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Hawthorn Flower

Hawthorn flower (Crataegus Monogyna) is a shrub that grows in late spring. The flower that grows from this shrub is the May birth month flower.

This shrub grows both flowers and berries. The berries are called haws, and are edible. The berries are usually made into jellies, syrups, and jams, or used […]

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Gardenia

The Gardenia also known as Cape Jasmine is known for it’s bright white flowers, and strong fragrant scent, this flower brightens up many gardens both inside and out.

They are grown outside in warmer climate areas. Think of southern regions like Arizona or southern California.

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Fuchsia Plant

The Fuchsia plant comes in more colors then it’s name might suggest. Some other colors are pink, purple, and white. Some of these plants have one color, while some have two.

If the plant has two colors, one color usually sits on top of the other. These flowers are bell shaped, and […]

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Easter Cactus

The Easter Cactus (Hatiora Gaertneri) is most commonly used as a houseplant. When it is fully grown it makes a lovely addition to your other household plants.

To grow this particular flower, it is suggested to mix together a potting mix. Use part potting soil, peat moss, and builders sand. Double the […]

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Forget-Me-Not

The Forget-Me-Not (Myosotis) is a very tiny, but very pretty, flower that blooms in the spring. It can be either an annual or perennial.

When planted, these flowers spread out, and multiply. Plant them in a large area, bordering one of your favorite springtime flowers, and they will grow to be a […]

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Flame Violet

The Flame Violet (Episcia Cupreata) must be named for the bright red flowers that grow from its foliage. A member of the same family as the African violets, the tiny red flowers sit on top of lovely green foliage.

The leaves are a dark green color on the outside, with a light […]

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Euphorbia

Euphorbia is a type of perennial that is easy to grow and maintain. They can grow so large that they can easily fill up a flowerbed.

It grows on wonderfully green, luscious foliage. The color of the flowers can be yellow, bronze or a gold color.

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Dianthus

Dianthus flowers come in many different species, and can be either perennials or annuals.

Also known as Garden Pinks, they bloom near the end of spring, or beginning of summer.

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They come in more colors then just pink. They also […]

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