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Annual stamp issue is beloved by gardeners and brides-to-be. OTTAWA, March 2, 2015 /CNW/ - Canada Post's much-anticipated annual floral series is this year featuring fresh-faced
Despite the severe California drought, 2015 will be an above-average year for wildflower viewing in Death Valley National Park. Death Valley National Park, CA
Blooming poinsettias and amaryllis can bring joy long after the Holidays are over.
As fall fields turn bright with color, what might we learn from roadside rows of sunflowers - and the sunflower seeds widely used to feed birds in colder weather?
Norway Gardens in Monticello Indiana is hosting Hydrangea Days August 29 - 31.
Dress up the backyard with simple summer containers filled with annuals that shine all summer long. Tokyo, Japan (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Outdoor celebrations
PRYOR, Okla., June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Orchids Paper Products Company ("Orchids") (NYSE MKT: TIS) today announced the closing of the transactions comprising a strategic alliance with Fabrica
One day about eight years ago, Katia Silvera, a postdoctoral scholar at the University of California, Riverside, and her father were on a field trip in a mountainous area in central Panama when they stumbled upon an orchid they had never seen before.
‘Like’ Longfield Gardens on Facebook for a chance to win a variety of dahlias perfect for border gardens. Lakewood, NJ (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Dahlias
A cherry tree sapling growing from seeds that were sent to space by Japanese scientists in 2008 has stunned botanists with its astonishing growth, as its buds have appeared about six years earlier than usual.
Bocconia frutescens is a flowering plant species. The plant may also be referred to as the Plume poppy, the Tree poppy, the Tree celandine, Parrotweed, Sea oxeye daisy or the John Crow bush. This species is a poppy plant and belongs to the Papaveraceae family. B. frutescens is native to America, Mexico and parts of Central and South America. The plant is abundant in Hawaii where it causes many negative effects on the local ecosystems. B. frutescens will commonly grow up to almost 20 feet...
Hunnemannia is a genus of flowering plant. The genus is monotypic, meaning it is a group containing only one immediately subordinate species. This flowering plant belongs to the Papaveraceae family. The only single species is H. fumarifolia, commonly known as tulip poppy or Mexican tulip poppy. Hunnemannia is found in the Chihuahuan Desert and central Mexico. The genus is found in the highlands at elevations of 4,921-6,562 feet. The species prefers rocky habitats. Hunnemannia is a...
Romneya is a genus of flowering plant. This genus is made up of only 2 species: Romneya coulteri and Romneya trichocalyx. This group of plants belongs to the poppy family, Papaveraceae. The species making up this genus may be referred to as Matilija poppies or commonly, Tree poppies. Plants in the Romneya genus typically grow around 8 feet tall. Its flowers may measure around 5 inches in diameter. The plants produce silvery/gray/green leaves with tiny hairs at its margins. Flowers commonly...
Papaver rhoeas is a species of flowering plant. The common, widespread plant may also be referred to as the Corn poppy, the Corn rose, the Field poppy, Flanders poppy, the Red poppy, the Red weed coquelicot and the Headache. This member of the poppy family Papaveraceae, can be found in Europe in agricultural fields, roadsides and wasteland. The plant is known to give off a foul odor and is considered an agricultural weed. P. rhoeas will often flower in late spring or in the warmer fall...
Nelumbo nucifera is a flowering plant species. This plant may also be commonly referred to as the Indian lotus, the Sacred lotus, Bean of India or simply, Lotus. N. nucifera is an aquatic plant and along with one other species, it makes up the Nelumbonaceae family. The species is a perennial plant meaning it lives longer than 2 years. In fact, the oldest lotus germination was found in northeastern China and came from seeds that were 1,300 years old. N. nucifera is rooted on the bottom of...
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