With about 350 recorded species of shrubs and forbs, the Vernonia genus is part of the Asteraceae family. You may recognize some of its various species as ‘ironweed’ with its intense purple flowers. Some Vernonia species are edible, and they can have economic value.
There are hundreds of thousands of flowers to choose from across hundreds of flower families. Many are solely grown for medicinal purposes, while others are grown for cut flowers, pollination, to attract butterflies, or to provide beauty in a home garden.
We cover many different types of flowers, flower meanings, colors, and so much more on Flower Glossary. But today, we want to put a spotlight on some of our favorite flowers. Go through the alphabet of flowers with us below.
Vertical farming is an up and coming solution focused on using space and resources efficiently. Below we’ll explore some of the different types of vertical farming solutions available.
Violet flowers grow worldwide, but they’re more abundant in the Northern Hemisphere’s temperate regions. Some rarer species grow in the Andes, Australasia, and Hawaii.
Keep reading to learn more about these adorable, easy-going plants.
We consider zinnia plants to be one of the easiest and most colorful flowers to grow.
Such cheerful flowers have harnessed so much fame that the National Garden Bureau (NGB) named the zinnia “Flower of the Year” in 2011.