How to Grow and Care for Yarrow Plants

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A yarrow plant

The Yarrow plant is easy to care for, this garden beauty attracts pollinators is drought-tolerant and insect resistant. Yarrow plants are aromatic or fragrant.

What also makes yarrow a must-have is its healing properties that aid in reducing fever, treating muscle cramps or muscles that are swollen, and minor wounds.  This perennial can grow in your flower or herb garden and can be used as a ground cover or border plant.

The flowers of the yarrow plant are showy and come in colors of pink, yellow, red, gold, or orange improving the appearance of your garden and landscapes however, this North American plant is invasive which is why it’s important to give yarrows space to go for themselves. For more on how to grow and care for yarrows continue reading.

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How to Plant and Care for Butterfly Bush

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Butterfly bush

Create a natural habitat for pollinators by introducing the butterfly bush in your home garden, this popular perennial thrives in zones 5-9 and belongs to a species of flowering plant in the family Scrophulariaceae.

This garden beauty is also called Buddleja davidii and is native to Sichuan and Hubei provinces of central China and Japan. The butterfly bush is also called orange eye or summer lilac. This perennial bush grows best in tropical and sub-tropical climates.

Most species have hairy leaves with flower bloom colors that range from orange, purple, white, yellow, or pink. The butterfly bush can be grown as a tree or a shrub, if you’re desire is to attract pollinators to your home garden then installing this garden beauty is the right choice. For more on the butterfly bush let’s take a closer look.

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Growth and Care of Philodendron

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Philodendron plant

The philodendron is a perennial plant that’s native to tropical America, there are 450 species of these garden beauties. The philodendron belongs to the family Araceae, the shape, size, and texture of foliage (leaves) vary while the leaves may be either green, red, purple, or copper color.

The leaves of some species are broad and will give your garden good coverage by covering large empty spaces or closing in large empty spots. Because of their ability to adapt in low light areas in the rainforest the philodendron makes a great indoor plant as well. For more on the growth and care of philodendron continue reading.

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How to grow and care for coneflowers

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Purple coneflowers

The purple coneflower is a garden beauty that’s worth having as a part of your garden and landscape. This perennial plant is native to eastern and central North America.

What makes the coneflower a gardener’s favorite is its ability to withstand the heat as well as drought, attracts pollinators and birds, ease of growth, and blooms for months, and can also be used as cut flowers. The coneflower is a must and will go to work for you. For more on the coneflower let’s take a closer look.

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How to Care for Silver Buttonwood

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Silver buttonwood shrub

Hailed for its beautiful gray-silverish colored leaves and velvety texture along with its ability to withstand the salt sprays the silver buttonwood is native to the coast of tropical America from Florida through the West Indies and the Caribbean.

This shrub belongs to the family Combretaceae, in its natural habitat silver buttonwood can be found growing in mangroves and on the shorelines of tropical and sub-tropical regions worldwide.

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