Phlomoides tuberosa

Sage-Leaf Mullein Phlomoides tuberosa can grow over a meter tall and blooms here in Europe from May to July. The natural range of this perennial is temperate Asia and some European regions. The flowers are pollinated by carpenter bees and bumble bees. Popular name(s): Sage-Leaf Mullein Botanical name: Phlomoides tuberosa (syn. Phlomis tuberosa) Family: Lamiaceae […]

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Amsonia orientalis

European bluestar Amsonia orientalis spreads by short runners and can grow to a height of 50 centimeters. This perennial plant belongs to the Apocynaceae family and is native to Greece and Turkey. It can bloom from late spring to midsummer. Popular name(s): European bluestar Botanical name: Amsonia orientalis Family: Apocynaceae Origin: Europe (Greece, Turkey) Height: […]

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Papaver cambricum

Welsh Poppy Native to Northern and Southeastern Europe, Papaver cambricum can grow up to 50 centimeters tall and blooms here in Europe from May to September. Orange and double flowering cultivars are available. Popular name(s): Welsh Poppy Botanical name: Papaver cambricum Family: Papaveraceae Origin: Europe (France, Great Britain, Ireland, Spain) (source). Height: 30 to 50 […]

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Monarda bradburiana “Ozark”

Eastern Beebalm Monarda bradburiana “Ozark” has reddish leaves, can reach a height of 50 centimeters and blooms in May and June in the northern hemisphere. Popular name(s): Eastern Beebalm, Bradbury’s Beebalm Botanical name: Monarda bradburiana “Ozark” Family: Lamiaceae Origin: The wild type (Monarda bradburiana) is native to the USA. Height: 30 to 50 centimeters USDA […]

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Allium stipitatum “Mount Everest”

Persian shallot Allium stipitatum “Mount Everest” is a white flowering cultivar of Allium stipitatum. This leek blooms here in Europe in May and June and can grow up to 1.2 meters high, depending on the location. The leaves can wither as soon as the flowers open. Popular name(s): Persian shallot Botanical name: Allium stipitatum “Mount […]

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