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Passiflora vitifolia
Common Name: Perfumed Passionflower, Crimson Passionflower, Passionvine
Botanical name: Passiflora vitifolia
Family : Passifloraceae
Order: Malpighiales
Origin / Native : Venezuela, Costa Rica, Panama, Colombia, Peru, Ecuador, Central & South America
Flowers : Red, showy
Cateogry : Climbing vine
Location :Lalbagh, bangalore,karnataka, india

 

 

 

Petunia ultra crimson star
Common Name: Petunia ultra crimson star
Botanical name: Petunia grandiflora
Family: Solanaceae
Flowering Season: Year round
Type : Annual
Genus :Petunia
Good For : Bedding Garden, Mixed Margins, Edges
Location: Lalbagh, bangalore, india
Flowers: Purple, Dark magenta with white, large, wavy

 

 

 

Pedilanthus tithymaloides red
Common Name: Jacob's Ladder, Slipper Flower
Botanical name: Pedilanthus tithymaloides red
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Height: Up to 96 inches tall
Origin / Native : Tropical America
Species : tithymaloides
Genus : Euphorbia
Flowers: Red, tiny bird like blooms, clustered like chorus birds
Location: Lalbagh, bangalore,india

 

 

 

Pulicaria wightiana
Common Name: Pulicaria, Sontikli
Botanical name: Pulicaria wightiana
Family: Asteraceae
Order: Asterales
Origin / Native : Europe, India, Asia
Height :Up to 24 inches tall
Type : Annual
Flowers : Yellow, small, showy, fragrance
Synonym : Pulicaria dysenterica
Location : Kundadam, Tirupur, India

 

 

 

Purple orchid tree
Common Name: Purple orchid tree
Botanical name: Bauhinia purpurea
Family: Leguminosae
Order: Fabales
Origin / Native : Burma, Thailand, Philippines
Height :Up to 30 feet tall
Growth Rate : Fast
Flowers : Magenta, medium violet red, dark magenta, purple, with white veined, large, showy
Location : Lalbagh, Bangalore, India

 

 

 

Passiflora incarnata
Common Name: Purple passionflower, maypop, wild apricot, wild passion vine
Botanical name: Passiflora incarnata
Family: Passifloraceae
Order: Malpighiales
Origin / Native : America
Type :Perennial climbing vine
Height : Up to 17 feet tall
Flowers : Purple with bicolour
Location : Lalbagh, bangalore, india

 

 

 

Pride of burma
Common Name: Pride of burma, Orchid Tree, Lady Amherst's Pheasant
Botanical name: Amherstia nobilis
Family: Fabaceae
Order: Fabales
Origin / Native : Burma [Myanmar]
Flowers :Red, showy
Height: Up to 35 feet tall
Category: Rare tropical flowering tree
Best for: Public garden, avenues
Genus : Amherstia

 

 

 

Pride of india flower
Common Name: Pride of india flower
Botanical name: Lagerstroemia speciosa
Family: Lythraceae
Order: Myrtales
Origin / Native : Tropical South Asia
Genus :Lagerstroemia
Category : Shrub, large tree
Best for: Public garden, avenues, road sides
Flowers: Pink, deep pink, magenta, clustered, showy spikes resembles pink shower
Location: Lalbagh, bangalore, india

 

 

 

Phyllodium pulchellum
Common Name: Payang payang plant
Botanical name: Phyllodium pulchellum
Family: Fabaceae
Order: Fabales
Origin / Native: China, India, Taiwan, Philippines
Genus :Phyllodium
Category : Erect undershrub
Location : Lalbagh, bangalore, india
Flowers : White, pea shaped, clustered, hanging downwards

 

 

 

Pink morning glory
Common Name: Pink morning glory, Bush morning glory
Botanical name: Ipomoea carnea
Family: Convolvulaceae
Order: Solanales
Origin / Native : Tropicals of South America
Height :Up to 16 feet tall
Category : Tree like Shrub
Hindi : Behaya
Synonym : Synonym
Flowers : Pink with Purple centric, Funnel-shaped, Clustered or single

 

 

 

Purple crossandra
Common Name: Purple crossandra
Botanical name: Ecbolium ligustrinum
Family: Acanthaceae
Order: Lamiales
Origin / Native : Sri Lanka, India, Malaya
Height :Up to 3 feet tall
Flowers : Rosy brown, amethyst, medium purple
Hindi : Purple Aboli, priyadarsha
Location : Lalbagh, Bangalore, India
Camera : Nikon D40X

 

 

 

Purple salvia farinacea
Common Name: Purple salvia farinacea
Attracts: Bees, butterflies
Family : Lamiaceae
Species: farinacea
Category : Herb
Genus :Salvia
Type : Perennial
Best for : Borders, garden beds
Attracts : Bees and butterflies
Location : Lalbagh, bangalore, india

 

 

 

Petunia ultra rose star
Common Name: Petunia ultra rose star
Botanical name: Petunia Hybrida
Family: Solanaceae
Order: Solanales
Synonym : Petunia Multiflora, Petunia grandiflora
Special Feature :Salt & Weather tolerance
Flowers : Deep pink with white star, large, showy, velvety, wavy blooms
Best for: Pots, borders, hanging baskets, contianers, garden beds
Location: Lalbagh, bangalore, india

 

 

 

Polyalthia longifolia
Common Name: Ashoka, Asopalav Tree, False Ashoka, Buddha Tree
Botanical name: Polyalthia longifolia
Family: Annonaceae
Order: Magnoliales
Origin / Native : India, Sri Lanka
Category :Large Evergreen Tree
Genus : Polyalthia
Flowers: Green, star shaped, clustered, glossy 5 petals
Location : Cubbon park, bangalore, india
Height : Up to 40 feet tall

 

 

 

Papaya
Common Name: Papaya, pawpaw, Papaya flower
Botanical name: Carica papaya
Family: Caricaceae
Order: Brassicales
Origin / Native : Mexico, Brazil, Tropical America
Uses :Medicinal, tamil cuisines
Type : Female flower
Flowers : Beige, pale golden rod, fragrance, hanging downwards
Location : Kundadam, tirupur, india

 

 

 

Purple anthurium
Common Name: Purple anthurium
Botanical name: Anthurium andraeanum
Family: Araceae
Order: Alismatales
Origin / Native : Central and South America
Found In :Tropical rain forests
Height :Up to 15 inches
Flowers: Purple, glossy, small
Uses: Cut flowers, best for pots
Location : Ooty botanical garden, nilgiris, tamil nadu, india

 

 

 

Parasol flower
Common Name: Parasol flower, Mandarins hat
Botanical name: Holmskioldia sanguinea
Family: Lamiaceae
Order: Lamiales
Origin / Native : Tropical Asia, Himalayan lowlands
Category :Erect shrub, Climber
Uses : Ornamental
Flowers: Red, clustered spikes, showy
Best for: Edges, borders, hedges
Location: Lalbagh, bangalore, india

 

 

 

Petunia hybrida
Common Name: Carpet Blue Lace Petunia
Botanical name: Petunia hybrida
Family: Solanaceae
Order: Solanales
Spread: 12 inches wide
Height :12 inches tall
Flowering Season : Spring, Summer, Late Summer
Flowers : Blue purple with lavender, medium slate blue, large
Location : Lalbagh, bangalore,india
Best for : Pots, borders, hanging basket

 

 

 

Petunia multiflora
Common Name: Petunia frost fire
Botanical name:Petunia multiflora
Family: Solanaceae
Order: Solanales
Origin / Native : North & South America
Type / Life cycle :Perennials, half hardy annuals
Flowers : Deep pink, medium violet red with white bicolour, showy, colourful, funnel shaped
Synonym : Petunia grandiflora, Petunia Hybrida
Flowering season : Summer to autumn

 

 

 

Petunia celebrity raspberry ice
Common Name: Petunia celebrity raspberry ice
Botanical name: Petunia hybrida
Family: Solanaceae
Order: Solanales
Height & spread: 9-12 inches, 12 inches
Synonym :Petunia multiflora
Used for : Bedding, borders, conatiner
Flowers : Pink with magenta or deep pink
Light requirement: Full Sun, Moist, well drained soil

 

 

 

Prosopis juliflora
Common Name: Vilayati babul, Bayahonda blanca
Botanical name: Prosopis juliflora
Family: Fabaceae
Order: Fabales
Origin / Native : Venezuela, Mexico, South America
Height:Up to 35 feet tall
Category : Small tree, shrub
Location : Tirupur, Tamil Nadu, India
Uses : Fruits-food source for goats & cattle but fruits & plants hazardous for humans

 

 

 

Paper Daisy
Common Name: Paper Daisy
Botanical name: Helichrysum bracteatum
Family: Asteraceae
Order: Asterales
Origin / Native : Australia
Type :Perennial
Height : Up to 60 inches
Flowers: White, corn silk, paper like blooms,showy
Best for : Pots, borders, garden beds
Location : Ooty, nilgiri hills, india

 

 

 

Pavonia Zeylanica
Common Name: Ceylon Swamp Mallow, Pavonia, Fragrant Pavonia
Botanical name: Pavonia Zeylanica
Family: Malvaceae
Order: Malvales
Found In : Tropical Africa, India, Sri lanka, Pakistan
Synonym :Pavonia odorata
Type & Category : Perennial herb
Ayurveda : Vaalaka
Tamil : Sittramutti, Sithamutti
Telugu : Peramutti

 

 

 

Pink sleeping hibiscus
Common Name: Pink sleeping hibiscus
Botanical name: Malvaviscus arboreus
Family: Malvaceae [mallow family]
Order: Malvales
Origin / Native : Mexico, Central & South America
Synonym :Malvaviscus penduliflorus
Type & Category : Evergreen Perennial Shrub
Genus : Malvaviscus
Location : Lalbagh, Bangalore, Karnataka
Height : 15 feet

 

 

 

Pavonia Procumbens
Common Name: Mukuku, Yellow Pavonia
Botanical name: Pavonia Procumbens
Family: Malvaceae
Order: Malvales
Found In & Distribution : India, Pakistan & South Asia, Tropical Africa
Category :Climbing vine
Flowering Season : March to Sep
Type & Category: Lalbagh botanical garden, karnataka, india
Flowers: Yellow, small, 5 velvety petals

 

 

 

Peach angel's trumpet
Common Name: Peach angel's trumpet, Amazonia Tree Datura
Botanical name: Brugmansia versicolor
Family:Solanaceae
Order: Solanales
Origin / Native :South America, Ecuador
Height:Up to 18 feet tall
Location : Lalbagh, bangalore, india
Category: Small tree, Evergreen large shrub
Genus : Brugmansia

 

 

 

Pedalium murex
Common Name: Large Caltrops, Gokhru
Botanical name: Pedalium murex
Family: Pedaliacae
Order: Lamiales
Found In : India, Pakistan, Tropical Africa, Ceylon, Mexico
Height :Up to 36 inches tall
Uses : Medicinal
Flowers: Yellow with lemon chiffon or corn silk, funnel shped
Sanskrit : Gokshura

 

 

 

Pedilanthus tithymaloides
Common Name: Cimora misha, Jewbush
Botanical name: Pedilanthus tithymaloides
Family: Euphorbiaceae
Hindi: Vilayti Sher
Origin / Native : Tropical America
Uses :Philippine Herbal Medicine
Category : Succulent spurge, Shrub
Uses:Cut flowers
Location: Bannerghatta National Park, Bangalore, Karnataka, India
Synonym :Euphorbia tithymaloides

 

 

 

Pelargonium peltatum
Common Name: Cascading geranium
Botanical name: Pelargonium peltatum
Family: Geraniaceae
Order: Geraniales
Origin / Native : South Africa
Category & Uses :Evergreen Shrub, Ornamental plant
Type:Annuals
Location: Lalbagh, bangalore, india
Best for : Pots, borders, contianers
Flowers: Crimson red, small, clustered

 

 

 

Pendulous sleeping hibiscus
Common Name: Pendulous sleeping hibiscus, Flor de santos, Wax Mallow
Botanical name: Malvaviscus penduliflorus
Family: Malvaceae
Order: Malvales
Origin / Native : Mexico, America
Height:Up to 15 feet tall
Synonym : Malvaviscus arboreus
Location: Lalbagh, bangalore, india
Category : Evergreen Shrub

 

 

 

Pentas
Common Name: Pentas, Egyptian star flower
Botanical name: Pentas lanceolata
Family: Rubiaceae
Order: Gentianales
Origin / Native : Yemen, Africa
Type : Herbaceous perennial
Attracts: Butterflies, hummingbirds
Best for: Pots, Containers, borders, garden beds
Location : Lalbagh, Bangalore, India

 

 

 

Purple Flower
Common Name: Purple Flower, Mexican heather
Botanical name: Cuphea hyssopifolia
Family:Lythraceae
Order : Myrtales
Origin / Native : Guatemala, Mexico
Synonym :Parsonia petiolata
Category : Evergreen small shrub
Location : Kodaikanal, Tamilnadu, South India
Camera : Nikon D40X
Best for : Pots, containers

 

 

 

Petunia grandiflora
Common Name: Petunia celebrity strawberry ice
Botanical name: Petunia grandiflora
Family:Solanaceae
Order : Solanales
Height : 27.940cm
Light requirement & care :Sunny, open, & warm, fertile & free draining soil
Spread : 12 inches
Propagation : Sow seeds in green house or propagator, discard after blooming

 

 

 

Phalaenopsis lowii
Common Name: Pink Phalaenopsis
Botanical name: Phalaenopsis lowii
Family:Orchidaceae
Order : Asparagales
Origin / Native : Myanmar, Thailand
Genus :Phalaenopsis
Synonym : Doritis lowii
Flowers : Pink, clustered, showy
Camera : Nikon D40X
Best for : Hanging baskets, pots, containers

 

 

 

Perennial phlox
Common Name: Perennial phlox, beige color phlox
Botanical name: Phlox divaricata
Family:Polemoniaceae
Height : Up to 24 inches tall
Origin / Native : North America
Life Cycle :Perennial
Good For : Summer garden, Cut flowers, Borders
Location : Lalbagh, bangalore, india
Flowers : Beige, corn silk, lemon chiffron, clustered

 

 

 

Parthenium hysterophorus
Common Name: Carrot grass, Bitterweed, Parthenium weed
Botanical name: Parthenium hysterophorus
Family:Asteraceae
Order : Asterales
Origin / Native : Mexico, Tropical America
Type :Annual, Perennial herb
Hazardous :Poisonous leaves and flower
Genus : Parthenium
Camera : Nikon D40X
Height : Up to 6 feet tall

 

 

 

Pergularia daemia
Common Name: Pergularia, Trellis vine
Botanical name: Pergularia daemia
Family:Apocynaceae
Order : Gentianales
Origin / Native : Asia, Africa, Europe
Type & Category :Perennial climbing vine
Uses : Medicinal
Synonym : Daemia extensa
Grow in : Woodland, roadside, Riverbank
Location : Kundadam, tirupur, india

 

 

 

Petrea volubilis
Common Name: Purple Wreath, Sandpaper Vine, Queen's Wreath, Bluebird Vine
Botanical name: Petrea volubilis
Family:Verbenaceae
Order : Lamiales
Origin / Native : Mexico, Central America
Height :Up to 30 feet tall
Flowering Month : Feb to March
Location : Lalbagh, bangalore, India
Camera : Nikon D40X
Best for : Parks, avenues, roadsides

 

 

 

Petunia star flower
Common Name: Petunia star flower
Botanical name: Petunia hybrida
Family:Solanaceae
Life Cycle : Annual
Origin / Native : Brazil, Peru, Venezuela, South America
Light Requirement & Care :Full Sun, Well drained soil
Location : Lalbagh, bangalore,india
Best for : Pots, borders, hanging basket
Flowers : Red with white, bicolour, showy

 

 

 

Petunia ultra star flower
Common Name: Petunia ultra star flower
Botanical name: Petunia hybrida
Family:Solanaceae
Order : Solanales
Origin / Native : South America
Good For :Hanging baskets & Containers
Type : Annual or perennial
Fowers : Deep pink, magenta, fuchsia with white, showy, funnel shped
Pests & diseases : Aphids attack immature shoots, Virus distort growth

 

 

 

Petunia violacea
Common Name: Petunia, surfinia petunia
Botanical name: Petunia violacea
Family:Solanaceae
Order : Solanales
Origin / Native : Brazil, Ecuador, Peru, Venezuela
Height :Up to 12 inches
Synonym : Petunia integrifolia
Propagation : Sow seeds in greenhouse or propagator-temp[60 F] in march
Pests & Diseases : Aphids & virus

 

 

 

Philippine wax flower
Common Name: Philippine wax flower, Red Ginger Lily
Botanical name: Etlingera elatior
Family:Zingiberaceae
Habit : Forb or Herb
Origin / Native : Southeast Asia
Life Cycle :Perennial
Synonym : Nicolaia elatior
Location : Lalbagh, bangalore, india
Good for : Edges
Flowers : Red, large, attracts bees

 

 

 

Phlox paniculata
Common Name: Garden phlox, Maroon color phlox
Botanical name: Phlox paniculata
Family:Polemoniaceae
Type : Perennial Herb
Origin / Native : America
Genus :Phlox
Good for : Borders, pots, contianers, garden beds
Location : Lalbagh, bangalore, india
Flowers : Dark red, dark magenta with white eyed, clustered

 

 

 

Phyllanthus myrtifolius
Common Name: Mousetail plant, Myrtle-leaved Leaf Flower
Botanical name: Phyllanthus myrtifolius
Family:Phyllanthaceae
Order : Malpighiales
Origin / Native : Southeast Asia, Sri Lanka, Australia
Height :Up to 10 feet tall
Uses : Ornamental, Bonsai
Location : Lalbagh, Bangalore, India
Category : Small Tree or Large shrub

 

 

 

Phyllanthus tenellus
Common Name: Longstalked phyllanthus, Phyllanthus
Botanical name: Phyllanthus tenellus
Family:Phyllanthaceae
Height : Up to 36 inches tall
Origin / Native : Brazil
Type :Annual or perennial
Category : Herb
Genus : Phyllanthus
Location : Tirupur, Tamil Nadu, India
Grows in : Fields, grasslands, roadsides

 

 

 

Physalis ground cherry
Common Name: Physalis ground cherry, wild tomato
Botanical name: Physalis angulata
Family:Solanaceae [nightshade family]
Order : Solanales
Origin / Native : Tropical America, Asia
Category :Herb
Type : Annual
Location : Kundadam, tamilnadu, india
Flowers : Honey dew, beige, small
Uses : Medicinal

 

 

 

Pink bougainvillea
Common Name: Pink bougainvillea
Botanical name: Bougainvillea spectabilis
Family:Nyctaginaceae
Order : Caryophyllales
Origin / Native : Brazil, South America
Height :Up to 35 feet tall
Uses : Ornamental, Bonsai
Location : Lalbagh, bangalore, india
Flowers : Pink, violet, medium slate blue, lavender, clustered, no fragrance
Foliage : Deep green

 

 

 

Pink dianthus
Common Name: Pink dianthus, cheddar pinks
Botanical name: Dianthus chinensis
Family:Caryophyllaceae
Best for: Pots, borders, garden beds
Origin / Native : Asia, Europe
Type :Perennial
Flowering Season : Spring, summer, Autumn
Location : Lalbagh, bangalore, India
Camera : Nikon D40X
Flowers : Magenta pink, fuchsia, showy

 

 

 

Pink garden phlox
Common Name: Pink garden phlox, Dwarf garden phlox
Botanical name: Phlox paniculata
Family:Polemoniaceae
Light requirement & care: Light shade or full sun, rich, moisture soils
Origin / Native : North america, United states
Type :Perennial
Height : 2 to 4 feet
Foliage : Mid green, lance-shaped leaves
Flowers : Pink, fragrance
Grown as: Alpines, borders, container plants

 

 

 

Pink geranium
Common Name: Pink geranium, Cranesbill
Botanical name: Pelargonium graveolens
Family:Geraniaceae
Order : Geraniales
Origin / Native : South Africa, Madagascar
Type :Annual, biennial, perennial
Light requirement & care : Open, sunny, fertile, moderate, rich soils
Propagation : Seeds, softwood cuttings
Pests : Caterpillars eat leaves & flower buds
Diseases : Black leg affect leaves & the bases of unrooted cuttings

 

 

 

Pink orchid crown of thorns
Common Name: Pink orchid crown of thorns, Milkweed
Botanical name: Euphorbia milii var splendens
Family:Euphorbiaceae
Class : Magnoliopsida
Origin / Native : Madagascar
Height :Up to 5 feet
Type : Succulent flowering shrub
Location : lalbagh, bangalore, india
Camera : Nikon D40X
Flowers : Bright pink & red, clustered, showy

 

 

 

Pink petunia
Common Name: Pink petunia
Botanical name: Petunia Multiflora
Family:Solanaceae
Origin / Native : South & North America
Type : Perennials or half hardy annuals
Flowers :Pink with white throat, colourful
Used for : Bedding, container plants
Care & cultivation : Ope, full sun & warm, fertile & free draining soils, feed potassium compound occasionally

 

 

 

Purple picotee dianthus
Common Name: Purple picotee dianthus
Botanical name: Dianthus x barbatus
Family:Caryophyllaceae
Care & cultivation: Sunny, open, good, free draining, alkaline soils, remove old flower-heads, trim unruly plants in late summer
Type : Perennials or biennial
Height :12 inches to 2 feet
Spread : 17 inches wide
Foliage : Bright green, erect stems, lance-shaped leaves
Good for : Rock garden, borders

 

 

 

Pink with white snapdragon
Common Name: Pink with white snapdragon
Botanical name: Antirrhinum majus
Family:Plantaginaceae
Type : Annuals & Perennials
Origin / Native : Europe
Care :Full sun, well-drained with compost added solis
Propagation : Seeds
Pests & Diseases: Aphids affect innature plants. Grey mould, mildew, damping-off may oocur

 

 

 

Pitseed goosefoot
Common Name: Pitseed goosefoot, Lamb's quarters, Stinkweed
Botanical name: Chenopodium berlandieri
Family:Amaranthaceae
Order : Caryophyllales
Origin / Native : Mexico, Alaska, Canada
Growth Rate :Fast
Type : Erect Annual herb
Location : Kundadam, Tamilnadu, South India
Camera : Nikon D40X
Grows in : Streams, roadsides

 

 

 

Pink and white dianthus
Common Name: Pink and white dianthus
Botanical name: Dianthus deltoides
Best For:Cut flower, ground cover, Home garden, Edges/borders
Light Requirement & care: Full Sun, open, good, free draining, alkaline soils
Propagation : Seeds
Origin / Native:Europe, Britain
Type : Perennial
Height : 9 inches
Foliage : Short green leaves, prostrate stems, making dense carpet

 

 

 

Podranea brycei
Common Name: Pink Trumpet Vine, Port St Johns Creeper
Botanical name: Podranea brycei
Family:Bignoniaceae
Height : Up to 25 feet
Origin / Native : South Africa
Synonym :Tecoma brycei
Habit : Climbing Vine
Location : Bannerghatta National Park, Bangalore, Karnataka
Flowers : Pink & magenta, clustered, funnel-shaped

 

 

 

Portulaca
Common Name: Sun rose, sun plant, rose moss, Portulaca
Botanical name: Portulaca grandiflora bicolor
Family:Portulacaceae
Order : Caryophyllales
Origin / Native : Brazil, Argentina
Height :Up to 20 cm
Type : Annual
Flowers : Magenta with white bicolour, velvety
Good for : Borders, pots
Foliage : Leaves are fleshy, & the flowers borne at the end of the stems

 

 

 

Potato Vine
Common Name: Potato Vine
Botanical name: Solanum crispum
Family:Solanaceae
Order : Solanales
Origin / Native : Peru
Height :Up to 15 feet
Category : Small Tree, Shrub
Location : Lalbagh, karnataka, South India
Camera : Nikon D40X
Flowers : Lavender, purple, medium slate blue, clustered

 

 

 

Prickly chaff flower
Common Name: Prickly chaff flower
Botanical name: Achyranthes aspera
Family:Amaranthaceae
Order : Caryophyllales
Origin / Native : Asia, Africa
Type :Herb
Tamil : Nayuruvi
Hindi : Latjira, Chirchira
Sanskrit : Mayura, Apamarga
Uses : Ayurveda, Medicinal

 

 

 

Prosopis juliflora flower
Common Name: Bayahonda blanca, Prosopis juliflora flower
Botanical name: Prosopis juliflora
Family:Fabaceae
Tamil : Velikathan tree
Origin / Native : Mexico, South America
Life cycle :Perennial
Type : Large Shrub Or Small Tree
Hazardous : Flowers, fruits, leaves are poisonous to humans
Flowers : Greenish yellow, fragrance, hanging downwards, thorny deep green tree

 

 

 

Pseudobombax ellipticum
Common Name: Shaving Brush Tree
Botanical name: Pseudobombax ellipticum
Family:Malvaceae
Order : Malvales
Origin / Native : Mexico
Height :Up to 50 feet
Uses : Ornamental
Location : Lalbagh, bangalore, South India
Good for : Public garden, parks
Flowers: Pink & white, large, brush-shaped

 

 

 

Purple petunia
Common Name: Purple petunia, Picotee Petunia
Botanical name: Petunia hybrida
Family:Solanaceae
Best For : Hanging baskets, Borders
Origin / Native : South America
Flowers :Purple, Medium violet ted, dark magenta with red bicolour, colourful
Site : Full sun, open, warm
Soil : Fertile, free draining
Propagation : Seeds
Location : Bangalore, Karnataka, South India

 

 

 

Purple salvia splendens
Common Name: Purple salvia splendens, Scarlet Sage
Botanical name: Salvia splendens
Family:Lamiaceae
Genus : Salvia
Type : Annuals, biennials, perennials
Good for :Mixed borders, bedding plants
Care : Full sun, open & warm
Soil : Moderately rich & free draining
Propagation : Seeds
Flowers : Purple, medium violet red, dark magenta, colourful

 

 

 

Purple snapdragon
Common Name: Purple snapdragon, Purple dragon flowers
Botanical name: Antirrhinum majus
Family:Plantaginaceae
Category & Care : Sub shrub, Full Sun
Origin / Native : Morocco, Africa, Europe
Type :Annual plant
Height : Dwarf to 3 feet
Best for : Borders
Light requirement : Full sun
Soil : Well drained, preferably compost added

 

 

 

Purple wreath vine
Common Name: Purple wreath vine
Botanical name: Petrea volubilis
Family:Verbenaceae
Order : Lamiales
Origin / Native : Guatemala, Mexico, Costa Rica
Synonym :Petrea racemosa
Tamil : Kudirai valuppu
Location : Lalbagh, karnataka, South India
Camera : Nikon D40X

 

 

 

Papaya flower
Common Name: Papaya flower
Botanical name: Carica papaya
Family:Caricaceae
Height : Up to 15 feet tall
Origin / Native : Brazil, Tropical America
Flowers :Waxy, Fragrant, 5 petals
Uses : Medicinal
Fruits : Yellow & green, edible
Height : 15 feet tall
Propagation : Seeds

 

 

 

Pergularia
Common Name: Pergularia
Botanical name: Pergularia daemia
Family:Asclepiadaceae
Grows in : Roadsides, River bank
Origin / Native : India, Tropical, Sub tropical ares of the world
Category:Climbing Vine
Type : Perennial
Uses : Medicinal, tamil recipes
Location : Kundadam, Dharapuram, TN, india

 

 

 

Pergularia flower
Common Name: Pergularia flower
Botanical name: Pergularia daemia
Synonym :Pergularia extensa
Order : Gentianales
Origin / Native : India,Burma, Sri Lanka, Pakistan
Uses :Ayurveda, Medicinal
Flowering Season : Jun to Nov
Flowers : Green with brown, clustered, hairy
Camera : Nikon D40X
Foliage : Grayish green, hairy

 

 

 

Pink zinnia
Common Name: Pink zinnia
Botanical name: Zinnia × hybrida
Family:Asteraceae
Good For : Cut flower, Summer Garden, Borders, bedding garden
Origin / Native : Arizona, New Mexico, Utah
Type :Annuals, herbaceous perennial plants
Flowers : Pink, showy, daisy like blooms
Care : Full sun, sheltered, free draining, fertile soils, sow seeds in green house or propagator
Pests & diseases : Viruses distort growth, grey mould occurs in cool, damp summers

 

 

 

Pink zinnia pauciflora
Common Name: Pink zinnia pauciflora, Peruvian Zinnia
Botanical name: Zinnia peruviana
Family:Asteraceae
Order : Caryophyllales
Origin / Native : Mexico
Type :Annual
Flowers : Showy, pink, misty rose, showy, daisy like narrow petals
Height : 3 feet tall
Camera : Nikon D40X

 

 

 

Palay rubber vine
Common Name: Palay rubber vine
Botanical name: Cryptostegia grandiflora
Family:Apocynaceae
Genus : Cryptostegia
Origin / Native : Madagascar, India, Indonesia, Africa
Height :Up to 8 feet tall
Type & Category : Perennial vine
Flowers : Violet, pinkish purple, fragrance
Foliage : Deep green, glossy

 

 

 

Prickly amaranth
Common Name: Prickly amaranth, Spiny amaranth
Botanical name: Amaranthus spinosus
Family:Amaranthaceae
Order : Caryophyllales
Origin / Native : Tropical America
Hindi :Kanta chaulai
Tamil : Mulai keerai
Height : 3 feet tall
Life Cycle : Annual

 

 

 

Prostrate gomphrena
Common Name: Prostrate Globe amaranth
Botanical name: Prostrate gomphrena
Family:Amaranthaceae
Flowering Season : All Year
Origin / Native : India, America, Caribbean islands
Grow in :Fields, Roadsides
Type : Perennial or annual herb
Synonym : Gomphrena serrata
Camera : Nikon D40X

 

 

 

Purslane
Common Name: Purslane
Botanical name: Portulaca oleracea
Family:Portulacaceae
Order : Caryophyllales
Origin / Native : India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Arabs, Persians
Uses :Ayurveda, Medicinal
Type : Annual
Flowers : Yellow, velvety, tiny
Foliage : Reddish green, fleshy

 

 

 

Peacock flower
Common Name: Peacock flower
Botanical name: Caesalpinia pulcherrima
Family:Fabaceae
Order : Fabales
Origin / Native : Tropical America
Hindi :Guletura
Flowering Color : Red, Yellow, Bicolor
Location : Lalbagh, bangalore, karnataka, southindia
Camera : Nikon D40X

 

 

 

Pentas lanceolata white
Common Name: Pentas lanceolata white
Botanical name: Pentas lanceolata
Flowering Season:Summer, Spring, Autumn
Origin / Native : Africa
Water & Light : Full Sun, Average Water
Type :Annual, Tropical perennial
Flowers : White, showy, small, clustered
Height : 3 feet tall
Camera : Nikon D40X
Good for : Butterfly garden, borders

 

 

 

Pentas white
Common Name: Pentas white
Botanical name: Pentas angustifolia
Family:Rubiaceae [madder Family]
Good for : Summer Garden
Origin / Native : Africa
Flowers :Small, tubular, Star Shaped, Clustered
Height : Up to 3 feet tall
Location : Lalbagh, bangalore, india
Camera : Nikon D40X

 

 

 

Peruvian zinnia
Common Name: Peruvian zinnia
Botanical name: Zinnia peruviana
Family:Asteraceae
Height : Up to 2 feet tall
Life cycle : Annual and perennial
Flowers :Red, colourful, showy
Good for : Borders, pots, garden beds, containers
Location : Lalbagh, bangalore, india
Camera : Nikon D40X

 

 

 

Pink hibiscus
Common Name: Pink hibiscus
Botanical name: Hibiscus moscheutos
Family:Malvaceae
Flowers : Pink, showy
Origin / Native : Small tree, woody shrub
Type :Annual and perennial herb
Tamil : Semparuthi
Location : Bannerghatta National Park, Bangalore, Karnataka
Uses : Hedges, cusines

 

 

 

Pot marigold
Common Name: Pot marigold
Botanical name: Calendula officinalis
Family:Asteraceae
Care & Attracts : Moderate Soil, Full Sun, Attracts Bees, Butterflies
Origin / Native : Europe
Synonym :Calendula hydruntina
Type : Hardy annual herb
Flowers : Yellow, showy, best for borders
Location : Lalbagh, bangalore, india

 

 

 

Pride of barbados
Common Name: Pride of barbados
Botanical name: Caesalpinia pulcherrima
Family:Fabaceae [Pea family]
Flowering Season : All year
Origin / Native : West Indies, Tropical America
Type :Deciduous shrub
Genus : Caesalpinia
Height : 7 feet tall
Camera : Nikon D40X

 

 

 

Purple pentas
Common Name: Purple pentas
Botanical name: Pentas carnea
Family:Rubiaceae [madder family]
Growth Rate : Fast
Origin / Native : Yemen, Africa
Good For :Borders, Summer butterfly garden
Type : Annual
Flowers : Purple, slate blue, clustered
Location : Lalbagh botanical gardens, bangalore, karnatka, india

 

 

 

Pelargonium
Common Name: Pelargonium, Bedding Geranium
Botanical name: Pelargonium × hortorum
Family:Geraniaceae
Order : Geraniales
Origin / Native : South Africa
Type :Annual
Uses & Good For : Ornamental, Summer Garden, borders, pots
Flowers : Pink, white, clustered, colourful
Location : Kodaikanal, tamilnadu, india

 

 

 

Pelargonium Zonale
Common Name: Pelargonium Hybrid
Botanical name: Pelargonium Zonale
Family:Geraniaceae
Type & Category : Perennial & subshrub
Origin / Native : South Africa
Flowers :Pink, Showy, Hybrid, Multi Petals
Genus : Pelargonium
Flowers: Pink, double, showy, large
Good for : Summer bedding garden, hanging baskets
Light requirement : Sunny, open

 

 

 

pink rose
Common Name: Pink rose
Family : Rosaceae
Botanical Name:Rosa Molineux
Origin / Native : Asia
Habit : Erect climbing shrub
Type :Perennial
Light requirement : Open, sunny
Soil : moisture, well drained, loam, sandy, soils
Pests : Aphids, caterpillars, leafhoppers
Diseases : Black spot, powdery mildew

 

 

 

petunia blue
Common Name: Petunia blue violet
Botanical name: Petunia multiflora hybrid
Family:Solanaceae
Flowers : Ultra Violet blue, Large, showy
Origin / Native : South America
Light requirement & care :Sunny, warm & open
Best for : Borders, garden beds, hanging baskets
Soil : Fertile & free draining
Pests & diseases : Aphids-attack immature shoots, virus disease-stunt & distort growth

 

 

 

petunia purple pink
Common Name: Petunia purple pink
Botanical name: Petunia grandiflora
Origin / Native:South America
Type : Annual
Flowers : Large, Wavy, pink with white throat
Good for :Borders, pots, bedding garden, hanging baskets
Light requirement : Full sun
Height : 12 inches
Spread : 12 inches wide

 

 

 

poppy red
Common Name: Poppy red, corn poppy
Botanical name: Papaver rhoeas
Family:Papaveraceae
Height : Up to 46 inches tall
Origin / Native : Europe
Category :Annual, Perennial, biennial
Suitable for : Rock garden, herbaceous border
Foliage : Pale green, deeply lobed leaves
Flowers : Red, showy, colourful, short lived blooms

 

 

 

perennial salvia
Common Name: Perennial salvia
Family : Lamiaceae
Light & Care:Full Sun, Medium or Well drained Soil
Location : Lalbagh, Bangalore, Karnataka, South India
Origin / Native : Asia, Europe
Height :Up to 3 feet
Type & Category : Perennial & shrub, Herb
Flowers : Medium slate blue, small, clustered spikes

 

 

 

paneer rose
Common Name: Mini Rose, Paneer rose
Botanical name: Rosa Pisocarpa
Family:Rosaceae
Origin / Native : Asia, America
Type : Erect shrub
Flowers :Showy, Red, Small Petals, Fragrant
Light requirement & care: Open, sunny, well drained, moisture-retentive loam soil
Location : Lalbagh, Bangalore, Karnataka, South India
Foliage : Evergreen

 

 

 

petunia red
Common Name: Petunia red, petunia supertunia red
Botanical name: Petunia Grandiflora
Family:Solanaceae
Growth Rate : Low
Origin / Native : South America
Type :Annual
Best For : Pots, borders, hanging baskets, bedding garden
Flowers : Deep red, showy, colourful
Location : Lalbagh, bangalore, india

 

 

 

pentas lanceolata
Common Name:Pink egyptian Starcluster
Botanical name: Pentas lanceolata
Family:Rubiaceae
Origin / Native : Africa
Attracts : Butterflies
Type :Evergreen perennial shrub
Flowers : Pink, hot pink, showy, clustered
Best for : Contianers, borders, garden beds
Location : Chennai Flowershow, Tamilnadu, South India

 

 

 

Pentas Lanceolata Pink
Common Name: Pentas Lanceolata Pink
Botanical name: Pentas graffiti
Family:Rubiaceae
Tolerance & Flowers : Heat & Small, pink with red throat, Star Shaped, clustered
Origin / Native : Mexico
Type :Tender Perennial, Annual
Category : Subshrub
Flowers : Pink with red, clustered, showy
Best for : Borders, garden beds, butterfly garden

 

 

 

Petunia
Common Name: Petunia
Botanical name: Petunia axillaris
Family:Solanaceae
Order : Solanales
Origin / Native : South America
Flowers :Medium, White with yellow throat
Type : Annual herb
Flowers : White with yellow throat, showy
Good for : Hanging baskets, pots, borders, bedding garden

 

 

 

Petunia Purple
Common Name: Petunia Purple
Botanical name: Petunia × atkinsiana
Family:Solanaceae
Flowers : Ultra purple, Large, Wavy, 4 inch
Origin / Native : Bolivia, Ecuador, Chile, Brazil
Type :Annual herb
Good For : Hanging baskets, borders, pots
Flowers : Purple, dark magenta, wavy, showy, colourful
Camera : Nikon D40X

 

 

 

Petunia Violet
Common Name: Petunia Violet
Botanical name: Petunia milliflora
Family:Solanaceae
Flowers : Small, trumpet shaped, Ultra Violet color, Compact, Showy
Origin / Native : Brazil, Peru, Suriname
Good For :Containers, Hanging Baskets
Foliage : Evergreen
Light requirement : Full sun
Camera : Nikon D40X

 

 

 

Portulaca Grandiflora
Common Name: Moss rose Purslane
Botanical name: Portulaca Grandiflora
Family:Portulacaceae
Order : Caryophyllales
Origin / Native : Brazil, Argentina, South America
Flowers :Pink with yellow, Medium violet red, magenta, fuchsia, Showy, Small, 5 velvety, petals
Good For : Containers, pots, borders, carpet garden

 

 

 

Portulaca Grandiflora Pink
Common Name: Portulaca Grandiflora Pink, Ten O'clock flower
Botanical name: Portulaca grandiflora
Family:Portulacaceae
Uses : Ornamental
Origin / Native : Argentina, Uruguay
Type :Annual
Growth Rate : Fast growing
Foliage : Fleshy, simple
Light requirement : Sunny, open

 

 

 

Plumbago auriculata
Common Name: Blue plumbago, leadwort, plumbago, cape plumbago, sky flower
Botanical name: Plumbago auriculata
Family:Plumbaginaceae
Order : Caryophyllales
Origin / Native : South Africa
Plant type :Evergreen shrub
Height&Spread : Up to10 feet & 6 ft
Flowers : Blue, light sky blue, showy, clustered
Good for : Hedges

 

 

 

Plumbago Auriculata
Common Name: Plumbago Auriculata White
Botanical name: Plumbago auriculata var. alba
Family:Plumbaginaceae
Type : Annual, perennial
Origin / Native : South Africa
Light & Care :Full sun, well drained soils
Category : Evergreen shrub
Location :Abu Hills, Rajasthan
Camera : Nikon D50

 

 

 

Phlox
Common Name: Phlox
Botanical name: Phlox paniculata
Family:Polemoniaceae
Order : Combretaceae
Origin / Native : Mexico, Costa Rica, Canada, Guatemala
Good For :Summer Garden, Perennial gardens, Borders
Type : Perennial and annual
Flowers : Daark magenta, medium violet red, purple, showy, clustered
Good for : Borders, garden beds

 

 

 

Portulaca Grandiflora Purple
Common Name: Portulaca Grandiflora Purple, Purple Moss Rose double
Botanical name: Portulaca grandiflora
Family:Portulacaceae
Best For : Pots, containers, borders
Origin / Native : Argentina, Uruguay, South America
Light & Care :Full Sun, Well Drained Soil
Foliage : Simple, evergreen, fleshy
Special feature : Drought tolerance
Camera : Nikon D40X

 

 

 

petunia white purple
Common Name: Petunia white purple, Plum Star Petunia
Botanical name: Petunia atkinsiana
Family:Solanaceae
Genus : Petunia
Origin / Native : South America
Type :Annual
Flowers : White star with plum color, showy, large
Good for : Hanging baskets, borders, pots
Camera : Nikon D40X

 

 

 

Primula Auricula
Common Name: Auricula, mountain cowslip
Botanical name: Primula Auricula
Family:Primulaceae
Order : Ericales
Origin / Native : Europe
Synonym :Primula lutea
Type : Herbaceous perennial
Flowers : Maroon, dark red with yellow, colourful, showy, 5 petals
Location : Kodaikanal, Tamilnadu, South India

 

 

 

phyla nodiflora
Common Name: Turkey tangle, frog fruit
Botanical name: Phyla nodiflora
Family:Verbenaceae
Order : Lamiales
Origin / Native : California, South America, US
Synonym :Lippia nodiflora
Uses : Ornamental, Medicinal, Siddha
Tamil : Poduthalai
Location : Tirupur, Tamilnadu, South India

 

 

 

plumeria obtusa
Common Name: Singapore White, white frangipani
Botanical name: Plumeria obtusa
Family:Apocynaceae
Order : Gentianales
Origin / Native : Columbia, Central America, Guatemala
Flowers :White with yellow, showy, fragrance, 5 petals
Uses : Ornamental
Category : Shrub, Tree

 

 

 

priva leptostachya
Common Name: Priva Flower
Botanical name: Priva leptostachya
Family:Verbenaceae
Order : Lamiales
Synonym : Priva cordifolia
Flowering Season :Year Around
Type : Herb
Flowers : White, small, hairy green bracts
Location : Erode, Tamilnadu, South India
Height : 3 feet

 

 

 

Punica Granatum
Common Name: Pomegranate
Botanical name: Punica Granatum
Family:Lythraceae
Order : Myrtales
Origin / Native & cultivation : Iran & Asia, Africa
Height:Up to 22 feet tall
Type & Category : Perennial, Shrub, small tree
Flowers : Orange red, showy
Fruits : Edible

 

 

 

plumeria rubra
Common Name: Pink Plumeria
Botanical name: Plumeria rubra
Family:Apocynaceae
Order : Gentianales
Origin / Native : Colombia, Mexico, America
Height :Up to 15 feet tall
Category & characteristic : Shrub, small tree & poisonous
Height : 15 feet tall
Flowers : Pink, fragrance, showy, clustered

 

 

 

passion flowers
Common Name: Passion flowers
Botanical name: Passiflora caerulea
Family:Passifloraceae
Order : Malpighiales
Origin / Native : South America
Flowering Season :All Year
Type : Evergreen climbing Vine
Flowers : White with blue purple, showy
Foliage : Deep green
Light requirement : Full sun

 

 

 

petunia pink
Common Name: Petunia pink
Botanical name: Petunia grandiflora
Family:Solanaceae
Order : Solanales
Origin / Native : South America
Flowers :Large, Wavy, Pink With White throat in the middle
Type : Perennial
Location : Lalbagh, bangalore, india
Camera : Nikon D40X

 

 

 

Petunia Baby Pink
Common Name: Petunia Baby Pink, Miniature Petunia
Botanical name: Petunia milliflora
Family:Solanaceae
Flowers : Pink, small, tubular, Showy
Origin / Native : South America
Good for :Borders, bedding garden, hanging baskets
Light requirement : Full sun
Propagation : Seeds
Camera : Nikon D40X

 

 

 

portulaca grandiflora red
Common Name: Moss rose red
Botanical name: Portulaca grandiflora red
Family:Portulacaceae
Flowers : Small, Red with yellow, Showy
Origin / Native : South America
Type :Annual
Category : Succulent Shrub
Foliage : Simple, fleshy
Propagation : Seeds, stem cuttings
Best for: Pots, contianers, borders, hanging baskets

 

 

 

petunia red white
Common Name: Petunia red white
Botanical name: Petunia hybrida
Family:Solanaceae
Flowers : Large, Red with White border, colourful
Origin / Native : Brazil, Argentina, Ecuador
Good for :Bedding garden, mixed borders
Spread : 12 inches
Height : 12 inches
Camera : Nikon D40X

 

 

 

pansy
Common Name: Pansy, Yellow pansies
Botanical name: Viola wittrockiana
Family:Violaceae
Origin : Russia
Spread : Up to 30 cm wide
Height :22 cm
Type : Annual, Perennials
Flowers : Yellow with brown, black, showy, colourful
Best for : Bedding garden, borders, pots

 

 

 

pansy purple cultivar
Common Name: Pansy purple cultivar, Viola lutea
Botanical name: Viola tricolor subsp. hortensis
Family:Violaceae
Order : Malpighiales
Origin / Native : Europe
Good for :Mixed borders, pots, garden beds
Flowers : Blur purple, violet, black, yellow, showy, small, colourful
Foliage : Evergreen
Location : Chennai Flower show, TN, India

 

 

 

petunia pink purple
Common Name: Petunia pink purple, Blue Morn
Botanical name: Petunia violacea
Special feature:Summer Flower, heat tolerant
Spread : Up to 76 cm wide
Origin / Native : Argentina, Ecuador, South America
Height :Up to 30 cm tall
Good For : Borders, pots, hanging baskets, bedding garden
Flowers : Purple, medium violet red, dark magenta, colourful, showy

 

 

 

petunia red violet
Common Name: Petunia red violet
Botanical name: Petunia multiflora
Flowes : Red violet, Deep pink, colourful, Large, Wavy
Light Requirement : Full Sun
Attracts : Butterflies, Humming birds
Flowering Season :All Year
Type : Perennial, Summer annual
Height : 9-12 inches
Suitable for : Mixed borders, garden beds, borders, hanging baskets

 

 

 

poinsettia
Common Name: Poinsettia, Pink Poinsettia
Botanical name: Euphorbia pulcherrima
Family:Euphorbiaceae
Order : Malpighiales
Origin / Native : Mexico
Type :Shrub, Small Tree
Height : Up to 10 feet tall
Flowers : Pink, large, showy, colourful
Foliage : Dark green
Location : Kodaikanal, tamilnadu, india

 

 

 

Prunus domestica
Common Name: Plum
Botanical name: Prunus domestica
Family:Rosaceae
Order : Rosales
Origin / Native : Asia, Europe
Category & Type :Deciduous Tree, Evergreen Shrub & Perennial
Flowering Season : Summer, Spring
Location : Lalbagh, bangalore, india
Flowers : White, small, 5 petals, deep green foliage

 

 

 

Punica granatum single petals
Common Name: Punica granatum single petals
Botanical name: Punica granatum
Telugu :Danimma
Kannada : Dalimbe
Uses : Food, Medicinal, Ayurveda
Hindi :Anar
Tamil : Madulam
Flowers : Orange
Seeds : Red in color, edible

 

 

 




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