Scientific NamePlumeria rubra L.Common NamesFrangipani, Common Frangipani, Red Frangipani, Nosegay, Red Paucipan, Red Jasmine, Temple TreeSynonymsPlumeria acuminata, Plumeria acutifolia, Plumeria angustifolia, Plumeria arborea, Plumeria arborescens, Plumeria aurantia, Plumeria aurantiaca, Plumeria bicolor, Plumeria blandfordiana, Plumeria carinata, Plumeria conspicua, Plumeria gouanii, Plumeria incarnata, Plumeria jamesonii, Plumeria kerrii, Plumeria kunthiana, Plumeria lambertiana, Plumeria loranthifolia, Plumeria lutea, Plumeria macrophylla, Plumeria megaphylla, Plumeria mexicana, Plumeria milleri, Plumeria mollis, Plumeria northiana, Plumeria purpurea, Plumeria tenuifolia, Plumeria tricolorScientific ClassificationFamily: ApocynaceaeSubfamily: RauvolfioideaeTribe: PlumerieaeGenus: PlumeriaDescriptionPlumeria rubra is a deciduous plant that grows as a spreading shrub or small tree up 25 feet (7.
An unintentionally introduced weed, dallisgrass is difficult to control, but with a little know how, it is possible. Keep reading for information on how to kill dallisgrass.Dallisgrass Weed: A Good Idea Gone BadThe dallisgrass weed (Paspalum dilitatum) hails from Uruguay and Argentina. It was introduced into the United States back in the 1800s as a fast growing forage plant that could survive our southern climes.
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Grasses are a form of plant with soft, non-woody aerial stems and foliage that die off at the end of the growing season. This category is represented by annuals, biennials and perennials. Herbaceous annuals reproduce by seed. At the end of the season, which can last for a very long time in the tropics, not only the aerial organs of the grasses die off, but also the roots.
By: Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden WriterBanana mint plants (Mentha arvensis ‘Banana’) are a variety of mint with bright, fuzzy, lime green foliage and a pronounced, very delightful aroma of banana. Read on for all the banana mint information you need to get started with this fun and rather quirky plant.
By: Teo SpenglerIf you are looking for ornamental pear trees that overflow with showy flowers in spring, consider Chanticleer pear trees. They also delight many with their vibrant fall colors. For more Chanticleer pear information and tips on growing Chanticleer pears, read on.Chanicleer Pear InformationChanticleer (Pyrus calleryana ‘Chanticleer’) is a cultivar of the Callery ornamental pear, and it’s a beauty.
By: Laura MillerIf you like the look of freesiaflowers but wish you could find something similar that wasn’t quite sotall, you’re in luck! False freesia plants, a member of the Iridaceae family,can add a bright splash of red to the garden in late spring and early summer.Its shorter stature makes it ideal for borders and rockgardens.
HOW TO GROW AND CARE FOR OUR PLANTS Gynura are small plants very appreciated for the beauty of their velvety leaves. Main species »GENERAL FEATURESThe Gynura genus of the Asteraceae family includes evergreen plants, native to the tropical areas of Africa and Asia, widespread and cultivated to adorn homes as they are very decorative and easy to grow.
Pruning cherries in the fall is a necessary and important procedure for preparing a tree for winter. It helps to prevent plant diseases, increase immunity and promotes abundant fruiting in the next season. The main goals of autumn pruning Thanks to pruning, a beautiful crown is formed, increased productivity, frost is more easily tolerated, and the risk of developing diseases is reduced. Pruning is one of the important measures for caring for cherries.
It is possible to protect the garden from harmful insects, as well as fungal and bacterial diseases without the use of special chemicals. It is enough to take herbs that are always at hand: they are cheap, affordable and environmentally friendly. Herbal infusions not only destroy pests, but also have a preventive effect.
By: Teo SpenglerWhat is German White garlic? According to German Whitegarlic information, this is a large, strong-flavored hardneck type garlic.German White garlic is a Porcelain type with satin white bulbs. For informationabout how to grow German White garlic, read on.German White Garlic InfoMany gardeners growing German White garlic declare it theirfavorite.
Transplant Published: February 13, 2012 Reprinted: Last edits: Video about transplanting indoor plants. Transplanting flowers is a business that requires skills and knowledge. Improper or untimely transplanting can kill some plants. This video will tell you about preparing the soil for transplanting, disinfecting the substrate, and directly about the transplant itself, as well as the subsequent care of the plant, which is one of the most important points.
By: Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban AgriculturistFresh available herbs are a delight for the home cook. What could be better than having the scents and flavors near at hand in the kitchen? Thyme (Thymus vulgaris) is a useful herb that can be used in a variety of ways. It adds a delicate aroma and almost grassy spice to any dish.
By: Liz BaesslerMany gardeners and cooks know about elderberries, the small dark fruits that are especially popular in European cuisine. Keep reading to learn more about common elderflower uses and what to do with elderflowers.About Elderflower UsesBefore cooking with or ingesting elderflowers, it’s important to understand a couple things.
Obtaining high-quality varietal planting material is one of the important aspects of apple cultivation. There are many different ways and methods for growing seedlings. We will help the gardener understand this difficult issue, introduce him to the most productive and affordable options for propagating apple trees by cuttings.
Get Started Growing Cupflower Nierembergia: Information On Nierembergia CareBy Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden WriterNierembergia is a low-growing annual with attractive foliage and masses of purple, blue, lavender or white, star-shaped flowers, each with a deep purple center. Growing Nierembergia plants is easy, and this article will help get you started.
Everything about Garden is curious about readers' garden life. Madeleine is the Reader of the Month Madeleine Roos, 46, FisksätraYou have a cultivation plot of 80 square meters, are you happy with it? - Yes, it works great as a substitute for the garden I really want. My dream is a house with a glass veranda and a nice garden outside, but so far the lot is good!
By: Tonya Barnett, (Author of FRESHCUTKY)Whether wishing to grow a beautiful flower garden or createa lush vegetable patch, the process of building and maintaining soil health canbe quite the undertaking. Depending upon where you live, growers may encountera wide range of soil conditions and types. While some soil types can proveproblematic for differing reasons, sandy soil can be especially frustrating.
PINGUICULA Pinguicola are carnivorous plants that capture their prey through VISCOUS SECRETIONS that bog down the prey. In some of them the secretion is & 39; constant while in others it occurs only in the presence of the prey.The genus PINGUICOLA (family Lentibulariaceae) includes 69 species whose characteristic are the leaves completely covered with viscous substances in which the prey remains entangled with no way out.
Today we are addressing a technical issue that is close to the heart of many enthusiasts, the pruning of the olive tree. The olive tree is undoubtedly one of the most common trees in our countryside and has always been linked to our territory. Proper pruning operations are one of the essential aspects for the rational and productive growth of this tree.