Mount Atlas Mastic Tree – Pistacia atlantica

by: Ori Fragman-Sapir and Yael Orgad
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01 Nov
Pistacia atlantica
Autumn is here, and once again we are impressed by the most beautiful seasonal phenomenon in the plant world: the fall colors. Last year we wrote about the Palestine Terebinth ...

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Belladonna Lily – Amaryllis belladonna

by: Yael Orgad
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02 Sep
Amaryllis belladonna
The end of summer is a difficult season for flowers in Mediterranean regions. Most of the water has dried up in the course of the summer, seasonal water sources have ...

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Bicolor Tree-Mallow – Lavatera maritima

by: Yael Orgad
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06 May
Lavatera maritima
The peak of spring is behind us, but there are still many flowers in bloom, and today we recommend a visit to the Mediterranean section in the northern part of ...

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Gum Rockrose (Cistus ladanifer) – the beautiful flower of a water-saving garden plant

by: Yael Orgad
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03 Apr
Cistus_ladanifer
The Cistus is a genus of small shrubs of the Cistaceae family. The different Cistus species constitute an important part of the Mediterranean woodlands and scrub, and as they are ...

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Common Cyclamen – Cyclamen persicum

by: Ori Fragman-Sapir and Yael Orgad
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03 Feb
One of the lovable and well known flowers in Israel is the Cyclamen persicum. The Cyclamen is very common here and found all over the Mediterranean region in a variety ...

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Field Marigold – Calendula arvensis

by: yael orgad
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03 Jan
Our first plant of the month for the year 2019 is a modest and usually ignored wildflower. It is small and inconspicuous, but nevertheless a charming flower: the Field Marigold. ...

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American Sweetgum – Liquidambar styraciflua

by: Yael Orgad
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05 Dec
Our plant of the month this month is a tree, adorned with delightful fall colors these days: the American Sweetgum, Liquidambar styraciflua. Liquidambar styraciflua originates in Eastern United States, where ...

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The Jerusalem Colchicum – Colchicum hierosolymitanum

by: Yael Orgad and Ori Fragman-Sapir
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11 Oct
Our Plant of the month for October is the Jerusalem Colchicum. The Jerusalem Colchicum is a 5-10 cm tall bulb plant that blooms directly from the ground. It blooms in ...

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