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: […]

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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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Ceratostigma willmottianum

Chinese plumbago Ceratostigma willmottianum is a semi-shrub and can flower from June to October in central Europe. The blue flowers are visited by bumblebees and honeybees. In autumn, after flowering, the leaves turn an intense dark red. Sunny to semi-shady positions with evenly moist soil are suitable in the garden. Characteristics & Description Height, habit: […]

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Salvia glutinosa

Glutinous Sage, Sticky Sage, Jupiter’s Sage Salvia glutinosa can grow up to 90 centimeters high and bloom from July to September (in Central Europe). Its shoots and leaves are covered with sticky hairs. In the garden, partial shade to shady locations with evenly moist soil are welcome. Characteristics & Description Height, habit: 40 to 90 […]

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More species from the Lamiaceae / mint family

Silphium laciniatum

Compassplant, Prairie Compassplant, Pilotweed, Polarplant Silphium laciniatum can grow up to two meters tall and is closely related to the sunflower. Native to North America, it blooms in Central Europe from July to September. In the garden, it grows best in sunny spots and can withstand frost down to -9.4 °F/-23 °C. Its flowers are […]

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More species from the Asteraceae / daisy family