How to Grow and Care for Myoporum Parvifolium

Flowering Myoporum parvifolium plant

Myoporum Parvifolium (my-OH-por-um, par-vee-FOH-lee-um) is a spreading shrub from the Scrophulariaceae or figwort family which absorbed the original family of myoporaceae. It is an evergreen perennial native to South Australia,

How To Care For Astrantia Masterwort

flowering Astrantia Masterwort

Astrantia [Ast-ran-tee-a] is a genus in the Apiaceae family. These herbaceous plants are native to Europe and the Caucasus.  There are around nine different species of this plant; all of them

Learn How To Grow Herniaria Glabra

Herniaria glabra

Herniaria glabra [her-nee-AR-ee-uh, GLAY-bruh] is a hardy, low growing groundcover known as Rupturewort, Smooth Rupturewort or simply, Green Carpet.  This perennial plant is a member of the Caryophyllaceae family and

Pasque Flower: How To Grow and Care For Pulsatilla Vulgaris

Flowering Pasque Flower (Pulsatilla Vulgaris)

Pulsatilla vulgaris [pul-sa-TIL-uh, vul-GAIR-iss] is a herbaceous perennial known for its glorious blooms from the buttercup family Ranunculaceae and genus Pulsatilla.  Native to calcareous grasslands in Europe, this plant was previously known

Brass Buttons Plant: Growing The Leptinella Squalida

unique foliage of the Brass button plant - Leptinella Squalida

Leptinella squalida [lep-tin-EL-luh, SKWA-lee-duh] (Syn. Cotula squalida) is a flowering species of the daisy family, Asteraceae. Its nativity in New Zealand has earned it the common name New Zealand Brass Button. It is

Blackfoot Daisy Care: How To Grow Melampodium Leucanthum

Buttery flowers of the blackfoot daisy (Melampodium Leucanthum)

Melampodium Leucanthum [Mel-am-POH-dee-um, Lew-KAN-thum] is a perennial herbaceous plant from the Asteraceae aka composite family. This attractive drought-tolerant, wildflower plant is native to New Mexico and the Southwest United States,

Ground Cover Plants

Ground cover plants or cover crops are low-growing ornamental plants that spread naturally over the ground in places where it is not practical to grow turf. Ground covers are usually