The dried leaves can also be used, they remain effective for 6 months after drying. Tabacum is sensitive to temperature, air, ground humidity and the type of land. It is found only in cultivation, where it is the most commonly grown of all plants in the...
Minimum Hardiness Zone: annual
Average Viable Seeds/Packet: 559
Common Name: Cultivated Tobacco, Little Crittenden Tobacco
The foliage is bright-green and glossy. American snowbell's showy, white, bell-shaped flowers are borne in pairs from leaf axils. Tall, with a wide, wispy, open crown. * A small delicate shrub with 1" white bell-shaped flowers in small clusters from the...
The mixture should not be boiled since this will release tannic acids and make the drink astringent. * The leaves and stems of fragrant sumac have a citrus fragrance when crushed, and it inhabits mostly uplands areas, while poison ivy has no odor and...
The dried leaves make a delicate and palatable tea. Common names include Bog Myrtle and Sweet Gale . * Foliage, deciduous, is fragrant when crushed, and has been used medicinally; tiny fruits; branches once used in England to flavor "gale beer"; native...
Altogether an easy and very, very heavy-blooming sun-lover, it is icing on the cake that this native perennial is beloved by hummingbirds and shunned by deer! These flowers are the size of dinner plates, and they almost hide the foliage at the height...
* A large multistemmed shrub with narrowly conical, sometimes pendulous clusters of purple-pink flowers, pink with white inside as flowers begin to fade; said by Dirr to lack fragrance; native to central China.
Maverick is a very compact plant, reaching just 14 to 16 inches high (in full bloom) and nearly as wide. It forms bushy rosettes beneath the flowering stems, which hold their giant spheres of blooms several inches above the rest of the plant.
Plant Height: 14 in - 16 in
Seeds Per Pack: 10
Species: x hortorum
Additional Characteristics: Bloom First Year, Butterfly Lovers, Easy Care Plants, Flower, Free Bloomer, Long Bloomers
You don't have to constantly pinch the growing plants to get them to branch out, either --they are naturally multi-stemmed and very lush! You can achieve a greener look for the foliage in part shade (or growing indoors), but for the full silver, give...
Variety: Silver Mist
Uses: Baskets, Ornamental, Outdoor, Vines and Climbers
Very showy, they are splendid in a mixed basket or planter, especially when combined with other cool-season favorites such as Viola. Great for spring or fall color, they like full sun but not too much heat.
And the flowering stems remain neat, so this plant needs no trimming to keep flowering and looking its best all summer. If you love the ease and beauty of the Wave Petunias, you will love the extra color and beauty -- plus the same carefree trailing habit...
It will grow and fruit for years to come! Zones 5 to 10. The newest and most colorful addition to the Bushel and Berrytm collection! When we say colorful, we mean it! Pink Icing sports glorious spring foliage of rosy pink tinged with green, then turns...
Soil Tolerance: Normal, loamy
Zone: 5 - 10
Uses: Border, Containers, Cuisine, Fall Color, Foliage Interest, Specimen, Ornamental
Disease resistant, drought tolerant, heat-loving variety is pretty much self-sufficient, asking very little of you. Big-bloomed double flowers of crisp white and pink supply pools of serene color to flowerbeds, containers and vases.
A sun lover, it is at home in the baking-hot border, bed, or patio, and once established is quite tolerant of dry conditions. The dark green foliage is narrow and stylish, too, making an attractive back drop for the big, fluffy blooms.
Terrific for cutting, and absolutely showstopping in the garden! The long, spidery petals are held in a beautifully symmetrical form on these giant blooms. And like all Zinnia, they're "cut-and-come-again," meaning the quicker you pick or deadhead the...
Uses: Beds, Containers, Cut Flowers, Outdoor
Seeds Per Pack: 50
Item Form: (P) Pkt of 50 seeds
Additional Characteristics: Bloom First Year, Butterfly Lovers, Cut-and-Come-Again, Direct Sow, Double Blooms, Easy Care Plants, Ever Blooming, Flower, Free Bloomer
When cutting the blooms for the vase, trim off all the foliage; unlike the blooms, it does not age well! You will love this colorful mix of 4 of the very best Profusions! Profusion is the most adaptable bedding Zinnia in the world, and this mix brings...
Design a garden display around its black leaves and early summer flowers, and WOW your neighbors! Plant Patent #15,575. The early-summer flowers are followed by deep red berries that stand out beautifully against the leaves as autumn sets in.
Restrictions: Canada, Guam, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands, Oregon
A sun-lover, it's constantly in color from early summer till frost, offering lush foliage as well as plentiful blooms. They are held up and out from the fresh, lush foliage, making them a splendid choice for beds, borders, ground cover, and baskets.
The foliage keeps its deep green hues even in hot summer weather, and is hardy through zone 6 in the north. With few lateral branches and a dense, lush habit, Skywalker is a great choice for topiary and other specialty shaping.
This is the strawberry to grow if you have uncooperative soil or unpredictable weather. Expect to harvest 1 to 3 pints from every plant! Like most strawberries, Park's Whopper spreads by runners, reaching just about 6 inches high but spreading more than...
Foliage Color: Dark Green
Light Requirements: Full Sun
Plant Height: 6 in
Restrictions: Canada, Guam, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands
A radiant presence in the border or flowerbed; luminous, strong-stemmed blooms are ready to light up a vase. Zinderella devotees love the zinnia lineup for the tufted flowers' striking shades; surprising, hard-to-come-by patterns; and way-high number...
It's also resistant to deer and rabbits! And from August to October, it produces fluffly, hot pink flower clusters that have a pleasant scent that attracts butterflies. It will crawl and spread in a container, or in the ground.