Ornamental

Anise Hyssop (Agastache foeniculum) - Varieties, Planting & Care Guide

by Max on Sun, 12/01/2019 - 15:25
This perennial herb or ornamental is confusingly commonly known as anise hyssop, although the plant is neither part of the hyssop species, anise seed, or a star anise. In fact, it is part of the mint family and has many semblances to the mint plant, including its square stalks and toothy dull green foliage with paler undersides.

Vitex Tree (Chaste Tree) - Varieties, Growing & Care Guide

by Max on Sun, 11/24/2019 - 20:21
The vitex tree can be grown as a tree or shrub and features beautiful fragrant lilac flowers that bloom throughout the summer. It grows easily, to the point of becoming invasive in some areas, to heights of between 15 and 20 feet. The foliage of the tree resembles the cannabis plant, with five leaflets splayed out like an open hand. The leaves have a similar scent to that of sage.

Cornflowers - How to Grow and Care For Bachelor's Buttons

by Max on Sun, 11/24/2019 - 15:37
Cornflowers are a pretty annual wildflower that was once commonly seen growing natively throughout Britain's rural meadows. Unfortunately, as with many species of wildflowers, the cornflower is now rarely seen in the wild. It has become almost extinct in rural landscapes thanks to modern agricultural methods.
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