Calendula officinalis

Calendula officinalis

Calendula officinalis Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae Clade: Angiosperms Clade: Eudicots Clade: Asterids Order: Asterales Family: Asteraceae Genus: Calendula Species: C. officinalis Binomial name Calendula officinalis Synonyms Calendula aurantiaca Kotschy ex Boiss. Calendula eriocarpa DC. Calendula hydruntina (Fiori) Lanza Calendula prolifera Hort. ex Steud. Calendula × santamariae Font Quer Caltha officinalis (L.) Moench…

Phyla Dulcis, Lippia Dulcis, Aztec Sweet Herb

Phyla Dulcis, Lippia Dulcis, Aztec Sweet Herb

Phyla dulcis is a species of perennial herb that is native to southern Mexico, the Caribbean (Cuba, Hispaniola, and Puerto Rico), Central America, Colombia, and Venezuela. It is known by several common names, including Aztec sweet herb, bushy lippia, honeyherb, hierba dulce, and tzopelic-xihuitl (Nahuatl). Its buds are also sold as dushi or dulce (sweet in Papiamento and Spanish respectively) buttons. Aztec Sweet Herb Botanical Name: Phyla scaberrima Aztec Sweet Herb is a low…

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…

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…

Portulaca Grandiflora ‘Carnaval’ – Portulak

Portulaca Grandiflora ‘Carnaval’ – Portulak

Date Planted 2017 Purchase Info August 29 2017 Progress Took them inside, were attacked by insects and died. Diseases and Problems:   Uses: Forage:   Culinary:   Medical:   Cultivation:

Oxalis Stricta – Yellow Woodsorrel

Oxalis Stricta – Yellow Woodsorrel

Yellow Woodsorrel (Oxalis stricta) is an herbaceous perennial common in greenhouse and turf situations. It is most recognizable due to the heart-shaped leaflets that are found three to a leaf. The plant has a shallow taproot, and hairy stems that are 4 to 10 inches…