Flax (Linum Usitatissimum) is a plant of the Linaceae family cultivated both for its fiber from which the yarns are obtained and for its nutritious seeds from which the oil is obtained. Although flax has lost some of its value as a commercial fiber crop due to the availability of synthetic fibers, the seed has become popular as a health food and especially for the beautiful flowers it produces, including the one known as the Siberian Linen.
Hypericum Perforatum commonly known as St. John's wort is a herbaceous and perennial plant belonging to the Hypericaceae family native to Europe, central China, northern Africa and the western Himalian source. It also has many branches, yellow flowers and grows mainly in fields, uncultivated land, pastures and even on railways.
Among the various species of plants belonging to the Apocynaceae family, worthy of mention is the one with the botanical name Asclepias curassavica. Specifically, it is a herbaceous and perennial specimen that has its origins in the Caribbean, Mexico, Central and South America. Among other things, this plant grows from June to October with a height between 30 and 90 centimeters and has red-orange flowers with a yellow cap.
If you love Malvaceae, you will almost certainly know the Abutilon and its articulated blooms: its name has Arabic origins and means, precisely, "Indian Malva". Despite this, its origins are to be found elsewhere and precisely in South America, the place from which this evergreen shrub spread all over the world.
Although not very well known, Sulla is actually a spontaneous plant very precious for its beneficial properties and because it is an excellent fodder for animals.
Sulla is a leguminous plant belonging to the Hedysareae family.
This herbaceous plant was domesticated only a few years ago, in fact it is cultivated for many purposes.
One of the most beautiful perennial plants is definitely Brunfelsia, originating in western India and tropical America, spread spontaneously mainly in Brazil. This plant is also known in other parts of the world and is particular as they have called it in the Anglo-Saxon countries, or "Yesterday, today, tommorow" because of its abundant flowering.
The easy-to-grow Iberis plants originally come from southern Europe, in areas bordering the Mediterranean coast. Depending on the specific cultivars, they can tolerate a little shade but bloom fully only when well exposed to the sun.
Arnica is a herbaceous plant which, belonging to the Composite family, develops spontaneously in the Alpine and pre-Alpine regions, such as in the Dolomites, in the Trentino Alps, in the Stelvio National Park and in other places comparable in climate and soil to these quoted.
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.