Purple Coneflowers are practically indestructible because they are sub-zero hardy and withstand heat, grow in dry locations and love poor soil. Drought and deer resistant, attracts butterflies, great cut flower.
Attracts butterflies. Blooms from early summer into fall! Enjoy masses of 3'' orange-red blooms tipped with yellow. Ideal for cut-flowers. Highly drought tolerant. Deer resistant. Plant 10'' apart in full to part sun.
Our Conservation Garden Assortment attracts and helps protect nature's hardest workers. Mats are 20"x5'.Attracts natues's hardest workers to the garden. Our seed mats contain the perfect blend of seed to create a beautiful garden and participate in recovering...
It is used in a number of proprietary medicines for treating skin, circulatory and kidney disorders. * Aristolochia serpentaria is a species of perennial flowering plant in the Aristolochiaceae (birthwort) family.
Attracts butterflies, fragrant, deer resistant, good for cutting. Josee can rebloom up to four times in a season with the most spectacular show in late spring. Enjoy the beauty and fragrance of Josee's lavender-pink flowers from May until frost! This...
Ptarmica yields an essential oil that is used in herbal medicine. * So called because the roots were once ground for snuff. * Leaves can be eaten raw or cooked. * The leaves are used as an insect repellent.
Sweet William is a popular favorite because this perennial has large clusters of small blooms that come in striking colors of red, pink, white, and bi-colors. Mixed colors only. Sweet William blooms in early summer with flowers that have a sassy, spicy...
The leaves are harvested before and during flowering, the pods are harvested when fully ripe in the autumn. Both are dried for later use. The root is cardiac and febrifuge. The seedpods can also be used and are milder but slower in their action.
Blooms late summer to early fall. * Echinops ritro is a species of globe thistle . * If all the flowers are removed early in the season, the plant will often produce a second flush of bloom later in the summer.
These hardy, erect-branching shrubs will grow 5-10' tall for an informal privacy screen or can be trimmed for a neat, colorful hedge. Delightful red, white or purple hibiscus-shaped flowers blossom each summer for a lifetime of natural beauty.
These hardy plants are welcome in any landscape. In mid-summer it bursts into bloom when little else is blooming and continues to flower through fall. Rose of Sharon Hedge is a practical, lovely frame for your landscape.
Attracts hummingbirds and butterflies. In the fall and winter, the foliage is bright red. Firefly's intensely colored tiny evergreen leaves that cover the stems of the plant are a brilliant combination of yellow and chartreuse in the summer.
The tea shouldbe infused in a closed container in order to preserve the essential oils, boiling is said to spoil it. Older leaves are used as a flavouring in cooked foods. They can be used fresh or dried to make an aromatic herb tea.
They are also used to give colour and flavour to glutinous-rice dumplings (Mochi). * Artemisia vulgaris ( mugwort or common wormwood ) is one of several species in the genus Artemisia which have common names that include the word mugwort.
Common Name: Mugwort, Common Wormwood, Felon Herb, Chrysanthemum Weed, Wild Wormwood, St. John's Plant
* The tender young shoots are sometimes added to spring salads. It also grows on damper ground . * An herbaceous perennial, forming a basal rosette to 1', from which arise 3' flowering stems with purplish blue (rarely pink or white) flowers resembling...
* Gerbera jamesonii is a species of flowering plant in the genus Gerbera. It is indigenous to South Eastern Africa and commonly known as the Barberton daisy, the Transvaal daisy, and as Barbertonse madeliefie in Afrikaans.
Flower color and size is quite variable. * The plant reaches 2 to 4 ft (0.61 to 1.2 m) in height, with many branches, and a spread of about 2.5 ft (0.76 m). The naturalized variety is typically tubular, bright red, about 1.25 in (3.2 cm) long.
Quantity: 0.85 lb
Common Name: Scarlet Sage, Cherry Red Sage, Texas Sage, Blood Sage
The whole plant contains substances that are toxic to cockroaches. These secretions are produced about 3 - 4 months after sowing. * The French marigold ( Tagetes patula ) is a species in the daisy family ( Asteraceae ).
* Yarrow has also been used as a food, and was very popular as a vegetable in the 17th century. * It is a frequent component in butterfly gardens. * Common yarrow is an erect herbaceous perennial plant that produces one to several stems (0.2 to 1m tall)...
Soaking stinging nettles in water or cooking removes the stinging chemicals from the plant, which allows them to be handled and eaten without injury. * Urtica dioica, often called common nettle, stinging nettle (although not all plants of this species...
This is an easy to grow native that makes a nice large informal screen or hedge or can even be pruned into a small tree form. The nectar rich flower clusters host a wide variety of pollinators and its ripe fruit is sure to attract many bird species.
Container Size: Quart / 30 fl.oz. / 887 ml
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun, Part shade
USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10
Salt Tolerance: High soil and aerosol salt tolerance
Native To / Origin: US - all but a few western states as well as central and eastern Canada
Anhui, Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, Henan, Hubei, Hunan, Shaanxi, Sichuan, Yunnan, Zhejiang. Bark and branchlets grayish black. Petiole 2-4.5 cm; leaf blade often purplish red when young, greenish when mature, cordate or triangular-orbicular, * Open or...
1999 Perennial Plant of the Year. A profusion of dark-eyed golden yellow, 3-5'', daisies are held above the tidy rosette of foliage throughout summer. Goldstrum Rudbeckia is an award winning selection of our native Rudbeckia fulgida which is native to...
For more information see our Coral Honeysuckle Growing Guide . This easily grown evergreen vine is an excellent choice for hummingbirds and butterflies that may produce flowers basically year round with peak flowering in early to mid spring just as the...
Container Size: 4.5 inch / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
Deer Resistance: Rarely Bothered
USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11
Soil & Moisture: Average moist, moderately fertile soils with good drainage. Moderate drought tolerance once well-established.
Native To / Origin: US - Patricia Wheeler, found along the coast of NC
Vitex is a vigorous, disease and deer resistant, drought and salt tolerant large spreading to upright deciduous shrub or small tree. An unusually pure white selection of Vitex. Excellent for Butterflies, Bees, and Hummingbirds.
Salt Tolerance: Moderate soil and aerosol salt tolerance
Found naturally throughout much of the southern half of the US from east to west. A food source for the Buckeye, Phaon Crescent, and White Peacock butterfly caterpillars as well as a nectar source for a host of pollinators.
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.
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun, Part shade
Native To / Origin: US - south eastern, central, and western
Its main use in present day herbalism is for relieving the pain and inflammation of pleurisy. * Asclepias tuberosa is a species of milkweed native to eastern North America . * Orange flowers in late summer; grows well in dry soil; native to eastern U.S
* The inflorescence is generally a large, solitary flower head which may exceed 8 centimeters in diameter. * Easily grown in a good garden soil. * Leucanthemum maximum is a species of flowering plant in the aster family known by the common name max chrysanthemum.