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Penstemon: all maintenance tips
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Penstemon: all maintenance tips

The penstemon is a very beautiful perennial that blooms in summer and whose flowering, very ornamental, brightens gardens and terraces. In summary, what you need to know: Name: Penstemon Family: Scofulariaceae Type: Perennial Height: 0.3 to 120 cm depending on varieties Exposure: Sunny and partial shade Soil: Rather rich and well drained Flowering: May to October Also read: Penstemon, all flowers Summer Planting of penstemon Purchased in a bucket, you will prefer planting in the spring by respecting a spacing of 30 cm between each plant and by mixing the garden soil with "flowering plants" soil.

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Grasses: trendy and decorative

Grasses have become the essentials of our contemporary gardens, they bring lightness, aesthetics and naturalness. The grass is a “trendy” and very decorative plant. Grasses: easy and decorative Enjoy this easy-care plant, with the 100 effect nature, to give a modern feel to your garden or your terrace.
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What to plant in a winter planter?

It's gray and cold, and that's a good reason not to leave your planters fallow! Many plants survive the season without damage. They allow you to add some greenery and color to your window sills. Choose your plants according to the orientation and the amount of sunlight on your balcony or windowsill.
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Winter planters

Even in winter, there are many plants that can decorate balconies and window sills. Winter flowers, shimmering berries and evergreen foliage, colorful blend happily. Also read: A pretty winter balcony Indoor plants, flowers in winter A green balcony even in winter Colors in winter Want to extend the Christmas spirit with green and red?
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Dianthus barbatus: the poet's carnation

The poet's carnation or carnation barbatus perfectly adorns flower beds and planters thanks to its magnificent colors.In summary, what you need to know: Name: Dianthus barbatusFamily: CaryophyllaceaeType: BiennialHeight: 20 to 40 cmExposition: Sunny and partial shadeSoil: Well drained, ordinarySowing: May to AugustFlowering: May to SeptemberPlanting, sowing the poet's carnationSow the poet's carnation well: The poet's carnation is sown at the end of spring or in summer for a flowering the following year.
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Bacopa: a rain of money!

Bacopa is a very pretty little flower that blooms both in the sun and in the shade.In summary, what you need to know: Name: Sutera diffusaFamily: ScrofulariaceaeType: PerennialHeight: 20 to 30 cmExposure: Sun, partial shade : Ordinary Flowering: May to October Easy to maintain, here are the tips for a beautiful and lasting flowering.
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Pasque flower: wonder in spring

Let yourself be tempted by this beautiful pasque flower, a spring flowering flower that has great decorative power.In summary, what you need to know: Name: Pulsatilla VulgarisFamily: RanunculaceaeType: Tuberous perennialHeight: 20 to 40 cmExposition: SunnySoil: Ordinary , well drained Flowering: Spring Planting Pasque Flower An important step when it is well done, planting Pasque Flower improves flowering.
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Calibrachoa: a cascade of colors

Calibrachoa is a very beautiful flower offering beautiful bells, often used in suspension for its waterfall effect.In summary, what you should know: Name: CalibrachoaFamily: SolanaceaeType: AnnualHeight: 15 to 50 cmExposure: Sun or partial shadeSoil: Rather rich, not too chalky Flowering: May to October Although perennial in certain latitudes, it is cultivated here as an annual but its flowering lasts a long time.
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Convolvulus: Turkish bindweed

The convolvulus is a very decorative Mediterranean ground cover to adorn flower beds, borders and flower beds.It is also a very pretty flower that will adorn your garden from spring to autumn.In summary, what you need to know: Name: Convolvulus cneorum Family: Convolvulaceae Type: Perennial Height: 40 to 50 cm Exposure: Sunny Soil: Ordinary Flowering: May to October Planting convolvulus Planting convolvulus is an important step because it conditions the recovery, growth and flowering of the convolvulus over the seasons.
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Italian immortelle (Helichrysum): the curry plant

Italian immortelle (helichrysum) is a very aromatic plant, also very interesting for its pretty little golden yellow flowers.In summary, what you need to know: Name: Helichrysum italicumFamily: AsteraceaeType: PerennialHeight: 50 cmExposition: Sunny Soil: Ordinary Foliage: Evergreen - Flowering: June to October A Mediterranean plant, the Italian immortelle is grown more like an annual but some species are more resistant.
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Amazing tree peony

Less common than the herbaceous peony, the tree peony can reach two meters in height. Some hybrids give huge flowers, more than 20 cm in diameter! Gardening: cultivating the peony wellHealth: benefits and virtues of the peonySrub peony, a wonderThe flower of the tree peony is one of the wonders of nature.
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Fuchsia fulgens: beautiful purple foliage

The fuchsia fulgens has a beautiful flowering throughout the summer and a very original crimson red foliage.In summary, what you should know: Name: Fuschia fulgensFamily: OnagracéesType: PerennialHeight: 20 to 60 cmExposition: Sunny and mid- shade Soil: Ordinary Foliage: Deciduous Flowering: May to October Maintenance, pruning and planting are all gestures that will allow you to have very beautiful flowers.
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Penstemon: all maintenance tips

The penstemon is a very beautiful perennial that blooms in summer and whose flowering, very ornamental, brightens gardens and terraces. In summary, what you need to know: Name: Penstemon Family: Scofulariaceae Type: Perennial Height: 0.3 to 120 cm depending on varieties Exposure: Sunny and partial shade Soil: Rather rich and well drained Flowering: May to October Also read: Penstemon, all flowers Summer Planting of penstemon Purchased in a bucket, you will prefer planting in the spring by respecting a spacing of 30 cm between each plant and by mixing the garden soil with "flowering plants" soil.
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The peony, a flower made to last

Many flowers have long been loved in gardens, have the virtue of being hardy and sometimes passed down from generation to generation. Like the peony Growing well the peony Benefits, virtues of the peony All articles on the peony The peony: a flower made to last The peony, a plant which is sometimes a little difficult but full of charm, often outlives the person who planted it and them Older clumps still produce quantities of flowers in late spring.
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Diascia: a flower to rediscover

Dascias are very pretty flowers that bloom all summer and sometimes even beyond, thus prolonging until fall.In summary, what you need to know: Name: DiasciaFamily: ScrophulariaceaeType: Annual or perennial ( D. fetcaniensis) Height: 25 to 40 cm Exposure: Sun or partial shade Soil: Rather rich Flowering: Summer Maintenance, from planting to flowering, requires little care and the decorative effect is guaranteed!
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The penstemons, flowers all summer long

With their bells that give them a false look of foxgloves, penstemons (also called galanes) bring their bright colors to summer beds: they are in bloom from May to October.Originally from North America, penstemons remain relatively unknown. in France. However, there are a hundred cultivars of this perennial which can take a shrub or creeping form.
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Red valerian, the garden valerian

Valerian, also called garden valerian or Spanish lilac, is a herbaceous perennial that flowers in spring and summer.In summary, what you need to know: Name: Centranthus ruberFamily: Caprifoliaceae, valerianaceaeType: PerennialHeight: 60 to 100 cmExposition: Sunny Soil: Ordinary, even poor Flowering: May to September Sowing and planting red valerian You can start your valerian seedlings at the end of winter or plant your plants bought directly from a garden center in the spring.
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Mignardise carnation: easy and decorative

The mignardise carnation is appreciated for its flowers and its delicate foliage, fine and slightly bluish.In summary, what you should know: Name: Dianthus plumariusFamily: CaryophyllaceaeType: PerennialHeight: 50 to 80 cmExposition: Sunny and semi-shadeSoil: Fine drained, ordinary Sowing: March to June - Flowering: May to September This is a very beautiful perennial which flowers abundantly all summer.
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Agastache: a very fragrant flower

Agastache is a plant with many advantages, appreciated as much for its foliage, its flowers, as for its medicinal virtues.In summary, what you need to know: Name: AgastacheFamily: LamiaceaeType: PerennialHeight: 30 to 120 cmExposition: SunnySol: Light, well-drained Flowering: May to October Let's turn to the cultivation of agastache, a plant to rediscover.
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Daisies: easy and generous

The daisy is an easy, pretty plant that offers generous flowering in spring.In summary, what you need to know: Name: Bellis perennisFamily: AsteraceaeType: PerennialHeight: 10 to 20 cmExposition: SunnySoil: Ordinary, rather lightFlowering: May to October Here are our care tips, from planting to flowering of daisies.
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Poppy, Poppy: pretty spring flower

The poppy, or poppy, is a very pretty flower that blooms in spring or summer. Easy to sow, it is the ideal field flower.In summary, what you need to know: Name: PapaverFamily: PapaveraceaeType: Perennial, annualHeight: 30 to 40 cmExposure: SunnySoil: Ordinary or rather richFlowering: May to SeptemberPoppy planting , poppy Poppy cultivation, perennial poppy: Regarding perennial poppies, plant in spring in soil mixed with potting soil, keeping a distance of 20 cm between each foot.
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