Gardening

Monarda Didyma: Butterfly and Hummingbird Magnet For Your Garden
Gardening

Monarda Didyma: Butterfly and Hummingbird Magnet For Your Garden

Unique and interesting tubular, two-lipped, bright scarlet-red flowers crowded into dense, globular, terminal flower heads.

Matricaria Recutita, German Chamomile: Make Your Own Chamomile Tea
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Matricaria Recutita, German Chamomile: Make Your Own Chamomile Tea

Chamomile tea is a mild sedative herbal drink recommended for calming nerves, alleviating stress, dispelling insomnia, and treating indigestion.

Grow Curcuma Longa, Turmeric: Popular For Its Medicinal and Culinary Properities
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Grow Curcuma Longa, Turmeric: Popular For Its Medicinal and Culinary Properities

Curcuma longa is an easy to grow, rhizomatous, herbaceous perennial plant in the ginger family that has a huge following for it’s medicinal properties.

Ficus Carica, Wonderful Fruit, Great Ornamental For The Landscape
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Ficus Carica, Wonderful Fruit, Great Ornamental For The Landscape

Ficus carica, figs with attractive foliage and wonderfully edible fruit.

Malus ‘Cardinal’, Flowering Crab: Purple Buds That Open To Gorgeous Red Flowers
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Malus ‘Cardinal’, Flowering Crab: Purple Buds That Open To Gorgeous Red Flowers

Densely-branched, broad-spreading crabapple tree that produces purplish-red foliage in spring that turns dark green tinged with reddish-purple as it matures.

Maianthemum Bifolium, Or False Lily of the Valley:  Small Star-Like Flowers Bloom May To June
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Maianthemum Bifolium, Or False Lily of the Valley: Small Star-Like Flowers Bloom May To June

Small star-like flowers bloom in May to June on upright racemes (each containing 15 to 20 flowers) about 2 inches in height.

Lonicera Fragrantissima, Winter Honeysuckle: Fragrant Harbinger Of Spring
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Lonicera Fragrantissima, Winter Honeysuckle: Fragrant Harbinger Of Spring

Extremely fragrant (lemony), short-tubed, creamy white flowers that appear in very early spring.

Lobelia Cardinalis, Cardinal Flowers: Attracts Butterfly’s And Hummingbirds
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Lobelia Cardinalis, Cardinal Flowers: Attracts Butterfly’s And Hummingbirds

Clump-forming perennial which features erect, terminal spikes (racemes) of large, cardinal red flowers on unbranched, alternate-leafed stalks.

Liatris Spicata ‘Kobold’: Gorgeous July To August Purple Blooms
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Liatris Spicata ‘Kobold’: Gorgeous July To August Purple Blooms

Popularity of this plant comes from the unusual terminal spikes (6 to 15 inches in length) of sessile, rounded, fluffy, deep purple flower heads.

Osmanthus Heterophyllus, Holly Osmanthus: Heavenly Fall Fragrance
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Osmanthus Heterophyllus, Holly Osmanthus: Heavenly Fall Fragrance

Tiny fragrant (heavenly fragrant) 4-petaled white flowers bloom from the leaf axils in small clusters in fall.