of yellow fumewort: Scientific name: Pseudofumaria lutea Plant family: poppy family (Papaveraceae), subfamily […]

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 […]

Mustard family

Aubrieta or Lilacbush – planting, care and tips

2020-08-13 0

Lilacbush cover sunny rock gardens and dry stone walls with a lush bloom of flowers. How to care for the vigorous upholstery perennials properly. Profile of lilacbush: Scientific name: Aubrieta Plant family: crucifers, cabbage or […]