The Wisteria Genus

One of the most elegant genera around, wisteria are climbing plants belonging to the pea plant family, and the genus itself is made up of around 10 different species. Wisteria At A Glance These striking plants are native to Asia, the eastern parts of the US, and northern parts of Iran. They are grown all over the world for their … Read More

List Of Flower Names Beginning With W

Wallflower Known for its fabulous colors, the wallflower comes in many forms, grown across the world for its beauty and fragrance. You can get annual types, sub shrubs, and perennials. The perennials are so short-lived and susceptible to disease that they are often grown as biennials.  These tough little plants will flower during spring and summer, depending on when you … Read More

The Westerland Rose

One rose that should be on your must-grow list is the Westerland rose. This striking cultivar produces huge roses with plenty of fragrance. It’s not only an award-winning variety, but it is also very robust, much tougher than its delicate appearance might suggest. Interested in learning more? Here’s everything you should know about the Westerland rose. At A Glance: What … Read More

Wandering Dude Plant (Tradescantia): Types, How to Grow and Plant Care

Tradescantia is one of the most striking trailing plants you can grow as a houseplant, instantly recognizable for its striped leaves, which are usually bicolored.  It also helps that this plant is incredibly easy to grow and look after. The biggest problem you’ll have is the plant ‘wandering’ across your windowsill or counter, but it’s very easy to take cuttings … Read More

Top 21 Types of Wildflowers You Can Grow

Wildflowers are among the most striking flowers that you can grow in your garden. While most of the plants on this list are grown for their ornamental value, it might surprise you to know that they are wildflowers.  This guide sets out everything you need to know about wildflowers, including how to care for them, and what types you can … Read More

Waxflower Plant Types, How to Grow and Plant Care

You may have heard of the waxflower if you haven’t grown it, as it’s got a reputation for being the perfect plant for beginner gardeners.  The phrase ‘beginner gardener’ is a bit of a misnomer, as gardening is essentially a huge experiment of trying new plants and different ways of growing them and caring for them. With gardening, you never … Read More

60 Flowering Plants for a Colorful Winter Bloom

When you think of winter, you might picture a thick carpet of snow, with no flowers in sight. You might begin to dream of hot summer days with seas of vivid color, of almost neon flowers and the bees humming to themselves.  Winter is for curling up indoors, for creature comforts, and doing what you can against long nights and … Read More

Top 52 Amazing White Flowers You Can Grow in Your Garden

White flowers are among some of the most spell-binding flowers you can grow, as well as some of the most eye-catching, and the brightest blooms which will add life and color to any corner of your garden. You might be looking to brighten up areas of your garden, or you are after something completely different.  All-white planting schemes are among … Read More

Wisteria Flower Meaning and Symbolism

Wisteria plants are some of the most unassuming when you first get them, but pretty soon you’ll be treated to an unforgettable display of cascading flowers that smell simply divine. They attract a lot of attention both from people and from pollinators, and the plants themselves are very long-lived. Wisteria flowers possess a lot of symbolism, which is rooted into … Read More


Wisteria is popular all over the world for its fragrant, cascading blooms. The possibilities of growing Wisteria are endless.  They are vigorous plants which will climb up just about anything in a short space of time, but growing them on trees isn’t advised, as they can choke or even pull the tree down! So what better way to enjoy these … Read More