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Ornamental Plants

Λαντάνα Ορθόκλαδη (Lantana camara), η Ταξιανθία του Φυτού

Lantana camara (Common Lantana) – Description & Uses

The Common Lantana or Spanish Flag has excellent and long-lasting flowering, as well as inflorescences that show a variety of colors (yellow, yellow-orange, orange, bright red) at the same time, which attract not only the eye of the observer but also the butterflies – as they are a source of food for them.

Κοράλι ή Ρουσέλια (Russelia equisetiformis), τα Άνθη του Φυτού

Firecracker Plant (Russelia equisetiformis) – Description & Uses

It may have gone out of fashion, but it’s not going out of style: Firecracker Plant or Fountainbush remains an attractive shrub with “unsubmissive” form and flowering – at its peak – almost cataclysmic. However, apart from the ornamental value of the plant, its medicinal and environmental contribution are also of great interest.

Ο Πλατυκώδων ο μεγανθής (Platycodon grandiflorus) με Άνθη

Platycodon grandiflorus (Balloon Flower) – Description & Uses

Platycodon grandiflorus (Balloon Flower), the only representative of its genus, is an excellent herbaceous plant, with great ornamental and other practical -therapeutic and edible- properties, whose dominant decorative element is the large blue flowers, both in the phase of formation and in phase of full bloom.

New Zealand Hebe (Hebe speciosa) in Blooming

New Zealand Hebe (Hebe speciosa) – Description and Uses

The New Zealand Hebe (Hebe speciosa) is a wonderful garden and landscape plant, with excellent aesthetic and functional characteristics – among others -, which almost obliges the always tireless editorial team of “Kalliergeia” to dedicate the following article to this ornamental and its utilization.

Μπλε Σολάνο (Solanum rantonnetii) με Άνθη

Blue Potato Bush (Lycianthes rantonnetii)-Description, Care & Uses

Without being very widespread, the Blue Potato Bush (Lycianthes rantonnetii) is an extremely remarkable ornamental plant, whose dominant decorative element is its relatively unusual shade and slightly fragrant blue-violet flowers, which appear in great abundance during the long flowering period of the plant.

Βιβούρνο Χιονόσφαιρα, τα Λευκά Άνθη του Φυτού

Guelder Rose (Viburnum opulus) – Description & Uses

The article refers to Guelder Rose or European Cranberrybush (Viburnum opulus) which is a shrub or small tree, that has not only ornamental but also productive properties, as it offers abundant usable edible fruits, while at the same time it is an extremely effective medicinal plant.


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Planting or making a hole in the water? Anyhow somebody can see, it is certain that the artificial island, Freedom Cove, created by Mrs Catherine King and Mr. Wayne Adams in Canada, includes many plants, a vegetable garden and four greenhouses. As for the hole, yes and that is there. For fishing from the living room.

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