Herbaceous plants of Ohio

Herbaceous plants of Ohio

LAMIACEAE (mint family) The Lamiaceae are anything but lame. Most of its members are herbaceous plants with SIMPLE, OPPOSITE leaves and SQUARE STEMS. The flowers are 5-MEROUS and ZYGOMORPHIC, and most commonly petals are fused into two lips (BILABIATE), bringing to mind a blue-purple sock puppet in general aspect. As seen in the photo above, the upper lip is often much REDUCED and the broad lower lip may have coloration patterns that act as NECTAR GUIDES. The CALYX can vary from …

Herbaceous plant: Information

Herbaceous plant: Information

Information I gleaned from the USDA plant database: plants.usda.gov/index.html Enter Scientific Name as Talinum Talinum Adans. - gives you all varieties and maps of where they are present - click on a map to get information for that variety - Talinum calycinum or parviflorum - most common varieties present in the central states from Texas to Minnesota/Nebraska. - all varieties native to U.S. Some common names: Fameflower Sunbright Jewels of Opar (not common but a cool name, no?) …

Herbaceous aquatic plants

Herbaceous aquatic plants

Propagating Herbaceous Plants from Cuttings One thing a growing garden needs is plants, and lots of them! To buy enough plants to fill a regular backyard garden can be quite an expensive affair… But, thankfully, it doesn’t have to be that way, since nature provides for us freely and abundantly, and when we work with nature, it becomes quite effortless, and inexpensive too! Plants naturally reproduce themselves, and they are more than capable of doing this without any help. which …

Best Time to plants herbaceous plants

Best Time to plants herbaceous plants

By Dr. Marvin Miller, AIB President Though my parents once shared with my undergraduate college advisor a photo of me wearing a straw hat, my first cognitive recollection of dealing with plants was when I was six years old. We grew some tomato plants on the side of the house we rented, and I remember tending these with my father throughout that summer. Staking, watering, weeding, tying, and harvesting were required that year, and the time spent provided me with my first insights …

Herbaceous plants Ontario

Herbaceous plants Ontario

Terrestrial invasive plants are plants that have been moved from their native habitat to an introduced area where they are able to reproduce quickly and crowd out native species. These plants impact our forests resulting in economic, ecological or social disruption. Terrestrial plants in a forest ecosystem can be a tree, shrub or herbaceous plant. These plants are introduced and spread by infested packaging material, seed dispersal by both environmental and human sources, or by …

Herbaceous garden plants list

Herbaceous garden plants list

AG gardening editor Kris Collins uses a selection of hardy herbaceous perennials to plant up a sunny border Autumn is the ideal time to plant a border ready for the following year. Plants establish in the ground quickly, before the cold winter weather sets in and will take off quickly once spring arrives. Perennials can look sparse when first planted. But then, when they are in full, lustrous leaf, they knit together beautifully. Always follow the advice on the plant label as …

Herbaceous Rain garden plants

Herbaceous Rain garden plants

What we plant in our yards plays an important role in determining the future diversity of wildlife in Pennsylvania. The need to create ecological landscapes has never been greater due to the increase in development and shrinking natural areas. Rain gardens are an impressive example of how easy it is to make your garden more environmentally friendly. They mimic the natural absorption and filtering abilities of a forest, meadow or prairie while creating habitat for a variety of …

Herbaceous plants Scotland

Herbaceous plants Scotland

Located on the tail of Binny Craig, Binny Plants has a rural setting in the old kitchen and walled gardens of Binny House and Estate which is now a private hospital. The gardens and nursery are on a south facing slope with a mixture of various planted areas and sales and growing areas. Binny is not a garden centre but a specialist nursery with over 2500 species and cultivars which are grown here in the nursery making them well adapted to the local climate. The range of plants …

Herbaceous Plants Wilt

Herbaceous Plants Wilt

Verticillium wilt is caused the fungi Verticillium albo-atrum and Verticillium dahliae. These fungi live in the soil and attack plants whose roots are stressed. These fungi may attack more than three hundred woody and herbaceous plant species. Plant susceptibility or resistance may vary from one region to another since the virulence found in the different strains of Verticillium sp. is usually different as well as the genetic resistance of the plant. Cultural practices and environmental …