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 

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:

Paeonia Lactiflora – ‘Sarah Bernhardt’ – Peony – Herbaceous Peony

Paeonia Lactiflora – ‘Sarah Bernhardt’ – Peony – Herbaceous Peony

‘Sarah Bernhardt’ is an herbaceous perennial to 90cm with divided foliage, erect stems bearing fragrant, rose-pink double flowers 20cm in width, with ruffled inner petals, flowering usually in early June for about 7 – 10 days. Lives up to 50 years. Sarah Bernhardt is a taller 

Trifolium Repens – White Clover, Dutch Clover, Ladino Clover,  Ladino

Trifolium Repens – White Clover, Dutch Clover, Ladino Clover, Ladino

The species includes varieties often classed as small, intermediate and large, according to height, which reflects petiole length. The term “white clover” is applied to the species in general, “Dutch clover” is often applied to intermediate varieties (but sometimes to smaller varieties), and “ladino clover” is applied 

Helichrysum Italicum – Curry Plant

Helichrysum Italicum – Curry Plant

H. italicum is a small bushy evergreen sub-shrub with linear, silvery-grey, curry-scented leaves, and small yellow flowerheads in domed clusters Helichrysum italicum is a flowering plant of the daisy family Asteraceae. It is sometimes called the curry plant because of the strong smell of its leaves. It grows on dry, rocky or