At this time of the year, as we peruse our spring catalogs, we will run across plants described as new hybrids.
Sometimes plants are given names that identify them with their geographical origin.
Roughly 80% of the Walt Disney World resort flowers are irrigated using reclaimed water.
The stems, flowers, and leaves of all species of monkshood are poisonous.
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.
Our human desires connect us to plants, and according to Pollan, “form a part of our natural history.”
Learn about the Fall-Blooming Aconite on this Focus on Flowers.
Gypsophila paniculata ‘Bristol Fairy' provides an explosion of double white flowers in summer, and grows to 3 feet. Learn more...
Flowering crabapples come in over 25 hardy species of relatively small deciduous trees and are native to Northern temperate regions of the world.
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.