Tag: xeriscaping

Lychnis (syn. Silene)

Lychnis (syn. Silene)

Rose Campion These beautiful little flowering plants – both the red rose campion (L. coronaria) and white rose campion (L. coronaria ‘Alba’) do well in almost any garden situation, but what makes them extra exciting is that they are useful as xeriscaping plants too as 

Evening primrose (Oenothera biennis)

Evening primrose (Oenothera biennis)

Evening primrose (Oenothera biennis) Opening its pretty yellow blooms rapidly at twilight, often a spectacular visual, gives the delicately fragrant flower the name Evening primrose, or perhaps it is more because of their mysterious phosphorous emissions that make them seemingly glow in the dark. However the name may have