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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Cork Oak – Quercus suber

by: Yael Orgad
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01 Aug
אלון השעם
Summer is here, we feel hot and keep looking for shade. The Mediterranean section is crossed by Judah path, named after Judah Kirstein that donated his estate to the garden. ...

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Wandflower – Gaura lindheimeri

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01 Jul
Gaura lindheimeri
Our plant of the month for July comes from Southern United States – the Louisiana-Texas area. This is a plant with long inflorescence wands, adorned with beautiful pink and white ...

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Cynara scolymus – The Artichoke

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30 May
Cynara scolymus
Summer has begun, and many spiny plants are blooming in this season. For this month we chose an impressive spiny plant, a plant that has many uses, the Artichoke, Cynara ...

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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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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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Palestine Terebinth – Pistacia terebinthus subsp. palaestina

by: Yael Orgad
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02 Nov
Autumn is here, and we are looking for fall colors. The most significant local tree with fall colors is the Pistacia terebinthus subsp. Palaestina, also called the Palestine Terebinth. The ...

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