Monthly Archives: June 2014
White flowers are so tend and nice. Roses, tulips, clematis, peony, lily…
Which one do you like?
There are lots of bedding flowers but I love petunia most of all and you can understand why, looking of the patio below…
Patio with petunia
Petunia can be annuals or perennials, with simple leaves and large, solitary, trumpet-shaped flowers in the upper leaf axils from late spring to autumn.
|Conchita Strawberry Frost is an annual to 30cm tall, with long trailing stems bearing erect, slightly fragrant, dark-veined rosy-pink flowers 5cm across from late spring to late autumn
|Common Name:||petunia Conchita Strawberry Frost|
|Color flower:||Pink in Autumn, Spring and Summer|
|Hardiness:||old H3 (may need winter protection)|
|Color foliage:||Green in Autumn, Spring and Summer|
|Pests:||aphids and slugs may be a problem|
|Time to ultimate height:||1 year|
|Exposure:||Grow in light, well-drained soil in full sun, with shelter from drying winds. Plant out after frosts have passed|
|Garden characteristics:||Banks and Slopes, City/Courtyard Gardens, Coastal, Cottage/Informal Garden, Flower borders and beds, Garden Edging, Gravel Garden or Patio/Container Plants|
Would you like to have such peonies on your patio?
They are beautiful, aren’t they?
Look at these wonderful garden orchid. The plants are nice and unusual. Below you can find the life cycle of these flowers.
Would you like to have such a wonderful dogs in your garden?
White clematis is magic…
|Clematis can be deciduous or evergreen shrubs or herbaceous perennials, mostly climbing by twining leaf-stalks, and often with showy flowers. Some have attractive fluffy seed-heads in autumnEarly Large-flowered clematis have large star-shaped flowers in early summer, often with a second flowering in late summer
‘Countess of Lovelace’ is a deciduous compact climber with double, light mauve-blue flowers made up of layers and 15-18cm wide, late spring to early summer, often followed by some single flowers in late summer
|Common Name:||clematis ‘Countess of Lovelace’|
|Color flower:||Blue in Summer|
|Hardiness:||old H4 (hardy)|
|Color foliage:||Green in Summer|
|Pests:||Young shoots may be troubled by aphids and caterpillars; petals can be eaten by earwigs|
|Pruning:||Pruning (clematis) group 2|
|Time to ultimate height:||2-5 years|
|Exposure:||Plant in a moisture-retentive, well-drained soil, with the roots and base of the plant kept cool and shaded by other plants or a layer of pebbles at the base. Plant with the crown 5–8cm (2–3in) deep to encourage new shoots to grow from below ground level. Can be grown in containers at least 45cm (18in) deep and wide in a soil based potting compost|
|Garden characteristics:||City/Courtyard Gardens, Cottage/Informal Garden, Flower borders and beds, Wall-side Borders or Patio/Container Plants|
Read more… about Clematis ‘Countess of Lovelace’ on Groweris.