Spanish Broom – A Plant of Fabaceae Family

The scientific name of this plant is Spartium junceum and is a flowering plant that belongs to Fabaceae Family. This plant is a genus small tree of pea family and they are native to temperate regions of Europe and western Asia. The scientific name of this plant is Cytisus Scoparius and its common names are […]

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Borage – A Plant of Boraginacear Family

This plant is a member of forget me not family. It can be found anywhere around the world and originates from Mediterranean region. This plant has hollow hairy stem that reach up to 3 feet in height and 2 feet in width. Borage is an annual plant that means it can complete its life cycle […]

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Barberry – A Plant of Berberidaceae Family

These plants are hardy deciduous plants are used in gardens as foundation bushes because they are very low maintenance and can adapts different types of environment easily. The scientific name of this plant is Berberis vulgaris. They are famous for its rich color and all round the year garden interest. There are 400 species of […]

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Bush Morning Glory – A Plant of Convolvulaceae Family

Scientific name of this Morning Glory plant is Ipomoea that means worm like which refers to the worm shaped stem of the plant. They originate from the tropical parts of South, central and North America and also tropical and sub tropical parts of Asia. It has more than 1000 species of and at least 10 […]

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Black Eyed Susan – A Plant of Rudbeckia Family

Rudbeckia are daisy like flowers and they belong to sunflower family (Asteraceae). They are actually called coneflowers because they have cone shaped heads but they should not be confused with purple coneflowers. Both these flowers belong from same plant family and require similar growing conditions yet the color and appearance of the flowers differ. The […]

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Bergenia – A Plant of the Saxifragaceae Family

Bergenia is a perennial that is a member of Saxifragaceae family. They are native to China and Afghanistan. These plants are also called Cobbler’s plant or Elephant ears as their leaves are too large and thin and flowers too cute that forms a bunch together. They are semi evergreen and ornamental and thus have become […]

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Begonia – A Plant of the Begoniaceac Family

Begonia is a genus that belongs to Begoniaceac family. Begonia has over 1400 species and are terrestrial herbs or under shrubs. They are native to Mexico, Central and South America, South Africa and Asia. These are showy flowers available in different colors like white, pink, scarlet and yellow. Begonias are available in too many variations […]

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Bachelor’s Button – A Plant of the Asteraceae Family

This is one of those flowers which have many other names like Cornflower, Basketflower, Bluebiottle etc. This flower is native to Europe and Asia and belongs to Asteraceae family. This is a drought tolerant annual flower; upper half of the plant is multi stemmed and produces many flowers.  These are very tall plants that grow […]

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Baby’s Breath – A Plant of the Gypsophila Family

This plant belongs to Caryophyllaceae family and has a common name Gypsophila. These plants are native to Eastern Europe especially Turkey. They branch heavily in early to mid summer and are very tiny flowers. The foliage is greenish blue and quite narrow. The genus’s meaning in Latin is friendship with gypsum as one of the […]

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Autumn Snakeroot – A Plant of the Ranunculaceae Family

This is an herbaceous perennial flower and also known as Kamchatka bugbane. This plant belongs to Ranunculaceae Family and its scientific name is Cimicifuga simplex. The plant is a foot tall with feathery spikes and starry white blooms that has purple and green fern like foliage.  The plant is 2 to 4 feet high and […]

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