April 2008

Monthly Archives

  • Plant of the week – Statice (Sea Lavender, Papierblom)

    Botanical Name:          Limomium perezii Common Name:           Statice, Sea Lavender, Papierblom Height & Spread:          0.5 x 0.5m Information supplied by: Garden World, Beyers Naude Drive, Muldersdrift, Gauteng Tel: 011 957 2046 or 083 997 6142, www.gardenworld.co.za This very hardy perennial has large grey-green leaves with purple and white flowers during most of the warmer […]

  • The garden of living juwels

    Inspiration for the garden This formal design features a cascading water feature. It makes use of orange, yellow, black, red and white; mirroring the colour of the Koi fish in the central pond. The plant boxes combine Aloe striata with a brighter planting of Carex ‘Frosted Curls’ which highlight the aloe’s colours, as well as, […]

  • Plant of the week – Tulip

    Tulpe kom in ‘n verskeidenheid van kleure voor en moet nou gedurende die laat herfs geplant word. Tulpe is bolplante wat ongeveer 50cm hoog blom wat dit ook baie goeie snyblomme maak. Tulpe verkies ‘n koel area met min son maar wel baie lig. Tulpe moet nou geplant word en sal gedurende laat winter blom. […]

  • Plant of the week – Monstera deliciosa

    Staan algemeen bekend as die Delicious monster. Hierdie is subtropiese rankplante met groot immergroen ingekeepte blare.In Sentraal-Amerika se woude groei hierdie plante vinnig en kan ‘n boom sodanig toerank dat die boom doodgesmoor word – vandaar die benaming “monster”. Die vrugte is eetbaar en smaak amper soos vrugteslaai – vandaar die benaming “Delicious”. Hierdie plante […]

  • Plant of the week – Daffodil

    Inligting verskaf deur Garden World. Botanical Name: Narcissus Common Name: Daffodil / Narcissus Height & Spread: 0.3m x 0.3m This bulb is a true winter growing bulb that is dormant during the summer months. Bright golden yellow flowers are produced in late winter and makes great cutflowers. Amongst the most popular of all bulb species […]