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 […]

True forget-me-not (Myosotis palustris)
Borage family

True forget-me-not – info, planting, care and tips

2021-08-05 0

The true forget-me-not beautifies every garden pond. Here are some tips for planting and caring for it. Profile of true forget-me-not: Scientific name: Myosotis palustris;s yn. Myosotis palustris Plant family: borage family (Boraginaceae) Other names: […]

Sneezewort (Achillea ptarmica)
Daisy / Aster family

Sneezewort – info, planting, care and tips

2021-07-29 0

Its long flowering period and robust nature make the white flowering sneezewort an asset to any garden. Profile of sneezewort: Scientific name: Achillea ptarmica Plant family: daisy family (Asteraceae) Other names: sneezewort yarrow, bastard pellitory, […]

Red bistort (Bistorta amplexicaulis)
Knotweed family

Red bistort – info, planting, care and tips

2021-07-26 1

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 […]

Orchid primrose (Primula vialii)
Primrose family

Orchid primrose – info, planting, care and tips

2021-07-14 0

The orchid primrose surprises in summer with its colorful flower candles. Here you can learn how to plant and care for Primula vialii properly. Profile of orchid primrose: Scientific name: Primula vialii Plant family: primrose […]

Red turtlehead (Chelone obliqua)
Plantain family

Red turtlehead – info, planting, care and tips

2021-03-08 0

The red turtlehead is an attractive perennial for pond banks and beds. It bears rose flowers, which, because of their peculiar shape, are reminiscent of the head of a turtle. Profile of red turtlehead: Scientific […]

Queen-of-the-prairie (Filipendula rubra)
Rose family

Queen-of-the-prairie – info, planting, care and tips

2021-03-05 0

The queen-of-the-prairie is an impressive appearance for the pond edge or the natural perennial bed. Its fragrant, pinkish red blossom attracts many wild bees in summer. Profile of queen-of-the-prairie: Scientific name: Filipendula rubra Plant family: […]