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Helianthus Helianthus :
Kingdom Plantae Plants, Subkingdom Tracheobionta Vascular plants , Superdivision Spermatophyta Seed plants , Division Magnoliophyta Flowering plants , Class Magnoliopsida Dicotyledons Subclass Asteridae Order Asterales Family Asteraceae Aster family, Genus Helianthus L. sunflower , Species Helianthus annuus L. common sunflower .
Hibiscus Hibiscus Rosa Sinenses :
The Chinese hibiscus (Hibiscus rosa-sinensis, family Malvaceae) is an evergreen shrub native to East Asia. It is also known as China rose and shoe flower. It is widely grown as an ornamental plant throughout the tropics and subtropics. The flowers are large, red, firm, but lack any scent. Numerous cultivars, varieties, and hybrids have been created, with flower colors ranging from white through yellow and orange to scarlet and shades of pink, with both single and double sets of petals.
Cherry Cherry :
The word cherry refers to both the tree and the fleshy fruit (drupe) that contains a single stony seed. The cherry belongs to the family Rosaceae, genus Prunus, along with almonds, peaches, plums, apricots and bird cherries. The cherries selected for eating are derived primarily from two species, the Wild Cherry (P. avium), which has given rise to the Sweet Cherry to which most cherry cultivars belong, and the Sour Cherry (P. cerasus), used mainly for cooking.
Rose Rose
Hybrid Rose
HydrangeaHydrangea Hydrangea
Ipomea Ipomea Morning Glory
Moonflower (Ipomea alba) is a popular fragrant variety of morning glories which opens in the evening with a sweet fragrance and last through the night until touched by the morning Sun. Moon flower is really the best choice for anyone who loves evening gardening. Morning glories belong to different genera with slightly different floral, fruit and leaf characteristics. But all Morning Glories produce typical funnel-shaped blossoms in white, red, blue, purple and yellow. The Morning Glory flowers often show marks where the corolla was neatly folded or rolled up in the bud. The Morning glory flowers start to fade a 2 hours before the petals start showing visible curling. Morning Glories prefer full sun throughout the day. Morning Glory flowers can be as much as 8 inches across although most are around 4 inches.
Ixora Ixora Chinesis :
Family: Rubiaceae, Genus: Ixora (iks-OR-uh), Species: chinensis (chi-NEN-sis), Bloom Color: Rose/Mauve, Red, Coral/Apricot, Orange, Red-Orange, Gold (Yellow-Orange), Pale Yellow. Other details: This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater.
Lupins Lupins :
Lupin, often spelled lupine in North America, is the common name for members of the genus Lupinus in the family Fabaceae. They have a characteristic and easily recognised leaf shape, with soft green to grey-green or silvery leaves with the blades usually palmately divided into 517 leaflets or reduced to a single leaflet in a few species.
Mari Gold Mari Gold
Mari Gold
Morning Glory Morning Glory
Plantae Division :Magnoliophyta , Class : Magnoliopsida Order : Solanales , Family : Convolvulaceae , Genus :Ipomoea ,Species of morning glories are native of tropical America. Morning Glories are also present in Asia, although they also grow in subtropical and temperate regions. Morning glory is a common name for a number of species of flowering plants in the family the Convolvulaceae, belonging to the following genera: Calystegia, Convolvulus, Ipomoea, Merremia, Rivea.
Morning Glory
Orchid Orchid
Papaver Papaver Orientale(Poppy):
The Iceland Poppies (Papaver nudicaule) are dwarfer plants, growing about 12 inches high. They are also favorites in the garden for the satiny petals of white, lemon, yellow and orange are beautifully crinkled and have a delicious fragrance. They bloom all through the Summer if the flowers are kept well picked, and either single or double flowered plants can he grown.
Passiflora Passiflora Exoniensis :
This is a very eye catching plant with red hanging umbrellas from mid summer on. An evergreen with large three lobed leaves. Almost hardy but best protected (min -1c). It flowers best in cool conditions. A good cool conservatory plant. Passiflora x exoniensis is a lot hardier than the similar looking parent Passiflora antioquiensis
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