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: […]

Japanese painted fern (Athyrium niponicum)
Ladyfern family

Japanese painted fern – info, planting, care and tips

2021-02-26 0

The Japanese painted fern is a striking fern with metallic leaf coloration. This is how you plant and care for it. Profile of Japanese painted fern: Scientific name: Athyrium niponicum Plant family: ladyfern family (Athyriaceae) […]

Black mondo grass (Ophiopogon planiscapus)
Asparagus family

Black mondo grass – info, planting, care and tips

2021-02-16 0

With its black leaves and the advantageously contrasting white flowers, the black mondo grass is a real eye-catcher among the otherwise colorful variety of ornamental plants. Profile of black mondo grass: Scientific name: Ophiopogon planiscapus […]

Lesser periwinkle (Vinca minor)
Dogbane family

Lesser periwinkle – info, planting, care and tips

2021-01-25 0

From mid-April, the lesser periwinkle shows its beautiful blue flowers. Here you can read how to properly plant and care for Vinca minor in the garden. Profile of lesser periwinkle: Scientific name: Vinca minor Plant […]

Autumn fern (Dryopteris erythrosora)
Wood fern family

Autumn fern – info, planting, care and tips

2021-01-11 0

The autumn fern provides with its red coloured fronds a beautiful play of colors at partially shady garden places. This is how you plant and care for the fern properly. Profile of autumn fern: Scientific […]

Crevice alumroot (Heuchera micrantha)
Saxifrage family

Crevice alumroot – info, planting, care and tips

2021-01-08 0

There are numerous decorative cultivars of the crevice alumroot. Here are tips for planting and care of the flower. Profile of crevice alumroot: Scientific name: Heuchera micrantha Plant family: saxifrage family (Saxifragaceae) Other names: – […]

Heartleaf foamflower (Tiarella cordifolia)
Saxifrage family

Heartleaf foamflower – planting, care and tips

2020-11-17 0

The heartleaf foamflower is an abundantly flowering small shrub that quickly forms carpet-like populations. Here are information about the pretty ground cover and how to care for. Profile of heartleaf foamflower: Scientific name: Tiarella cordifolia […]

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 […]