Dianthus plants the Sweet William flower, are floriferous, and vibrant making them excellent ornamental choices for the garden, or simple borders. Click this article for Sweet William Dianthus care tips and growing details.
Sweet Alyssum (aka Lobularia maritima) pronounced Lob-yew-lay-ree-uh mar-rit-im-uh also known as the “Carpet Flower” is a classic garden flower. The carpet flower produces a pretty, sweet-smelling carpet of tiny flowers
Calendula’s or pot marigolds is the botanical name of Calendula officinalis. It also has another botanical name, epithet officinalis, which means used medicinally. Growing Calendula is easy as long flowering border
Torenia fournieri [tor-EN-ee-uh for-NEER-eye] is an attractive annual plant hailing from Asia. It comes from the family Linderniaceae. The common name for Torenia plants is the “wishbone flower” because the
Castilleja coccinea [kas-tee-LEE-uh] [kok-SIN-ee-uh], is a flowering annual plant found in moist prairies and meadows. It’s native to North America, growing from Maine to Minnesota and Florida to Louisiana. Castilleja
The Calandrinia [ka-lan-DREEN-ee-uh] a flowering plant species from the genus Calandrinia belonging to the Portulacaceae family and native to Chile, also found in some regions of Australia. The common name
Portulaca plants or moss rose, or common purslane, are succulent groundcovers and Portulacaceae family members. Portulaca grandiflora earned its specific species name (Grandiflora) because of its large flowers. Portulaca is
Nigella damascena [ny-JELL-luh] [dam-ASK-ee-nuh] is an annual flower in the Ranunculaceae (buttercup) family. It’s native to Europe, southwest Asia, and northern Africa. The plant often grows in damp areas and
Gilia capitata [GEE-lee-uh, kap-ih-TAY-tuh] is an annual wildflower producing pretty, blue puffball like flowers and member of the Phlox family. It is native to North America, growing naturally in many
Cynoglossum amabile [SIGH-no-gloss-um, a-MAH-bih-lee] are charming blue flowers painting the garden in eye-catching color. Cynoglossum is part of the Boraginaceae family, along with the Baby Blue Eyes flower (Nemophila) and Brunnera. The two
Sutera cordata [SOO-ter-uh kor-DAY-tuh] known as the Bacopa plant [buh-KOH-puh] is an attractive, creeping annual plant hailing from the rainier regions of South Africa and belongs to the family Scrophulariaceae.
Clarkia [KLAR-kee-uh] is a self-seeding hardy annual plant and annual wildflower apart of the Evening Primrose family (Onagraceae). Clarkia wildflowers are so-called because they were “discovered” growing on the coastal
The pocketbook plant (Calceolaria), with its gorgeous flower display, makes it a favorite in households across the country. It’s a hardy annual plant with thick, pouch-like flowers native to Central and South America. Due
The snapdragon plants – Antirrhinum majus [an-TEE-ry-num MAY-jus] are old-fashioned plants native to the Mediterranean. Snapdragons add a great deal of color, charm, and fragrance to a sunny flower garden throughout the