Cape Primrose – A Plant of the Primulaceae Family

These flowers are also called Streps or Streptocarpus. They are flowering houseplants with velvety, long green leaves and floral sprays. They are originally from South Africa where they are found growing on a forest floor. This flower is actually a showy relative of African violet. For new varieties hundreds of hybrids have been developed. The […]

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Canna Lily – A Plant of the Cannaceae Family

This plant is rhizomatous perennial plant which has tropical like foliage and they also have large flowers that resemble Iris. The flowers are of red, orange or yellow color. The color of the foliage can vary from green to maroon, bronze and variegated types. They are also referred to as Cannabis and they are only […]

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Candytuft – A Plant of the Brassicaceae Family

Candytuft is an evergreen perennial that is a 12 to 18 inch flowering beauty. This plant is a European native. This flower is generally white in color but many cultivars have pink or lilac blooms. These are delicate flowers that appear in early spring through summer and sometimes rebloom in fall. They are the members […]

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Campanula Latifolia – A Plant of Campanulaceae Family

This flower belongs to Bellflower Family that is Campanulaceae. It is a perennial herb and the plant is commonly called Large Campanula or wide leaved bellflower. It is 20 to 25 inches in height and blooms between July to August. This genus comprises of more than 300 species that are spread across northern hemisphere. These […]

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Calla Lily – A Plant of the Araceae Family

These flowers belong to Araceae family and are excellent Houseplant. The common name of this flower is arum lily, trumpet lily, Pig lily or Miniature Calla Lily. This flower is native to Southern Africa. The flowers are long petioled basal leaves that arise from thick rhizome. The trumpet shaped bract is covered with tiny flowers […]

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Calendula Officinalis – A Plant of Asteraceae Family

This flower belongs to Daisy Family Compositae and is an annual herb. The flower is commonly called Marigold, Garden Marigold, English Marigold and Scottish Marigold. These flowers are 4 to 7 cm wide and are single flowers like capitula that are surrounded by involucral bracts. The flowering time of the blooms is June to October. […]

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Brunfelsia – A Plant of the Solanaceae Family

This plant belongs to Solanaceae family and its botanical name is Brunfelsia calycina. It is a semi deciduous shrub species of flowering that grows in light woodland ad thickets. Thus shrub can grow up to feet in height and spread across 12 feet. It is mostly cultivated for its fragrant flowers. It is native to […]

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Bleeding Heart – A Plant of the Papaveraceae Family

The scientific name of this plant is Dicentra spectabilis which is a former name now it is called Lamprocapnos spectabilis, they have heart shaped flowers that grows on plant’s arching stem. The plant has attractive blue foliage and the flowers are available in pink, white and solid white colors. It is an herbaceous plant and […]

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Bougainvillea – A Plant of Nyctaginaceae Family

Bougainvillea is a member of Nyctaginaceae family. It is a woody climber with stiff curved thorns and their leaves are bright green colored arranged alternately along the stem. It is native to tropical and sun tropical regions of Central and South America and now is cultivated in warm climates all over the world. The leaves […]

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Buck-bean – A Plant of Meyathaceae Family

This plant is low perennial and is clumped at ground level. They have large and long stalked leaves with narrow clusters of white or purple star like flowers. The flower blooms in months on April to August in white color. The size of the flower is about 0.5 to 1 feet wide. The chemical name […]

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