Biennial Plants

The Campanula Genus (Bellflower)

The Campanula genus is made up of about 500 different species of biennials, perennials, and annual plants which come from the Northern Hemisphere. They come from the Campanulaceae plant family. At A Glance: The Campanula You may be more familiar with the name bellflower, which describes the shape of a campanula perfectly.  There is a type of campanula for every … Read More

The Rudbeckia Genus (Black-eyed Susan; Coneflower)

Rudbeckia is a genus filled with colorful plants, consisting of roughly 25 different species, most of which are perennials, but there are biennial and annual species, too. These fantastic flowers come from the sunflower plant family, Asteraceae, and can be found in forests and meadows across North America, as well as gardens all over the world. Rudbeckia At A Glance … Read More

The Salvia Genus (Sage)

Part of the mint family, Lamiaceae, the salvia genus has just under 1000 different species of perennial, biennial and annual plants, making it the largest genus in the family. Salvia At A Glance Salvia hails from many parts of the world, and is grown as an ornamental plant in many gardens, especially those which don’t see a lot of rainfall. … Read More

Cool Flowers To Extend The Flowering Season

If you didn’t know any better, you might think that some of the best flowers only appear during summer for a brief window, and then the best of the flowering season for the whole year is finished. Luckily, that’s not the case. While spring is often celebrated as a great relief for those of us who find joy and peace … Read More

5 Best Biennial Flowering Plants You Can Grow

You’re probably familiar with annual and perennial plants. Annual plants grow and live only for a single year, producing some of the brightest flowers available in order to attract lots of pollinators, to set seed before the plant dies. Perennial plants are also very beautiful, with the added benefit of being reliable bloomers. They will flower year after year as … Read More

300 Flower Names And Types

Do you love flowers? Want to learn about the different types you can get? Maybe you’ve recently acquired a green space to call your own, and you don’t know where to start. Or you’ve been gardening for years, and you’re looking for the next beautiful bloom. In any case, we’ve got you covered with an alphabetical list of flower names … Read More