Rock soapwort (Saponaria ocymoides)
Pink / Carnation family

Rock soapwort – info, planting, care and tips

2021-03-19 0

The rock soapwort covers rocky surfaces with purple flower trails and provides plenty of food for insects during the flowering season between May and July. Profile of rock soapwort: Scientific name: Saponaria ocymoides Plant family: […]

Red valerian (Centranthus ruber)
Honeysuckle family

Red valerian – info, planting, care and tips

2021-03-09 0

With its red or white flower umbels, the red valerian brings color to the bed. The summer bloomer feels particularly good in hot, dry places. Profile of red valerian: Scientific name: Centranthus ruber Plant family: […]

Pigeon scabious (Scabiosa columbaria
Honeysuckle family

Pigeon scabious – info, planting, care and tips

2021-03-03 0

This pretty wild perennial has certain requirements for the location, but rewards with months of flowering. Here are tips for planting and care of the pigeon scabious. Profile of pigeon scabious: Scientific name: Scabiosa columbaria […]

Sweet cicely (Myrrhis odorata)
Umbellifers

Sweet cicely – info, planting, care and tips

2021-02-22 0

The sweet cicely is an easy-care herb and medicinal plant that looks very attractive even in a perennial bed. This is how you plant and care for it. Profile of sweet cicely: Scientific name: Myrrhis […]

Butterfly weed (Asclepias tuberosa)
Dogbane family

Butterfly weed – info, planting, care and tips

2021-02-18 0

Bright orange flowers, unique fruit decoration, favorite of butterflies: the butterfly weed is an outstanding feature of natural gardens. Profile of butterfly weed: Scientific name: Asclepias tuberosa Plant family: dogbane family (Apocynaceae) Other names: butterflyweed, […]

Black mullein (Verbascum nigrum)
Figwort family

Black mullein – info, planting, care and tips

2021-02-17 0

The black mullein brings a lot of color into your garden. This is how you plant and care for this striking perennial. Profile of black mullein: Scientific name: Verbascum nigrum Plant family: figwort family (Scrophulariaceae) […]

Tasteless stonecrop (Sedum sexangulare)
Stonecrop family

Tasteless stonecrop – info, planting, care and tips

2021-02-11 0

The rather unspectacular flowering of tasteless stonecrop is compensated by the dense leaf cushions, which grow even in difficult locations and remain present over winter. Profile of tasteless stonecrop: Scientific name: Sedum sexangulare Plant family: […]

Siberian bugloss (Brunnera macrophylla)
Borage family

Siberian bugloss – info, planting, care and tips

2021-02-10 0

With its sky-blue flowers and heart-shaped leaves, the Siberian bugloss is an ideal ground cover. This is how to plant and care for the great forget-me-not. Profile of Siberian bugloss: Scientific name: Brunnera macrophylla Plant […]