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Ornamental Plants

Μανόλια η Μεγανθής, Το Εντυπωσιακό Άνθος της Μανόλιας

Southern Magnolia (Magnolia grandiflora)

The Southern Magnolia is one of the finest and largest evergreen broadleaved trees, a real vegetal jewel and a gem. Wide adaptability is cultivated in a broad variety of soil types and climatic zones and offers one of the largest flowers of the plant kingdom.

Silver Wattle, the Impressive Flowers of the Tree

Silver Wattle (Acacia dealbata)

Silver Wattle, originating in Australia, is particularly widespread in the Mediterranean countries as well as in the regions characterized by mild winters. Its popularity owes to its light and attractive foliage, as well as to its rich, impressive and exceptionally fragrant flowering, which in the hot climates may appear from the beginning of February – a period in which few plants blossom.

The Flowers of the Abelia × grandiflora Plant

Glossy Abelia (Abelia × grandiflora)

The Glossy Abelia is one of the most remarkable ornamental plants which is used by both the flower lovers and the gardening and landscape architecture professionals. And not unfair. It has attractive and abundant flowering, it has an interesting shape and is extremely durable. In the following article, Glossy Abelia explains in detail the reasons that have made her, without much effort on her part, in one of the most popular plants for gardens and containers – it is meant not shipping containers. Let’s hear it.

Pineapple Guava, The Red Stamens with Yellow Anthers

Pineapple Guava (Acca sellowiana, syn. Feijoa sellowiana)

Pineapple Guava is an evergreen shrub or small tree depending on where it is planted, it can also be eaten. That is, not the plant as a whole but the fruits it produces – whether the petals of the flower, petals consumed as it is or in salads.
However, the following article will not provide cookery recipes. A usable (as we want to believe) and a brief description of the main features of Pineapple Guava, in terms of its use as an ornamental shrub or as a fruit tree, will be given.
Bon appetite.

Immature and Mature Fruits of Strawberry Tree

Strawberry Tree (Arbutus unedo)

Strawberry Tree is a small tree or shrub of Mediterranean origin. It has an excellent appearance, not only thanks to its shiny evergreen and intensely green color foliage but also due to a remarkable speciality: in the same plant one can see certain seasons of the year at the same time almost all the plant parts, including the flowers, immature and its mature fruits.

Downy Birch Tree Foliage

Downy Birch (Betula pubescens, syn. Betula alba)

Lady Bitter Birch does not only make fine forests in the North, but equally generously contributes to creating beautiful gardens in the South. Now, when we say South, we do not mean completely South, but a South convenient for the manifestation of the lady’s generosity. Because all have a limit – even the generosity of the Bitter Birch.


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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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