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Black Cohosh – Cimicifuga Racemosa : how to grow, soil conditions and benefits.

Black cohosh is a member of the buttercup family found in rich woods of the eastern deciduous forest from southern Ontario south to Georgia, west to Arkansas, north to Wisconsin. Other Common Names: Actee A Grappes, American Baneberry, Amerikansk Slangerod, Black Snakeroot, Cimicaire, Rattle Root, Sauco, Slangenwortel, Tahta Bitiotu, Wanzenkraut, Cimicifuga racemosa.

Characteristics of Black […]

Bottlebrush Buckeye Shrub : how to grow, soil conditions and what care should be taken.

The woody plant, Bottlebrush Buckeye belongs to the Hippocastanaceae family and is found growing abundantly all over Southeastern United States of America. The Bottlebrush Buckeye tree is easy to grow and looks splendid with its bloom of cone shaped panicles (flowers) that are white in color with delicate red anthers.

Characteristics of Bottlebrush Buckeye Shrub […]

Clarkia or Godetia : how to grow, soil conditions and what care should be taken

Godetia also goes by the names Farewell-To-Spring and Clarkia. Clarkia produce cup-shaped blossoms in clusters at the tips of strong stems. Flowers are white, pink, red, or lilac with contrasting colors in most. There are also double varieties. Foliage is gray-green.

Characteristics of Clarkia

– Clarkia are bushy hardy annuals of 30cm to 1.2M […]

Baby Blue Eyes : what are the different growing conditions and what care should be taken.

California poppies or Baby blue eyes are the perfect wildflower. They do great in the garden, growing like the proverbial weed, blooming in spring and then again in most gardens come autumn. Baby blue eyes is a small plant, rarely growing over 10 inches high. The mounding plants are covered with flowers that are up […]