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Sidalcea (botanical name of the family Malvaceae)

Sidalcea is also known as checkerbloom or checkermallows as it contains several species of flowers. Sidalcea is a genus of the botanical family Malvaceae. Sidalcea and members of Sidalcea are Perennials. They grow in height of upto 60cm to 2.5metres. The flowers are Purple, white or pink in color and the leaves are of palmately […]

Spiderwort – also known as “Cow slobber”

Spiderwort is also known as “Cow slobber” as it excretes a juice from its sap which stretches and is thread like and silky. It is of gooey quality and since it is silky as that of a spider web, hence the name Spiderwort. Spiderworts are native of America. They are of monocot class, which is […]

Silver lace vine or Polygonum aubertii (aka Fleece Flower or China Fleece Vine)

Silver lace vine is also called as Fleece Flower or China Fleece Vine. Silver lace vine is one of the fastest growing vines that thrive from zones 4 to 9 (in terms of climate). The Vine can grow up to 20 feet in one year. Silver lace vine has bright green foliage. It has White, […]

Growing White Roses in your Garden – Tips and care

All flowers are beautiful but none can match the majesty and elegance of roses. Also known as the “ Queen of flowers”, roses come in almost every spectrum of colour. White roses, in particular, are known for their beauty and fragrance. Their brilliant white and rich creamy look can give any garden that gorgeous effect. […]