Information on Peonies

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Peonies have been cultivated for at least 2,000 years. A favorite of royalty in China, where the tree peony flower is associated with riches and honors, there are two main types of peonies grown in American gardens from hardiness zones 2 to 8. With proper care, both are long-lived. Peony hybrids are herbaceous perennials that…


Parrot Tulip Information

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Parrot tulips are a type of flowering plant commonly found in gardens throughout the United States. Known for their diverse range of colors and distinctive shape, parrot tulips are commonly used as cut flowers in arrangements in bouquets Appearance The parrot tulip has the same basic bowl shape of other tulips but more rounded with…


Information on Taking Care of Pink Tulips

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Pink tulips add a soft, elegant charm to your landscaped yard with their pink satin petals and long green foliage. Also known as the peerless tulip, pink tulips can be planted along a sidewalk border or in the middle of a flower garden as the focal point. Growing in U.S. Department of Agriculture zones 4…


Information on White Flowering Dogwood Trees

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The flowering dogwood (Cornus florida), which is the state tree of Virginia and Missouri, is a popular ornamental tree. Native to North America, the flowering dogwood is an adaptable tree that grows well in U.S. Department of Agriculture plant hardiness zones 5 through 9. Description Dogwood blooms consist of a cluster of small flowers surrounded…


Yellow Cymbidium Orchid Information

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The yellow cymbidium orchid originated in Asia and Australia. Unlike some other varieties of orchids, the yellow cymbidium does not grow wild anywhere in the United States, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Number and Shape The flowers of the yellow cymbidium orchid tend to grow in bunches of twenty flowers per stem, reports…


The Bleeding Heart Plant Information

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The bleeding heart plant is a perennial that comes from Japan. Growing best in cool climates with plenty of shade, the bleeding heart will require little care once it is established. Features The bleeding heart is best known for the flower it produces, which looks like a heart. There is a piece that dangles below…


Farmers “thirsty” for information

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Offering easy access to information and communication is considered a top priority in policies for farmers in rural areas. Information is necessary for people of all strata and very important for their production and business activities. It appears paradoxical that in the era of information explosion with the strong development of different means of communication…


Information on the Butterfly Weed Plant

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Butterfly weed (Asclepias tuberosa), also known as butterfly milkweed, pleurisy root and orange milkweed, is a flowering herbaceous perennial that grows on hillsides and in open woodlands in eastern North America. It works well in natural areas and mixed borders. Identification Butterfly weed plants grow between 1.5 and 2 feet tall. They have large taproots…


Information About Water Hyacinth

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The water hyacinth is an attractive yet extremely invasive floating water plant. It is present in lakes, rivers and ponds throughout the tropical and subtropical areas of the world. It is also found in other regions during the summer months, but dies out in the winter. This invasive plant degrades water quality and affects our…


Star Jasmine Plant Information

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Star jasmine (Trachelospermum jasminoides ), also known as confederate jasmine, is the Deep South’s most popular flowering vine, according to the Floridata website. Not a true member of the jasmine family, star jasmine is a plant even novice gardeners can grow. Identification The evergreen vine of star jasmine will climb as high as 40 feet…


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