Wednesday, 21 February, 2018

Category: Horticultural Wonders

Cyclamen

Cyclamen

Cyclamen. Cyclamen is a genus of 23 species of perennial flowering plants in the family Primulaceae. Cyclamen species are native to Europe and the Mediterranean Basin east to Iran, with one species in Somalia. They grow from tubers and are valued for their flowers with upswept petals and variably patterned leaves.  In most species, leaves come up in autumn, grow through the winter, and then die in spring, then the

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Potentilla

Potentilla

Potentilla. Potentilla is a genus containing over 300 species of annual, biennial and perennial herbaceous flowering plants in the rose family, Rosaceae. They are usually called cinquefoils in English. Potentilla are generally only found throughout the northern continents of the world, though some may even be found in montane biomes of the New Guinea Highlands.

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Autumn Harvest At Gardens By The Bay (Part 2)

Autumn Harvest At Gardens By The Bay (Part 2)

Autumn Harvest At Gardens By The Bay (Part 2). Cucurbita (Latin for gourd) is a genus of herbaceous vines in the gourd family, Cucurbitaceae, native to the Andes and Mesoamerica. Five species are grown worldwide for their edible fruit, variously known as squash, pumpkin, or gourd depending on species and variety, and for their seeds.

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Cyclamen

Cyclamen

Cyclamen. Cyclamen is a genus of 23 species of perennial flowering plants in the family Primulaceae. They are native to Europe and the Mediterranean Basin east to Iran, with one specie in Somalia. They grow from tubers and are valued for their flowers with upswept petals and variably patterned leaves. In most species, leaves come up in autumn, grow through the winter, and then die in spring, then the

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Hellebore

Hellebore Commonly known as hellebores, the Eurasian genus comprises approximately 20 species of herbaceous or evergreen perennial flowering plants in the family the Ranunculaceae. The scientific name Helleborus derives from the Greek name from elein “to injure” and bora “food.” Many species are poisonous. Despite names such as “winter rose,” “Christmas rose,” and “Lenten

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