Saruma henryi

Upright Wild Ginger Saruma henryi is a perennial plant that flowers from spring to late summer, can reach a height of up to 40 centimeters and is native to China. In the garden, it is also suitable for semi-shaded locations. Characteristics & Description Height, habit: Up to 40 centimeters, herbaceous plant Life cycle: Perennial Origin: […]

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More species from the Aristolochiaceae family

Tithonia diversifolia

Tree Marigold, Mexican Tournesol, Mexican Sunflower Tithonia diversifolia is native to Central America and has been introduced as an ornamental to other regions where it is now native. It grows perennially and can reach a height of up to three meters. I shot the plants shown here in the Malaga Botanical Gardens (Spain), where they […]

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More species from the Asteraceae / daisy family

Dianella tasmanica “Variegata”

Tasman Flax-Lily, Tasmanian Flax-Lily, Blue Berry Flax-Lily Dianella tasmanica “Variegata” is a cultivar of Dianella tasmanica, which is native to Australia. The evergreen plant can reach heights of up to 1.5 meters and looks like a sedge at first glance. However, it is closely related to daylilies. Characteristics & Description Height, habit: Up to 1.5 […]

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More species from the Asphodelaceae family

Datisca cannabina

False hemp At first glance, Datisca cannabina looks like a shrub, but it is a deciduous perennial that can grow up to three meters tall and wide. Characteristics & Description Height, habit: Up to 3 meters, herbaceous plant Life cycle: Perennial Origin: Asia, Europe (Cyprus) (distribution map) USDA zone: 6 (-0.4 °F/-18 °C) Botany Name: […]

Categories: Brown & Green Flowers | Garden plants | Shrubs & Trees | Yellow & Orange Flowers |

More species from the Datiscaceae family

Malva moschata

Musk mallow The flowers of Malva moschata can be pink or white, and the flowering season in Central Europe can last from June to October. The musk mallow is a perennial that grows to a height of 80 centimeters. Characteristics & Description Habit, height: Herbaceous plant, 30 to 80 centimeters Life cycle: Perennial Poisonous: No […]

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More species from the Malvaceae family