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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Basket of Gold Flowers – All You Need to Know

With bright yellow, low-growing flowers, no wonder where the Basket of Gold got its name. Given its short height and golden color, this makes for a perfect addition to a rock garden or xeriscape. It requires a Full Sun and a Well-drained soil. Zones: 4 – 8 with a Height of about 0.5 – 0.75 feet tall, it also blooms in Late Spring – Early Summer and is Deer resistant. See also: Bane berry Flowers – All You Need to Know

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Bane berry Flowers – All You Need to Know

Bane berry Flowers are perfect for cool, shaded spots; the Bane berry brings a holiday-inspired look to your garden. Before the Bane berry bears ornamental fruit, it features small white flowers. Beware though; the little red berries found on the plant are poisonous to eat! It requires a partial Shade or Full Shade sunlight and a well drained soil. Zones: 3 – 9 With a height of about 1.5 – 3.5 feet tall, it also blooms in Late Spring and it is Non-invasive. See also: Balsam Flowers – All You Need to Know

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