In Perovskia fashion, plant's stems retain calyxes long after flowers have quit, extending the color pleasure. Compact, pollinator-friendly 2-3' plants are perfectly sized for a small flowerbed in full sun, or and excel blooming in a patio container.
It is easy to grow in shade and problem soils, and is also resistant to deer. 'Kodiak Red' diervilla is a native flowering shrub that can add low-maintenance color to parts of the yard where it is difficult to landscape and maintain.
The flowers appear in delicate pink and white shades that age to an attractive pink, but they also can turn blue in acidic soils. These plants are diminutive, no more than 18-24” tall and wide, perfect for even the smallest city or townhouse garden,...
‘Rosie Posie' yields magnanimous bicolor masses of hot-pink flowers complemented by magenta-purple calyxes at foliage's apex. With their colorful calyxes, plants seem to be in bloom long after flowers have faded and called it a day.
Upright, bushy, well-branched 24-36” plants, arrayed with dinnerplate-sized blooms, work marvels in a container; create drama in the border for summers to come. The border comes to life with ‘Honeymoon Red's floral fantasia of outsize, 6-8” vivid...
Lilac pink flowers bloom heavily in spring then rebloom in late summer to fall. Lilac 'Scent and Sensibility Pink' is just 3 feet high and spreads 6 feet wide, but this romantic beauty is opulently fragrant and a great landscape attraction.
Echinacea purpurea, commonly known as purple coneflower, is an herbaceous perennial that is native to the central to southeastern United States. Plants bloom with showy, daisy-like flowers from mid-summer until first frost.
They are easy to grow and multiply and increase in beauty each year, providing more and more stems and blooms for years to come. Its strong, tubular stems make it a dramatic addition at the back of a border.
Bulb size:9 cm. The snow might be falling, but this especially pretty crocus--with violet petals, yellow and white throats, and golden sepals--is beginning to bloom: a happy harbinger of spring and the gardening season to come.
They are the perfect companion for crocus and galanthus in wooded areas, on the lawn or along the border of the flower bed. Early blooming, miniature Iris histroides is fragrant, cold hardy and easy to naturalize.
Plants have deeply cut leaves and form mounds about 18" tall. This magnificent (and true) geranium is a big plant with large bright blue flowers that bloom all summer long, showing great color until frost.
Winter-blooming 18-24” plants carry on flowering for eight weeks, and, given the chance, will soon naturalize, multiply, and spread densely in moist, shady woodland spots. ‘Dark and Handsome', indeed! Stunning variety creates instant drama with large,...
U.S. Plant Patent #12,132. Sky blue flowers dot the carpet from spring to fall. Exceptional color in the common periwinkle. Superb in containers, borders, and drift beds. Best in part shade, sheltered from extreme heat and humidity.
Bulb size: 6 cm. The intensity of the color is a startling deep blue with yellow blotch. They are the perfect companion for crocus and galanthus in wooded areas, on the lawn or along the border of the flower bed.
Creamy background is brushed with soft pink. Tulip Angelique is the best pink of the double late group. Outstanding variety to plant in front of tall single late varieties like Clear Water and Dordogne, or create garden design with early flowering double...
As blooming begins, the yellow-orange frilly edges of the petals offset an emerald green midrib; with maturity, the petals become solid yellow with red feathery edges. The king of all Parrots, tulip Parrot King, deserves its name.
Popular planted as annual in containers. Plants are dormant from late spring to autumn when leaves again appear. Planted in mass Muscari provides spectacular color in open areas, and under deciduous trees.
Fronds, with their metallic silver sheen, seem to glow, with maroon midribs adding accents in the shade. A much-prized fern for drifts in shady gardens. Upright clumps spread slowly and blends well with small, low-growing perennials.
‘Bandera Purple's compact plants are soon covered with gorgeous, perfumed dark- purple spikes. A floriferous flurry of dreamy fragrance and stunning color. Flowering the first season, well-branching 7-9” beauties are a snap to grow, low upkeep, and...
It's a dwarf cultivar that typically grows to be 18-24" tall and up to 3' wide, and sports purple 1 1/2" flowers with yellow centers. The glory of autumn, this aster is native to much of eastern North America and is widely adapted and nearly pest-free.