Himalayan bistort (Bistorta affinis)
Knotweed family

Himalayan bistort – info, planting, care and tips

2021-09-09 0

Himalayan bistort is a versatile and low groundcover plant with pink flower candle-like flowers. This is how to plant and care for it. Profile of Himalayan bistort: Scientific name: Bistorta affinis; synonyms Polygonum affine, Persicaria […]

Ox-eye (Buphthalmum salicifolium)
Daisy / Aster family

Ox-eye – info, planting, care and tips

2021-07-28 0

The attractive wild shrub with its sun yellow flowers attracts wild bees and butterflies to the garden all summer long. Profile of ox-eye: Scientific name: Buphthalmum salicifolium Plant family: daisy family (Asteraceae) Other names: – […]

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: […]

Turkish Oregano (Origanum laevigatum)
Mint family

Turkish Oregano – info, planting, care and tips

2021-05-13 0

The Turkish Oregano fills sunny places in the garden and attracts bees and butterflies with its flowers. This is how you plant and care for the perennial. Profile of Turkish Oregano: Scientific name: Origanum laevigatum […]

Mountain everlasting (Antennaria dioica)
Daisy / Aster family

Mountain everlasting – info, planting, care and tips

2021-04-27 0

The mountain everlasting forms pretty carpets in sunny locations. If you follow these planting and care tips, the perennial will thrive in your garden with little effort. Profile of mountain everlasting: Scientific name: Antennaria dioica […]

Quaking grass (Briza media)
Grasses

Quaking grass – info, planting, care and tips

2021-02-08 0

The quaking grass (Briza media) is a real eye-catcher in every garden with its delicate inflorescences. Here is how you can plant and care for this ornamental grass. Profile of quaking grass: Scientific name: Briza […]

Mother of thyme (Thymus praecox)
Mint family

Mother of thyme – info, planting, care and tips

2021-02-01 0

Mother of thyme forms the most beautiful plant carpets. Here are tips for planting and care. Profile of mother of thyme: Scientific name: Thymus praecox Plant family: mint family (Lamiaceae) Other names: creeping thyme Sowing […]

Goldmoss stonecrop (Sedum acre)
Stonecrop family

Goldmoss stonecrop – info, planting, care and tips

2021-01-19 0

Goldmoss stonecrop is ideal for greening full sun beds with nutrient-poor soils. During flowering, the perennial also delights with a multitude of bright yellow flowers. This is what matters in planting and care. Profile of […]

Showy Chinese gentian (Gentiana sino-ornata)
Gentian family

Showy Chinese gentian – planting, care and tips

2020-12-11 0

The showy Chinese gentian brings color to the garden late in the year. Here are tips on planting and caring for the robust and undemanding perennial. Profile of showy Chinese gentian: Scientific name: Gentiana sino-ornata […]

Sea pink (Armeria maritima)
Plumbago family

Sea pink – planting, care and tips

2020-12-08 0

The wind and weatherproof sea pink with its pink flower pom poms is a great addition to sunny dry stone and prairie gardens. Profile of sea pink: Scientific name: Armeria maritima Plant family: leadwort family, […]