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Schizostylis, the kaffir lily
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Schizostylis, the kaffir lily

Schizostylis or Cafres Lily is a superb winter-flowering flower. Enjoy its pretty flowers from September to mid-February. In summary, what you need to know: Name: Schizostylis Family: Iridaceae Type: Perennial with rhizomes Height: 40 to 60 cm Exposure : Sunny Soil: Rather humid Flowering: September to February Planting Schizostylis Planting Schizostylis is preferably done in spring but can also be done in autumn.

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Daylily: an exceptional perennial

Daylily is also called Day lily for its magnificent flowers with ephemeral lifespan.In summary, what you need to know: Name: HemerocallisFamily: LiliaceaeType: PerennialHeight: 50 to 100 cmExposure: Sunny and partial shade : Ordinary, rather clayeyFoliage: PersistentFlowering: June to September Also read: Daylily, easy and spectacularThe maintenance of daylily, whether in pots or in the ground requires some care to improve flowering.
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Wallflower: the flower of the walls

Wallflower is a small flower with the sweet smell that cannot be ignored in flower beds.In summary, what you need to know: Name: ErysimumFamily: Brassicaceae Type: Annual or biennial Height: 20 to 40 cm Exposure: Sunny Soil: Ordinary, well drained Flowering: April to October depending on the variety Planting, sowing wallflower Here is a plant that will delight places in the garden where nothing usually grows.
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Polygala: a very decorative shrub

The myrtle-leaved polygala is a shrub that offers a surprising flowering throughout the summer and which often lasts until the beginning of autumn.In summary, what you should know: Name: PolygalaFamily: PolygalaceaeType: ShrubHeight : 0.5 to 2 m Exposure: Sunny Soil: Ordinary Foliage: Persistent - Flowering: April to October In pots or in the ground for regions with a mild winter climate, it is easy to maintain even if some advice is needed to improve its growth.
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Easy, the cinquefoil!

With its little air of a wild rose, the cinquefoil seems to have been created to introduce beginners to the joys of gardening. Its graceful and generous flowering lasts all summer and sometimes until frost if autumn is mild. cinquefoil appear on the shoots of the year, from May for the earliest varieties and until October for the later ones.
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Ornamental cabbage: decorative in winter

The ornamental cabbage is a very decorative plant whose foliage, erect or spread, curly or smooth offers many colors.In summary, what you should know: Name: Brassica oleraceaFamily: BrassicaceaeType: AnnualHeight: 30 to 40 cmExposure: Sunny Soil: Cool, moist Foliage: Evergreen - Flowering: Fall, Spring Care, from sowing or planting to flowering of ornamental cabbage is very easy.
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Coeur de Marie: an exceptional perennial

The heart of Marie is a sumptuous perennial with elegant and colorful flowers.In summary, what you need to know: Name: Dicentra spectabilisFamily: PapaveraceaeType: PerennialHeight: 20 to 60 cmExposition: Part shade Soil: Ordinary, well drainedFlowering: May to AugustL he care from planting to flowering is relatively easy and the decorative effect quite exceptional.
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Dahlia imperialis: a wonder in the fall

The dahlia imperialis or tree dahlia is a beautiful herbaceous perennial flower.In summary, what you need to know: Name: Dahlia imperialisFamily: AsteraceaeType: BulbousHeight: 2 to 4 metersExposition: Sunny, partial shadeSoil: Regular enrichedFlowering: September to November - Frost resistant: -5 ° Also read: how to grow the dahlia well Sometimes called a giant dahlia, it can reach 4 m in height!
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Geranium cuttings, easy to do

The technique of cuttings is certainly one of the easiest to carry out to multiply your geraniums economically. At the end of the summer when the shrub is in bloom or in the spring when the vegetation starts again, you will have the opportunity to create new plants from the one you already have!
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Summer heather and winter heather

One blooms until November, the other takes over: calluna and erica heather provide a flowered carpet much of the year. Also read: Summer: maintain your heather calluna Winter: maintain your heather ericaCalluna, summer heather Easy, almost maintenance free, common heather (calluna vulgaris) flowers from July to November depending on the species.
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Winter plantations

Outside of frost, it is possible to flower your garden or terrace, even in winter. On the program, perennials and spring bulbs. “In winter, the earth weeps; the cold, pale and soft sun comes late and leaves early, bored with the meeting. "These verses by Victor Hugo do not delight lovers of bright blooms.
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Oxalide: a pretty ground cover plant

The oxalid or oxalis is a small plant that is often found in ground cover, sometimes considered as a weed.In summary, what you need to know: Name: OxalisFamily: OxalidaceaeType: PerennialHeight: 10 to 20 cmExposure: Sunny Soil: Light Flowering: May to August But it is above all for its pretty flowers with 5 petals that we like to cultivate it.
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These flowers that perfume winter

Fruity, flowery or vanilla, suave and bewitching, the scent of certain winter flowers is not discreet. A foretaste of spring that is good to enjoy during the cold season.Also read: Flowers in the heart of winterWinter flowers that herald springWinter flowering, a matter of seductionTo attract the rare insects still active in winter, they redouble their seduction… fragrant.
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Flower your garden in autumn and winter

At a time when the vegetation is at rest and when snow sometimes replaces the pretty green carpet formed by the lawn, it is often thought that no flower can come and shake up this apparent tranquility. However, some perennials have the great peculiarity of blooming and brightening up winter! They make your garden, terrace or balcony a wonderful flowered space to spend the end of year celebrations!
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L’aubriète, pretty flowers

Pink, blue, violet, red or purple, variegated with gold or white, the flowers of the aubrietes enchant the garden in the first sun of spring. Ideal companion for bulb flowers, the corollas of the aubrietes are at the rendezvous of the first wave of blooms in the garden. From March to June, their carpets of flowers are open to infinite variations and generously overflow borders, rockeries and low walls.
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Stachys: rabbit ear

The stachys or rabbit ear is a beautiful flower, appreciated for its silvery or green foliage resembling rabbit ears.In summary, what you should know: Name: Stachys lanata or byzantinaFamily: LamiaceaeType: PerennialHeight: 30 to 60 cm in flower Exposure: Sunny Soil: Light, well-drained Flowering: May to October Planting rabbit ear You can plant rabbit ears in spring or fall, it doesn't matter.
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Gentian: the blue of the mountains

Gentian is a superb flower with an inimitable blue or yellow tone.In summary, what you need to knowName: GentianaFamily: GentianaceaeType: Perennial or annualHeight: 10 to 50 cm depending on varietiesExposure: Sunny, partial shade or shadeSoil: OrdinaryFlowering: May to September Often admired in the wild, it is now on sale to the delight of our gardens and terraces.
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Edelweiss: superb mountain plant

The edelweiss or silver star or lion's foot is one of the most famous and popular mountain plants.In summary, what you need to know: Name: LeontopodiumFamily: AsteraceaeType: PerennialHeight: 10 to 30 cm Exposure: Sunny Soil: Ordinary, even poor Foliage: Deciduous Flowering: May to July In rockery, clumps or planters, it is used for its great decorative power.
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Swab Grass

Swab grass is one of the most popular grasses.In summary, what you should know: Name: Pennisetum OrientaleFamily: PoaceaeType: Perennial, grassHeight: 70 cm Exposure: Sunny Soil: OrdinaryFoliage: DeciduousFlowering: July to OctoberL ' maintenance is easy and the flowering is extremely beautiful from summer to autumn.
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Thoughts for your garden

Here is a small rustic and easy to cultivate plant which offers a great diversity of uses. Pansy has an unstoppable advantage: it flowers in the middle of winter! From the violaceae family, it can be confused in the wild with the violet, her cousin. To find your way around, a tip: violets have two petals upwards and three downwards; pansies, four petals up and one down.
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Alstroemere, the Lily of the Incas

The Alstroemere or alstroemeria, also called lily of Peru or lily of the Incas is appreciated for its superb flowering.In summary, what you should know: Name: AlstroemeriaFamily: LiliaceaeType: PerennialHeight: 30 to 80 cmExposition: Sun, partial shade : Ordinary, rather rich Flowering: June to September Planting Alstroemere Before you start growing Alstroemere, prefer the purchase of young plants already formed, bought in pots and, preferably, in April or May.
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