Category Archives for Perennials

Purple toadflax: Linaria purpurea

This frost-hardy, herbaceous perennial grows up to 100 cm (39 in) high and is a member of the Scrophulariaceae family. Its mid-green leaves up to 6 cm long are arranged in a whorl at the base and alternately higher up … Continue reading

19. August 2017 by admin
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Annuals, Biennials and Perennials for Your Garden Beds and Borders

Perennials Perennials are plants which die to ground level every winter, and shoot again in the spring. Each year they grow wider and produce a greater and greater quantity of bloom. Their main uses are in herbaceous and mixed borders. … Continue reading

07. September 2011 by admin
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Successional Planting for Constant Garden Colour

BLOOM AND BLOOM AGAIN If you only have a small space to cultivate, you can make the ground work extra hard. It can be made to produce more than one crop of flowers each year either by successional planting, which … Continue reading

07. April 2011 by admin
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Primulas for Garden and Greenhouse

Primulas The four most useful primulas for winter flowering are Primula obconica, Primula malacoides, Primula sinensis and Primula kewensis. With the exception of the last, which is only available in one yellow-flowered variety, all have been highly developed by plant … Continue reading

06. April 2011 by admin
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Garden Planting Guide

Garden Planting – Biennials It is essential for biennials to be planted out in their flowering positions by mid autumn — whether from a nursery bed, greenhouse or cold frame — otherwise they may not have a chance to establish … Continue reading

21. November 2010 by admin
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About Perennial Flowers and Planting Perennial Plants

Preparing for Perennial Flowers The best time for planting perennial flowers is early to mid autumn when the soil is still warm. Alternatively, plant perennials during spring — container-grown perennial plants are widely available from nurseries in spring and can, … Continue reading

19. November 2010 by admin
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Expert Advice for Growing Carnations

  Growing Carnations in the Flower Border Border carnations, which are perennials, are often grown by themselves in a bed or border. They may also be included in the herbaceous border but are usually given pride of place in a … Continue reading

01. September 2010 by admin
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