Plant 2' apart. Is especially effective in mass plantings -- ground covers, borders, and bed plantings. Drought resistant, attracts butterflies and hummingbirds, fragrant, for a rain garden, deer resistant and great for cut flowers.
Giant Alaska Shasta Daisies make excellent cut flowers. Choice one-year-old field-grown plants. They grow well in sun or light shade. Enjoy astonishing numbers of snowy, gold-centered blooms every June and July.
Grows 9-12” tall even in poor soils and is heat tolerant. Deer resistant. Plant 10-12” apart in full sun. Once established requires little care. Great for cut flowers. Masses of large, crimson-red, flowers from summer to fall! This exciting new variety...
Grow 2-3' tall. Drought tolerant, attracts butterflies and hummbingbirds, for a rain garden. Bloom: July-September. It blooms from early summer until frost. Award winner! Black-eyed Susans have rich, golden yellow petals set off by bronze-black centers.
A yellow dye is obtained from the root when boiled with alum. Soaking stinging nettles in water or cooking removes the stinging chemicals from the plant, which allows them to be handled and eaten without injury.
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. Drought tolerant. Deer resistant. This spectacular cultivar of butterfly bush is valued for its intense, deeply...
Panicles grow up to 10'' and feature raspberry and butterscotch yellow florets beginning in summer and lasting into fall. Grows 6-8' tall. Drought and deer resistant. A breakthrough in color! Bi-color is the first Butterfly Bush to feature multiple colors...
The seedpods can also be used and are milder but slower in their action. A poultice of the root has been used in treating sores. Both are dried for later use. The seeds have been soaked in water until they are mucilaginous and then swallowed as a treatment...
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.
* Flora of China states: Shrubs to 6 m. Panicles erect, terminal, 5-30 × 3-18 cm; rachis, pedicel, and calyx villous or pubescent, occasionally subglabrous. Young branchlets green, becoming gray, glabrous or pubescent.
Elderberries are dioecious, both male and female at the same time, and may be semi-self fertile. 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.
Grows To: 6-12'H x 6-12'W
Deer Resistance: Rarely Bothered
Container Size: Quart / 30 fl.oz. / 887 ml
USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10
Soil & Moisture: Moist to average moist to wet, well-drained, fertile soils. Tolerates clay.
Gregg's Mist Flower is a.k.a Palm-leaf Mistflower, Purple Palm-leaf Thoroughwort, West Texas Ageratum, West Texas Mist Flower, and occasionally as Boneset. Gregg's Mist Flower is native to southern and western Texas as well as southern New Mexico as well...
Outdoor Light: Part sun, Part shade, Light shade, Full sun*
Flower spikes in a regal blend of magenta and burgundy bloom freely from mid-summer to frost on plants. Prune to 1/3 original height in early spring for the best display. Attracts bees, butterflies and hummingbirds to add delightful motion to your garden,...
This species is also occasionally known as Felon Herb , Chrysanthemum Weed , Wild Wormwood , Old uncle Henry , Sailor's Tobacco , Naughty Man , Old Man or St. John's Plant (not to be confused with St John's wort ).
Botanical Name: Artemisia vulgaris
Common Name: Mugwort, Common Wormwood, Felon Herb, Chrysanthemum Weed, Wild Wormwood, St. John's Plant
The species is commonly known as Virginia snakeroot and is native to eastern North America, from Connecticut to southern Michigan and south to Texas and Florida. * The Virginia snakeroot is attracting increasing interest for its medicinal virtues and...
This selection of our native Trumpet or Coral Honeysuckle was growing in N Louisiana, and was spotted during a Native plant walk with noted Louisiana Plant Taxonomist Dr. Charles Allen, Kent and Sonie Milton, Jeff McMillian, etal.
Native To / Origin: US- LA - Jeff McMillian, Dr. Charles M. Allen, Kent and Sonie Milton, etal.
* Lance-leaved coreopsis produces yellow flowers in late summer. This perennial is a native plant found throughout the eastern part of the United States and in many parts of the western U.S., Canada , and Mexico .
The dark green, deeply dissected foliage of the Compass Plant was used as a compass as the large leaves generally point north and south. The Compass Plant is native to much of the central and eastern US.
Native To / Origin: East & Central US, excluding FL
Salvias are considered the #1 plant for Hummingbirds with their tubular flowers designed for pollination by these amazing flyers. It can easily be overwintered as a container plant in a sunny window where not hardy, just keep it on the dry side and never...
USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 9,10,11, (8B?)
Soil & Moisture: Average moist, well-drained soils.