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.
Belonging to the family of Apocynaceae, the silk plant, or more properly
Araujia sericifera Brot. it is a plant native to South America. It is a perennial vine with a high growth rate, which reaches 5-7 meters in length. It comes with stems covered with a thin down and which tend to wrap and form spirals, preferring to grow on supports and nets.
Herbaceous, perennial or annual, the lavatera has a bushy appearance and belongs to the Malvaceae species. The lavatera is made up of long, thick stems and pendulums, with many pentalobed leaves of an intense green color. In larger varieties, the stems exceed one meter in height. The flowers produced by the lavatera are very similar to those of the hibiscus, that is, in the shape of a bell, with different colors depending on the species they belong to: red, pink, white or multicolored.
The Bignonia is a climbing evergreen plant, belonging to the Bignoniaceae family. Originally it was known as Teocoma, then take the name of the famous academic and librarian Paul Brignon.
Its posture makes it very used to decorate pergolas, gazebos, garden walls; the plant shows an aerial part made up of long branches that have small suckers suitable to adhere to the most different supports.
Echinops Ritro, known as globe thistle, is a perennial plant, which is characterized by the spherical shape of its inflorescences, which recall the typical appearance of a hedgehog. The name of this extraordinary plant comes from the Greek language Echinos, which means precisely porcupine, due to its roundish features and its thin inflorescences, like thorns.
The Silver Dollar also known as the Pope's Coin, is a type of plant belonging to the Crucifers. A sort of tall grass with a classic, rather flat, roundish leaf that turns silver when it is dry. Probably this feature gave rise to the ancient custom of calling it the Pope's Coin.
Those who like to decorate the balcony or the garden with refined and fragrant plants that produce flowers from the tiny nuances can not appreciate the Lobelia, an ornamental plant that can integrate discretely in any space, valorizing it elegantly, developing in abundance but without infestating it Measure and in harmony with the other plants.