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Clinging Vines Clinging Vines :
The beauty of blooming vines cannot be denied and some produce flower displays unrivaled in the plant kingdom. They are useful for narrow areas creating a vertical garden and covering unsightly chain link fences sheds and other bad views. They also provide food, nesting sites and cover for many birds and small animals.
Clinging Vines
Coreopsis Double Coreopsis Double :
Family: Asteraceae, Plant Category: landscape, perennials, Flower Characteristics: double, long lasting, Flower Color: oranges, yellows,
Coreopsis Double
Cosmos Cosmos :
Cosmos belongs to that vast family of plants known as Compositae. Although there are 20 known species of cosmos, two annual species, Cosmos sulphureus and Cosmos bipinnatus, are most familiar to home gardeners. Cosmos sulphureus (Yellow Cosmos) - the species native to the America.
Crinum Lily Crinum Lily :
Common Name: Crinum Lily or Spider Lily Botanical Name: Crinum species, Family: Amaryllidaceae, Plant Type: Large perennial herb with tunicate bulbs, often with long necks, stalkless, often clump forming, Origin: Tropical and subtropical Asia and Africa, some species come from Florida and the dryer regions of South Africa and the arid Middle East.
Crinum Lily
CyclamenCyclamen :
Traditionally classified in the family Primulaceae, but in recent years reclassified in the family Myrsinaceae. Cyclamen are native to the Mediterranean region from Spain east to Iran, and also in northeast Africa south to Somalia. Cyclamen are commonly grown for their flowers, both outdoors and indoors in pots.
Cynara Cynara Scolymus (Globe Artichoke) :
The Globe Artichoke (Cynara scolymus) is a perennial thistle originating in southern Europe around the Mediterranean. It grows to 1.5-2 m tall, with arching, deeply lobed, silvery glaucous-green leaves 5080 cm long.
Yellow Begoina
Dahlia Dahlia (Double) :
Family: Asteraceae, Genus: Dahlia, Native to Mexico, The flowers can be as small as 2" (5 cm) or up to a foot (30 cm) in diameter. The dahlia is named after Swedish 18th-century botanist Anders Dahl.
daisy Daisy :
Day lilies Day Lilies :
comprise the small genus Hemerocallis of flowering plants in the family Hemerocallidaceae. Originally native from Europe to China, Korea, and Japan, their large showy flowers have made them popular worldwide.The flower consists of three petals and three sepals, collectively called tepals, each with a midrib in the same or in a contrasting color. The centermost section of the flower, called the throat, has usually a different and contrasting color.
Day lilies
Digitalis Digitalis Laevigata :
Life cycle perennial, Flowers orange-yellow/purple-brown (summer), Size 3-4'.
Fuchsia Fuchsia :
Fuchsia is a genus of flowering plants, mostly shrubs, which were identified by Charles Plumier in the late 17th century, and named by Plumier in 1703 after the German botanist Leonhart Fuchs (15011566) The English vernacular name Fuchsia is the same as the scientific name.
Gazania Gazania :
Gazania is a genus of flowering plants in the family Asteraceae. It is often planted as drought-tolerant ground cover.
Haemanthus Haemanthus :
GROWN FOR their striking brush-like flowerheads and curious leathery leaves, Haemanthus is an entirely southern African genus of some 22 geophytic species belonging to the Amaryllidaceae. Endemic to South Africa, the southern parts of Namibia and the mountain kingdoms of Lesotho and Swaziland (Duncan 1989), the genus takes its name from the Greek haima meaning blood, and anthos meaning flower. This refers to the reddish colour of the flowers of H. coccineus and H. sanguineus, two of the firstdescribed species in this genus.
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