How to Grow Calla Lilies

How to Grow Calla Lily Outdoor? (4 Tips to Care)

The name of this beautiful flower that originates from a marshy soil in South Africa comes from the Greek word ‘Καλά’ that means ‘good, beautiful’. Despite that name, Calla lily (Zantedeschia aethiopica) is not really a lily but a plant from the Araceae family. A Swedish botanist mistakenly cataloged it as a lily in the … Read more

How to Grow Sunflowers

How to Grow Sunflowers in Your Garden?

Sunflower (Helianthus) is a tall annual or perennial flower with one or more wide flower heads and fantastic bright yellow or red petals. They bloom in summer, and you can see 1,000 to 4,000 tiny individual flowers in each head. However, it is not only beautiful but a beneficial plant. Thanks to Russian botanists, who … Read more

care Freesia

How to Grow & Care Freesia Flowers

If you want a beautiful, colorful garden, Freesia is a flower of choice. With white, bicolor, yellow, lavender, orange, ivory, pink, red, and purple blooms, it is probably the most cheerful plant on the earth. Plus, pink and red varieties are intensely fragrant, making your yard a flower paradise. This plant is in a group … Read more

Lily of the Valley

Lily of the Valley Flower: How to Plant and Grow?

Lily of the Valley (Our Lady’s tears, Mary’s tears, May bells, Muguet, May lily) originated in Europe, North America, and Asia. Since it needs colder temperatures and prefers growing in shadow, you can find this fragrant, herbaceous perennial in the forest. It always has two leaves and a flower stalk with fifteen tiny, scented, bell-shaped … Read more

Tuberose Flower

Tuberose Flower: How to Plant and Grow in Your Garden?

Tuberose (Rajanigandha, Nishigandha) is a popular tropical, highly fragrant, ornamental flower originated in Mexico. The Aztecs grew this plant 600 years ago, but it became popular worldwide in the 16th century. People extract the aromatic oil from its sweet-scented, white, star-shaped blooms arranged on the 12 to 18 inches (30.5 – 46 cm) long spikes. … Read more

How to Grow & Care Nicotiana in Your Garden

This heavily blooming, half-hardy shrub was named after a 16th-century Ambassador Jean Nicot, the first man who brought tobacco to the French court. Nowadays, we can find 67 species of Nicotiana coming from North America, Australia, and South Africa. The main characteristic of these plants is trumpet-shaped, fragrant blooms opening during the night. However, you can … Read more

Daphne Shrub: How to Grow & Care in Your Garden

Daphne shrub got its name after a Greek nymph. It is a sweet-smelling plant with attractive, dark-green and glossy foliage and brightly colored berries. I adore clusters of small, fragrant, white, yellow, lavender, or pink blooms all over the lovely, approximately 1 to 4 feet (30.5 cm – 1.2 m) tall bush. If you decide … Read more

How to Plant, Grow, and Care Lavender?

Lavander (Common lavender, Lavandula, English lavender, Spanish lavender, French lavender, Garden lavender, True lavender, Spike lavender) is an herb originated in the Mediterranean and northern Africa. Nowadays, we often grow Lavender for its essential oil. This oil has some medical benefits, but you should know that it is toxic when swallowed. Lavender Botanical name Lavandula … Read more

Daffodil Flower: How to Plant, Grow and Care?

Daffodils (Narcissus, daffadowndilly, jonquil) are usually yellow flowers, but you can find white, pink, orangey-red, and bi-colored varieties as well. Blooms contain a trumpet-shaped central corona surrounded by six petals. However, many modern cultivars may have up to twenty flowers on a leafless stem. You can find fifty species and 25,000 singles and double-flowered varieties … Read more

Iris Flower How to Plant, Grow and Care

Iris Flower: How to Plant, Grow and Care?

Iris, meaning ‘rainbow’ in Greek, is an elegant flower. It is named after the Greek goddess who is considered the messenger of LOVE. Many monarchs throughout history have used so-called ‘fleur de lis’ as a symbol of their royal houses. You can also see this flower on coats of arms and flags of many noble … Read more