Once you learn more about the whole genus of Salvia, you can only fell in love with them! There are almost one thousand species in this group which offer such a variation of color, shape and foliage. Their color range is outstanding from blue to lilac, from white to dark red and creamy yellow to dark orange. All have nectar-rich flowers that attract pollinators and bring your garden to life.
Poinsettia needs no introduction. What would Christmas be without poinsettias? Offered in many different colors, from classic red to bronze/yellow, euphorbia pulcherrima (that’s its official name) is a must for December decorations. Many people call it “The Christmas Plant” or just “the Red plant” for it’s unique massive red bractia that we are used in coloring our houses in December.
Native to Central and South America, Lantana is a bushy perennial shrub that has rough and jagged bright green leaves, which, if broken, exude an unforgetable fragrance. They will not stop flowering during summer and won’t require a lot of attention to make a garden looks fabulous, even when nothing else can stand the warm and dry summer normally found in Mediterranean.
There are not a lot new things for us to say about Hydrangea that you don’t already know. Known throughout the world for its extraordinary flowering Hydrangea (or hortensia) has large and serrated dark green leaves and produces a large balloon composed of many small flowers of various colours, from white to pink to liliac up to blue.
Originally coming from Thailand, bringing a Curcuma plant at home brings the exotic atmosphere of this South East Asian country!
The stately plant has slender, powerful stems, large leaves and very impressive flowers. If you look closely, you will see that the flowers are actually bracts that act as a “house” for countless small flowers. Every flower stem lasts for several weeks and keep its impressive purple tone in the house it decorates.
Senecio is a really large genus with worldwide spread. Why did we include it in our Australian native range? Just because our great hybrid comes from Down Under! Trident Blue is an easy-care ground cover with powdery blue-grey leaves that display an intriguing shape. Bred by Attila Kapitany, Trident Blue is easy to grow, has low water needs and low maintenance requirements.