Hartweg's beardtongue (Penstemon hartwegii)
Plantain family

Hartweg’s beardtongue – planting, care and tips

2020-11-16 0

Hartweg’s beardtongue scores in beds and pots with charming tubular flowers in striking summer colors. Profile of Hartweg’s beardtongue: Scientific name: Penstemon hartwegii Plant family: plantain family (Plantaginaceae) Other names: – Sowing time: pre-cultivated under […]

Cushion spurge (Euphorbia polychroma)
Spurge family

Cushion spurge – planting, care and tips

2020-10-28 0

In April and May, the cushion spurge awakens spring fever with its bright yellow inflorescences. This is how to plant and care for. Profile of cushion spurge: Scientific name: Euphorbia polychroma Plant family: spurge family […]

Carthusian pink (Dianthus carthusianorum)

Carthusian pink – planting, care and tips

2020-10-22 0

The Carthusian pink was cultivated as a medicinal plant in monastery gardens early on. During the flowering season in summer, the native pink species is a magnet for butterflies in the garden. Profile of Carthusian […]

Cliff stonecrop (Sedum cauticola)
Stonecrop family

Cliff stonecrop – planting, care and tips

2020-10-19 0

The robust nature of the cliff stonecrop from Japan makes it the ideal choice when planting dry, stony spots in the garden. Profile of cliff stonecrop: Scientific name: Sedum cauticola Plant family: stonecrop family (Crassulaceae) […]

Flower of sticky catchfly
Pink / Carnation family

Sticky catchfly – planting, care and tips

2020-10-06 0

Unattractive name – great qualities. Sticky catchfly are great plants for the rock garden and for the hillside garden. Read here how you can properly plant and care for the flower. Profile of sticky catchfly: […]

Catmint with a wool bee
Mint family

Catmint/catnip – planting, care and tips

2020-09-23 0

The catmint is a classic in the perennial garden. There are many good reasons to buy and plant catmint. The most striking feature of the beautiful perennial is the strong scent of its leaves. If […]

Geranium / Cranesbill family

Herb-Robert – planting, care and tips

2020-09-17 0

The cranesbills or geraniums are with about 400 species the most species-rich genus of the plant family of the geranium family (Geraniaceae). They are common on all continents. On this page, one of their growing […]


Blue fescue – planting, care and tips

2020-09-09 1

The blue fescue appeals with its blue-green color and is wonderful for the steppe and rock garden. This is how to properly plant and maintain the grass. Profile of blue fescue: Scientific name: Festuca glauca […]

Faassen's catnip (Nepeta x faassenii)
Mint family

Faassen’s catnip – planting, care and tips

2020-08-31 0

The Faassen’s catnip enriches the garden with numerous lavender-blue flowers, which are very popular with bees, and a wonderfully fragrant foliage. Profile of Faassen’s catnip: Scientific name: Nepeta x faassenii Plant family: mint family (Lamiaceae) […]