Red Valerian

This plant is also known as trace flower. In France, you can see these beautiful red flowers everywhere in nature. Sometimes they just seem to jump out of the stones. In our country, they are popular in rock gardens. The wildflower grows effortlessly in poor soil. In a few places in our country, a feral species can be found.

Height: 30-80 centimetres
When to sow Red Valerian: Spring
Flowering time: May until June
Latin name: Centranthus Ruber
Type of plant: Perennial
The red valerian is one of the easiest plants in the garden. Give it a spot in the sun or half shade and you don’t have to do anything to it.

Red Tulip

By now we all know that our ‘national’ flower actually originates from Turkey and Iran. But that is no reason not to include this beautiful spring bloomer in the garden. There are many shades of red and you can combine them. Tulips do not bloom very long, but they do bloom abundantly. And there are few flowers that make it so clear that they enjoy the sun.

Height: 50 centimetres
When to sow tulips: autumn at a depth of 10 centimetres
Flowering time: Spring
Latin name: Tulipa
Type of plant: bulbous plant
When the tulip in the garden has finished flowering, remove the flower. You leave the green until it turns yellow, at which point you remove it.

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