Profusion of blooms from June through September. Rose of Sharon grows 5-10' tall. An excellent source for cut flowers. Extremely hardy, they thrive in any garden with little care. You'll enjoy this old-fashioned favorite that bears an abundance of large,...
* If all the flowers are removed early in the season, the plant will often produce a second flush of bloom later in the summer. Blooms late summer to early fall. It is native to Europe and western Asia .
Grows 6-8' tall. Great cut flower. Panicles grow up to 10'' and feature raspberry and butterscotch yellow florets beginning in summer and lasting into fall. A breakthrough in color! Bi-color is the first Butterfly Bush to feature multiple colors on each...
Lacy, fern-like, deep green foliage compliments the beautiful pink and white blooms that start in June and bloom continually until September each year without replanting. One plant covers four square feet.
* Orange flowers in late summer; grows well in dry soil; native to eastern U.S. * Pleurisy root is a bitter, nutty-flavoured tonic herb that increases perspiration, relieves spasms and acts as an expectorant.
This keeps it manageable and promotes new bloom shoots. The Mixed Butterfly Bush is a strong, easy-to-grow plant. These plants are deer and drought resistant. In fall, after flowering, prune back to within a few inches of ground.
Mixed colors only. Sweet William blooms in early summer with flowers that have a sassy, spicy fragrance. Grows 6'' tall. Sweet William is a popular favorite because this perennial has large clusters of small blooms that come in striking colors of red,...
They make an attractive garnish to salads, and can also be used as a cookedvegetable or in conserves etc. A mild flavour,though the texture is a bit tough. Picked when first opened, the flowers are fermented with waterand sugar to make a very pleasant...
* The yellow rays (petals) droop downward and are arranged around a grayish-brown cone. * Ratibida pinnata is a species of flowering plant in the aster family known by the common names pinnate prairie coneflower, gray-head coneflower, yellow coneflower,...
Seeds Per Pound: 463,080
Minimum Hardiness Zone: 3
Common Name: Yellow Coneflower, Prairie Coneflower, Gray-head Coneflower, Gray-head Mexican-hat
The naturalized variety is typically tubular, bright red, about 1.25 in (3.2 cm) long. Blooms from summer to autumn with red flowers up to 3/4" long. Flowers are pollinated by hummingbirds and butterflies.
Common Name: Scarlet Sage, Cherry Red Sage, Texas Sage, Blood Sage
* In Canada, dill is a favorite herb to accompany poached salmon. Both the dill "weed" and seed is used. * The leaves lose their flavour if the are cooked for any length of time and so are best used raw or added to cooked dishes only a few minutes before...
Filipendula species are used as food plants by the larvae of some Lepidoptera species: Emperor Moth, Grey Pug, Grizzled Skipper, Hebrew Character, Lime-speck Pug, Mottled Beauty and The Satellite have all been recorded on Meadowsweet.
Height: 36-48 inches
Average Viable Seeds/Packet: 110
Botanical Name: Filipendula palmata
Collection Locale: Russia
Common Name: Meadow Sweet, Siberian Meadowsweet, Meadowsweet
Grows 18-24'' tall and wide. Grows in sunny warm areas where it will tolerate heat and drought very well. In late summer, lots of purple-pink flowers open up to make a stunning contrast with the foliage.
The leaves are harvested before and during flowering, the pods are harvested when fully ripe in the autumn. The root is cardiac and febrifuge. An infusion has been used in the treatment of fevers and heart problems.
The leaves are long-stalked and uniquely divided into two leaflets about 1 1/2 inches long. Named for Ferdinand Roemer, a German geologist who collected specimens in the New Braunfels, Texas, area from 1845-47.
Petiole 2-4.5 cm; leaf blade often purplish red when young, greenish when mature, cordate or triangular-orbicular, * Open or dense forests, mountain slopes, along valleys near roads, on rocks; 600-1900 m.
Drought tolerant. The fragrant, long panicles are showy from June to September and attracts loads of butterflies and hummingbirds.Grows 4-8' tall and 4-5' wide. This spectacular cultivar of butterfly bush is valued for its intense, deeply colored wine-red...
* The Navajo considered it to be a "life medicine", chewed it for toothaches, and poured an infusion into ears for earaches. * The familiar yarrow from which many garden cultivars have been derived; grows in very poor soil in full sun.
It has a fringe of 20 to 30 white ray florets around a center of many densely packed yellow disc florets. * A good butterfly and moth plant. * It is native to France and Spain but it can be found growing wild in other parts of the world as an introduced...
Royal Red is vigorous and fast growing quickly developing into a medium-sized deciduous shrub that flowers from late spring until frost. Buddleia had become invasive in some parts of the US particularly Oregon, Washington.
Grows To: 4-6'H x 3-5'W
Native To / Origin: US Gardens - Good and Reese Nursery, Ohio, 1928
For more information see our Coral Honeysuckle Growing Guide . Coral Honeysuckle or Trumpet Honeysuckle is a native vine that is vigorous and easy to grow as well as easy to control, unlike its white and yellow Japanese cousin.
It is one of two honeysuckles native to Britain, the other being the Common Honeysuckle ( Lonicera periclymenum ). * Lonicera xylosteum , commonly known as Fly honeysuckle , European Fly Honeysuckle , Dwarf Honeysuckle or Fly Woodbine is a deciduous shrub.
Provide Mouse-Eared Tickseed with average moisture and good drainage in average garden soils for best results. Deadhead to extend flowering into fall. An evergreen perennial that slowly develops into a 6-9" high slowly spreading stoloniferous groundcover.
It reproduces by seed and tillers. In mass, this species puts a purple top on old fields and open woods. * Tall redtop or Purple-top is a 2 1/2-7 ft. Tall perennial grass with drooping branches bearing widely spaced reddish-purple spikelets.
Collection Locale: North Carolina
Minimum Hardiness Zone: 6
Common Name: Purpletop Tridens, Greasegrass, Tall Redtop, Sandgrass