Rosa (Roses)
Flowers

Rosa (Roses)

Rosa is a genus in the Rosaceae family containing over three hundred species and thousands and thousands of cultivars. The plants, as well as fruits belonging to these plants, are referred to as roses. Roses are nearly always spectacular and exhibit aesthetic, magnificent, vibrant chic colors. The genus Rosa is adored for the refreshing fragrance…

Honey Locust (Gleditsia triacanthos)
plants

Honey Locust (Gleditsia triacanthos)

Common names: Honey locust, sweet bean, sweet locust, three thorn acacia, thornless honey locust Family: Fabaceae, the legume or bean family Etymology The name Honey Locust is derived from the Latin word locusta, ‘insect’, most probably because the beans of the plant resemble locusts. Plant description The honey locust is a member of the legume…

Ginkgo Biloba
plants

Ginkgo Biloba

Ginkgo Biloba is a deciduous, flowering tree that is native to China. Historically, it has enjoyed a very special status in Chinese and Japanese temple gardens. However, nowadays, it is commonly found in Western streets, as it does not shy away from urban areas. It is fungus and insect resistant and this has been a…