Japanese iris (Iris laevigata)
Iris family

Japanese iris – planting, care and tips

2020-09-25 0

The Japanese iris enriches every pond bank with elegant grass-look leaves and noble blue flowers. It is robust and easy to care for. Profile of Japanese iris: Scientific name: Iris laevigata Plant family: iris family […]

Flower of burning love
Pink / Carnation family

Burning love – planting, care and tips

2020-09-15 0

Burning love lives up to its name in the sunny herbaceous border. With its scarlet umbels, the flowering perennial trumps in summer. Profile of burning love: Scientific name: Lychnis chalcedonica Plant family: pink or carnation […]

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: […]

Soft shield fern
Wood fern family

Soft shield fern – planting, care and tips

2020-09-10 0

Soft shield fern tolerates the sun and is a pretty, wintergreen backdrop in the bed. This is how to plant and care for the plant. Profile of soft shield fern: Scientific name: Polystichum setiferum Plant […]

Grasses

Blue fescue – planting, care and tips

2020-09-09 0

The blue fescue appeals with its blue-green color and is wonderful for the steppe and rock garden. This is how to properly plant and maintain the grass. Profile of blue fescue: Scientific name: Festuca glauca […]

Siebold's hosta (Hosta sieboldiana)
Asparagus family

Siebold’s hosta – planting, care and tips

2020-09-07 0

With its blue-gray frosted leaves, the Siebold’s hosta is one of the most beautiful leaf ornamental plants. It fills shady spots in the garden and on the terrace with great elegance. Profile of Siebold’s hosta: […]

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) […]

Elephant's ears
Saxifrage family

Elephant’s ears – planting, care and tips

2020-08-17 0

For many hobby gardeners, a flowering and easy to care garden is on top on the wish list. One should take a closer look at the elephant’s ears. This wintergreen perennial fulfills both wishes. And […]

Aubrieta
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 […]