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Genus Index: S to Z

Welcome to the Growing plants genus index S-Z section of the GardenersHQ website.


Index S


Sagina Plant

Growing Pearlwort

Pearlwort, Irish moss. USDA hardiness zone: 5-9


Salpiglossis Plant

Growing Painted Tongue

Painted Tongue, Velvet Trumpet Flower. USDA hardiness zone: 1-10


Salvia Plant

Growing Sage

Sage, Clary, Chia. USDA hardiness zone: 3-10


Sandersonia Plant

Growing Christmas Bells

Christmas Bells, Golden Lily of the Valley, Chinese Lantern Lily. USDA hardiness zone: 5-10


Sanguinaria Plant

Growing Bloodroot

Bloodroot, Red puccoon root. USDA hardiness zone: 3-90


Sanguisorba Plant

Growing Burnet

Burnet, Toper’s plant. USDA hardiness zone: 4-9


Santolina Plant

Growing Lavender cotton

Lavender cotton, Holy Flax. USDA hardiness zone: 6-9


Sanvitalia Plant

Growing Creeping Zinnia

Creeping Zinnia. USDA hardiness zone: 3-10


Saponaria Plant

Growing Bouncing Bet

Soapwort, Bouncing Bet, Cow Herb. USDA hardiness zone: 2-10


Annual Saponaria Plant

Growing Soapwort

Soapwort. USDA hardiness zone: 3-10


Sarracenia Plant

Growing Trumpet pitcher

Trumpet pitcher, North American pitcher plant, Indian-cup. USDA hardiness zone: 3-8


Satureja Plant

Growing Summer Savory

Summer Savory, Chilean Shrub Mint. USDA hardiness zone: 3-10


Perennial Satureja Plant

Growing Winter Savoury

Winter Savoury, Jamaican mint bush. USDA hardiness zone: 4-8


Saxifraga Plant

Growing Saxifraga

Rockfoil, Saxifrage. USDA hardiness zone: 3-10


Scabiosa Plant

Growing Pincushion Flower

Pincushion Flower, Scabious. USDA hardiness zone: 3-10


Schizanthus Plant

Growing Butterfly Flower

Butterfly Flower, Poor Man's Orchid, Fringeflower. USDA hardiness zone: 1-10


Schizostylis Plant

Growing Crimson flag lily

Crimson flag lily, Kaffir Lily. USDA hardiness zone: 8-10


Scilla Plant

Growing Squill

Squill, Cuban lily, Bluebell. USDA hardiness zone: 4-10


Scutellaria Plant

Growing Skullcap

Skullcap, Helmet flowers. USDA hardiness zone: 3-8


How to Grow Sedum

Growing Sedum

The Sedum genus contains hardy perennial leaf succulents that are great as rock gardens plant, and for filling gaps in walls. USDA hardiness zone: 3-9

Find out more about Growing Sedum


Sempervivum Plant

Growing Houseleek

Houseleek, Liveforever, Hen and chicks . USDA hardiness zone: 5-9


Senecio Plant

Growing Ragwort

Ragwort, Groundsel, Dusty Miller. USDA hardiness zone: 3-10


Sesamum Plant

Growing Sesame

Sesame. USDA hardiness zone: 7-10


Setaria Plant

Growing Foxtail Grass

Foxtail Grass, Foxtail Millet. USDA hardiness zone: 5-10


Setcreasea Plant

Growing Setcretia

Setcretia. USDA hardiness zone: 9-10


Shortia Plant

Growing Oconee bell

Oconee bell, Fringe-bell. USDA hardiness zone: 4-8


Sidalcea Plant

Growing Checkerbloom

Checkerbloom, Prairie mallow. USDA hardiness zone: 5-9


Silene Plant

Growing Campion

Campion, Catchfly. USDA hardiness zone: 3-9


Silphium Plant

Growing Rosinweed

Rosinweed, Cup plant. USDA hardiness zone: 3-9


Silybum Plant

Growing Milk Thistle

Milk Thistle, Holy Thistle. USDA hardiness zone: 1-10


Sisyrinchium Plant

Growing Blue-eyed Grass

Blue-eyed Grass. USDA hardiness zone: 3-10


Smilacina Plant

Growing False Solomon's Seal

False Solomon's Seal, Solomon's Plume. USDA hardiness zone: 3-9


Soldanella Plant

Growing Snowbell

Snowbell. USDA hardiness zone: 6-8


Solidago Plant

Growing Golden rod

Golden rod. USDA hardiness zone: 3-9


Sparaxis Plant

Growing Harlequin Flower

Harlequin Flower, Wandflower. USDA hardiness zone: 3-10


Sphaeralcea Plant

Growing Globemallow

Globemallow, False mallow, Desert Hollyhock. USDA hardiness zone: 7-9


Sprekelia Plant

Growing Aztec Lily

Aztec Lily, Jacobean Lily. USDA hardiness zone: 3-10


Stachys Plant

Growing Woundwort

Woundwort, Betony, Chinese artichoke, heal-all. USDA hardiness zone: 3-10


Stenanthium Plant

Growing Featherbells

Featherbells, Featherfleece, Osceola's Plume. USDA hardiness zone: 7-10


Sternbergia Plant

Growing Winter daffodil

Winter daffodil, Yellow Autumn crocus, Fall daffodil. USDA hardiness zone: 7-10


Stipa Plant

Growing Feather grass

Feather grass, Needle grass. USDA hardiness zone: 5-9


Stokesia Plant

Growing Stokes' aster

Stokes' aster. USDA hardiness zone: 6-10


Symphytum Plant

Growing Comfrey

Comfrey, Blackwort. USDA hardiness zone: 4-9


Synthyris Plant

Growing Snow queen

Snow queen, Spring Queen, Mountain kittentails. USDA hardiness zone: 2-9


Index T


Tagetes Plant

Growing Marigold

African Marigold, French Marigold, Mexican Marigold. USDA hardiness zone: 1-10


Tecophilaea Plant

Growing Chilean crocus

Chilean crocus. USDA hardiness zone: 8-10


Tellima Plant

Growing Fringecups

Fringecups, Bigflower tellima. USDA hardiness zone: 3-9


Teucrium Plant

Growing Germander

Germander, Wood sage. USDA hardiness zone: 3-9


Thalictrum Plant

Growing Meadow rue

Meadow rue. USDA hardiness zone: 3-9


Thermopsis Plant

Growing Goldenbanner

Goldenbanner, Carolina lupine, Golden bean. USDA hardiness zone: 3-9


Thunbergia Plant

Growing Black Eyed Susan Vine

Clockvine, Black Eyed Susan Vine. USDA hardiness zone: 5-10


How to Grow Thymus

Growing Thymus

Thymus are hardy perennial evergreen herbs that bring a great taste to food. USDA hardiness zone: 5-9

Find out more about Growing Thymus


Tiarella Plant

Growing Foam flower

Foam flower, Coolwort, Laceflower. USDA hardiness zone: 3-8


Tithonia Plant

Growing Mexican Sunflower

Mexican Sunflower, Tree Marigold. USDA hardiness zone: 3-10


Torenia Plant

Growing Wishbone Flower

Wishbone Flower, Blue Wings. USDA hardiness zone: 3-10


Townsendia Plant

Growing Townsend daisy

Townsend daisy. USDA hardiness zone: 3-9


Trachelium Plant

Growing Blue Lace Flower

Blue Throatwort, Blue Lace Flower. USDA hardiness zone: 3-10


Trachymene Plant

Growing Lace Flower

Lace Flower, Wild Parsnip. USDA hardiness zone: 3-10


Tradescantia Plant

Growing Spiderwort

Spiderwort. USDA hardiness zone: 4-10


Tricholaena Plant

Growing Ruby Grass

Ruby Grass, Natal Grass. USDA hardiness zone: 5-10


Trichosanthes Plant

Growing Snake Gourd

Snake Gourd, Pointed Gourd. USDA hardiness zone: 9-10


Tricyrtis Plant

Growing Toad Lily

Toad Lily. USDA hardiness zone: 4-9


Trigonella Plant

Growing Fenugreek

Fenugreek, Greek Hay, Fresh Menthi. USDA hardiness zone: 6-10


Trillium Plant

Growing Wake robin

Wake-robin, Tri-flower, Birthwort. USDA hardiness zone: 4-9


Tritonia Plant

Growing Flame Freesia

Flame Freesia, Lined Tritonia, Blazing Star, Montbretia. USDA hardiness zone: 3-10


Trollius Plant

Growing Globeflower

Globe flower. USDA hardiness zone: 3-8


Tropaeolum Plant

Growing Nasturtium

Nasturtium, Canary Creeper. USDA hardiness zone: 1-10


Tropaeolum Plant

Growing Flame flower

Flame flower. USDA hardiness zone: 6-9


Tulipa Plant

Growing Tulip in the Garden

Tulip. USDA hardiness zone: 3-8


Tunica Plant

Growing Coat flower

Coat flower, Hairy pink, Tunic flower (Petrorhagia). USDA hardiness zone: 4-7


Index U


Ursinia Plant

Growing Orange African Daisy

Orange African Daisy, Namakwa Daisy. USDA hardiness zone: 3-9


Uvularia Plant

Growing Bellwort

Bellwort, Bellflower, Cowbell, Wood Daffodil. USDA hardiness zone: 3-9


Index V


How to Grow Valeriana

Growing Valeriana

Valeriana are hardy perennials that bloom in the summer with clustered heads of tiny white or pink flowers. USDA hardiness zone: 4-9

Find out more about Growing Valeriana


Veltheimia Plant

Growing Winter veltheimia

Winter veltheimia, Forest lily, Sand onion. USDA hardiness zone: 8-10


Venidium Plant

Growing Cape Daisy

Cape Daisy, Monarch of the Veldt. USDA hardiness zone: 6-10


Veratrum Plant

Growing False hellebore

False hellebore, Corn lily. USDA hardiness zone: 3-8


Verbena Plant

Growing Vervain

Vervain, Purpletop. USDA hardiness zone: 1-10


Verbascum Plant

Growing Mullein

Mullein, Velvet plant. USDA hardiness zone: 5-10


How to Grow Veronica

Growing Veronica

Veronica, also known as Speedwell and Gypsyweed, are hardy perennials and annuals that flower from summer to the start of autumn, with spikes of purple, blue, or white flowers. USDA hardiness zone: 3-10

Find out more about Growing Veronica


Viola odorata Plant

Growing Sweet violet

Sweet violet, English violet, Banafsa. USDA hardiness zone: 6-9


Viola Plant

Growing Violet

Violet, Pansy. USDA hardiness zone: 2-10


Index W


Watsonia Plant

Growing Bugle Lily

Bugle Lily, Bulbil bugle-lily. USDA hardiness zone: 8-10


Wisteria Plant

Growing Japanese wisteria

Japanese wisteria, American wisteria, Chinese Kidney Bean. USDA hardiness zone: 4-9


Index X


Xanthisma Plant

Growing Sleepy Daisy

Sleepy Daisy, Star of Texas. USDA hardiness zone: 3-8


Xeranthemum Plant

Growing Immortelle

Immortelle, Everlasting. USDA hardiness zone: 2-10


Xerophyllum Plant

Growing Bear grass

Bear grass, Turkey beard, Squaw grass. USDA hardiness zone: 6-9


Index Y


How to Grow Yucca

Growing Yucca

Yucca plants are hardy or half-hardy perennials that grow from 0.3 to 2.5 meters (1 to 8 feet) in height. Common names include Soapweed, Spanish Dagger, Spanish Bayonet and Adam's needle. USDA hardiness zone: 3-10

Find out more about Growing Yucca Plants


Index Z


Zantedeschia Plant

Growing Arum Lily

Arum Lily, Calla, Calla Lily. USDA hardiness zone: 7-10


Zauschneria Plant

Growing California fuchsia

California fuchsia, Zauschneria, Hummingbird Flower. USDA hardiness zone: 8-10


Zephyranthes Plant

Growing Rain Lily

Rain Lily, Magic lily, Fairy lily. USDA hardiness zone: 3-10


How to Grow Zinnia

Growing Zinnia

Zinnia are half hardy annuals that bloom from summer through to the first frost, and carry double-blooms with flowers of pink, purple, red, orange, or white. USDA hardiness zone: 2-10

Find out more about Growing Zinnia


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