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Shooting Star – Dodecatheon meadia, Primulaceae (Primrose family)

Shooting star is commonly also known as American Cowslip, Mosquito Bills, Mad Violets, and Sailor-caps. It is an herbaceous perennial which grows up to a height of 0.75 to 1.5 feet and spread up to 0.75 to 1 foot. Their native is Missouri and its range is Eastern and central United States. It typically occurs […]

Strawflower: “Summer Solstice”: Helichrysum Bracteatum

Straw flower is an herbaceous annual tropical and tender perennial herb which is easy to grow. These herbs are the natives of Australia and they grow up to a height of 6-12 inches i.e., 15-30 cm or three feet. These flowers are “everlasting” and can be dried and last a long time. The flowers have […]

Silene regia— Royal Catchfly (Pink family (Caryophyllaceae))

Silene Regia is a Perennial plant which grows up to a height of 24-48 inches (that is, the plant grows 2 to 4 feet tall and half as wide). It is unbranched and the stems are covered with hairs that are white in color on both the sides. The flowers are striking crimson-scarlet or bright […]

Sweet William (Dianthus barbatus (Caryophyllaceae))

Sweet William is an herbaceous biennial and perennial variety of plant. It grows for two years, blooming in the second year. It is native to the mountains of southern Europe from the Pyrenees east to the Carpathians and the Balkans, with a variety disjunction in northeastern China, Korea, and south easternmost Russia. But it has […]