Irresistible charm of Buddleja davidii

Buddleja Berries and Cream

Buddleja davidii no butterfly can resist. Fragrant, nectar-filled flowers have an irresistible appeal to many pollinating insects. By planting Buddleja in gardens and city greenery, we support these useful creatures that are increasingly difficult to survive. It’s also worth mentioning that observing butterflies and other insects promotes relaxation, sensitizes to beauty, and develops an interest […]

Spiraea japonica – colorful and easy-going family

Spiraea japonica orange leaves

Spiraea japonica – it looks beautiful and is easy to grow. Japanese Spiraea (known as Japanese Meadowsweet) come from Asia, they naturally occur from the Himalayas to Japan. They most likely arrived in Europe in the second half of the 19th century and … they settled in perfectly. The name Spiraea is derived from the Greek […]

Ilex is a magical plant and a holy Celtic tree


ILEX, KNOWN AS A HOLLY TREE, HAS MAGICAL QUALITIES In the past, that was a holly Celtic tree. In England, planted near the house, protects against witches. In Ireland, people plant holly a little further away from the house so as not to disturb fairies who like to live in it. Ilex is well established […]

Hibiscus syriacus or Rose of Sharon?

 Hibiscus syriacus 'Mindoub1' (pbr) French Cabaret® Pastel 

Hibiscus syriacus is known as Rose of Sharon For us, that’s the best proof of the exceptional beauty of these shrubs. After all, roses are the queens of flowers, one of the most beautiful plants. There are several species of hibiscus in the world, which vary in size and color of flowers. They are available […]

You can have your own Kilimandjaro


DO YOU KNOW WHAT IS MOST BEAUTIFUL ABOUT VIBURNUM PLICATUM? Viburnum plicatum is native to China, Taiwan, and Japan. As if referring to the architecture of the region where it comes from, Viburnum plicatum has characteristic, horizontally arranged shoots. They look like the roofs of Chinese pagodas The unusual arrangement of shoots and large white inflorescences that appear […]

Evergreen. But not coniferous.

Prunus laurocerasus

Evergreen plants are much more than just traditional Thuja, Juniperus, or Picea Among the evergreen plants that are perfect for a hedge, we have Prunus laurocerasus (Laurels) and Prunus lusitanica (Portuguese Laurel). How are they different? Prunus lusitanica grows up to several meters in height but has a narrower habit than Prunus laurocerasus. They also […]

Lavender fields…

Lavandula, butterfly, lavender

Lavender. Romantic fields, practical borders, and tasty spice Most of us associate lavender with the south of France and its endless, purple, incredibly photogenic fields. Even, purple rows of plants against the setting sun look great on Instagram. Fortunately, anyone can have their own lavender field. Or at least a single plant in a pot. […]

Cotoneaster has flowers like dewdrops on a spider’s web


Cotoneaster has flowers like dewdrops on a spider’s web This is how, in our opinion, the white, delicate Cotoneaster flowers look like in spring. Densely and regularly embedded on shoots, they are not only beautiful and impressive but also attract bees. In summer, the Cotoneaster looks modest with its dark green, leathery leaves (remember, however, […]

Weigela is always a good choice


Weigela is always a good choice Weigela, thanks to the wealth of varieties, colors, and shapes, has many uses. It is suitable for home gardens, parks, and urban greenery. It comes from Asia – Japan, Korea, and China and can grow practically all over Europe. Everywhere where temperatures do not drop below -23°C. Has low […]

Hydrangea arborescens. You can rely on its flowering and hardiness

Hydrangea arborescens Candybelle Bubblegum

Hydrangea arborescens works perfectly in a garden and urban greenery. It’s a typical low-maintenance plant. A sunny or semi-shaded place is enough, spring pruning, regular watering, and fertilization (preferably once a season with long-acting fertilizer) and … we can enjoy impressive flowers throughout the summer. Depending on the variety they are white (Annabelle), salmon (Candybelle® Marshmallow), […]

Deutzia Raspberry Sundae – fresh delivery from the candy store

Deutzia Raspberry Sundae flowers along the whole branch Blooms with pink-purple flowers from mid-spring to midsummer.   Deutzia Raspberry Sundae is a new beauty for the garden. Raspberry Sundae gives bright, large flowers and flowers along the whole branch. Blooms with pink-purple flowers from mid-spring to midsummer. This Deutzia branches easily and gives a nice […]

Prunus laurocersus Sofia is frost resistant to -25ᵒC

Prunus laurocerasus Sofia is exceptionally beautiful and… resistant to frost, and at the same time is evergreen.   Sofia has very nice, narrow leaves with serrated edges. It looks much more delicate (and also more exotic) than other laurels. It can be planted as solitaire or in groups, e.g. as a hedge. In sunny positions, […]

Pyracantha Red Star is a real star among the firethorns

Pyracantha Red Star has fewer thorns and more berries In June, it is besprinkled with white, small flowers. In August, small, initially green, fruits appear, which turn red in September.   Their beautiful, bright and intense color lasts until Christmas, or longer – sometimes even till February, which is a great garden decoration. It can […]

New varieties of Hydrangea paniculata – launched in 2019

In recent years, Hydrangea paniculata is the undisputed queen of gardens. Every year, new and more beautiful varieties appear. This year we have introduced another three.   Hydrangea paniculata Graffiti in the early stages flowering behaves like a good girl from a good home, little lady. Gently celadon, lime flowers gathered in large inflorescences don’t […]

Hydrangea arborescens Candybelle® Marshmallow – the gold medalist from Moscow

Hydrangea arborescens Candybelle® Marshmallow has been recognized as one of the most interesting new plants that appeared on the market this year.   Marshmallow, like other varieties of Hydrangea arborescens, is hardy and easy to grow. A strong spring cut and regular watering are enough to enjoy large, light pink (salmon) flowers every year. The […]

Diervilla – three colors, all bee-friendly

Diervilla attracts bees, butterflies, and… us Diervilla is an interesting shrub that allows you to create colorful combinations because there are varieties available with green, yellow, and maroon leaves. All of them are frost-resistant, and the flowers attract bees and butterflies.   Bush honeysuckle – Diervilla, belongs to the family Caprifoliaceae and grows naturally in […]

Hydrangea arborescens ‘Golden Annabelle’ – two-color beauty

Hydrangea arborescens Golden Annabelle is something especially for the fans of Hydrangea arborescens. The novelty launched in 2018 is like a younger sister of the normal ‘Annabelle’.   The main difference between Annabelle and Golden Annabelle is in the leaves color. ‘Golden Annabelle’ has beautiful, golden-green leaves. Pruned shortly in the spring will bloom abundantly […]

Miss Saori bred with love

What a romantic story! The Japanese breeder Ryoji Irie loved his wife so much that he named with her name one of the nicest and the most awarded variety of Hydrangea macrophylla of You&Me series.   This Hydrangea was presented as a debutant at the RHS Chelsey Flower Show and immediately was chosen as the […]

Champagne for… bees! Spiraea japonica Sparkling Champagne

Champagne for… bees! Last months we hear that bees are in danger. These hard-working insects, without which we will not have the majority of favorite food products, need more support from our side.   Therefore, we encourage you to plant Spiraea japonica, which is on the list of bee-friendly plants because it gives them nectar […]

Hydrangea paniculata Skyfall

Hydrangea paniculata Skyfall invariably reminds me of comics about Asterix and Obelix. The ancient Gauls, the main characters of these comics, were afraid of one thing – that the sky would fall on their heads. I wonder how they would cope with the amazing impression that this hydrangea makes.   Hydrangea Skyfall has huge inflorescences […]