Posts tagged genus

November 24, 2011

 

old plant label

Botanical Names

During the winter, gardeners usually read a lot of plant catalogs, most of which list the botanical, as well as the common, names of plants.

September 18, 2008

 

Yellow aconite

Fall-Blooming Aconites

Learn about the Fall-Blooming Aconite on this Focus on Flowers.

July 24, 2008

 

Dolce Creme Brulee Heucheras

New Heucheras

Try the exciting new varieties of this garden classic.

June 12, 2008

 

A pink rose.

Queen of Flowers

Learn about the "Queen of Flowers" on this Focus on Flowers.

April 10, 2008

 

a bouquet of daffodils

Wordworth’s Daffodils

William Wordsworth immortalized the daffodil through his poetry. This time of year, Wordsworth's daffodils are blooming.

March 6, 2008

 

a branch of flowering crabapple.

Flowering Crabapples

Flowering crabapples come in over 25 hardy species of relatively small deciduous trees and are native to Northern temperate regions of the world.

October 11, 2007

 

gaillardia flower

Gaillardia

Their daisy flowers have red, yellow, orange and maroon shades that remind us of the rich colors of the blankets woven by the Native Americans.

May 24, 2007

 

thyme garnish on chicken and pasta

Thyme

Thyme is an herb of the mint family well known for its culinary uses. However, there are about 350 other species of thyme, each uniquely beautiful.

January 2, 2007

 

two white abelia flowers.

Two New Abelias: Beautiful AND Deer Resistant!

Abelias are not only beautiful but practical. They are great as shrub borders and foundation plantings and are even deer resistant. Learn more...

August 24, 2006

 

blue monkshood flowers

Aconitum: Monkshood

If you love blue flowers, then Monkshood is the plant for you.

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