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Alaterne, Nerprun

Alaterne, Nerprun

Name: Rhamnus alternus Family: Rhamnaceae Type: Shrub Height: 3 to 5 m Exposure: Sunny and partial shade Soil: Ordinary Foliage: Evergreen Flowering: March to May Plantation of alaterne, Nerprun: In spring preferably. If you plant in the fall, you risk limiting its good development and therefore its recovery, especially if the winter has to be tough.

Alyogyne: Treat Them Well

Alyogyne: Treat Them Well

The alyogine is a remarkable plant with a shrub-like appearance and generous flowering. The maintenance, from the plantation to the size, is easy and will allow you to have a magnificent alyogyne. In summary, what you should know: Name: Alyogyne Family: Malvaceae Type: Shrub Height: 2 m Exposure: Sunny Soil: Light, well drained Foliage: Evergreen Flowering: April to November Plantation of the alyogyne: Preferably in the spring in a sheltered and sunny place in your garden.

André Le Nôtre, Royal Gardener

André Le Nôtre, Royal Gardener

In 2013, the 400th anniversary of the birth of André Le Nôtre, the gardener of Louis XIV, was celebrated. The opportunity to return to a prolific career whose works continue to delight today's walkers. Grandson and son of the king's gardeners, the young André learns his trade from his father, Pierre Le Nôtre, in the Tuileries garden.

Spiny Angelica, Aralia Spinosa

Spiny Angelica, Aralia Spinosa

Thorny Angelica is an interesting shrub, both for its summer blooming and for its large, spicy leaves. If there are many species (about 40), the maintenance remains fairly identical and easy in all cases. In summary, what you need to know: Name: Aralia spinosa Family: Araliaceae Type: Shrub Height: 3 to 8 m Exposure: Sunny Soil: Ordinary Foliage: Deciduous Flowering: July to August Plantation of angelica thorny: A fall or spring, but preferably in the fall to facilitate rooting before winter.

Anthurium: A Must Inside

Anthurium: A Must Inside

Anthurium requires some care, especially when we know that this plant of tropical origin sometimes has difficulties to adapt to the interior of our houses and apartments. But the culture of indoor anthurium is still quite possible provided you follow a few rules here are valuable advice.

Bignone: Virginia Jasmine

Bignone: Virginia Jasmine

The bignone, also known as Virginia Jasmine, is a beautiful climber that blooms all summer long. Its trumpet-shaped flowers, orange or red, are spectacular and can adorn the garden until the first frosts. In summary, what you should know: Name: Campsis Family: Bignonacées Type: Climbing plant Height: 5 to 10 m Exposure: Sunny Soil: Rather rich, fresh and well drained Foliage: Caduc Flowering: June to October according to climate Plantation of The bignone: It is recommended to plant the bignone in the fall but it can also be planted in the spring provided you plan a more regular watering at the beginning.

Billbergia

Billbergia

Billbergia is a plant grown here in beautiful interior and whose name pays tribute to the Swedish botanist Gustav Johan Billberg. Native to South America and more specifically to Brazil and Argentina, it is cultivated for its foliage and its superb flowering. It is one of the easiest bromeliads to grow.

Blue Palm Of Mexico

Blue Palm Of Mexico

The blue palm of Mexico is a rustic tree and very ornamental. Planting, maintaining and pruning will help you grow beautifully. In summary, what you should know: Name: Brahea armata Family: Aracaceae Type: Tree Height: 8 to 15 m Climate: Warm Exposure: Sunny Soil: Well drained, sandy Foliage: Persistent Palm plantation: Prefer a planting in the spring if the winter is cool in your area then you can plant it in the fall.

Little Holly Frog

Little Holly Frog

Name: Ruscus aculeatus Family: Asparagaceae Type: Shrub Height: 0.8 to 1.2 m Exposure: Shade Soil: Fresh Foliage: Evergreen Planting Holly berry: Not important, spring or fall for all subjects bucket. Follow our shrub planting tips. Size of the small hollyberry: No size is necessary, but it is also not recommended.

Ricin

Ricin

Name: Ricinus communis Family: Euphorbiaceae Type: Annual shrub Height: 2 to 4 m Exposure: Sunny Climate: Hot Soil: Fairly rich Foliage: Deciduous Fruiting: Summer Castor planting: In spring in a soil preferably mixed with potting soil and ideally with an organic amendment of the manure and algae type.

Chimonanthe: Pretty Winter Bloom

Chimonanthe: Pretty Winter Bloom

The chimonanthe is remarkable in winter and undoubtedly one of the most beautiful winter blooming shrubs. In summary, what you need to know: Name: Chimonanthus praecox Family: Calycanthacées Type: Shrub Height: 3 to 5 m Exposure: Sunny Soil: Ordinary Foliage: Deciduous or evergreen Flowering: January to March Planting, pruning and growing These are all actions that will help you to improve the growth of chimonanthe.

Choisya Aztec Pearl: Small Flowering Shrub

Choisya Aztec Pearl: Small Flowering Shrub

The choise 'Aztec Pearl' is a variety of orange from Mexico very interesting for its fresh green foliage but especially because it flowers 3 times in the year. In summary, what you need to know: Name: Choisya Aztec Pearl Family: Rutaceae Type: Shrub Height: 1 to 1.5 m Exposure: Sunny Foliage: Persistent Flowering: April to June and September Also read: our articles about the orange tree of Mexico Plantation of chozya Aztec pearl: It is better to plant the choise Aztec Pearl in the fall for a good rooting before winter but you can also plant in the spring.

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