21 Best Purple Perennial Flowers for Your Garden

21 Best Purple Perennial Flowers for Your Garden

Purple is considered a mysterious and dominant color, which has been a symbol of royal honors for centuries. Nowadays, you can use it in your everyday life. One of the superior advantages of the modern age is planting purple perennials in your garden, regardless of whether they are dark or light shade. With every flower, … Read more

15 Impressive Florida Perennials You May Love

South Florida perennials renthat live at least three years with cyclical bursts of blooms are the crown of impressive landscaping. Some of them are perennials, but gardeners in other states with more adverse climate treat them as annuals because they are too tender and can’t survive low temperatures during winter. Keep in mind that many … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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 – … Read more

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 … Read more