Herbaceous yellow Iris

Herbaceous yellow Iris

Home | Lifestyle | Plant Types | Flowers | Overview The yellow iris has spread throughout the United States and Canada 3834d374-c77e-4c4a-acf5-fab5d12e6ac8357500 The yellow iris, also called a yellow flag, water flag or Iris pseudacorus, is a perennial, herbaceous flower that is native to Europe. Since its introduction across the Atlantic, the yellow iris has spread throughout North America. History The yellow iris was brought to the United States and Canada during the early 1900 …

Herbaceous plant yellow flowers

Herbaceous plant yellow flowers

In our wish to extend the warmth of summer a little longer, we’ve decided to feature a herbaceous plant whose little yellow flowers dotted the city throughout the summer. If you look around carefully, you can still find a few late bloomers along the sidewalks and railroad tracks! The first frost is just around the corner so this is your last chance to see the pretty little flower before the winter sets in. Greater Celandine (Chelidonium majus) has an illustrious history that reaches …

Yellow herbaceous plants

Yellow herbaceous plants

Senecio species are possibly the largest genus of flowering plants with roughly 1500 species, of which approximately 50 are native to Australia (Richardson et al 2007). A well known specie of Senecio in South Gippsland is Ragwort (Senecio jacobaea). Senecios are distinguished by having yellow flowers and alternately rranged leaves that often have stem-clasping ear-shaped lobes at their bases. Known to colonise disturbed areas and germinate quickly following bush-fires, Senecios …

Yellow Dead nettle uses

Yellow Dead nettle uses

Red Deadnettle, Purple Deadnettle, Archangel, Bee Nettle (Lamium purpureum) is a herbaceous flowering plant. A member of the Mint Family, the plant accordingly has the characteristic four-sided square stem and the crushed leaves a sharp, pungent scent. The plant is a short-lived annual, but seeds can germinate at any time of the year, including during spells of mild weather in winter. A short, spreading plant that usually reaches from 5cm to 20cms tall, very occasionally to 30cms …

Herbaceous peony double yellow

Herbaceous peony double yellow

As you can tell by my other blogs, I really like peonies and decided to get one of the most common types of itoh peonies which is a hybrid between a tree peony and a herbaceous peony. Some of them are supposed to die back all the way to the ground while others will develop hard stems like this one as they can have characteristics of both types. The one constant is that the foliage looks more similar to that of a tree peony. Here it is all leafed out since it came from Tennessee …

Dead nettle yellow

Dead nettle yellow

Bumblebee declines have been well publicised. It is the suite of longer tongued species that have declined most significantly. The reason is that these species need very extensive areas of flower-rich countryside to survive. The shrill carder bee Bombus sylvarum for instance, sadly lost from the RX area, is thought to require ten square kilometres of suitable flowery habitat with the appropriate food plants to maintain viable populations. Over the next few weeks I intend to highlight …

Herbaceous perennial with yellow flowers

Herbaceous perennial with yellow flowers

Annuals, perennials and shrubs with flowers in heads that may have yellow ray and/or disc flowers. Usually insect pollinated and mostly not a source of hay fever. Brittle Bush Encelia farinosa Spiny Happlopappus Machaeranthera pinnatifida Common to abundant shrub on rocky bajadas, roadsides and wash banks. Also a very popular component of xeriscapes. Very showy yellow flowers appear by mid spring. Can also bloom late summer and fall. very-green leaves. Mostly about 1 meter tall …

Herbaceous perennial yellow flowers

Herbaceous perennial yellow flowers

This play on yellow variegated foliage and flowers begins with a bold Canna ‘Pretoria’ in the background. Granted, it blooms bright orange – so you will have to decide whether or not you keep the flowers. A Molinia ‘Moorflamme’ adds its graceful wiry stems in the center, bringing both height and movement when the breeze blows. The planter is flanked on the sides with a purplish-flowered Veronicastrum and a black-leaved Dahlia, ‘Mystic Illusion’, which bears single yellow flowers …