All About Perennials

All About Perennials

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Rose red heart-shaped flowers with glistening white protruding inner petals. The third century BC physician Diphilus of Siphnus wrote that "[mallow] juice lubricates the windpipe, nourishes, and is easily digested." [6] Horace mentions it in reference to his own diet, which he describes as very simple: "Me pascunt olivae, / me cichorea levesque malvae" ("As for me, olives, endives, and mallows provide sustenance"). [7] Lord Monboddo describes his translation of an ancient epigram that demonstrates malva was planted upon the graves of the ancients, stemming from the belief that the dead could feed on such perfect plants. [8]

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A Guide to Bearded Irises: Cultivating the Rainbow for

A Guide to Bearded Irises: Cultivating the Rainbow for

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Who can, name the ten best perennials or the most interesting twentyfive for his own garden, let alone his neighbors' Personal preference goes a long way in governing selection, but there are certain other criteria, which will guide us to a fuller realization of our ambitions. Attracts bees, nectar plant for butterflies. True Bulbs: These are made up of modified leaves that are attached to a flat basal plate.

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Poppies: A Guide to the Poppy Family in the Wild and in

Poppies: A Guide to the Poppy Family in the Wild and in

Christopher Grey-Wilson

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You'll find pictures, of course, as well as finding out what Gail really thinks about what she presents. Produces tall sprays of striking creamy white flowers in late spring to early summer. Sunflowers get even more confusing with Heliopsis, the False Sunflower. Arachnoides standishii 'Upside Down' - Arching, mid-green, feathery fronds with thick veins on the upper side. 18-36 in. See more information on bare root plants. Zones 4-6. $8.00 in gallon pots DICENTRA SPECTABILIS ALBA - Pure white heart shaped flowers and blue green leaves.

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Abe's Guide to Wall Germander: Germander teucrium -Perennial

Abe's Guide to Wall Germander: Germander teucrium -Perennial

Abe Edwards

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Primula alpicola violacea Tibetan Primrose............ $5.00ea Ht. 30-45cm. P. 'Riding Hood' - Long lasting flowers June-Oct. One such, and a favourite of ours, is Epimedium x perralchicum ‘Fröhnleiten’ – with its thin, wiry flowering stems that uncurl from the base of the dormant plant and produce small, deep yellow flowers. Each bloom is pale blue with white streaks with intense blue lower petals above dark green, glossy, deeply cut foliage. Deadheading (removing old flowers) - Remove spent flowers and seed pods to maintain vigorous growth of plants and ensure neatness and continuous blooming.

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Clematis for All Seasons

Clematis for All Seasons

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One great example of the perennial flower’s history is althaea officinalis (better known as marshmallow flowers). A hybrid perennial producing masses of long blooming, star-shaped bell flowers. Climbing Hydrangea can also be used for an effective ground cover plant, if allowed to wander over a dry bank! The term homoplasy makes this confusing distinction unnecessary. Not only that, he bought a revolutionary change in the international flower delivery. Creamy spathe with white spots and a purple center, creamy white spadix.

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Perennial All-Stars: The 150 Best Perennials for

Perennial All-Stars: The 150 Best Perennials for

Jeff Cox

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Look at what is needed for portulaca care in this article so you can . Due to double chromosomes some plants are half again as big as the ones with single chromosomes. Primula denticulata Blue Form Drumstick Primula. $5.00ea Ht. 30cm. From tissue culture so each plant is identical. It forms a mound of ferny blue-grey foliage, topped with sapphire blue, fragrant flowers with red stems. These low growing mounds of dark green leaves topped with pastel blooms make geraniums an unequaled addition to the perennial border.

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Gardener's Guide to Gaillardia, the Blanket Flower:

Gardener's Guide to Gaillardia, the Blanket Flower:

Paul R. Wonning

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D. elatum 'Dasante Blue' - Electric blue petals with hints of purple. Having said that, they do pretty well in our dry sandy soil. Bronzy foliage and spikes of red flowers. No Remove spent flowers to keep the plant looking neat. Pastel shades of orange, pink, red, rose, white and yellow flowers April-Sept. 16 in. Most plants in this category must have shade during the hottest part of the day. Attracts scores of butterflies and hummingbirds.

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When Perennials Bloom: An Almanac for Planning and Planting

When Perennials Bloom: An Almanac for Planning and Planting

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Peonies and chrysanthemums are examples of plants which are often disbudded. Rosemary and scented geraniums can provide vertical aspects as well as fragrance. Large deep magenta flowers on compact plant. PNP Chrysanthemum coccinneum 4 30" X 2' Finely divided leaves. New foliage is silvery gray turning to blue green. NEW Festuca glauca 'Elijah Blue'– Blue Fescue Grass. For small gardens, the dwarf cultivars are a good choice. Perennials that are frozen back to the ground can be lifted, divided, and reset at that time with good results.

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The Book of Little Hostas: 200 Small, Very Small, and Mini

The Book of Little Hostas: 200 Small, Very Small, and Mini

Kathy Guest Shadrack

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Pink-blue flowers in summer, but if cut to ground, another new mound of gold foliage will appear for the rest of the summer. Posted by editor on Saturday, 29 May 2010 Brighton-based designer Andy Sturgeon won both gold and Best in Show Garden at CFS with his contemporary gravel garden. C. grandiflora 'Early Sunrise' - Golden double flowers. Perennials should be mulched during the winter months to protect them from the heaving that results from repeated freezing and thawing of the soil. Perennials require maintenance the flowers will need deadheading, pruning, and need to be divided every 3-5 years.

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HARDY PERENNIALS

HARDY PERENNIALS

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Good groundcover, especially for shaded areas. 16 in. (Zone 5) Bushy, evergreen perennial/subshrub with fragrant silvery-blue foliage. Epimedium x `Rubrum' Red Barrenwort...... 1gal $10.00ea Ht. 30-40cm. Dicentra spectabilis 3 30" X 3' Dainty pink or white flowers in Bleeding Heart Med. For cool weather look for our selection of absolutely cold hardy Pansies and Violas, as well as Snapdragons, Dianthus and Petunias. Yet deer may still nibble on enticing flowers, so choosing summer blooming perennials deer don't like discourages them from damaging flowers.

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