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Zinnia Flowers: Caring For Zinnia Plants With Many Uses and Abuses
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Zinnia Flowers: Caring For Zinnia Plants With Many Uses and Abuses

The Zinnia flower – at ease in any garden, thriving on hot weather, a quick source of cut flowers all summer long, plus the zinnia possesses virtues obvious to beginner and expert alike.The uses of Zinnia plants are so varied and, unfortunately, its abuses so monumental that the practiced gardener is apt to dismiss the whole group as “just zinnias” seen so often they are hardly noticed.

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Are Angels Trumpets Poisonous?

The Angel Trumpet plant is the common name of Brugmansia Suaveolens or Brugmansia Arborea and is native to South America.Learn more about Angel Trumpet CareThese evergreen plants are shrubs or small trees with pendulous flowers and branching trunks, similar to the other garden plants in the genus Brugmansia.
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Brugmansia Sanguinea Care: Learn Tips On Growing Red Angels Trumpet

Brugmansia sanguinea broog-MAN-zee-ah, san-GWIN-ee-a , is a flowering shrub native to the Andes mountains in South America.For centuries, South American shamans have used the Angel Trumpet plant for various rituals and healing techniques.It’s part of the Solanaceae family of plants, known as the nightshades, and has a high level of toxicity.
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Nicotiana Alata: Learn Growing And Care Of Flowering Tobacco

The Flowering Tobaccos – Nicotiana alata and Nicotiana sylvestris are excellent plants for bold effects and massing in the garden.They are also attractive potted specimens and the flowers for cutting.Alata flowers stay open after dark, filling the air with a sweet scent in the evening garden. Some describe the scent as a “haunting fragrance.
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Zinnia Flowers: Caring For Zinnia Plants With Many Uses and Abuses

The Zinnia flower – at ease in any garden, thriving on hot weather, a quick source of cut flowers all summer long, plus the zinnia possesses virtues obvious to beginner and expert alike.The uses of Zinnia plants are so varied and, unfortunately, its abuses so monumental that the practiced gardener is apt to dismiss the whole group as “just zinnias” seen so often they are hardly noticed.
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Growing Trailing Verbena: How To Care For Verbena Canadensis

Verbena Canadensis vur-BEE-nuh, kan-uh-DEN-siss , also known as trailing Verbena, has a unique appearance with small spikey flowers and leaves which are sometimes hairy.This plant will have blue, white, purple or pink flowers.The underside of the leaves may show traces of powdery mildew.Although the perennial Verbena plant originated in North and South America, the species are now also found in some Asian regions.
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Cigar Plant Care: Tips For Growing Cuphea Ignea Flowers

The cigar plant, Cuphea ignea KYOO-fee-uh IG-nee-uh is a low-growing tender perennial shrub native to Mexico and parts of the West Indies.Cigar plants belong to the Lythraceae family, which includes over 600 species of shrubs and herbs.The slender, tube-shaped flowers of the cuphea ignea are responsible for the common name of the plant.
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Viola Odorata: Learn Sweet Violet Growing and Care

The Viola odorata vy-OH-la oh-dor-AY-tuh is often chosen for its lovely fragrance, which is referenced in the name. “Odorata” means fragrant.The fragrant violet commonly called the “sweet violet,” goes by many other names, including:English violetCommon violetGarden violetWood violetThis colorful perennial plant belongs to the violet family (Violaceae) of plants and is native to Europe and Asia.
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Why, When and How To Use Flower and Window Box Liners or Inserts

Flower or window box liners are plastic trays or sheets of coconut fiber material used to line the bottom of flower or window boxes and planters before potting plants with soil inside.There are so many reasons to use liners, especially in places where the weather conditions are in the extremes. Wonder if you should use liners in your window boxes?
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How To Grow Double Petunias

The double Petunia from a small beginning has developed into a fabulous flower that puts on a spectacular show all summer.The double varieties now available are remarkably big, and rank with some of the most beautiful subjects in the garden where, for a riotous splash of color and a glowing display, they are second to none.
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Growing Brugmansia: Learn Angel Trumpet Tree Care Tips [HOW TO]

The Brugmansia brug-MAN-see-uh with the common name Angel Trumpet is a semi-tropical flowering shrub that grows as a bush or a tree.They are woody plants with large, fragrant pendulous flowers and they are show-stoppers.When people first encounter the beautiful trumpet flowers usually their jaws drop in awe of the exotic 10″ inch long flowers and powerful lemon scent.
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How To Care For The Verbena Plant

The verbena plant produces fragrant, good looking flowers that sit atop fern-like foliage with an old-fashioned look and drought tolerant.Verbena plants consist of around 250 semi-woody species with dense patches of flowers sitting on top.The simple verbena leaf sometimes appears densely hairy. Flowers situated at the top of the stem in very dense spikes each with five petals.
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