Ipomoea lobata

Fire vine, Spanish flag, firecracker vine Ipomoea lobata differs from the closely related sweet potato by its much smaller and funnel-shaped flowers. In Central Europe, its flowering period can last from August to October. The perennial plant grows climbing, with shoots reaching lengths of up to six meters. Characteristics & Description Height, habit: Up to […]

Categories: Red & Pink Flowers | Vine |

More species from the Convolvulaceae family

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: […]

Categories: Blue & Purple Flowers | Perennials | Shrubs & Trees |

More species from the Plumbaginaceae family

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 […]

Categories: Perennials | Wildflowers | Yellow & Orange Flowers |

More species from the Lamiaceae / mint family

Setaria viridis

Green Foxtail, Green Bristlegrass, Wild Foxtail Millet, Green Foxtail Millet Setaria viridis is an annual grass of the Poaceae family. It grows along or on paths, in gardens, fields and parks. Green Foxtail can reach a height of up to 50 centimetres, depending on the location. It is native to Asia, Europe and North Africa. […]

Categories: Brown & Green Flowers | Grasses |

More species from the Poaceae / grass family

Silene × hampeana

Hybrid Campion Silene × hampeana is a naturally occurring cross between Silena latifolia and Silene dioica. Characteristics & Description Height, habit: 30 to 100 centimeters, herbaceous plant Life cycle: Annual or perennial Poisonous: Silene × hampeana contains saponins. Origin: Europe (distribution map) USDA zone: 5 (-9.4 °F/-23 °C) Botany Name: Silene × hampeana Family: Caryophyllaceae

Categories: Red & Pink Flowers | Wildflowers |

More species from the Caryophyllaceae family