The magnolia

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Magnolia flowers throughout the spring, but also in summer. It is appreciated for its evergreen foliage and for its elegant and fragrant flowers. It exists in various shades: white, pink, purple or yellow. He is considered the star of the garden, but he also offers you the opportunity to make beautiful bouquets that are kept perfectly well. Do you know ? Magnolia appreciates rather soft and rather acid soils and it grows better in a place sheltered from the wind and the sun.


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The forget-me-not is a perennial spring flower that perfectly symbolizes this season. It grows everywhere: in rock gardens, clumps or meadows. It brings a sweet note to spring landscapes. Its soft colors know how to seduce us. In some varieties like Looking Glass or Jack Frost, the foliage has pretty silvery highlights. They like the sun and in full light. These flowers bloom between May and October.

The heart of Mary

Heart Of Mary
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It is part of the perennial spring flowers. It does not go unnoticed with its flowering two-tone heart hanging from a rod elegantly arched and graceful. The heart of marie is easy to plant in the ground or in pots, from bare roots or seedlings. Once you've planted it, leave it in its place to bloom every year. It must be planted either in autumn or spring, it must however not freeze, because this very refined flower does not like it.

The tulip

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Tulips are bulbous that can adorn your plants for two months of their pretty colors. It starts with botany, then low and hasty to finish with the most majestic for their height: Darwin hybrids. These are the first ones that bloom most easily from one year to the next. There are more than 5,000 varieties of tulips in the world.

Asphodeline lutea

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This pretty yellow flower is in the sun and on perfectly drained soils, even sandy or stony. It is between March and June that you will have to plant it, you have to wait for the earth to warm up.


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From the first days of spring, this shrub with bright flowers makes its appearance and colors the gardens. It is perfectly cold-resistant and adapts to almost any type of soil. It does not go unnoticed because of its abundant flowering. We appreciate its rapid growth in the garden and the advantage is that it is very good bouquet.

Aponogeton distachyos

Aponogeton Distachyos
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This flower particularly likes temperate climates, it must be protected from frost because it is not resistant to temperatures below – 5 ° C. She prefers shaded situations where she blooms freely and more easily. In summer and in full sun, the leaves tend to wither, but it will leave early in the fall.

The agapanthus

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Agapanthus is mostly planted in clumps or on the border and preferably in regions with a mild climate. It can also be found in other areas, but in pots to return in winter.


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The narcissus is a real flower announcing the renewal and return of spring since it blooms during the months of March and April. It subjugates us because it seems to happen by chance in a nature not quite out of winter yet. Its white, yellow, pink, orange or salmon colors bring joy to the gardens. And florists offer it as early as December if you are impatient.

The daphne

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The daphne has a peculiarity: its early flowering that can begin in the month of February. It can be grown in the ground, but also in pots. It has a powerful scent, but its maintenance can be a little complicated because it is a fragile plant. It is often nicknamed adorable poison, because of its toxicity.


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The lungs take pretty changing colors: pink, blue, white or coral. Its foliage variegated or completely silvery, they are very seductive and are perfect at the foot of shrubs or ground cover.


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Bergenia has foliage with large, persistent, leathery leaves. The flowers grow in stems erect with pink, magenta or white flowers. They are particularly pretty in big pots or in edge of massive and they do not require any maintenance.

The columbine gardens

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The columbine gardens bloom from May to July, it takes many colors and they are often two-colored. It is a perennial flower with deciduous foliage that can reach a height of 40 to 80 cm depending on the variety. Their flowers take turns in bright and sweet tints. Ordinary soil is suitable for this flower provided it is light.


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Hyacinths have different varieties, some with single, double or multiflorous flowers. They can be installed in clumps like in the lawn, but it is perfect for pots or planters. They are recognized by their powerful scent, which invades the garden.

The browalia

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Browalia cultivates perfectly the semi-shade, but also the full sun with one condition: water it very often. It needs sunshine, but preferably not by being exposed to direct rays. The sun at the hottest hours and drafts are to be banished. If you have to plant it in the ground or in pots, wait until late April or early May to do so.


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The starry flowers of clematis are particularly seductive, they grow throughout the lianas. It is considered by many to be one of the most beautiful flowering plants. If it grows rapidly, it remains fragile and not easy to grow. It is best to plant it in October in a rather humid and cool place.


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You can grow this flower both in the ground and in pots. Its flowering is exceptional because very abundant. The flowers are in the form of ears filled with small flowers in various colors. There are hundreds of species and varieties, the most popular of which is undoubtedly azalea.

The Bignone of Chile

Bignone From Chile
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The Chilean Bignone is very popular for covering a wall, a pergola, a tree, an arbor, a fence or a large bush. It can also be easily grown in pots on a balcony provided that it is preferably facing south. Indeed, this flower particularly appreciates the heat and the sun. You can plant in the ground in April or May


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Crocosmia is not very complicated, it supports both a sunny exposure and a light shade. The best is still to put it at the foot of a wall in the south, it allows him to resist frost more easily.

The daisy

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The daisy is a country flower that announces spring with its pretty varied hues: red, pink or white with a yellow heart, it invades our gardens in the manner of a wild spring flower, as it adapts to all conditions and to all soils and all exposures.


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The freesia is preferably planted in the ground during the months of April and May. However, in pots, you can do it in the fall and under cover, between August and December. If you live in an area where the climate is very mild, you can plant the bulbs without problem in August and September and leave them there.


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Gelsemium is best planted in well-drained and rich soil and in a sunny location. If you put it in partial shade, it will push up on its support and the flower will appear at the end of stem in the sun. It is very easy to cultivate.


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This flower likes a good garden soil enriched with potting soil specially designed for flowering plants or with long-lasting fertilizer, especially if you decide to grow it in a pot. We must leave the latter as soon as spring arrives and put it in a sunny south-facing place.


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If Echinacea prefers deep, rich and well-drained soils, but remain cool during the summer, it is able to grow on different types of terrain. However, it must be perfectly exposed and it enjoys excellent sunlight. Once it is well established, it can adapt to periods of drought and harsh winters, it is an easy flower to grow.

Blanda anemone

Blanda Anemone
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Blanda anemones are appreciated for their pretty pink, blue or white colors that make pretty carpets. They like both half-shade and full sun. They are very easy and they accommodate little.

The muscari of Armenia

Muscaris Of Armenia
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The muscari of Armenia are superb because of their blue ears, numerous and dense which do not pass unnoticed and which bring to the garden a pretty colorful note. There are also varieties with light blue, feathery, yellow or white flowers. Some of them give off a pleasant scent. They compose very aesthetic borders.

The camassia

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The camassia is also in the form of blue ears that bloom from the end of April. It particularly likes the sun and in the fresh land preferably. It is also found quite often in the meadows. These are very seductive flowers that bring a lot of aesthetics to the garden.

Bell of the fairies

Fairy Bell
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The fairy bell, long-style disporum, is an ornamental perennial whose origins are from China. It flowers in April or May and has pretty white to red flowers. Its foliage is semi-persistent and can reach a height of 1.50 meters.


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The fritillary presents flowers suspended of a great beauty in crowns with the haughty port. It is exotic and beautiful, but it remains quite expensive. We notice above all its powerful smell and somewhat heady.

The cortex of Japan

Corinth Of Japan
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The Japanese crest is a spring shrub that is known and identified by its big golden yellow pompons. One of its advantages is probably due to the fact that its wood is always green. It is also appreciated for the very slender form with large single flowers of Guinea Gold or variegated foliage of Picta.

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