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Gypsophila paniculata plants, garden flowers

The garden flowers known as Gypsophila paniculata, originating from the Eurasian continent and Africa, belong to the Caryophyllaceae family. Perennial plants, with long and narrow foliage, green-gray in color. The ramifications in spring are covered with small inflorescences, single or double, of white color. Flowering can continue in ideal cultivation conditions even for a good part of the summer season. Gypsophila paniculata plants, like clayey or calcareous soils, love sunny exposures that increase floral production. Resistant to cold, they require regular irrigation during the summer season, absolutely avoiding water stagnation that can cause the onset of mold and rot in the root system.

Saponaria perennials, flowers for rock gardens


The plants included in the genus of Saponaria, native to the European continent, belong to the Caryophyllaceae family. Rock garden flowers that unfold from the spring season, continuing copiously until the fall season arrives. The inflorescences produced are dense and compact, the small flowers are grouped, simple and flat of pink color. The characteristic of flowering is that it almost completely covers all the vegetation. With an expanded and creeping posture, Saponaria plants have lanceolate or oval dark green leaves. They grow in stony soils and are resistant to freezing temperatures, below freezing. They require very sunny exposures and irrigations are periodic, as needed in autumn and winter,

Flowers for rock garden, the Androsace plant


There are about forty species included in the genus of plants called Androsace, plants originating from the European, Asian and North American continents, belonging to the Primulaceae family. They are specimens grown for ornamental purposes, suitable for decorating rock gardens, thanks to the characteristic flowering that begins during the late spring season. The umbrella-shaped inflorescences bring together the small wide and flat flowers, available in white and in different shades of pink. The specimens of Androsace are evergreen herbaceous with a creeping or cushion habit. They adapt to any type of stony or sandy soil, tolerate freezing winter temperatures well and like very sunny exposures. Irrigation is regular, absolutely avoiding water stagnation.

Flowers for gardens, the plants called Phlox Paniculata


The species called Phlox Paniculata is native to the American and Asian continents and belongs to the Polemoniaceae family. Perennial plant, with a creeping or erect habit, it is characterized by the abundant and prolonged blooms that it produces from the beginning of the spring season until late summer. The panicle inflorescences group the small star-shaped flowers and are pink, blue, white, red and purple. The leaves are lanceolate and narrow, light green, glossy. These plants, grown for ornamental purposes, adapt to rocky, slightly calcareous and above all well-drained soils. They can grow in both sunny and partial shade positions, they love humidity and watering must be frequent and regular in spring and summer, avoiding water stagnation.

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