Monthly Archives: June 2014

A Touch of Tenderness – White Flowers in your garden

White flowers are so tend and nice. Roses, tulips, clematis, peony, lily…

Which one do you like?

White Rose

White Rose

White Lily

White Lily

White Peony

White Peony

White Tulips

White Tulips

White Clematis

White Clematis

White Clematis

White Clematis

Amazing Patio with Fantastic Petunias

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

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

Petunia Conchita Strawberry Frost 'Constraw' PBR (Conchita Series)

 

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
Height: 0.1-0.5 metres
Habitid: Trailing
Pests: aphids and slugs may be a problem
Pruning: Deadhead regularly
Spreadid: West-facing
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

Patio peony

Would you like to have such peonies on your patio?

They are beautiful, aren’t they?

Pateo Peony Pink

Pateo Peony Pink

Pateo Peony White

Pateo Peony White

Pateo Peony Purple

Pateo Peony Purple

Pateo Peony Red

Pateo Peony Red

Pateo Peony Pink

Pateo Peony Pink

Pateo Peony White

Pateo Peony White

Pateo Peony Pink

Pateo Peony Pink

Life cycle of amazing flower – Garden Orchid

Look at these wonderful garden orchid. The plants are nice and unusual. Below you can find the life cycle of these flowers.

Garden Orchid

Garden Orchid

Garden Orchid

Garden Orchid

Garden Orchid

Garden Orchid

Garden Orchid

Garden Orchid

Garden Orchid

Garden Orchid

Funny pets in your garden – idea

Would you like to have such a wonderful dogs in your garden?

Funny dogs in the garden - idea

Funny dogs in the garden – idea

White Clematis

Previously we wrote about clematis flowers. They are beautiful and nice climbing plants.

White clematis is magic…

white clematis

white clematis

Nice Gazebo in the Garden

Nice Gazebo in the Garden

Nice gazebo in the garden

Nice gazebo in the garden

Clematis ‘Countess of Lovelace’

Clematis Countess of Lovelace

Clematis Countess of Lovelace

Clematis Countess of Lovelace

Clematis Countess of Lovelace2

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
Height: 1.5-2.5 metres
Habitid: Climbing
Pests: Young shoots may be troubled by aphids and caterpillars; petals can be eaten by earwigs
Pruning: Pruning (clematis) group 2
Spreadid: East-facing
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.