Tussock grass (Deschampsia cespitosa)
Grasses

Tussock grass – info, planting, care and tips

2021-09-16 0

The tussock grass is a feathery ornamental grass, that forms dense clumps. This is how you plant and care for this grass species properly. Profile of tussock grass: Scientific name: Deschampsia cespitosa Plant family: grasses […]

Mayapple (Podophyllum peltatum)
Barberry family

Mayapple – info, planting, care and tips

2021-08-31 0

The mayapple is one of the most striking leaf ornamental perennials for the semi-shade. Here you can learn how to plant and care for the wild mandrake correctly. Profile of comfrey: Scientific name: Podophyllum peltatum […]

Virginia bluebells (Mertensia virginica)
Borage family

Virginia bluebells – info, planting, care and tips

2021-08-09 0

In the short period that Virginia bluebells grows and blooms, it attracts all eyes. Here is how to plant and care for the bluebell. Profile of Virginia bluebells: Scientific name: Mertensia virginica Plant family: borage […]

Red bistort (Bistorta amplexicaulis)
Knotweed family

Red bistort – info, planting, care and tips

2021-07-26 0

The red bistort is a valuable, cluster growing summer bloomer with elegant flower candles that keeps its flowers until the first frost. Here are tips on planting and more details of the easy-care perennial. Profile […]

Flower of toad lily (Tricyrtis formosana)
Lily family

Toad lily – info, planting, care and tips

2021-07-23 0

Despite its name, the toad lily resembles less lilies than beautifully drawn orchids. This is how to plant and care for the perennial. Profile of toad lily: Scientific name: Tricyrtis formosana Plant family: lily family […]

Stinking hellebore (Helleborus foetidus)
Buttercup family

Stinking hellebore – info, planting, care and tips

2021-07-12 0

Stinking hellebore enchants early in the year, whose pretty green-yellow flowers are a popular source of food for bees. Profile of stinking hellebore: Scientific name: Helleborus foetidus Plant family: buttercup family (Ranunculaceae) Other names: dungwort, […]

Creeping dogwood (Cornus canadensis)
Dogwood family

Creeping dogwood – info, planting, care and tips

2021-06-03 0

The creeping dogwood is suitable as a ground cover plant. This is how to plant and care for the dogwood. Profile of creeping dogwood: Scientific name: Cornus canadensis Plant family: dogwood family (Cornaceae) Other names: […]

Solomon's seal (Polygonatum multiflorum)
Asparagus family

Solomon’s seal – info, planting, care and tips

2021-04-29 0

Solomon’s seal is a distinctly attractive perennial for the shade with pretty white flower bells. This is how to plant and care for it. Profile of Solomon’s seal: Scientific name: Polygonatum multiflorum Plant family: asparagus […]

Bleeding heart (Lamprocapnos spectabilis)
Poppy family

Bleeding heart – info, planting, care and tips

2021-04-09 0

Bleeding heart decorates the bed in the light shade with gracefully bent flower stalks. This is how to plant and care for the plant. Profile of bleeding heart: Scientific name: Lamprocapnos spectabilis, syn. Dicentra spectabilis […]