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Ornamental Plants

Τριανταφυλλιά Reine des Violettes με Ορθάνοικτο Άνθος

Reine des Violettes Rose (Old Garden Roses)

The highly aromatic Reine des Violettes Rose, which belongs to the Old Garden Roses, and coming directly from the second half of the 19th century, is the protagonist of this article along with its exquisite mauve -purple roses, which made it one of the first ‘blueish’ varieties of the species.

Γιακαράντα - Τα Πορφυρά-ιώδη Άνθη του Δέντρου

Jacaranda mimosifolia – Description, Care and Uses

Jacaranda mimosifolia is a fern with a trunk and a lavender tree, could say someone who always has difficulty writing a decent introduction. Fortunately, the editorial team of ‘Καλλιέργεια’ is not renowned for such problems, and therefore can introduce the look forward reader directly to the subject , which is in this case nothing but acquaintance with Blue Jacaranda.

Κονβόλβουλος - Τα Λευκά Άνθη του Φυτού

Silverbush Plant (Convolvulus cneorum) – Description & Uses

One of the most interesting flowering ornamental plants, the evergreen Silverbush Plant (Convolvulus cneorum) with the white flower and the shiny silver foliage is the protagonist of the following article, which like the other articles on this site aspires to leave the reader speechless
for unexplained reasons so far.

Το Φύλλωμα του Κέδρου του Λιβάνου

Cedar of Lebanon (Cedrus libani) – Description, Care & Uses

Cedar of Lebanon, the Cedar of God, is a unbowed, proud and imposing coniferous tree. Its womb and cradle is that region of the southeastern side of the Mediterranean Basin, the Asia Minor coastline and the Middle East, which saw the rise of important and great civilizations.

Το Μαύρο Τριαντάφυλλο Black Baccara

Black Baccara Hybrid Tea Rose – The Black Roses

The Black Baccara Rose (Rosa ‘Black Baccara’), which belongs to the Hybrid Tea, is one of the first varieties of its species that flowers come close to the dreaming black-colored roses. In fact the color of its flowers is deep dark red – but that does not negate the effort of both plant and breeders.

Bear's Breeches - Detail of the Bear's Breeches Flower

Bear’s Breeches or Corinthian Columns Capital Plant

Bear’s Breeches (Acanthus mollis) belongs to the very few plants that were connected very closely with the Arts – painting, sculpture, architecture. But in this tribute to Acanthus mollis, we will not deal with this plant dimension but with the plant itself. By saying this from the outset, it does not mean that we detract from the responsibility of the presentation of this aspect – not at all.


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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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