* Plants can be grown on walls. Succeeds in dry soils and in poor soils. * The flowers are very fragrant, diffusing a powerful clove-like scent. * An attractive garden flower, blooms in May or June, 1 1/2" flowers, several per stem.
The hairy leaves, scalloped on the edges, are pea green, varying in size, all the way up to 3 in (7.6 cm) long and 2 in (5.1 cm) wide. * Erect, bushy annual with oval to heart-shaped, toothed, hairy, dark green leaves 2 1/2" long.
The foliage forms a tight rosette at ground level in the first year. Purpurea is easily grown from seed or purchased as potted plants in the spring. * The foxglove is a widely used herbal medicine with a recognised stimulatory effect upon the heart.
(50–120cm) tall. It grows from 2–4ft. * The name distichum refers to the two types of leaves the plant carries. * The flowers are yellow–orange or orange–vermillion with the petals spotted in purple, somewhat ‘flatfaced' in appearance with irregular...
* Paeonia lactiflora , also Chinese Peony ( ? Plants are tolerant of a wide range of soil conditions, but will not survive if the soil becomes waterlogged or is too dry. * An easily grown and undemanding plant, it does best in a deep rich soil, preferably...
It is cultivated as an ornamental plant in temperate regions – growing to 60 centimetres (24 in) (less in poor soils), and producing pale lilac flowers in spring. * Iris magnifica is a bulbous flowering plant in the genus Iris, native to the mountains...
* A strong fibre is obtained from the stems, it is used for making string, bags, paper etc. * Lavatera thuringiaca is a species of Lavatera native to eastern Europe and southwestern Asia , from southern Germany south to Italy , and east to southern Russia...
It commonly grows along streams and creeks, preferring moist habitats. Blooms, 6 to 18 inches long, late spring to early summer. The flowers, blue to blue violet, pea like and produced at the end of branches.
Common Name: Bigleaf Lupine, Common Lupine , Blue-pod Lupine, Blue Bonnet, Large-leaved Lupine, Big-leaved Lupine, Garden Lupine, Meadow Lupine, Bog Lupine, Lupin
They are often used in the treatment of certain heart complaints. * The leaves are cardiac, stimulant and tonic. * Yellowish flowers marked with rusty red, particularly on the inside; in spikes; biennial or short-lived perennial; full or part sun, dry,...
* Herbaceous perennial with linear arching leaves to 60 cm. Middendorfii: To 90 cm. The range of the species. Flower scapes 20–90 cm. Flowers in July for 2–3 weeks and often reblooms in September.Two varieties are recognized: var.
Average Viable Seeds/Packet: 10
Common Name: Amur Daylily, Chinese Daylilly, Middendorf Daylilly, Daylily
* A curious plant, with a flower stalk rising to several feet, at the top is a sheath from which up to six conspicuous orange or yellow flowers, each with a dark blue "tongue," emerge; very striking; grown outdoors in zone 10, in greenhouses in colder...
Botanical Name: Strelitzia reginae
Minimum Hardiness Zone: 10
Height: 6 feet
Common Name: Queen's Bird-of-Paradise, Bird-of-paradise, Queen's Bird-of Paradise
The stems and leaves are moderately to densely hairy. It is also antibiotic and helps to relieve allergies. They had a very wide range of applications and many of these uses have been confirmed by modern science.
Blooms in the spring to early summer, but is said not to bloom well in very hot climates. * Usually flowers blue, pink, white, lavender, and purple. * An essential oil distilled from the plant is used in perfumery and lipsticks.
Average Viable Seeds/Packet: 478
Common Name: Devil In The Bush, Love - In - A - Mist
* All parts of these plants are considered toxic to humans, causing severe digestive discomfort if ingested, and also skin irritation. * The plants flower from late spring to late summer, and are pollinated by butterflies and bumble bees.
* It is native to the central and eastern United States and Ontario in Canada. * It is attractive to butterflies and birds. It is hardy and not easily outcompeted by other plants. Tall, summer perennial with a somewhat branched stem.
The pinnate leaves usually have five soft green leaflets, although three and seven occur as well, each with a shape ranging from lanceolate-oblong to rhombic, and a pattern of distinct teeth along the margins.
* The flower heads dry well and the plant will self seed if the flowers heads are left in the garden. * The flower heads are 8-12 inches in diameter and are very showy. * This bulb forming perennial produces short lived sword shaped leaves followed by...
* It is also an ornamental plant in gardens, with numerous cultivars selected for different flower colors. * Aquilegia caerulea is the state flower of Colorado. * Aquilegia caerulea is a species of Aquilegia flower native to the Rocky Mountains from Montana...
Quantity: 2.1 lb
Common Name: Colorado Columbine, Colorado Blue Columbine, Rocky Mountain Columbine
However, as it is associated with cemetries, it is not clear whether it is a truly wild plant in Kashmir or an introduction from places unknown. Mathew (l.c. 110), this species is said to have originated in Kashmir.
The flowers, 1.5–2.5 cm (1–1 in) in diameter, often fragrant, are white, pink, red, or purple, and borne in summer through fall (autumn). * Phlox paniculata is an erect herbaceous perennial growing to 120 cm (47 in) tall by 100 cm (39 in) wide, with...