It is a perennial plant growing to 0.6-2 m (1 -2 feet) tall, with clustered orange or yellow flowers from early summer to early fall. It was much used by the North American Indians and acquired a reputation as a heal-all amongst the earlier white settlers.
The smaller branches and foliage are coated in a sticky resin and are often dusted with black fungi, Heterosporium californicum. It is, however, strongly fire-adapted, sprouting from rhizomes after wildfire and developing a waxy film of flammable resins...
Minimum Hardiness Zone: 7
Crop Year: 2016
Common Name: California Yerba Santa, Mountain Balm, Consumptive Weed, Bear Weed
* It is native to tropical Africa and southern India. * It grows to a height of 3 metres and has whorls of striking lipped flowers, that are most commonly orange, but can vary to red, white, and purple.
Our Conservation Garden Assortment attracts and helps protect nature's hardest workers. Each mat is generously preseeded on recycled paper that promotes germination. Our seed mats contain the perfect blend of seed to create a beautiful garden and participate...
Purple Coneflowers are practically indestructible because they are sub-zero hardy and withstand heat, grow in dry locations and love poor soil. The Purple Coneflowers bloom from mid-summer to fall on 2-3 foot stems.
Josee can rebloom up to four times in a season with the most spectacular show in late spring. Prefers well-drained soil. Simply dead head old blooms to encourage reblooming. Enjoy the beauty and fragrance of Josee's lavender-pink flowers from May until...
* Plants self-sow freely when grown in a suitable position. It is best treated as a biennial in the garden. Although the Sweet William is a perennial species, it is quite short-lived and degenerates after its second year.
Giant Alaska Shasta Daisies make excellent cut flowers. They grow well in sun or light shade. It is an easy to grow perennial that spreads fast. Will bloom again in late summer if spring blossoms are cut off.
Echinacea paradoxa is native to Missouri , Arkansas , Oklahoma , and Texas , and is listed as threatened in Arkansas. Flower stalks are sturdy and straight, with solitary terminal flowers, and are smooth or slightly hairy.
Hyssopus officinalis and Hyssopus decumbens are the same plant; however, France calls it Hyssopus decumbens due to its terrain creating a more potent hyssop. * A member of the mint family; many small flowers on short spikes, usually blue but rarely pink,...
It is used as a blood purifier and as a treatment for eczema and other skin disorders. * Knautia arvensis , commonly known as Field Scabious , is a species in the genus Knautia . * Blue, pinky-blue, lilac, or lavenderish flowers 1 1/4" wide atop 3' stems;...
Seeds Per Pound: 85,352
Quantity: 0.11 lb
Common Name: Field Scabious, Blue Buttons, Field Scabiosa
Prairie Blazing Star is an easily grown native perennial that also makes an excellent cut flower, fresh or dried. Prairie Blazing Star is common in the prairies and forests of the central and north eastern US.
Deer Resistance: Rarely Bothered
USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 3,4,5,6,7,8,9
Container Size: 3.5 inch / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml
Soil & Moisture: Average moist to moderately moist, acidic to neutral, low to moderately fertile soils.
Once established requires little care. Deer resistant. Grows 9-12” tall even in poor soils and is heat tolerant. Masses of large, crimson-red, flowers from summer to fall! This exciting new variety has the same wonderfully compact, uniform growth habit...
Their only downfall is wet soggy winter soils which could cause rot. Stoke's Aster comes highly recommended and its easy to see why with moderate drought resistance, few pest or disease problems, deer and rabbit resistance and it revels in the heat and...
Removing spent flowers and seed heads will promote the production of wave after wave of new flowers throughout the summer and into fall. Lecompte Vitex is noted for its extra large 8-12" spikes of purple-blue flowers that are born from late spring to...
Dislikes dry soils. Tolerates light shade, though it fruits better in a sunny position. * A small tree with compound leaves, white flowers in clusters to 4", 1/4" orange-red fruit; native to northern China.
The flowers are produced on tall, narrow but sturdy stems and flowers are produced singly and in small clusters. Image courtesy of North Creek Nurseries. Rudbeckia's generally attract smaller pollinators with their disc flowers, the tiny flowers that...
Container Size: 4.5 inch R / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
Native To / Origin: US - Widespread
pH Range: Mildly Acidic, Neutral, Mildy Alkaline
Grows To: 4-6'H x 2-3'W
Soil & Moisture: Average to moderately moist, average fertile soils.
They may be picked once they are to full size and allowed to ripen indoors out of reach of hungry raccoons and opossums. The Dwarf Pawpaw produces 3-5" green-yellow elongated fruit that eventually turn brown to nearly black when ripe.
Container Size: Quart / 30 fl.oz. / 887 ml
pH Range: Acidic, Mildly Acidic
Outdoor Light: Part sun, Full sun
USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 6B,7,8,9
Soil & Moisture: Average moisture and well-drained soil.
They have been chewed and the juice slowly swallowed to treat sore throats. It is often grown as an ornamental in flower gardens. It typically is one of the first plants to colonize an area after disturbance (such as fire) and rarely persists once shrubs...
The Fragrant White Mistflower produces clusters of fragrant, white, nectar-rich flowers in fall just as the Monarch butterflies are migrating southward. This shrubby perennial native of the Edwards Plateau is a tough hombre that is moderately drought...
Soil & Moisture: Tolerant of a wide range of soil types. Moderately drought resistant once well-established.
* This is common dill that is used in pickles and for flavoring. * Depending on where it is grown, is either a perennial or annual herb. Both the dill "weed" and seed is used. * The leaves are eaten raw or cooked, used as a flavouring in salads etc.
The wood is used for making furniture and coffins. , Hibiscus simplex L. * The Chinese parasol tree or wutong , Chinese : ?? A decoction of the roots isused to reduce swellings. * A fibre is obtained by retting the bark.
Height: 40-50 feet
Common Name: Chinese Parasol Tree, Chinese Parasoltree, Wutong
The Candlestick plant is a moderately fast growing and vigorous sun loving tropical that is excellent for the back of the border. And the more branches you create the more Candelabra's you'll get to enjoy! With a protective mulch in mild winter climates...
A food source for the Buckeye, Phaon Crescent, and White Peacock butterfly caterpillars as well as a nectar source for a host of pollinators. Frogfruit or Turkey Tangle Fogfruit is adaptable to soil types including clay, sand, as well as coastal plantings.
Grows To: 3-12"H and spreading to 3'+, space at 16-24"+
Soil & Moisture: Moist to average moist, well-drained to clay, poor to average fertile soils. Resistant to periodic flooding as well as periodic drought once well-established.
It is native to Europe and western Asia . * Unusual perennials with 2" spherical blue flowers in mid to late summer; the plant itself is rather rough and thistly with dark green leaves; good for middle or back of border; wants full sun and good drainage;...