Cape Mallow (Anisodontea capensis)

Cape Mallow (Anisodontea capensis)

Description: The Cape Mallow is a very popular flower in Germany since 1800. It blooms diligently throughout the summer, so it is also called real hardy Lieschen. The Kapmalve comes from the mallow family and comes from South Africa. The Kapmalve is a shrub that reaches up to 1.5 m in height, but remains somewhat lower as a container plant. For the summer we can put the Continue reading “Cape Mallow (Anisodontea capensis)”

Bottle Plant (Jatropha podagrica)

Bottle Plant (Jatropha podagrica)

Description: The bottle plant is a very exciting plant belonging to the family Spurge Family. All parts of the bottle plant are poisonous, the milk juice is irritating to the eyes. The seeds are also poisonous and must be stored in front of children. Bottle plant discovered by Sir William Jackson Hooker, a botanist at Kew Garden Garden. The flower naturally grows in Nicaragua, Continue reading “Bottle Plant (Jatropha podagrica)”

Cobra lily (Darlingtonia californica)

Cobra lily (Darlingtonia californica)

Description: The Cobra lily is a carnivorous plant of the Sarraceniaceae family. Of course, it grows on wet meadows between the states of California and Oregon. The long, snake-like leaves reach up to 1 meter in length. The leaves of the cobra lily are transformed into traps for insects. The entrance to the trap is on the outside of the characteristic helmet.
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Giant Cactus, Saguaro (Carnegiea gigantea)

Giant Cactus, Saguaro (Carnegiea gigantea)

Description: Giant cactus is the largest cactus in the world. He comes in Mexico and u.a. in Arizona. It is threatened with extinction because it is attacked by the deadly strain of bacteria transmitted by the one particular species of moths. The giant cactus is a branched column cactus. It grows up to 15 meters high. The giant cactus forms several branches. The skin color is green and the Continue reading “Giant Cactus, Saguaro (Carnegiea gigantea)”

Garden Foxtail, Amaranth (Amaranthus caudatus)

Garden Foxtail, Amaranth (Amaranthus caudatus)

Description: Amaranth is also called “foxtail” because the flowers of this Plant are gathered in long, drooping panicles. The flowers are red, but there are also varieties with white or purple flowers. The garden foxtail flowers from July to September. The leaves are large, ovate, pointed at the ends, dark green. For other varieties, they can also be reddish.

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Rose (pink) ‘Victor Borge’

Rose (pink) 'Victor Borge'

Description: Synonyms: ‘Medima’, ‘Michael Crawford’, ‘POUlvue’ , The large-flowered rose is a tea hybrid and was bred by L. Pernille Olesen and Mogens N. Olesen (Denmark, 1991). It was launched by Poulsen Roser A / S in 1996. The flowers of the rose ‘Victor Borge’ are filled, large (about 10-15 cm in diameter). They are apricot-colored in the middle and golden yellow on the outside. The flowers Continue reading “Rose (pink) ‘Victor Borge’”

Funkie (Hosta) Fortunei ‘Aureomarginata’

Funkie (Hosta) Fortunei 'Aureomarginata'

Description: The Funkie Fortunei ‘Aureomarginata’ belongs to the family of lily family. It makes great decorative leaves. The young are light green with white or pale yellow edges. Over time, the margins turn green, though it is still different than the rest of the leaf. The leaves die in the winter. The funerals grow in clumps. The Funkie (Hosta) Fortunei ‘Aureomarginata’ reaches a height Continue reading “Funkie (Hosta) Fortunei ‘Aureomarginata’”

Caucasus Cranesbill (Geranium renardii) ‘Teschelda’

Caucasus Cranesbill (Geranium renardii) 'Teschelda'

Description: Caucasus Cranesbill ‘Teschelda’ reaches a height of 30 cm. It is a plant with bushy growth. It is resistant to drought. The Caucasus Cranesbill ‘Teschelda’ has decorative, olive-green, lobed and finely-folded leaves covered with soft hairs. If you touch them, they feel like suede. The inflorescences consist of rounded, strongly structured petals. They are white with dark purple Continue reading “Caucasus Cranesbill (Geranium renardii) ‘Teschelda’”

Corsican hellebore (Helleborus argutifolius)

Corsican hellebore (Helleborus argutifolius)

Description: The Corsican hellebore is an evergreen perennial. It forms dense clumps whose height can be between 50 cm and 1 meter. With large flowers in light green or yellow color. They have the shape of a bowl. The Corsican hellebore flowers from February to April and from March to May depending on the region. The leaves are thick and dark green. The Corsican hellebore is also decorative Continue reading “Corsican hellebore (Helleborus argutifolius)”

Feather Lily (Dianthus plumarius)

Feather Lily-Dianthus plumarius

Description: The Feather Clove is a perennial with upright habit. It reaches a height of 15-30 cm and flowers in summer. The spring carnation has single or full flowers in white or pale pink. The petals are characteristically severely slashed. The flowers emit an intense smell. The leaves and stems are gray-green. The spring carnation spreads quickly and forms beautiful carpets.

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