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Coleus Plant

The Coleus plant enjoys popularity among gardeners for inclusion in their outdoor gardens and as an indoor plant. This popularity is due to the varied colour of its leaves along with the wide range of varieties to choose from. Coleus foliage colours range from light yellowish, green and pink, to deep and dark red, purple…

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Celandine Poppy

Celandine poppy (Stylophorum diphyllum), also known as Wood Poppy, is a perennial plant which has been considered to have originated in wild woodland regions, but adapts pretty well to cultivation in flower gardens. The main attraction for gardeners is the exceedingly beautiful yellow and orange flowers. It reaches approximately eighteen inches in height, and thanks to…

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Cardinal Flower

The Cardinal flower grows in the wild around or near water, such as on the banks of ponds or streams, and even in marshes and bogs. Cardinal like a lot of water, and will not grow well if you don’t keep them moist. This plant belongs to the Lobelia family, most members of which share these same…

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Caladiums

Caladiums are very popular plants because they have very attractive and colorful leaves that can be exceedingly ornamental. These plants love the shade and will bring a touch of color to all the shaded areas in your garden. They are relatively hardy plants and rather elementary to culture. They are suited either to be grown in…

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Bunchberry

Bunchberry works very well as ground cover in cooler areas, and is very popular when used as such due to its interesting appearance. The plant is also known by the synonyms Crack Berry, Bunchberry Dogwood and Creeping Dogwood. These plants, or one should say miniature trees, do exceedingly well in woods, at high elevations, and in…

Browallia

Browallia, (amethyst flower, bush violet) is hardy to zone 8A, otherwise use as an annual. This plant grows to 18 inches tall with dark blue, blue violet and violet lavender flowers. Flowering in midsummer through to the end and into the early fall or autumn. Browallia makes an excellent container plant in trailing or compact bush form….

Blue Star Amsonia

Another name for the Blue Star Amsonia shade plant is Dog Bane or Dogbane, they offer different decorative functions depending upon the season, and as such are highly attractive plants right through the warmer months of the year. Bluestar Amsonia is native to southern lands, and displays many clusters of gorgeous pale blue star shaped flowers. The flowers appear from…

Bluebell Flowers: Characteristics and Growing Tips

Bluebell Flowers: Characteristics and Growing Tips

Bluebell Flower Characteristics Bluebell flowers are a popular choice among gardeners and nature enthusiasts alike. These flowers are known for their delicate and charming appearance, as well as their sweet fragrance. In this section, I will discuss the physical attributes, color varieties, and growth habit of bluebell flowers. Characteristic Details Common name Bluebell Latin name…

Blue Lobelia

Blue Lobelia is herbaceous and perennial, with toothed alternate leaves, growing to about 1.5 metres in height. The stems are erect, though frequently branched. The flowers are quite interesting; with blue irregular two lipped flowers, appearing in lengthy terminal racemes. The corolla is slit on both sides close to the base. When the seeds appear,…

Bleeding Heart Flower

Bleeding Heart flowers do well in dappled shade as well as in full shade. They are generally early bloomers and have wonderful soft, lacy foliage. The flowers are pink and rose pink with white tips, and the bleeding hearts hang from horizontal branches. The foliage will span 30 to 36 inches wide. Sun burns the leaves…