Geranium is a diverse group containing types that grow in a range of conditions, from full sun to shade. Flower colors include pink, blue, white, and purple. Most geraniums blooms in midsummer, although some species will bloom in spring and fall. Plants grow 6 inches to 4 feet tall, depending on the variety. These true geraniums are not the annual flowers commonly grown in windowboxes, which are more properly referred to by their botanical name, Pelargonium.
Plant type: Houseplant Sun..
Odomos Plant - Pelargoniums
Pelargoniums were used in South African cultures as a traditional medicine for healing wounds, abscesses, cold sores, sore throats and infections, and continue to have a wide array of uses in the garden, kitchen and medicine cabinet.
Geranium essential oil brings a radiant glow when used in skin care, it's slightly astringent property opens and cleans pores. Geranium's powerful, leafy-rose aroma is a relaxant, calming nerves and uplifting the spirits. Recent studies..
Peper Mint Plant
Type: Perennial in zones 3 to 11 Planting time: After last frost in spring or in fall (up to 2 to 3 weeks before first frost in cold zones) Features: Green leaves with strong menthol flavor Light: Full sun to part shade Soil: Fertile, moist Spacing: 18 to 24 inches Plant size: 12 to 36 inches tall Garden use: Herb gardens, beside water gardens, in low, wet spots, or in containers Culinary use: Use leaves fresh, dried, or frozen in water
Many herbs are easy to grow, and this is..
Rosmarinus officinalis, commonly known as rosemary, is a woody, perennial herb with fragrant, evergreen, needle-like leaves and white, pink, purple, or blue flowers, native to the Mediterranean region. It is a member of the mint family Lamiaceae, which includes many other herbs. The name "rosemary" derives from the Latin for "dew" (ros) and "sea" (marinus), or "dew of the sea". The plant is also sometimes called anthos, from the ancient Greek word, meaning "flower". Rosemary has a fibr..
Ruta graveolens commonly known as rue, common rue or herb of grace is a species of Ruta grown as a herb. It is native to the Balkan Peninsula. It is now grown throughout the world as an ornamental plant in gardens, especially because of its bluish leaves, and also sometimes for its tolerance of hot and dry soil conditions. It also is cultivated as a medicinal herb, as a condiment, and to a lesser extent as an insect repellent.
Used plant part Fresh leaves; if not available, dri..
Setcreasea Purpurea Plant
Synonyms: Setcreasea purpurea 'Purple Heart' 'Purple Heart' is a trailing, tender perennial with purple stems and violet-purple leaves that produces pink flowers in summer. This plant is mainly grown for its foliage (leaves can reach 7 inches in length); best color is achieved in bright sunlight and a dry, cramped root zone. It is excellent as a groundcover or in containers or hanging baskets. It grows 8-12 inches tall and 16 inches wide. Noteworthy Characteristics: Fo..
Indian Name: Tulsi (also tulasī) Botanical Name: Ocimum tenuiflorum Family: Lamiaceae Parts Use: Leaves, Seed, Whole body
Description Tulsi is native to India, where it often graces shrines and homes as an aromatic perennial shrub. Tulsi is grown as an annual herb in temperate climates. The tulsi plant is pleasing to the eye, with an upright, open and branching form. The fragrance of the leaves is also quite attractive-spicy and complex, often ..