Petunia Flowers: Planting, Growing and Caring for Petunia Plants

Petunia Flowers: plant care

Petunias are spectacular annual flowers that bloom in shades of yellow, red, purple, white, orange, and blue. Petunia flowers can be single or showy double blooms with striped, solid, or speckled colorful patterns. Blooming continuously on long cascading stems, petunia flowers look stunning, growing in containers, hanging baskets, flower borders, or spreading colorful ground cover. Petunias bloom throughout the summer, and new varieties will produce flowers non-stop without deadheading.

Wax Begonia: Flower, Leaves – Plant Care Guide (Pictures)

Wax Begonia care

Wax begonia (Begonia Semperflorens-Cultorum) is a group of beautiful begonia plants with green, bronze, or reddish-brown waxy leaves that grow in compact, bushy mounds. Wax leaf begonias are popular bedding plants that grow as annuals or warm-weather perennials. Growing in dappled sunlight, the spreading, low-growing bedding begonias produce clusters of white, pink, or red flowers that bloom from summer until fall.

Tulip Trees (Tulip Poplar, Yellow Poplar, and Chinese Tulip Tree): Leaves, Flowers, Bark (Pictures) – Identification

Tulip Trees (Liriodendron): Leaves, Flowers, Bark (Pictures) - Identification

The tulip tree (Liriodendron) is a large flowering tree with yellow tulip-like flowers, distinctively lobed leaves, and thick furrowed bark. From the two species of tulip trees, the Liriodendron tulipifera is native to North America. Also called the tulip poplar or tuliptree, these impressive trees are easy to identify in landscapes with their straight trunk, oval or pyramidal canopy, yellow-green flowers, and beautiful golden yellow fall colors.

Serviceberry: Trees, Shrubs, Leaves, Flowers (Pictures) – Identification

Serviceberry: Trees, Shrubs

Serviceberry is a group of small deciduous fruit trees or multi-stemmed shrubs with beautiful white flowers that bloom in early spring. Serviceberry trees and shrubs are identified by their long oval leaves with finely serrated edges, clusters of showy white 5-petalled flowers, smooth gray bark, and small round edible purple pome fruits. Serviceberry trees are excellent garden landscaping plants because they have a visual appeal in all four seasons.

32 Dwarf Conifers: Dwarf Pine, Spruce, Cypress, Juniper & Yew (Pictures)

Dwarf Conifer trees

Dwarf conifers are small ornamental trees that provide year-long decorative value in garden landscapes. Small and miniature evergreen conifer trees or shrubs such as compact junipers, pine trees, cypress shrubs, yews, and spruce trees are easy to grow and look after. The dwarf conifers keep their color and foliage throughout the year. Regardless of your garden’s size—large, small, or a container garden—there are compact conifers that are well-suited for landscaping.

Hydrangea: Planting, Transplanting – Care and Growing Guide (Pictures)

Hydrangea care

Hydrangea flowers are some of the largest, showiest, and most colorful blooms you can grow in a garden landscape. Beautiful hydrangea bushes fill gardens with dazzling, colorful flowers and lush green foliage from spring through summer and until fall. One of the beauties of planting hydrangea flowering shrubs is that they are easy to grow in gardens or backyards. Some stunning hydrangea bushes are dwarf shrub varieties that grow well in containers as patio plants.

Hemlock Trees (Tsuga): Canadian, Western, Leaves, Bark (Pictures) – Identification

Hemlock trees (botanical name Tsuga) are a species of large evergreen coniferous trees native to North America. Hemlock trees are identified by their conical shape, flat, aromatic needle-like leaves, oval or cylindrical seed-bearing cones, and reddish-brown bark. Cultivars of the popular Eastern hemlock or Canadian hemlock are also beautiful landscaping trees or shrubs that are easy to grow.

Dwarf Japanese Maples (Including Weeping): Types, Leaves (With Pictures) – Identification

Dwarf Japanese Maples

Dwarf Japanese maple trees are small decorative landscape trees with colorful ornamental palmate leaves. Small varieties of Japanese maples are ideal for small gardens, growing in containers, or miniature lawn trees. A stunning feature of dwarf Japanese maples is their red, orange, yellow, purple, green, and pink leafy foliage. Typically, dwarf varieties of Japanese maples grow between 3 and 10 ft. (1 – 3 m) tall.

Types of Hydrangea Bushes (Small and Large) With Their Flowers and Leaves (Pictures) – Identification

Types of Hydrangea Bushes

Hydrangeas are beautiful bushy deciduous shrubs with large, colorful, showy flowers and large bright to dark green leaves. Hydrangea flowers bloom in shades of blue, lavender, white, pink, red, green, and purple. The bigleaf hydrangea (Hydrangea macrophylla) is the most popular of these flowering bushes. Other types of hydrangea bushes include smooth hydrangeas, oakleaf hydrangeas, climbing hydrangeas, panicle hydrangeas, and mountain hydrangeas.

Baby’s Breath Flowers (Gypsophila): Plant and Growing Guide (Pictures)

Baby’s breath flowers are small, delicate white, light pink, or yellow blooms, popular in floral arrangements and cut flowers. Flowers on baby’s breath plants grow as airy mounds of tiny blossoms that enhance aesthetics in a garden landscape. Baby’s breath plants are incredibly easy to grow and come back year after year, filling your garden with decorative clouds of cheerful flowers.