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Babiana, Baboon Flower

Babiana - or Baboon Flower - are native to South Africa, but can be grown in cooler climes, either indoors or, in mild Winter areas, outdoors. The leaves are narrow, ribbed sword-shaped, and the very fragrant and colourful flowers are upward-facing.

Babiana stricta, Blue Freesia

Babiana - or Baboon Flower - are native to South Africa, but can be grown in cooler climes, either indoors or, in mild Winter areas, outdoors. The leaves are narrow, ribbed sword-shaped, and the very fragrant and colourful flowers are upward-facing. 'Babiana stricta' - Blue Freesia - is clump-forming and in Spring bears fragrant violet-blue, purple or yellow flowers. The flowers sometimes have a reddish eye

Babiana villosa, Baboon Flower

Babiana - or Baboon Flower - are native to South Africa, but can be grown in cooler climes, either indoors or, in mild Winter areas, outdoors. The leaves are narrow, ribbed sword-shaped, and the very fragrant and colourful flowers are upward-facing. Babiana villosa has red flowers (it is Summer-dormant)

Babies toes, Fenestraria aurantiaca 'Fireworth '

'Baby Toes' or 'Window Plant', is a dwarf plant which form mats or small clumps in sandy soil. The leaves are flat-topped and 'windowed', with generally only the uppermost portion exposed. They possess thick, fleshy roots.

Babington's Leek, Allium ampeloprasum var. babingtonii

Allium plants chosen for garden cultivation have terminal umbels of brightly coloured flowers, are hardy and easy to grow. The foliage varies from the rolled-round leaves of garden onions and chives to the broad, oval leaves of wild garlic. Most species have a typical onion smell. Alliums do best in well drained soil, open to the sun. Some dwarf species can be grown as pot plants if kept in a cold greenhouse or frame until nearly in flower. Allium Ampeloprasum is a rare plant native to coastal parts of Cornwall, Dorset and west ireland. It has large, irregular, round flower-heads that are a mixture of purple flowers and bulbils.

Baby Bell Pepper 'BellaFina Red', Capsicum 'Bellafina Red'

Sweet Peppers, which are, strictly speaking fruit (as they contain seeds) but are used as a vegetable, are small, upright bushes of varying sizes, with glossy, dark green leaves. The single flowers are an off-white (sometimes purplish) colour, while the stem is densely branched and up to 60cms (24 in) tall. The fruit start green, and ripen to red, orange or yellow.'Bellafina Red' bears fruit about one third the size of a normal sweet pepper, but with all the flavour.

Baby Blue Eyes, Nemophila menziesii

Nemophila are spreading or upright annuals with simple, or pinnate divided leaves and, in Summer, cup-shaped blue or white flowers. Can be grown in beds or containers. Nemophila menziesii - or 'Baby Blue Eyes' - has blue 5-petalled flowers with white centres

Baby Blue Eyes 'Alba', Nemophila 'Alba'

Nemophila are spreading or upright annuals with simple, or pinnate divided leaves and, in Summer, cup-shaped blue or white flowers. Can be grown in beds or containers. Nemophila 'Alba' bears white flowers with 5 petals

Baby Eyes 'Pennie Black', Nemophila menziesii var. discoidalis 'Pennie Black'

Nemophila are spreading or upright annuals with simple, or pinnate divided leaves and, in Summer, cup-shaped blue or white flowers. Can be grown in beds or containers. 'Pennie Black' bears flowers that are very dark purple with white centre and white edges to the petals,

Baby In The Cradle Orchid, Anguloa uniflora

Anguloa uniflora orchid is one of the largest orchids at nearly 60cm in height. The name refers to the appearance of a tiny baby swathed in blankets in the interior of the flower. The petals are waxy, cream colored and cinnamon scented. Blooms are long lasting and perform best in low light locations. The leaves are slender and pleated with chubby conical pseudobulbs.

Baby Jade, Crassula ovata 'Arborescens'

Crassula are succulent, herbaceous plants. Some varieties are suitable for rock gardens in mild regions as long as the soil is well drained. The thick leaves are often covered with hair or 'meal' and the flowers are generally small in size and borne on terminal panicles. Crassulas can easily be grown from leaf cuttings. 'Baby Jade' produces thick, shiny leaves that grow in pairs along the branches. Leaves are jade green, although some may appear to be more of a yellow-green. Under the right conditions, they may produce small white or pink star-like flowers in early spring.

Baby Joe Pye Weed, Eupatorium dubium 'Baby Joe'

Eupatorium are grown as ornamental plants, mostly across Asia. They are perennial plants with long-lasting, broad, purple to white flowerheads. These can emerge from late spring, although they mainly bloom in late summer. The blooms are held on tall stems and act as a beacon to butterflies and bees. Arguably the most impressive is the American species E. maculatum Atropurpureum Group AGM, commonly known as Joe-Pye weed. Established plants can frequently grow taller than 2m. 'Baby Joe' is the perfect size for smaller gardens, this is a lovely midsized Joe-Pye Weed. It forms a bushy upright mound of coarse dark-green leaves, bearing large umbrella-like heads of magenta-pink flowers in late summer.

Baby Necklace Miniature, Crassula marnieriana x perforate

Crassula are succulent, herbaceous plants. Some varieties are suitable for rock gardens in mild regions as long as the soil is well drained. The thick leaves are often covered with hair or 'meal' and the flowers are generally small in size and borne on terminal panicles. Crassulas can easily be grown from leaf cuttings.

Baby Rita, Opuntia Basilaris 'Baby Rita'

This low, spreading cactus with short bristles grows 30cm high and up to 1.8m. The grey-green, oval shaped stems are wide and flat resembling the tail of a beaver. The stems grow in clumps with flowers sprouting from the top edge. Flowers are followed by a brownish-grey, oval fruit containing many seeds.

Baby Rubber Plant, Peperomia obtusifolia

Peperomia are slow growing tropical annuals and perennials that are easy to care for under average room or conservatory conditions. They have striking foliage with red stems. The foliage is fleshy, often with variegation. The fowers are insignificant. These plants need a minimum temperature of 10C. P. obtusifolia come in shades of dark green, olive green and creamy white. This attractive plant is often used in bottle gardens and in other situations where space is limited.

Baby Rubber Plant, Peperomia clusiifolia 'Ginny'

Peperomia are slow growing tropical annuals and perennials that are easy to care for under average room or conservatory conditions. They have striking foliage with red stems. The foliage is fleshy, often with variegation. The flowers are insignificant. These plants need a minimum temperature of 10C. 'Ginny' bears variegated foliage of red, green, pink and ivory.

Baby Rubber Plant 'Golden Gate', Peperomia obtusifolia (Magnoliifolia Group) 'Golden Gate' syn. Peperomia obtusifolia 'Golden Gate'

Peperomia are slow growing tropical annuals and perennials that are easy to care for under average room or conservatory conditions. They have striking foliage with red stems. The foliage is fleshy, often with variegation. The fowers are insignificant. These plants need a minimum temperature of 10C. P. obtusifolia ‘Golden Gate’ come in shades of dark green, olive green and creamy white. This attractive plant is often used in bottle gardens and in other situations where space is limited.

Baby Rubber Plant 'Variegata', Peperomia obtusifolia 'Variegata'

Peperomia are slow growing tropical annuals and perennials that are easy to care for under average room or conservatory conditions. They have striking foliage with red stems. The foliage is fleshy, often with variegation. The fowers are insignificant. These plants need a minimum temperature of 10C.

Baby Sage, Salvia microphylla 'San Carlos Festival'

There are many types of Salvia. They can be annual, biennial, or perennial herbs, and woody subshrubs. The leaves are sometimes toothed or pinnately divided. The flowering stems bear small bracts, and in some species the bracts are ornamental. Some Salvias have hairy leaves or stems or flowers, and these hairs sometimes give off an aroma when brushed as oil is secreted. The flowers of Salvia are usually tubular with two "lips" - the lower one larger than the upper one - and often fragrant. 'San Carlos Festival' has short stemmed magenta flowers.

Baby Sage 'Pink Blush', Salvia microphylla 'Pink Blush' syn. Salvia greggii 'Blush Pink'

Original:'Pink Blush' is a bushy, spreading sub-shrub with neat, ovate leaves and short terminal racemes of two-lipped, purplish-rose flowers with bright red-purple lower lips, in late summer and autumn. 'Pink Blush' bears two-lipped, purple-pink flowers with bright red-purple lower lips, from late Summer into Autumn New:There are many types of Salvia. They can be annual, biennial, or perennial herbs, and woody subshrubs. The leaves are sometimes toothed or pinnately divided. The flowering stems bear small bracts, and in some species the bracts are ornamental. Some Salvias have hairy leaves or stems or flowers, and these hairs sometimes give off an aroma when brushed as oil is secreted. The flowers of Salvia are usually tubular with two "lips" - the lower one larger than the upper one - and often fragrant.

Baby Sage White, Salvia microphylla 'Alba'

There are many types of Salvia. They can be annual, biennial, or perennial herbs, and woody subshrubs. The leaves are sometimes toothed or pinnately divided. The flowering stems bear small bracts, and in some species the bracts are ornamental. Some Salvias have hairy leaves or stems or flowers, and these hairs sometimes give off an aroma when brushed as oil is secreted. The flowers of Salvia are usually tubular with two "lips" - the lower one larger than the upper one - and often fragrant.

Baby Sun Rose, Aptenia cordifolia

Aptenia cordifolia is a species of succulent plant in the iceplant family known by the common names heartleaf iceplant and baby sun rose. The specific epithet is derived from the Latin word cor for heart.

Baby Sun Rose 'Variegated Form', Aptenia cordifolia Variegata

Aptenia cordifolia is a species of succulent plant in the iceplant family known by the common names heartleaf iceplant and baby sun rose. The specific epithet is derived from the Latin word cor for heart. This is the variegated variety.

Baby Sweet Corn Minipop, Zea mays var. saccharata 'Minipop' F1

'F1 Minipop' is a sweet and tasty variety which has been bred especially to give a corn with a very tender pericarp (the edible tissue) the cobs are so tender they can be eaten raw.

Baby Toes, Fenestraria aurantiaca

'Baby Toes' or 'Window Plant', is a dwarf plant which form mats or small clumps in sandy soil. The leaves are flat-topped and 'windowed', with generally only the uppermost portion exposed. They possess thick, fleshy roots.

Baby's Breath 'Bright Rose', Gypsophila elegans 'Bright Rose'

Gypsophila elegans is a bushy half hardy annual with fine green foliage topped by masses of tiny single, white blooms from early to late Summer, often used in flower arranging. 'Bright Rose' bears pink flowers

Baby's Breath 'Covent Garden', Gypsophila elegans 'Covent Garden'

Gypsophila elegans is a bushy half hardy annual with fine green foliage topped by masses of tiny single, white blooms from early to late Summer, often used in flower arranging.Gypsophila 'Covent Garden' produces a myriad of single, white star shaped tiny flowers through the Summer.

Baby's Breath 'Festival Pink', Gypsophila Paniculata 'Festival Pink'

Gypsophila is a flowering plant in the carnation family. Species can be annual or perennial. Gypsophila paniculata is commonly known as Baby's Breath, and is the variety that is commonly used in bridal bouquets, with a cloud of tiny white flowers. 'Festival Pink' is a compact Baby's Breath that bears clouds of semi-double pink flowers throughout the warm months. Make a good cut or dried flower.

Baby's Breath 'Festival White', Gypsophila paniculata 'Festival White'

Gypsophila is typically used in the floristry trade to create a softening effect in multifloral bouquets. It produces masses of tiny flower heads on each stem. Species can be annual or perennial. Gypsophila paniculata is commonly known as Baby's Breath. 'Festival White' produces a cloud of tiny white flowers. The more you cut, the more it will flower

Baby's Breath 'Kermesina', Gypsophila elegans 'Kermesina'

Gypsophila elegans is a bushy half hardy annual with fine green foliage topped by masses of tiny single, white blooms from early to late Summer, often used in flower arranging. ‘Kermesina' produces deep red little starry flowers in Summer.

Baby's Breath 'Monarch White', Gypsophila 'Monarch White'

Gypsophila is a flowering plant in the carnation family. Species can be annual or perennial. Gypsophila paniculata is commonly known as Baby's Breath, and is the variety that is commonly used in bridal bouquets, with a cloud of tiny white flowers. Gypsophila Elegans is similar to paniculata, but it is an annual. Repens is perennial, alpine form, low-growing and mat-forming. 'Monarch White' is a hardy annual that bears sprays of single white flowers

Baby's Breath 'My Pink', Gypsophila paniculata 'My Pink'

Gypsophila is a flowering plant in the carnation family. Species can be annual or perennial. Gypsophila paniculata is commonly known as Baby's Breath, and is the variety that is commonly used in bridal bouquets, with a cloud of tiny white flowers. Gypsophila Elegans is similar to paniculata, but it is an annual. Repens is perennial, alpine form, low-growing and mat-forming. 'My Pink' has large, double, pink flowers with a long vase life.

Baby's-Breath Euphorbia, Euphorbia Hypericifolia

A shade-loving plant that has long-lasting flowers in late spring above rosettes of glossy, dark green leaves. It grows well in areas of dry shade, under trees and in a woodland setting. It is evergreen and suckering and if left unchecked it can become invasive. Baby's-Breath Euphorbia are unlike most euphorbias. They sport frothy clusters of airy flowers. Euphorbia hypericifolia is drought tolerant, needs no deadheading, is deer resistant and blooms pretty much continually.

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