All about Blackeyed Susan Flower

Blackeyed Susan which is also known as the official flower for the Preakness and they are a member of the sunflower family. In addition to making a beautiful indoor flower arrangement, Blackeyed Susans attract butterflies, bees and other beneficial insects. They require a full sun as their sun requirement and a well-drained soil. Their Zones is about: 3 – 9 with a Height of about 1 – 3 feet tall It Blooms in: Late Summer – Mid‑Fall and is good for cut flowers Meanwhile according to a research article recently published by By…

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BellFlowers – All You Need to Know

Bell Flowers are hardy plants, with most types growing in Zones 3 to 8 with reliable snow cover to provide insulation, but they’ll sulk in the heat of the Deep South or Southwest. Peak bloom is in early to midsummer for most, but with deadheading you may get sporadic bloom throughout the summer and a second flush of flowers in fall. Bell flowers look lovely in many garden settings; their showy flowers and informal habit are the perfect fit in a cottage garden. With their happy, star-like flowers, the variety…

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Begonia Flowers – All you need to know

Begonia Flowers are known for their attractive blooms, the Begonia is a timeless favorite among gardeners. it consists of more than 1,700 species. Begonias also make for good indoor plants if kept by a sunny window and watered regularly. Its sun requirement is both a Full Sun or Partial Shade sun and a well-drained soil Zones: 8 – 10 They grow up to a Height of about: 0.5 – 1.5 feet and Blooms in: Late Spring – Early Fall with its Deer Resistant unique feature. see also: Bee Balm Flowers – All you need to…

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Bee Balm Flowers – All you need to Know

With the name Bee balm, this ornamental flower attracts not only bees, but hummingbirds and other beneficial pollinators. Bee balms are highly valued for their deep scarlet color, but also come in blue, violet, white and pink. Sun Needs: Full Sun / Partial Shade Soil Needs: Damp Zones: 4 – 9 Height: 2 – 4 feet Blooms in: Mid‑Summer – Late Summer Features: Attracts bees, butterflies

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Flower attracts insects by pretending to be a mushroom

Aspidistra elatior flowers blooming half-buried in the earth. Credit: Image courtesy of Kobe University The mysterious flowers of Aspidistra elatior are found on the southern Japanese island of Kuroshima. Until recently, scientists thought that A. elatior has the most unusual pollination ecology among all flowering plants, being pollinated by slugs and amphipods. However, direct observation of their ecosystem has revealed that they are mainly pollinated by fungus gnats, probably thanks to their resemblance to mushrooms. This discovery was made by Project Associate Professor SUETSUGU Kenji (Kobe University Graduate School of…

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