Category Garden flowers

Ariséma: the
Garden flowers

Ariséma: the "little fisherman"

Arisema is a perennial to say the least original which flowers in spring and summer.In summary, what you should know: Name: ArisaemaFamily: AraceaeType: Flower, bulbous, perennialHeight: 1 m Exposure: Part shade Soil: Heather earthFoliage : Deciduous Flowering: March to July Planting of the arisema In autumn, respecting a distance of 10 cm between each tuber.

Read More

Garden flowers

Lobelia, lobelia: cascading flowers

Lobelia is a very pretty little plant that flowers most of the summer. Very easy to grow and maintain, it flowers generously.In summary, what you need to know: Name: Lobelia urensFamily: CampanulaceaeType: PerennialHeight: 40 cmExposition: SunnySoil: Moist and well drainedFlowering: August to SeptemberPlanting or sowing of lobeliaNotice everything first that there are varieties of annual lobelia and other perennials.
Read More
Garden flowers

Lavender, an invitation to summer

Easy to grow, lavender gives us its wonderful scent of the sun. Carried by long stems, its blue, mauve, purple or white spikes perfume the gardens and produce an abundant nectar which attracts bees. The first lavender flowers in May and, by playing on the flowering delays of the different varieties, its beautiful blooming spikes will perfume the garden until the end of summer.
Read More
Garden flowers

Acroclinium: superb in dried flowers

The acroclinium is a pretty little annual that blooms from summer until the first frosts, offering magnificent pink inflorescences with a yellow heart.In summary, what you need to know: Name: Helipterum roseumFamily: AsteraceaeType: AnnualHeight: 30 at 50 cm depending on the species Exposure: Sunny Soil: Rather light and well drained Flowering: Summer and autumn Very easy to succeed, it has the added advantage of being perfectly in a bouquet of dried flowers and thus decorating our interiors in winter.
Read More
Garden flowers

Tritoma: beautiful and original

The tritoma, kniphofias or false aloe is a beautiful perennial native to South Africa. Its flowering is quite original while the decorative effect is guaranteed.In summary, what you need to know: Name: KniphofiaFamily: LiliaceaeType: PerennialHeight: 50 to 150 cmExposure: SunnySoil: LimestoneFlowering: June to November Maintenance is everything quite easy for this flower which will quickly find its place at the bottom of the massif in your garden.
Read More
Garden flowers

Perennial Alysse: the golden basket

The so-called Corbeille d'or or alyssum saxatile is a plant of great beauty.In summary, what you should know: Name: Alyssum saxatileFamily: BrassicaceaeType: PerennialHeight: 15 cmExposure: SunnySoil: OrdinaryFlowering: SummerThere are 2 types of alyssum, one is perennial and blooms in spring, while the other, the fragrant alyssa is annual and flowers in summer.
Read More
Garden flowers

Surfinia: the drooping petunia

Surfinia is in fact a hanging petunia offering hundreds of bells often used in suspension for its beautiful waterfall effect.In summary, what you need to know: Name: Petunia x surfiniaFamily: SolanaceaeType: AnnualHeight: 15 to 50 cmExposure: Sun or Partial shade Soil: Rather rich, not too calcareous Flowering: May to October Although perennial in certain latitudes, it is cultivated here as an annual but its flowering lasts a long time.
Read More
Garden flowers

Dahlias: Label Rouge to better choose them

Profusion of shapes and colors, dahlias come in a multitude of varieties. To choose the most beautiful and the most resistant, a label has been created.How to choose the best varieties of a plant that has thousands of them? It is to answer this question of many gardeners that the association "Vegetable Excellence" has decided to set up a Label Rouge rewarding superior quality plants.
Read More
Garden flowers

Zoom on grasses

We only talk about them in trendy and modern gardens! Grasses are green plants, essential to the setting in scene of gardens, terraces and balconies. They fill unoccupied spaces, brighten up a corner of shade, highlight the flowers that surround them, structure the garden in summer and winter, create movement and life because their aerial foliage ripples in the wind ... Grasses are precious.
Read More
Garden flowers

Galane: vibrant colors

Galane, also called penstemon, is a very pretty perennial that flowers all summer.In summary, what you need to know: Name: PenstemonFamily: ScrophulariaceaeType: PerennialHeight: 0.6 to 0.8 mExposition: Sunny and mid shade Soil: Rather rich and well-drained Flowering: May to October Easy to grow, here's how to maintain your galls and prolong flowering.
Read More
Garden flowers

Nemesie: flowers galore

Nemesis is a pretty flower with warm colors and generous blooming. In summary, what you need to know: Name: Nemesia Family: Scrofulariaceae Type: Annual or perennial depending on the variety Height: 30 to 50 cm depending on the variety Exposure: Sunny and partial shade Soil: Rather rich Flowering: June to September In a bed, garden border or suspension, it is very decorative and very easy to grow.
Read More
Garden flowers

Incarvillea: a rustic and decorative flower

Incarvillea is a flower both rustic and very decorative with its beautiful rosettes of flowers.In summary, what you should know: Name: IncarvilleaFamily: BignoniaceaeType: PerennialHeight: 40 to 60 cmExposition: Sunny and partial shadeSoil: Rather richFlowering: May to JuneEasy to maintain, it is often used to hunt moles even if its effect is disputed ... Planting and sowing of incarvilleaThere are 14 varieties of incarvillea but Incarvillea delavayi is the most common.
Read More
Garden flowers

Nemesis: a lively and generous bloom

The nemesia is a pretty little flower, appreciated for the beauty and the abundance of its flowers in warm colors. In bed, garden border or suspension, it is very decorative and its very easy culture. In summary, what you need to know : Name: NemesiaFamily: Scrofulariaceae Type: Annual or perennial depending on varieties Height: 30 to 50 cm depending on varieties Exposure: Sunny and partial shade Soil: Rather rich Flowering: June to September Planting nemesia Planting nemesia: It is preferable to sow under cover from the month of March, to transplant in a bucket at the exit of the first leaves and to put in place in May.
Read More
Garden flowers

Delphinium: Lark's Foot

The delphinium, also called lark's foot, is a wonderful plant that blooms from June to October. Sowing or planting are the only things to do because delphiniums do not require any maintenance. In summary, what is needed Know: Name: Delphinium Family: Ranunculaceae Type: Perennial or annual Height: 50 to 150 cm Exposure: Sunny Soil: Ordinary, well drained Flowering: June to October Sowing, planting delphinium For perennial and hardy species: Preferably plant your delphiniums in September for a good rooting before the winter and a good recovery the following spring.
Read More
Garden flowers

Gaillarde: vibrant colors

The gaillarde is a perennial offering a beautiful, original and generous flowering.In summary, what you need to know: Name: Gaillardia x grandifloraFamily: AsteraceaeType: PerennialHeight: 30 to 70 cm Exposure: Sunny Soil: Ordinary Flowering: June to September During all summer this flower offers warm and bright colors which makes it a very decorative plant.
Read More
Garden flowers

Saxifrage: care tips

Saxifrage are pretty little perennials that flower a good part of the year depending on the variety. As a border, ground cover or at the edge of a perennial clump, they will have the most beautiful effect. know: Name: Saxifraga Family: Saxifragaceae Type: Perennial Height: 10 to 30 cm Exposure: Sunny and partial shade depending on species Soil: Ordinary Flowering: February to August depending on species Planting saxifrage Saxifrage is a pretty, very rustic herbaceous flower that likes to take place in the middle of stones and rocks .
Read More
Garden flowers

Ornamental garlic: colored balls in the garden

Graphic silhouettes, varieties of sizes and shapes: decorative garlic brightens up flower beds with their colorful heads. We don't necessarily think of them to complement flower beds, pots and planters, yet ornamental garlic is as attractive as it is easy to read! also: grow ornamental garlic well Ornamental garlic: balls and colors Depending on their variety, they have umbels of star flowers of spherical or flat shape, and come in mauve, blue, purple, purple, pink, white or yellow (allium moly).
Read More
Garden flowers

Wild ginger

Name: Hedychium gardnerianum Family: Zingiberaceae Type: Rhizomatous perennial Height: 60 to 150 cm Exposure: Sunny and partial shade Soil: Ordinary, fresh Flowering: June to October Planting wild ginger Preferably in spring for plants bought in pots. Mix your soil with flowering plant potting soil.
Read More
Garden flowers

Divide your perennials!

After the flowering of your perennials, cut back the yellowed leaves and divide the tufts to multiply your plants or offer them.Also read: Divide your perennialsGrowing dahlias wellGrowing carnations and sweet carnationsGrowing peoniesGrowing garden irisesCreate your dahliasTo extend the flowering of your dahlias until fall, remove the flowers as they wither.
Read More
Garden flowers

Kniphofia, tritome: the brand of Satan

The kniphofia, tritome, Satan's brand or false aloe is a beautiful perennial native to South Africa.Its flowering is very original and the decorative effect guaranteed.The maintenance is easy for this flower which will quickly find its place in the background in your garden.In summary, what you need to know: Name: KniphofiaFamily: XanthorrhoeacéesType: PerennialHeight: 50 to 150 cmExposure: SunnySoil: LimestoneFlowering: June to NovemberPlanting kniphofiaIt is recommended to plant your kniphofias in the spring by respecting a spacing 40 cm between each plant to leave space for each plant to develop well.
Read More
Garden flowers

Calla lilies: the arum of florists

Zantedeschia is a plant of great beauty that adorns itself in summer with its most beautiful flowers. Also used as an indoor plant, it is quite easy to maintain and blooms year after year both outdoors and indoors. what you should know: Name: Zantedeschia aethiopicaFamily: AracaceaeType: Perennial with rhizomeHeight: 50 to 80 cmExposure: Sunny, partial shadeSoil: Rich, well drainedFlowering: June to October outdoorsFollow our advice for having magnificent Calla lilies: Planting Calla lilies Zantedeschia bulbs are planted in early spring at a depth of 4-5 cm, from March to May.
Read More