Spanish daisy (Erigeron karvinskianus)
Daisy / Aster family

Spanish daisy – info, planting, care and tips

2021-08-02 0

In wall cracks and stone joints the Spanish daisy enchants with white and pink flowering cushions. This is how you plant and care for. Profile of Spanish daisy: Scientific name: Erigeron karvinskianus Plant family: daisy […]

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 […]

Giant-rhubarb (Gunnera manicata)
Gunneraceae family

Giant-rhubarb – info, planting, care and tips

2021-01-19 0

The giant-rhubarb (Gunnera manicata) with its huge leaves is an absolute eye-catcher in the garden. Especially the oasis of calm at the garden pond is a great way to put the spotlight on it. The […]

Rockrose (Helianthemum) with yellow flower
Rockrose family

Rockrose – info, planting, care and tips

2020-12-31 0

The rockrose is a popular and easy-care flowering plant for stone and gravel gardens, for greening wall crowns and for planting beds. The low subshrub is available in numerous varieties and colors. In addition to […]

Caper spurge (Euphorbia lathyris)
Spurge family

Caper spurge – info, planting, care and tips

2020-12-30 2

The caper spurge is known primarily as a vole fright. Here is what else is in the shrub and also planting and care tips. Profile of caper spurge: Scientific name: Euphorbia lathyris Plant family: spurge […]

Canterbury bells (Campanula medium)
Bellflower family

Canterbury bells – info, planting, care and tips

2020-12-29 2

With its large, bell-shaped flowers, the Canterbury bells is a real enrichment for natural plantations and cottage gardens. Profile of Canterbury bells: Scientific name: Campanula medium Plant family: bellflower family (Campanulaceae) Other names: – Sowing […]

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: […]

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 […]

Flower of antirrhinum / snapdragon
Plantain family

Snapdragon/Antirrhinum – planting, care and tips

2020-08-06 0

The ornamental plant is usually annual, but may well survive a mild winter with the proper protection or overwinter in a frost-free place. The snapdragon originally comes from the Mediterranean region and is native to […]