Flamingo flowers (Anthurium) – The Complete Guide

Flamingo flowers (Anthurium)

Flamingo flowers are also known as anthuriums, laceleafs, or tailflowers. With their large, shiny leaves and colorful inflorescences, they are very attractive houseplants. No wonder they keep coming back into fashion again and again. Their cultivation can succeed well with a little attention. Origin The anthurium, or flamingo flower because of its striking inflorescence in …

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Velvetleafs (Abutilon) – The Complete Guide

Velvetleafs (Abutilon)

With tropical blooms beautiful, velvetleafs (Abutilon), also known as Indian mallows, conjure up a paradisiacal ambience on the summer balcony. On the creative windowsill, the exotic beauty with its colorful campanulate flowers is a welcome guest. Behind its capricious appearance, you will find a low-maintenance and long-lasting tub plant. Planting Velvetleafs Since the non-hardy velvetleaf …

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Callas (Calla) – The Complete Guide

Callas (Calla)

With colorful funnel flowers, callas create an exotic ambience on the windowsill and in the garden. Their African origin, the different flowering times, and unorthodox facets of their cultivation raise questions about the calla lily. We will answer all your questions here in a compact and practical way. Planting Callas Correctly Plant summer-flowering callas in …

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Forget-Me-Nots (Myosotis) – The Complete Guide

Forget-Me-Nots (Myosotis)

Forget-me-nots (Myosotis), also known as scorpion grass, often grow in European forests and meadows. The plant also grew in gardens for many centuries as medicinal and ornamental plants. In ancient times, the former “magic herb” used to be found mainly in monasteries and herb gardens. Today there are numerous different varieties of the spring-flowering plant, …

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Snapdragons (Antirrhinum) – The Complete Guide

Snapdragons (Antirrhinum)

With snapdragons (Antirrhinum), sometimes also called dragon flowers, we associate a perpetual summer, bursting with colorful splendor. Thanks to the different growth heights, these charming summer flowers adorn the window box. The long-stemmed beauties stand out as backdrops in the perennial bed or vase decoration. If you know your stuff, you can guide these nostalgic …

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