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Catnip – A herb that belongs to the mint family

Catnip is a herb that belongs to the Lamiaceae or the mint family. The leaves and stem of the Catnip resemble that of the sage, with their fuzzy look. The flowers are white and long with purple pinkish spots.They are bushy hardy perennials that grow up to 90 cm in height. As the name suggests, […]

Dwarf Queen- Aster ‘Dwarf Queen’ – Blooms between July and October

Dwarf queen’s Botanical name: Aster ‘Dwarf Queen’ and is also known Michaelmas daisy ‘Dwarf Queen’. It belongs to the genus Aster. It grows to a height of up to 25centimeters. The plant grows well in full sun. The flower blooms from July to October. This plant is a perennial. This grows well in average soils. […]

Duchess of Albany- Clematis texensis – a perennial

Its botanical name is Clematis texensis ‘Duchess of Albany’ and is also known by the names Scarlet clematis; Clematis texensis group ‘Duchess of Albany’. Its genus is Clematis. It is a self-clinging semi herbaceous perennial. It is a climber that is fast growing. It has mid-green leaves which are oval in shape. It flowers are […]

Powder puff plant- Calliandra haematocephala – a perennial plant

Powder puff is an herbaceous perennial shrub belonging to the family Fabaceae and species haematocephala. It is a genus of flowering plants. About 200 species are known and the species are perennial, shrubs and small trees. This plant is a native to tropical and subtropical regions of southern Asia, Africa, Australia and America that is […]