Haworthiopsis attenuatam, zebra haworthia, Radula, Hankey Dwarf Aloe

Haworthiopsis attenuatam, zebra haworthia, Radula, Hankey Dwarf Aloe

Haworthiopsis attenuata, formerly Haworthia attenuata, the zebra haworthia, is a small species of succulent plant from the Eastern Cape Province, South Africa. As an ornamental, it is one of the most commonly cultivated of the Haworthiopsis species. It is an evergreen succulent plant with short leaves arranged in rosettes 6–12 cm in diameter. The succulent leaves 

Turmeric, Curcuma longa

Turmeric, Curcuma longa

Turmeric (Curcuma longa) (/ˈtɜːrmərɪk/) is a rhizomatous herbaceous perennial flowering plant ofthe ginger family, Zingiberaceae It is native to the Indian subcontinent and Southeast Asia, and requires temperatures between 20 and 30 °C (68 and 86 °F) and a considerable amount of annual rainfall to thrive. Plants are gathered annually for their rhizomes and propagated from some of those rhizomes in the 

Anemone coronaria, windflower

Anemone coronaria, windflower

Anemone coronaria, poppy anemone, Spanish marigold, windflower, lilies of the field Anemone coronaria is a herbaceous perennial tuberous plant growing to 20–40 cm tall, rarely to 60 cm (0.75–1.50 feet), spreading to 15–23 cm (0.50 to 0.75 feet), with a basal rosette of a few leaves, the leaves with three leaflets, each leaflet deeply lobed. 

Zucchini, courgette

Zucchini, courgette

Zucchini (courgette) A striped and a uniform color zucchini Genus Cucurbita Species Cucurbita pepo Origin 19th century northern Italy, before Americas The zucchini  or courgette  is a summer squash which can reach nearly a metre in length, but is usually harvested immature at 15 to 25 cm (6 to 10 in)  In Britain and 

Crocosmia, Montbretia

Crocosmia, Montbretia

Crocosmia Crocosmia Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae (unranked): Angiosperms (unranked): Monocots Order: Asparagales Family: Iridaceae Subfamily: Ixioideae Tribe: Ixieae Genus: Crocosmia Type species Crocosmia aurea Synonyms Crocanthus Curtonus Crocosmia  (montbretia)is a small genus of flowering plants in the iris family, Iridaceae. It is native to the grasslands of southern and eastern Africa, ranging from South Africa to Sudan. One 

SPARAXIS, harlequin flower

SPARAXIS, harlequin flower

Sparaxis Sparaxis bulbifera Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae (unranked): Angiosperms (unranked): Monocots Order: Asparagales Family: Iridaceae Subfamily: Ixioideae Tribe: Ixieae Genus: Sparaxis Type species Sparaxis bulbifera Synonyms Anactorion Raf. ×Sparanthera Cif. & Giacom. Streptanthera Sweet Synnotia Sweet Sparaxis (harlequin flower) is a genus in the family Iridaceae with about 13 species endemic to Cape Province, South Africa. 

DAHLIA

DAHLIA

Dahlia Dahlia flower Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae Clade: Angiosperms Clade: Eudicots Clade: Asterids Order: Asterales Family: Asteraceae Subfamily: Asteroideae Supertribe: Helianthodae Tribe: Coreopsideae Genus: Dahlia Type species Dahlia pinnata Sections Dahlia Entemophyllon Epiphytum Pseudodendron Synonyms Georgina Willd. Dahlia  is a genus of bushy, tuberous, herbaceous perennial plants native to Mexico. There are 42 species of 

Papaver spp. – Hungarian Breadseed Poppy

Papaver spp. – Hungarian Breadseed Poppy

Baking with poppy seeds is a centuries old tradition, and easy to grow, cold-tolerant poppies are a joy in the spring garden. This large podded Eastern European heirloom strain has luminous, ethereal white or pale lavender-pink petals with contrasting dark center blotches and blue-green toothed 

Borago officinalis – Borage

Borago officinalis – Borage

  Borage Borage flower Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae Clade: Angiosperms Clade: Eudicots Clade: Asterids Order: Boraginales Family: Boraginaceae Genus: Borago Species: B. officinalis Binomial name Borago officinalis L.  Borage ( Borago officinalis), also known as a starflower, is an annual, self seeding herb that is native to the Mediterranean  and has naturalized in many 

Tagetes patula – French marigold

Tagetes patula – French marigold

Tagetes patula – French marigold is a species in the daisy family (Asteraceae). It is native to Mexico and Guatemala with several naturalised populations in many other countries. The heads contain mostly hermaphrodite (having both male and female organs) florets and are pollinated primarily by