They have an eye-catching glossy appearance that accents their gold-toned finish throughout the spring/summer months. Plant one as an accent on the north side of your home or use several for a vibrant hedge/screen along your property line.
It's drought resistant and also renowned for its shade tolerance, so you can even use it in areas where other plants might fail to thrive. When spring arrives, the delightful buds unfurl in the growing warmth of the sun's rays.
The beauty of Spring Bouquet Viburnum is that it is an evergreen, so even after the flowers fade it still provides great structure and form in your garden all year. Viburnam is an easy plant to mix with other shrubs.
An Updated Classic Don't you love it when something that's already good gets even better? It also looks beautiful near the edge of a pond. It grows into a compact but broad shrub that fills in blank spaces nicely.
Four O'Clocks, sometimes called 'Marvel of Peru', are low-growing, bushy plants with flowers that bloom in several colors on the same plant - often on the same trailing stem. Blooms open every afternoon (around 4 o'clock) and have closed by the next morning.
✓ Easy to Grow
✓ Full Sun
✓ Rabbit Resistant
Light Requirements: Full Sun, Half Sun / Half Shade
Each cluster of bell-shaped blooms in this Gloxinia Mix struts its stuff for up to ten weeks! With a mix of vibrant purple, magenta, and white-edged bicolor blooms, this spring-planted tuber is suited to pots and borders alike.
Planting Time: Spring / Summer
Bulb Spacing: 3 bulbs per sq. ft.
Light Requirements: Half Sun / Half Shade, Full Shade
Easy to grow and simply striking in both the garden and the vase. When I pulled the bulbs out of the soil, I was surprised by how many new bulbs that were produced. Hardy in Zones 7-10, the Peruvian Daffodil is considered an annual in all other zones,...
A close relative of the iris, these 3-6" wide blooms appear on straight, green blades. Perfect for planting in containers and hardy in zones 8-10. Tiger Flowers, also known as Mexican Shellflowers, produce 3-petaled, low-growing blooms in a mix of vibrant...
Bulb Size: 9 cm
Planting Depth: Plant 2-3" deep.
Rabbit Resistant: Yes
Additional Information: Perennial in zones 8-10. Annual in zones 3-7.
Tall that arrive in a brilliant yellow with orangey highlights. Also known as the Desert Candle, each bloom tapers towards the top and looks spectacular in arrangements. The famous Foxtail Lily is a giant in the garden, with flowering spikes from 4 to...
Poisonous or Toxic to Animals: All parts of plant are poisonous if ingested.
Plant Type / Life Cycle: Perennial
Great for Mass Plantings: Yes
Foliage: Low mounds of green arching blades.
Advantages: Deer Resistant, Cut Flowers, Great for Mass Plantings
And in warm areas, they multiply freely. Why 'Rain Lilies?' Because they tend to bloom after a heavy rain. Pastel colors, including yellow, pink and white. In fact, they'll do it 6 or 8 times during spring, summer and fall! After a dry period, you get...
Common Name: Rain Lily, Fairy Lily Mix
Advantages: Deer Resistant, Easy to Grow, Containers, Native
Some think Forsythia is the one and only yellow blooming shrub that heralds the beginning of spring. If you are devoted to North American native shrubs, please avert your eyes. Please allow me to introduce them to you.Buffalo, Firefly Books, 2011: ISBN...
We grow Sauvignon Blanc grapes, and only Sauvignon Blanc, at an elevation of 1,385 feet in the Big Valley region of Northern California. High quality Sauvignon Blanc grapes available from the premium Sauvignon Blanc grape growing area in California
Some experts even recommend a deep watering a day before a late freeze is forecast. It does drain the carbohydrate resources of the plant to produce a second flush of leaves, but some tender care on your part will help it replenish those resources over...
After handling, the hands should be washed thoroughly and dried with paper towels that can be disposed of. When consumed, hyacinth bulbs will cause vomiting, diarrhea and stomach cramps.An allergic reaction to a hyacinth bulb or flower should be treated...
Rescue Remedy comes in drops, spray, pastilles and an alcohol-free children's formula. The tincture is then diluted with more brandy (27% grape alcohol). It is used to help pets during stressful situations such as crating, thunder storms or transportation.
Overall, hardy bulbs can remain in the ground during the winter in United States Department of Agriculture zone 8 and above. Semi-hardy bulbs fare better in a wider range of temperatures but they cannot handle a hard freeze which may crack the bulb and...
It's possible to revive wilting tulips, but it is best to prevent the wilting in the first place.Fill a clean vase with lukewarm water for your freshly cut tulips.Add fresh flower preservative to the water.
The first tulips I planted were getting a little bit crowded, but yet they did well. I had only three varieties back then, but I was so excited that I could plant my own tulips! In the spring, when they bloomed, I was ecstatic! I couldn't stop looking...
It was like my secret sign that spring has finally come. I watched them year after year, growing bigger and bigger. Magnolias were like something heavenly and unreachable for me. At the time of my visit they were just blooming.
If so, how will my bulbs survive? This can be labor-intensive if you have extensive beds, as the mulch has to be removed once temperatures warm up, but it can definitely preserve your blooms! Just be sure to use "clean" straw without weeds or seeds, or...