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Camelia Sasanqua: Winter Blooms

Camelia Sasanqua

The plants with blooms hibernates them are not many. Among the most beautiful and colorful blooms we can definitely put the queen of winter, that is, the Camelia Sasanqua. This challenge plant frost, giving a bloom from magenta intense color. If you want to give a touch of color to your garden, even in the cold winter months, choose this example, will be a pleasure for your eyes.

Knowing the Camelia Sasanqua

The Camelia Sasanqua belongs to the Theaceae family and is native of territory of China and Japan. It is an evergreen shrub that can be expanded or erect, much branched, with pale green and small leaves.

This particular specimen of Camelia is often remembered as Camellia Christmas; in fact we have already mentioned that this is exemplary with a bloom that occurs during the cold months, this fact takes place from autumn to continue until the month of March. The flowers can be very different both in form and number of petals, there is one variety rather wide. As for the longevity of this exemplary Camelia lives many years alternating exceptional blooms to more modest blooms. Read more

What are the plants that bloom in winter?

plants that bloom in winter

For those who like gardening, it is good to know that with the arrival of the cold does not end at the flowering of plants in different ways, but especially with various tricks, you can have a corner of the garden always in bloom.

Cyclamen

The cold months require a careful preservation of plants from climate changes, especially by unexpected frosts. The change of temperature also gives us colorful gardens, thanks to the presence of numerous plants, such as the cyclamen.

This common plant often embellishes balconies and flower beds. Its flowering varies depending on when the seeds were planted: in fact, cyclamen have been planted in the fall season can extend their flowering until winter. The thing to remember is not to be overlooked is that the cyclamen fears frost: for this reason it is preferable to place it in the house, away from the currents and the heaters too hot.

Besides the cyclamen, there are many other plants that bloom in winter, maybe less known but equally beautiful. Let’s see some. Read more

You can be grown perennials in the garden or on the balcony

perennials

Cold temperatures are certainly not considered friends of the green thumb and are often the main cause of bare gardens, inanimate and lifeless. However, do not panic! You do not need to wait in fact the hot spring to again enjoy a vivid and colorful vegetation, as there are many plants that can withstand the cold winter temperatures and show themselves in all their splendor even in the coldest season of the year. These are called perennials.

What is a perennial plant?

Perennial plants are so named because of their ability to live beyond two years, thanks to a growth cycle that allows them to produce flowers and fruit all year long. In particular, it defines a perennial plant which is capable of replication in a constant manner during all seasons, maintaining its color unchanged even when it is at rest.

It should make it clear that we do not speak of “immortal plant” but of plants that enjoy a life much longer than those so-called “annual” or “biennial.” Perennial plants do not need special care; they are great for decorating gardens or balconies and are easily adapted to extremely cold temperatures, very hot and well to dry soils. Read more

Guide to the choice of roses

Guide-to-the-choice-of-roses

Choosing the right rose to put in the garden or at home, it requires certain considerations and assessments due to the high number of varieties and cultivars, different in shape, size, color and bloom.

Choosing the right rose to put in the garden or in the house requires some considerations and evaluations, because of the number of varieties and cultivars, different in shape, size, color and bloom. Read more

Balcony flowers: Daisies in pots, the advice to cultivate!

Daisies

Cultivate daisies in pots is very simple, and you have the advantage of having a balcony with flowers and cheerful with just a couple of pots!

Among the balcony flowers fact daisies they are undoubtedly among the most simple, but have the ability to immediately put joy!

The daisies in pots also a period of very broad flowering: bloom in late April to remain in bloom until September! Read more

Zinnia: Ornamental flower that loves butterflies

Zinnia

The zinnia is an interesting flower to brighten up the garden. There are different varieties of this flower, there are more than twenty, and differ both as the barrel size (which can be low or high in the case of the giant zinnia), both as petal color ranging from orange to red, to lilac and to creamy white, with even two-tone particularly ornamental cultivars. The leaves are lance-shaped and rather intense green. As a flower is very easy to grow, being a very rustic plant, of the Asteraceae family. Depending on the variety can be either annual or perennial plant. Read more

10 Tips For The Garden And The Garden In Summer

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Garden in bloom and vegetable garden full of fruit to collect. Here are the best hope for the summer of all gardening enthusiasts. The sun, the heat and sudden storms, perhaps accompanied by hail, can put a strain on the garden and the plants of the garden.

Summer is one of the seasons in which the plants and vegetables need the most attention. Therefore, here are some tips to have a vegetable garden and a garden to admire during the warmer months. Read more

How to treat orchids, useful tips

treat orchids

The orchid is a plant very charming and classy, for its colored inflorescence, which may vary between shades of white, blue, pink, yellow, purple. Until a few decades ago, its cultivation was reserved for the few, since it took greenhouses or environments with high temperature and humidity.

In recent years, however, they have spread less fragile species, also adaptable to colder temperatures and crops in the house and in the garden.

So here’s some tips for orchid care and for its cultivation outdoors or in pots. Read more

Viola tricolor or Pansy: A flower that is resistant to cold

Viola tricolor

The purple flower is a much loved for its elegance and delicacy, and particularly the it’s particular nuances that arise from white to end in the most intense purple.

The purple includes more than 400 species, including hybrids and crossbreeding occurred over time, but its origins come from Ethiopia, South America, New Zealand and Australia, of course changing characteristics depending on the location.

But today I want to talk about a species that can live and flourish throughout the winter.

This is the species Tricolor also called “Pansy”; it is in fact a variant suitable for planting in colder months like January and then is appreciated throughout the winter. Read more

10 plants to purify the house from indoor pollutants

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A handbook of plants to purify the house from indoor pollutants that cause diseases and headaches. A green solution at no cost to have a nice house and “clean”

A living room filled with plants and flowers is definitely full of charm and surround ourselves with the green has proven effects on our mood and our health. If we learn to choose the right plants to purify the environment, we can significantly reduce the concentration of pollutants in the rooms where we spend most of the time. This natural remedy will help us to live better, tutelandoci from respiratory illnesses and headaches related to pollution indoors. Read more

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