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) […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Quaking grass (Briza media)
Grasses

Quaking grass – info, planting, care and tips

2021-02-08 0

The quaking grass (Briza media) is a real eye-catcher in every garden with its delicate inflorescences. Here is how you can plant and care for this ornamental grass. Profile of quaking grass: Scientific name: Briza […]

Purple cranesbill (Geranium x magnificum)
Geranium / Cranesbill family

Purple cranesbill – info, planting, care and tips

2021-02-05 0

The purple cranesbill really lives up to its name. It even blooms twice a year with these tips for planting and care. Profile of purple cranesbill: Scientific name: Geranium x magnificum Plant family: cranesbill family […]

Mossy saxifrage (Saxifraga x arendsii)
Saxifrage family

Mossy saxifrage – info, planting, care and tips

2021-01-29 0

The hybrids, which are summarized under the term “mossy saxifrage”, are not only interesting for the rock garden. Here you will find tips for planting and care. Profile of mossy saxifrage: Scientific name: Saxifraga x […]

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 […]

Lenten rose (Helleborus Orientalis)
Buttercup family

Lenten rose – info, planting, care and tips

2021-01-25 0

Lenten rose is among the few garden perennials that open their flowers as early as February, bringing color into the winter gray. Profile of lenten rose: Scientific name: Helleborus Orientalis (Hybrids) Plant family: buttercup family […]