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Rock Purslane Care: All About Growing Calandrinia
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Rock Purslane Care: All About Growing Calandrinia

The Calandrinia ka-lan-DREEN-ee-uh a flowering plant species from the genus Calandrinia belonging to the Portulacaceae family and native to Chile, also found in some regions of Australia.The common name for the plant is Rock Purslane.It’s popular as a cultivation option in regions of Western North America such as San Francisco where it is used as a popular accent plant in dry gardens.

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Marigold Plant Care: Growing Marigold Flowers

Marigold flowers are cheerful and easy plants to grow. They are the first choice and garden favorite among those who want a bright and splendid natural display for their homes!Annual marigold flowers are a native of Mexico and display radiant sprays of multi-colored brass, copper and gold flower heads all throughout the summer season.
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Portulaca Plant: Growing And Care Of Portulaca Flowers [Grandiflora]

Portulaca plants por-tew-LAK-uh or moss rose or common purslane are succulent groundcovers and members of the Portulacaceae family. Portulaca grandiflora earned its specific species name (grandiflora) because of its large flowers.Portulaca is native to Uruguay, Argentina, and Brazil. In these areas, the plant grows naturally as a perennial.
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Learn How To Grow Castilleja Coccinea (Indian Paintbrush)

Castilleja coccinea kas-tee-LEE-uh kok-SIN-ee-uh , is a flowering annual plant found in moist prairies and meadows.It’s native to North America, growing from Maine to Minnesota and Florida to Louisiana.Castilleja coccinea is part of the Castilleja (Indian paintbrush) genus, which belongs to the Orobanchaceae family.
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Rock Purslane Care: All About Growing Calandrinia

The Calandrinia ka-lan-DREEN-ee-uh a flowering plant species from the genus Calandrinia belonging to the Portulacaceae family and native to Chile, also found in some regions of Australia.The common name for the plant is Rock Purslane.It’s popular as a cultivation option in regions of Western North America such as San Francisco where it is used as a popular accent plant in dry gardens.
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What Are The Best Annuals That Attract Hummingbirds

A family with a lot of diversity, hummingbirds are little dynamo species fluttering in and out of sight.They are truly remarkable and fascinating to watch as they dash in and out of garden lush with gardens.How can you attract hummingbirds to your garden?What flowers can you plant to invite hummingbirds to visit?
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Sweet Alyssum: Growing And Caring For Lobularia Maritima

Sweet Alyssum (aka Lobularia maritima) pronounced Lob-yew-lay-ree-uh mar-rit-im-uh also known as the “Carpet Flower” is a classic garden flower.The carpet flower produces a pretty, sweet-smelling carpet of tiny flowers in shades ranging from dazzling white to deep purple.The flowers are attractive to people and pollinators, and with regular, simple deadheading, can grace your garden from early in the spring to well into the autumn.
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Deadhead These Annuals For Blooms Spring to Frost

In the springtime and early summer, you can expect to see lots of beautiful blooms throughout your garden. As the summer winds down, blooms are fewer and further between, but it doesn’t have to be that way.There are many beautiful annual flowering plants that will bloom from springtime into early autumn with the proper care.
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10 Annuals That Bloom Spring Until Frost Unaided

For your easy-care garden, you may want a collection of annuals that you can plant in the spring and forget about until frost arrives in the late fall.Luckily there are many lovely, flowering annuals (or perennials that can be grown as annuals) that will keep your garden looking bright and cheery throughout the spring and summer months and well into the autumn.
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Annuals for Fragrance

The best garden is one, which engages all you five basic senses – sight, sound, taste, touch, and smell.When setting up a garden, most of us do consider adding plants which offer a variety of colors and textures and also attract birds and butterflies.But, we often tend to overlook the smell.Fragrance not only enhances the appeal of your garden by adding another layer of richness to it, but it also makes your outdoor time a lot more pleasant.
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Tips For And How To Deadhead Petunias

Pruning petunia flowers is often a necessary task for promoting longer blooms.The process of pruning or pinching the flowers is called deadheading.Petunia is a genus of flowering plants with over 20 species of which most are annuals.They bloom in the summer, producing vibrant flowers for several months.
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Snapdragon Care: Tips On Growing The Snapdragon Flower

The snapdragon plants – Antirrhinum majus an-TEE-ry-num MAY-jus are old-fashioned plants native to the Mediterranean.Snapdragons add a great deal of color, charm, and fragrance to a sunny flower garden throughout the summer and into the fall.Snapdragons are short-lived perennial plants, but most people grow them as annual flowers.
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What Are The Best Annuals For The Beach?

When it comes to setting up a garden at your beach house or a coastal garden, selecting the right varieties of plants is a critical step.The sandy and salt-rich soil and strong winds of coastal areas are not suitable for most plants.The soils are not only devoid of nutrients, but also have poor ability to retain water.
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Torenia Wishbone Flower: Learn Growing Care Info and Tips

Torenia fournieri tor-EN-ee-uh for-NEER-eye is an attractive annual plant hailing from Asia. It comes from the family Linderniaceae.The common name for Torenia plants is the “wishbone flower” because the stamens of the blossom unite at the anthers forming a shaped like a chicken wishbone. Other common names include:Florida pansyClown flowerBluewingsThe name – Torenia – honors the Rev.
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How To Grow And Care For The Amaranth Plant

The Amaranth, also known as amaranthus or sometimes called pigweed, is an easy to grow annual flowering plant.If you desire dried flowers then look no further than the Amaranth plant.Amaranth flowers actually retain their color even when they are dried.The flowers make for perfect flower arrangements.
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Angelonia Plant Care Tips: Growing Summer Snapdragons

Angelonia Angel-on-ee-a plants, also referred to as Angelonia Angustifolia, are a genus with more than 30 species, occurring from Argentina to Mexico.These plants belong to the family Plantaginaceae along with Veronica spicata and Russelia Equisetiformis (firecracker plant).These herbaceous plants mainly occur in semi-arid and arid habitats.
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Amaranthus Caudatus Care Tips: Growing Loves Lies Bleeding Plant

Amaranthus caudatus am-uh-RANTH-us, kaw-DAH-tus means everlasting flower with a tail.It is a fast-growing annual flowering plant species of the family Amaranthaceae (Amaranth plant).It is believed to be native to the higher altitude regions in northern Bolivia, Ecuador, and Peru; the exact origin of Amaranth is uncertain.
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Baby Blue Eyes Flower Care: Growing The Nemophila Menziesii

Native to Oregon and California, the Baby Blue Eye flower the common name for Nemophila Menziesii is a charming plant with lovely cornflower blue cup shaped flowers. It can grow as a ground cover or allowed to climb up a trellis or spill out of a window box.Nemophila menziesii nee-MOF-ih-luh menz-ESS-ee-eye , is part of the Boraginaceae family of plants.
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Floss Flower: How To Care For Ageratum Houstonianum

Best known as floss flower, Ageratum houstonianum (a-ger-AE-tum ho-stone-ee-AE-num) has a reputation for being popular in the New World and infamous in Hawaii and everywhere else.This annual goes by many names, including:AgeratumBlue maudlinBlueminkFlossflowerBlueweedMexican ageratumMexican paintbrushPussy footThe Floss Flower originated in Mexico and much of Central America but has since spread worldwide.
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Wave Petunia Care: Growing Tips For Wave Petunias

The Wave Petunia is a hybrid from the Solanacaea family that includes a wide range of valuable and cherished members, from essential food crops to trees and shrubs. Among those members, more treasured for their ornamental use are the hybrid plants called petunias.Petunia x hybrida (Pet-tew-nee-uh hib-rid-uh), or wave petunia, is an especially attractive variety of multiflora petunias.
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