A bulbous plant, cultivated in the garden and capable of giving a rich range of tonal nuances ranging from the brilliance of orange-yellow to the most romantic and vital colors of red. What are we talking about? Crocosmia, also known as Montbretia.
Boronia is a type of plant with flowers and fruits that is used both for ornamental use, given the impressive beauty especially in bloom, and for the properties that are good for the human mind.
Of Australian origin, this plant was also introduced in Italy, due to the dazzling color of its star-shaped flowers, which vary in shades of white, pink or fuchsia.
Everyone knows the classic red poppy that surrounds our Italian countryside, but how many can say they know the yellow horned poppy? This particular type of poppy, can be defined a marine flower due to its predilection to grow in sea areas. But let's try to get to know this poppy with a curious name but a special charm.
If you are here it is because walking in a park or in the neighbor's garden you have noticed this plant, the Echium, and it was love at first sight that you decided to plant it in the garden, but first you want to know more about its characteristics main. This is the right place, in fact we will try to investigate first and foremost its main characteristics and then its cultivation methods, etc. Well let's start.
Zingiber spectabile is a perennial herbaceous plant, which can be defined as a true ginger species. The branch of the plant can reach heights from 2 to 3.5 meters, but in optimal conditions it reaches up to 4.5 meters. The green shoots are slightly flattened, swollen at the base and their lower section without leaves is about one meter long. The leaves, arranged in two rows, sit in the lower part very distant, densely crowded towards the upper part of the branch.
Native to Africa and highly appreciated for its ornamental role, Impatiens niamniamensis is characterized by a rather long flowering period. A peculiarity of this species, which belongs to the Balsaminaceae family, consists in the particular shape of the flowers: the latter recall, in appearance, that of the beak of the parrots.
Originally from South America, Brownea grandiceps is also known as "rose of Venezuela". Today it is grown as an ornamental tree in tropical gardens, although its natural habitat is the Amazon forest.
If you want to learn more about this fascinating and exotic tree, read on.
One of the most colorful and beautiful flowers to embellish and decorate your terrace or garden is the hibiscus. There are numerous species of this beautiful flower, including Hibiscus schizopetalus, a delicate and particular species.
Let's find out in detail everything there is to know about this peculiar plant.
A herbaceous and perennial plant, Coreopsis Tinctoria appears to be of American origin (Canada, the United States and Mexico) and, recently, it has also found widespread use in China. It is characterized by the presence of thin stems and dark green leaves. From the yellow flowers that resemble daisies with broken petals, a mahogany red pigment used for dyeing wool was extracted.
The Acacia of Constantinople, thanks to its thick foliage and its flowers that appear to be feathered, is the perfect plant for those who want to beautify parks and gardens whether they are in the city or near the coast.