Posts tagged annual

July 11, 2013

 

tuberose

Tuberose Smells So Sweet

The fragrance of the tuberose is popular with most people who’ve taken the time to stop and smell it.

September 6, 2012

 

anise

Anise

Anise is one of our most ancient herbs, dating to before the birth of Christ.

January 19, 2012

 

Salvia farinacea

Sold On Salvia

There are over 900 species of salvias, and it is the largest genus in the mint family.

June 10, 2010

 

Cicely Mary Barker: A Leaf Umbrella

Nasturtiums, as well as being exceptionally cheery flowering plants, have such unusual rounded leaves.

July 3, 2008

 

A red geranium.

Red Geraniums

Learn all about the red geranium on this Focus on Flowers.

May 15, 2008

 

A field of Poppies.

Poppies

Helen of Troy calmed witnesses of the horrors of the Trojan War with a drink made of wine and opium. Learn more about poppies on this Focus on Flowers.

May 3, 2007

 

Dragon Wing Pink Begonia

Dragon Wing Begonias

As gardeners plan their annual plantings this spring, many are excited about a hybrid begonia know as "Dragon Wing Begonia." Learn more...

April 5, 2007

 

heirloom roses

The Cruelest Month

April is known as the cruelest month due to the erratic weather and the possibility for freezing temperatures to creep back in and injure new plants.

June 1, 2006

 

Campanula glomerata

Campanulas

There are about 300 different Campanulas, commonly known as “bellflowers.”

June 9, 2005

 

moss rose flowers

Moss Rose

A good edging plant, and one that thrives in window boxes, hanging baskets and places that need a summer groundcover, is "Portulaca grandiflora."

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