No longer confuse geranium and pelargonium. Most of the time, “geraniums” are used to designate plants which actually belong to the genus pelargonium. True geraniums are perennials, which stay put from season to season, hardy and easy to live with. Perennial geraniums form a family full of vitality.
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Athyrium is a pretty fern, deciduous and ideal for decorating a corner of shade.Outdoor and often in the woods, it is easy to maintain and grow.In summary, what you need to know: Name: Athyrium filix -feminaFamily: DryoperidaceaeType: PerennialHeight: 30 to 120 cmExposure: Shade and partial shadeSoil: OrdinaryFoliage: PersistentPlantation of athyriumPlanting is done either in autumn or in spring but avoiding periods of frost or strong heat.
It is found everywhere and sometimes even where we do not expect it. On an old stone wall, along an embankment or in the shade of a tree, this fern settles on the smallest mound of earth.In summary, what it says: Name: Phyllitis scolopendriumFamily : Polypodiaceae Type: Fern, perennial, indoor plant Height: 40 to 50 cm Exposure: Part shade, shade Soil: Ordinary Foliage: Persistent Flowering: None Planting centipede All year round for container plants, but outside of frost and heavy periods heat.
Sunpatiens is the answer finally found for all those who love impatiens and who would like to put them in the sun! You can adorn your beds, tubs and planters in the sun for long months. In summary, what you need to know: Name: Sunpatiens ® Family: Balsaminaceae Type: Perennial indoors, annual outdoors Height: about 40 cm Exposure: Sun and partial shade Soil: Ordinary Flowering: May to September Planting sunpatiens ® Planting sunpatiens ® purchased in a cup is done in spring.
Sedges are pretty grasses and well known for their multi-colored foliage. Maintenance, from planting to pruning, will make them even more beautiful. In summary, what you need to know: Name: Carex Family: Cyperaceae Type: Perennial, grass Height: 50 cm Exposure: Sunny or partial shade Soil: Ordinary, rather humid Foliage: Evergreen Flowering: July to October Planting sedge, sedge Indifferently, in autumn or spring.
Pampas Grass is one of the most majestic grasses, but also among the most invasive.In summary, what you need to know: Name: Cortaderia selloanaFamily: PoaceaeType: Grass, perennialHeight: 1.5 to 4 mExposure : Sunny Soil: Ordinary Flowering: September to October Planting Pampas grass Preferably in spring or autumn in soil mixed with potting soil.
Ivy geranium is a wonderful ornamental plant. It is easy to grow and care for it to have beautiful flowers. On the balcony, on the terrace or in the garden, the decorative effect is guaranteed. Name: Pelargonium peltatum Family: Geraniaceae Type: Perennial Height: 30 to 80 cm Exposure: Sunny Soil: Well drained Foliage: Deciduous Flowering: May to October Planting ivy geranium Ivy leaf geranium is not a climbing plant, contrary to what its name might suggest.
The Chinese reed also called Eulalie is an easy to cultivate and very ornamental grass.In summary, what you should know: Name: Miscanthus sinensisFamily: PoaceaeType: Perennial, grassHeight: 1 to 3 mExposition: SunnySoil: OrdinaryFoliage : Persistent Flowering: September to November Planting eulalia, Chinese reed Preferably in spring in soil mixed with potting soil.
Fern is a pretty perennial and persistent plant with many varieties.Or outdoors or indoors, it is easy to care for and grow.Name: DryopterisFamily: DryoperidaceaeType: Perennial and houseplant, green plantHeight: 30 to 120 cmExposition: Shade and partial shade Soil: Ordinary Foliage: Evergreen Planting the fern As an indoor plant, you can repot throughout the year.
The wallflower is a small flower with the sweet scent that is essential for perennial beds, both for its colors and its original shape. It adapts to the most difficult places and brightens them up in the most beautiful way. You should know: Name: Cheiranthus cheirii Family: Brassicaceae Type: Perennial cultivated in biennial Height: 20 to 40 cm Exposure: Sunny Soil: Ordinary, well drained Flowering: April to October depending on varieties Planting, sowing wallflower Here is a plant that will delight places in the garden or in usually nothing grows.
The dead nettle is an ideal ground cover plant that we love as much for its pretty summer bloom as for its beautiful evergreen foliage.Whether white, purple or yellow, it is also a perfect plant to adorn an undergrowth. In summary, what you need to know: Name: Lamium maculatum Family: Lamiaceae Type: Perennial Height: 20 to 30 cm Exposure: Sunny to shade Soil: Rich and well drained Foliage: Deciduous Flowering: April to June Planting the dead cutter The dead cutter is planted without preference, in spring or in the fall and ideally in cool and rather shady soil.
The giant stipa is a grass which, as its name suggests, is well known to reach beautiful heights. Easy to maintain, it finds its place very well in a clump of grass but also isolated for its beautiful decorative power. In summary, what you should know: Name: Stipa giganteaFamily: PoaceaeType: Perennial, grassHeight: 2 mExposition: SunnySoil: Ordinary, well drainedFoliage: EvergreenFlowering: July to OctoberPhoto: By A.
Million Bells® is a hybrid of the well-known calibrachoa offering hundreds of bells often used in suspension for its beautiful waterfall effect. Although perennial in certain latitudes, it is cultivated here as an annual but its flowering lasts a long time. What you need to know: Name: Calibrachoa Million bells® Family: Solanaceae Type: Annual Height: 15 to 50 cm Exposure: Sun or partial shade Soil: Rather rich, not too chalky Flowering: May to October Planting, sowing Million bells® It is recommended to plant Calibrachoa Million bells® in spring, after any risk of frost because it is not frost resistant.
The helianthemum is a perennial with generous and abundant flowering. An excellent plant used as a ground cover, its maintenance is relatively easy and the effect very decorative for your garden, your borders. In summary, what you need to know: Name : Helianthemum nummulariumFamily: CistaceaeType: PerennialHeight: 15 to 30 cmExposition: SunnySoil: Ordinary, well drainedFlowering: May to SeptemberPlanting of the helianthemum Prefer a planting of helianthemums in spring, respecting a spacing of 30/40 cm between each foot.
Bindweed is often considered an invasive plant but it is nonetheless a very pretty flower.In summary, what you need to know: Name: Convolvulus sepiumFamily: ConvolvulaceaeType: Perennial or annualHeight: 20 to 80 cmExposition: SunnySoil: Ordinary Flowering: June to October Planting bindweed, beautiful by dayBindweed, annual beautiful by day: The annual bindweed is sown in early spring, from April in regions with a fairly mild climate and in May, after the last frosts, elsewhere.
Blue fescue is a pretty little grass. Easy to maintain, it does not require any pruning and offers a nice shade for a decorative bed. In summary, what you need to know: Name: Festuca glauca Family: Poaceae Type: Perennial, grass Height: 30 to 50 cm Exposure: Sunny Soil: Ordinary Foliage: Evergreen Flowering: June to July Planting blue fescue Plant preferably in fall or spring.
An essential stage in the life of a perennial, dividing perennials restores vigor to the plant and multiplies it at the same time.It is the most economical solution to decorate your garden with new plantings. A perennial that has been in the same location for years tends to grow strongly and take up a lot of space.
The spring-flowering plants are sold in mini-clods starting in the fall. This saves time compared to sowing. But in order not to miss the steps, follow these tips carefully.In winter If you bought your plants in a cold snap, keep them in a frost-free room while waiting for them. plant in spring.
The golden basket is a perennial plant that flowers generously in spring.The golden yellow of its flowers is characteristic, as is its basket shape.In summary, what you need to know: Name: Alyssum saxatileFamily: BrassicaceaeType: PerennialHeight: 20 to 30 cm Exposure: Sunny Soil: Ordinary, well drained Flowering: April-May Planting the golden basket Preferably in the fall to promote rooting, but you can also plant it until spring outside of frost periods.
The Savannah daisy is part of the large asteraceae family.In summary, what you should know: Name: EuryopsFamily: AsteraceaeType: Perennial, shrubHeight: 1 m Exposure: Sunny Soil: ordinary, drainedFoliage: PersistentFlowering: March to November It offers a pretty blooms from spring to summer and poses no problem in terms of maintenance.
The fragrant analysis is a beautiful annual. Often used as a ground cover, it brings a nice decorative touch to the garden.In summary, what you should know: Name: Lobularia, Alyssum maritimumFamily: BrassicaceaeType: AnnualHeight: 15 cm Exposure: SunnySoil: OrdinaryFlowering: Spring, summerThere are 2 types allyssum, one (Alyssum saxatile) is perennial and blooms in spring while the other, fragrant allyssum is annual and blooms in summer.