Dodecatheon meadia Giroselle. The giroselle of Virginia (Dodecatheon meadia or Dodecatheon pauciflorum) is a hardy perennial plant whose flower is renowned for its beauty. This plant reaches 40 cm high and 25 cm in diameter. Its toothed, 10-25 cm long oval leaves are pale green in the medium. Flowering from March to may, umbels consisting of approximately 15 flowers pink-magenta, 1 to 2 cm long, on vigorous stems. Origin: southwest of the United States.
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English Roses are some of the best-loved, high-performance flowers in the garden, so they are perfect for growing in the mixed border. When David Austin set out to breed the English Roses, one of his guiding principles was that his new roses should have the natural, shrubby growth that is typical of their ancestors the …
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Creating desert landscapes in arid climates is a challenge only if you're trying to emulate gardens found in moister regions. If you're new to gardening in dry climates, consider these ideas for your desert landscape.
David summer phlox (Phlox paniculata 'David') is covered with fragrant white flowers from midsummer through fall on a plant featuring the most disease- resistant foliage of any of the white-flowered cultivars. Flowering height slightly exceeds 3 feet tall, and this phlox spreads to about 16 inches. Plant in full sun, in moist, well-drained soils, and avoid excessive fertilization. 'David' was awarded the Perennial Plant of the Year award by the Perennial Plant Association in 2002.
Southwest Mix - Heat-Tolerant Container Gardens for Sweltering Summers - Southernliving. This container is inspired by the state of Texas and combines heat-resistant plants with varied foliage textures, shapes, and colors for a dynamic and eye-catching combination.