Painted Daisy 4

Painted Daisy: How to Plant, Grow and Care?

Painted daisy (Pyrethrum, Persian insect flower) is 24 to 36 inches (61 – 91.5 cm) tall plant, with lovely, 2 to 3 inches (5 – 7.6 cm) large flower heads. You will like petals spreading from the yellow, button-like center, making this flower one of the most beautiful ones you have ever grown in your

Liatris

Liatris: How to Plant, Grow and Care?

Liatris (gayfeather, blazing star, button snakeroot, colic root) is a unique flower producing pinkish-purple blooms. That beautiful plant is highly friendly to the environment since it attracts a significant number of insects, including bees, bumblebees, and butterflies. There are about thirty species of this perennial originated in prairies throughout America. Almost half of them grow

Hyacinth Flower

Hyacinth Flower: How to Plant, Grow and Care?

Hyacinth is a sweetly fragrant flower originated in the Mediterranean, Middle East, and Asia Minor. According to an ancient Greek legend, the name of this plant comes from the blood of young Hyakinthos. After the god Zephyr killed this handsome boy, Apollo named this lovely flower after him. A German doctor Leonhardt Rauwolf brought Hyacinths

How to Plant, Grow and Care Ferns?

Ferns (Monilophyte, filicophyta, true fern) are basically tropical plants, but a few species grow in the Arctic as well. Nowadays, there are about 15 000 ferns species in the world, of which 10 560 are officially registered. A total of 441 originate in North America and 175 in Europe. I am amazed at the fact

Coneflower

Coneflower: How to Plant, Grow & Care?

Coneflower is definitely one of the best America‚Äôs 3 to 4 feet (91.5 cm – 1.2 m) tall perennial prairie plants. Thanks to its lovely, white, yellow, orange, pink, red, or purple daisy-like blooms, it is an ideal choice for a xeric garden, borders, and native-grass lawns. All ten species of this drought-tolerant plant originated in

Balloon Flower: How to Plant, Grow and Care?

Balloon flower (Chinese Bellflower, Japanese bellflower) is an easy-to-grow plant originated in Russia, Japan, Korea, and China. It got its name because of flower buds reminding to a hot air balloon right before blooming. You will adore white, blue, pink, or purple, single or double flowers appearing on 2 to 3 feet (61 – 91.5

Chamomile Plant

Chamomile Plant: How to Plant, Grow & Care?

Chamomile is probably the most ancient medicinal herb, and it was well-known to Greeks, Romans, and Egyptians, who dedicated this fantastic plant to Ra, their sun god. Its name comes from the Greek word ‘Chamaimelon’ meaning ‘the earth-apple’ because the scent of this flower resembles an apple. There are two popular types of this plant –

Anise Hyssop Plants

Anise Hyssop: How to Plant, Grow & Care?

Despite its name, Anise hyssop (Lavender giant hyssop, blue giant hyssop, licorice plant, fragrant giant hyssop) is neither anise nor hyssop. It is actually a member of the mint family originating in the Midwest and Canada. You can plant it along borders, or as a part of a unique herb garden or wildflower garden. This beautiful

Evening Primrose

Evening Primrose: How to Plant, Grow and Care?

Evening primrose is also known as German rampion, evening star, common evening primrose, field primrose, wild four o’clock, king’s cure-all, coffee plant, night willowherb, fever plant, scabbish, and scurvish. It is a highly beneficial and adorable yellow flower opening at night, well-known by a seductive lemon scent. You can eat its young leaves, roots, blossoms,

Creeping Phlox: How to Plant, Grow and Care?

There are 67 species of Creeping phlox (Moss phlox, mountain phlox, moss pink). Many of them originated in North America, and you will find a unique type for your garden for sure. Their beautiful white, lavender, pink, rose, red, purple, blue, or variegated star-shaped flowers are densely packed all over the stems. The mature size