Sedum telephium
Sedum telephium are flowers with toothed leaves and heads of small purplish-white flowers, are grown in gardens as well as hybrids.

Sedum telephium is dense flower clusters on sturdy stems rise above bright green leaves. Blooms start out blush-colored, aging to coppery pink, then rust as weather cools. Pretty beside asters.

Sedum telephium is a PERENNIAL growing to 0.5 m (1ft 8in) by 0.3 m (1ft).

It is in flower from Jul to August, and the seeds ripen from Aug to September. The flowers are hermaphrodite (have both male and female organs) and are pollinated by Bees, flies, self.The plant is self-fertile.
It is noted for attracting wildlife.

Zone:  Europe, incl Britain, south and east from Scandanavia to the Pyrenees, temperate Asia, N. America.

Flowers Language: Live long, Live forever


Dahlia is a genus of bushy, tuberous, herbaceous perennial plants native to Mexico. A member of the Asteraceae (or Compositae), dicotyledonous plants, related species include the sunflower, daisy, chrysanthemum, and zinnia. There are 42 species of dahlia, with hybrids commonly grown as garden plants.
With a multitude of different colors, shapes and sizes, Dahlias bring life and beauty back to your landscape in late summer and into the fall months.
The diversity of the Dahlia allow you to use them in many different aspects of your landscape design, from low growing border plants to stately background plantings that may reach six feet in height!
Dahlias make excellent cut flowers, which will typically last about a week in the house.

Flowers Language: Elegance and Dignity, Good Taste, Pomp

Aster cordifolius
Aster cordifolius (common names heartleaf aster or common blue wood aster) is a species of flowering plant in the family Asteraceae, native to eastern North America, it can be readily found along forest edges and in open areas, as well in urban areas and in cultivation.

Aster cordifolius are right blue flowers of the Heart Leaved Aster, are borne above distinctive heart-shaped leaves in late summer. Plant with spring blooming flowers to provide extended color and interest in the woodland well into autumn. Creeps slowly by rootstocks to form a nice patch.

Flower Language: Talisman of Love

Sally Holmes

From Rosaceae’s family (large plant family containing more than 100 genera and 2,000 species of trees, shrubs, and herbs), have alternate leaves and five-petaled flowers with numerous stamens.
`Sally Holmes' is a vigorous white rose, it blooms in huge clusters.  Sally Holmes has proven to be one of the most outstanding shrub roses. It is now rated the second highest by the American Rose Society. A wonderful shrub rose that should be in the gardens of all those who love white roses. Over 60 blooms to a truss

Flower Language: I am Worthy of You, Secrecy.


Begonia is a genus of perennial flowering plants in the family Begoniaceae. The genus contains about 1,400 different plant species.
Some species are commonly grown indoors as ornamental houseplants in cooler climates.

Tuberous Begonias are the most glamorous bulbs for adding a bright colour accent to shady patios. Their beautiful flowers are produced over an incredibly long period, from summer all the way through to the first frosts in November.

Begonias are prized equally for their flower, as well as their showy leaves. When they are not in bloom, which is infrequent once established, their attractive, waxy green or chocolate colored leaves show themselves off wherever you have placed them.

Flower Language: Beware, A Fanciful Nature

Eranthis (winter aconite)
Winter Aconite

Eranthis (winter aconite) is a genus of eight species of flowering plants in the family Ranunculaceae (Buttercup family), native to southern Europe and east across Asia to Japan. The common name comes from the early flowering time and the resemblance of the leaves to those of the related genus Aconitum, the true aconite. Unlike Aconitum, Eranthis is not poisonous.

These cheery winter aconite bulbs produce golden, cup-shaped flowers surrounded by a green collar of leaves - just like buttercups in the depths of winter! Not for the tidy gardener - Winter Aconites almost demand to be grown in bold natural drifts where they can be left undisturbed to die back naturally in spring. They love a moist soil and a shady position, so they’re perfect for under-planting among woodland trees.

Flower Language: Treachery, Misanthropy

Helleborus niger
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Helleborus niger (known as Christmas rose, winter rose) is actually not a rose at all, but a low ground cover with shy, nodding flowers, with muted plum and green nodding blooms, pretty spotted markings and papery texture.

Helleborus niger is an evergreen*(evergreen is a plant that has leaves in all four seasons) plant with dark, leathery, pedate leaves carried on stems to 9–12 in (23–30 cm) tall. The large, flat flowers, borne on short stems from midwinter to early spring, are white, or occasionally pink.

Flower Language: Relieve My Anxiety

Galanthus nivalis and Leucojum
Snowdrops and snowflakes

Galanthus nivalis (Snowdrops, meaning milk white flowers) and the similar-looking Leucojum (snowflakes) grow beautifully under deciduous magnolias and contribute to a wintry scene.

The first sight of their pure-white nodding heads peeping through the forest floor signals winter is coming to an end. These plants are very hardy, and the colder the weather, the longer the flowers last. They look best randomly placed in light shade, and can be planted in meandering drifts through a border, under deciduous shrubs in a woodland setting, or in grass under a tree. Balcony gardeners can also enjoy their charm, as they can be grown in containers .

Flower Language: Consolation, Hope

Fairy Primrose
Fairy primrose red
Fairy primroseFairy primrose pink

Primula obconica, better known as primrose, is lovely in winter. 30cm-high clusters of soft, lacy flowers come in white, pink, lavender and magenta and only last one season, from winter to spring. Better known is Primula malacoides, the fairy primrose; both are relatives of the humble cowslip.
This plant is capable of producing a toxic reaction if eaten, or a skin allergy when touched, earning it the nickname poison primrose.

Flower Language: I Can't Live Without You

Lily of the valley shrub
Lily of the valley shrub

The Lily of the Valley Shrub or Andromeda Plant, Pieris japonica is a compact, symetrical, evergreen shrub that grow from 6-12 feet tall and wide.
Pieris have leathery, 3-4 inch foliage that emerges after blooming, as a coppery-pink, before turning to a deep green.
The flower buds are produced in late fall and remain unopened throughout the winter before
opening into cascading clusters of small, urn shaped flowers in February or early March.

Flower Language: Sweetness;  Return to Happiness;  You've Made My Life Complete


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