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Wall-pepper: Sedum Acre

The Sedum genus includes about 400 species of usually succulent, evergreen or deciduous annuals and biennials, herbaceous perennials, sub-shrubs and shrubs. Most species are native to the mountainous regions of the northern hemisphere. Wall-pepper is a typical representative of the … Continue reading

06. June 2017 by admin
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Aubrietia: Aubrieta hybrids

The genus Aubrieta is a member of the Cruciferae family, an evergreen, cushion-forming perennial that grows in the wild from the Mediterranean to the Balkans as far as Asia Minor. In spring it produce dense clusters of flowers that may … Continue reading

01. June 2017 by admin
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Easy-Care Succulent Plants

Are you one of those people who tend to forget watering now and again or never have time to do so? This is not the end of the world because we shall suggest a few plants here that can survive … Continue reading

31. May 2017 by admin
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Bleeding heart: Dicentra spectabilis

Dicentra spectabilis is a widely distributed, hardy herbaceous perennial that produces red and white, heart-shaped flowers borne on arching stems in late spring and summer. It is a member of the Papaveraceae family and is native to the eastern part … Continue reading

13. May 2017 by admin
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Thrift: Armeria maritima

Armeria is a genus with 80 bushy, cushion-forming, evergreen herbaceous perennials that belong to the Plumbaginaceae. The common thrift grows in the coastal regions of Europe and is often planted in rockeries, flowerbeds, pots and large containers. This grass-like herbaceous … Continue reading

13. May 2017 by admin
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Rock Cress: Arabis procurrens

Arabis procurrens, a species of the Arabis genus that itself belongs to the family of the Cruciferae, occurs in the wild in the rocky regions of Europe, Asia and North-Africa. It is a mat-forming, evergreen herbaceous perennial with dense, flat … Continue reading

13. May 2017 by admin
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Wall rock cress: Arabis caucasica

Arabis caucasica is one of about 120 mostly evergreen herbaceous perennials belonging to the family of the Cruciferae. It is native to the rocky regions of Europe, Asia and north Africa. As a result they are all very undemanding and … Continue reading

12. April 2017 by admin
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All About Perennials

Perennials are flowers that die down in the autumn and spend winter as underground roots but reappear each spring. They were traditionally used as the mainstay of herbaceous borders, but nowadays are frequently grown as single plants in containers as … Continue reading

23. February 2015 by admin
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Columbine: Aquilegia

The Aquilegia genus that belongs to the Ranunculaceae family includes many species that grow in meadows, light woodland and mountainous regions in the northern hemisphere. A. caerulea is an upright, short-lived herbaceous perennial, native to the Rocky Mountains in North … Continue reading

23. February 2015 by admin
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Windflower: Anemone blanda

The genus, a member of the Ranunculaceae family, comes from the temperate regions in Asia. Anemones are delicate, tuberous herbaceous perennials that form dense clusters of deeply divided leaves and spread very fast. Anemone blanda is hardy but should be … Continue reading

20. February 2015 by admin
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