The Weeping Fig (Ficus benjamina) remains consistently popular among the plant lovers around the world for decades, and we here at “Kalliergeia” are very excited to be able to describe botanically another plant – strangler, along with its properties and uses both as indoor and as in garden and landscape ornamental.
Cork Oak tree (Quercus suber) is the only topic of the following article. In addition, it is the only producer of cork, being a valuable source of wealth for the few countries in which it grows naturally and / or cultivates. Here, however, reference will be made mainly to its amazing ornamental side.
The early spring blooming of Saucer Magnolia or Chinese Magnolia (Magnolia × soulangeana) has proclaimed this relatively small growing tree to be the main protagonist of gardens and parks at that particular time of year. So, the following article is dedicated to this wonderful tree and to the 26 to 27 readers of ‘Kalliergeia’ site.
The following article is devoted to the Cast Iron Plant (Aspidistra elatior), where extensive reference is made to the gardening, floriculture and other properties of this exotic shady evergreen plant, which is utilized both as house and office plant, but it can be planted and outdoors – provided the conditions permit.
After the Cedar of Lebanon, it was time to present the Himalayan Cedar, the Cedrus deodara. And if the first is the Cedar of God, the Himalayan Cedar is the Cedar of the Gods – their abode and home. Of course beyond that, it is still a conifer tree of particular beauty and of great ornamental value.
In Rosa Felicia Shrub, this vigorus plant with double fragrant flowers of rich-pink color and brilliant representative of the hybrid Musk Roses, which have been the products of the persistent and systematic breeding work of the revered Joseph Hardwick Pemberton (1852 – 1926), the following article is dedicated.
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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.