Euphorbia lactea cristata, is an easy-to-grow succulent, resulting from the grafting of two species. That is, two plants in one! Its upper part is Euphorbia lactea and its color is silver-grey, which can turn reddish if the plant is happy in its environment. Its lower part is usually Euphorbia neriifolia. Its shape resembles a coral and resulted from a normal mutation of Euphorbia lactea and is also known as Coral plant. Prefer bright spots in the growing area. With gradual acclimatization, it can also live in direct sunlight.
Due to its nature, it does not need frequent watering. Apply watering when the substrate is completely dry, and if you are not sure that it is dry, it is better to leave it for a few more days. In winter, when the plant enters a state of dormancy, watering should be reduced or stopped.
Portulaca, also known as silk, is an annual ornamental plant ideal for ground cover in rock gardens, but also for planting in hanging pots on the balcony. Portulaca originates from Brazil and is characterized by creeping vegetation and fleshy oval leaves. The impressive flowering of purslane lasts from spring to autumn, with single or double flowers, monochrome, two-color and even three-color, in shades of yellow, pink, orange, red and white. Portulaca has no particular soil requirements, although it prefers fertile soils with good drainage.
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This plant grows in the spring with beautiful clean green foliage producing beautiful colorful flowers with bright “neon” colors that close at night. Very easy to grow, the beauty of the day is the star in a small garden full of “wild flowers”. The beautiful of the day does not need particularly fertile soils, but sandy and well-drained. It is resistant to the marine climate.
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There are many types and varieties of basil to choose from. We come across hundreds of varieties of basil, others with smaller or larger leaves, with different colors, tastes and aromas. It is important to mention that most varieties of basil are annuals while there are also some perennials. Depending on our preferences, we can choose curly, broad-leaved, Genovese, nightshade, red (purple), saint or tree basil.
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The sunflower, the well-known sunflowers, is a favorite summer plant to decorate our garden or balcony to give us its impressive flowering. The name of the sunflower comes from the fact that its head constantly turns towards the sun’s rays during the day and turns again, in the morning hours, towards the east. The dwarf varieties of sunflower, which reach up to 40-50 cm in height, are suitable for pots, while for the garden we prefer the taller varieties that exceed one meter and are also edible. The characteristic color of sunflower flowers is yellow but now new sunflower varieties have been created in shades from pale yellow to red and brown.
Phlox (with more common species Phlox drummondii and Phlox paniculata, Polemoniaceae) is a popular herbaceous ornamental that grows mainly as an annual, but in areas with mild winters it can be planted as a perennial. It is a genus of at least forty species and many hybrids have been created. Phlox belongs to the Polemoniaceae family, is native to North America and has historically been a fixture in gardens and parks around the world. The phlox Phlox drummondii is a genus of many species, annual and perennial, and belongs to the Polemoniaceae family. It comes from North America and is a plant with great participation in landscape architecture.
Passiflora, the flower of passion that impresses with its distinctive shape. Passiflora is a climbing plant that grows very quickly and is a beautiful way to cover fences and pergolas. The impressive flower of the passionflower resembles the shape of a clock, which is why in several regions of our country it is known as a clock. Passiflora is native to South America. It can reach a growth of up to ten meters and gives us its wonderful flowering in the summer. There are hundreds of species of Passiflora, most climbing, although there are also some shrubs and trees among them. A well-known species of Passiflora (Passiflora edulis) is our well-known Passion fruit, whose fruits are eaten.