Gray santolina (Santolina chamaecyparissus)
Daisy / Aster family

Gray santolina – planting, care and tips

2020-12-02 0

The gray santolina is a plant with a future, because the leaf- and flower-scented subshrub is absolutely drought-tolerant. Profile of gray santolina: Scientific name: Santolina chamaecyparissus Plant family: daisy / aster family (Asteraceae) Other names: […]

Large self-heal (Prunella grandiflora)
Mint family

Large self-heal – planting, care and tips

2020-11-26 0

The large self-heal is a great ground cover that forms a dense carpet of flowers over time. Here are tips for planting and caring for the wild shrub. Profile of large self-heal: Scientific name: Prunella […]

King's spear (Asphodeline lutea)
Asphodel subfamily

King’s spear – planting, care and tips

2020-11-25 0

The king’s spear is, with its long, yellow and fragrant inflorescences, a real asset to the garden. This is what matters when planting and caring for the perennial. Profile of king’s spear: Scientific name: Asphodeline […]

Jacob's-ladder (Polemonium caeruleum)
Phlox family

Jacob’s-ladder – planting, care and tips

2020-11-23 0

The Jacob’s-ladder (Polemonium caeruleum) enchants with light blue flowers in June and July. With these tips, the Greek valerian will also grow in your garden. Profile of Jacob’s-ladder: Scientific name: Polemonium caeruleum Plant family: phlox […]

Himalayan Whorlflower (Morina longifolia)
Borage family

Himalayan Whorlflower – planting, care and tips

2020-11-19 0

Idiosyncratic, exotic, distinctive: this is how the Himalayan Whorlflower can be described. The pretty perennial should have deserved more attention in the perennial bed. Profile of Himalayan Whorlflower: Scientific name: Morina longifolia Plant family: borage […]

Himalaya desert candles (Eremurus himalaicus)
Borage family

Himalaya desert candles – planting, care and tips

2020-11-18 0

In vivid white, the blossom-candle of the Himalaya desert candles rises into the sky, like a lighthouse in the sunny shrub bed, well worth seeing. Profile of Himalaya desert candles: Scientific name: Eremurus himalaicus Plant […]

Hartweg's beardtongue (Penstemon hartwegii)
Plantain family

Hartweg’s beardtongue – planting, care and tips

2020-11-16 0

Hartweg’s beardtongue scores in beds and pots with charming tubular flowers in striking summer colors. Profile of Hartweg’s beardtongue: Scientific name: Penstemon hartwegii Plant family: plantain family (Plantaginaceae) Other names: – Sowing time: pre-cultivated under […]

Purple gromwell (Lithospermum purpurocaeruleum)
Borage family

Purple gromwell – planting, care and tips

2020-11-11 0

The purple gromwell really lives up to its name. Read here how to properly plant and care for the interesting flowering ground cover. Profile of purple gromwell: Scientific name: Lithospermum purpurocaeruleum Plant family: borage family […]

A flowering garden phlox
Phlox family

Garden phlox – planting, care and tips

2020-11-05 0

With its countless, fragrant flowers in bright colors, the garden phlox is one of the most decorative shrubs in the summer. This is how to plant and care for it properly. Profile of garden phlox: […]