Zone 7 (mild climate)
Vibrant flowers provide a striking contrast to the feathery foliage.Excellent in annual borders and sown directly into containers for easy colour.These are tough and drought tolerant. Full sun and well-drained soil with average fertility are needed for best performance. It is ideal for spring and summer border, formal or informal. It looks most bea..
Vibrant flowers provide a striking contrast to the feathery foliage.Mixture of bright shades. Richly flowering with large blooms and bushy growth. The flowers only open in sunshine.For borders and rock gardens. Best grows in warm locations, light, well-drained garden soils.Remove dead flowers as Californian Poppy is self-sowing. It does not tolerat..
Easy to grow, stunning two-tone bloomsMainly double and semi-double two tone (red to orange) blooms above feathery foliage. Perfect for annual borders and containers.Remove dead flowers as Californian Poppy is self-sowing. It does not tolerate transplanting.These are tough and drought tolerant. Full sun and well-drained soil with average fertility ..
Campion is a short-lived perennial native to southeastern Europe. It is grown for its old-fashioned, small, flat, white, rose or red flowers. The flowers appear in late spring or summer on tall branching stems above basal clumps of downy, silver-gray leaves.Grow campion in full sun to light shade in average, well-drained soil. The leaves — which ar..
Caraway is a well-known herb that has been cultivated for its culinary and medicinal uses since ancient times. It is frequently cultivated in the modern herb garden and sometimes also commerciallyThe use of herbal remedies, including the herb caraway classified as Carum carvi, are popular as an alternative to standard Western allopathic medicine fo..
Dianthus caryophyllus, carnation or clove pink, is a species of Dianthus. It is probably native to the Mediterranean region but its exact range is unknown due to extensive cultivation for the last 2,000 years.Great annual flower to grow for cut flowers and bright summer borders with a wide colour range of double and semi-double blooms.It grows up t..
Dianthus caryophyllus, carnation or clove pink, is a species of Dianthus. It is probably native to the Mediterranean region but its exact range is unknown due to extensive cultivation for the last 2,000 years.It is a herbaceous perennial plant growing to 30-60 cm tall. The leaves are glaucous greyish green to blue-green. The flowers are produced si..
This small, deciduous tree or shrub with leaves that stay green into late fall. Leaves up to 12-15 cm (5") long, with a petiole as much as 1-1,5 cm (1/2") long; blade ovate to elliptic, sometimes narrow, pointed at the tip and tapered or rounded at the base, margins smooth or with very small, rounded teeth, veins prominent, especially on the lower ..
The free-flowering aubrieta adds a colorful sweep to sunny borders. This mat-forming, semi-evergreen perennial becomes clothed in flowers in spring to early summer. Its blooming period lasts for an average of three weeks, sometimes even a month. The pretty violet-blue, pink shaded flowers play beautifully against its fuzzy green mats of foliage.Sun..
So why would gardeners grow such a deadly poisonous plant as a garden ornamental? Showy forms of castor bean are bold, brightly colored and thrive in high heat and drought. In tropical regions castor bean grows as a tall evergreen subshrub, but in temperate zones it is commonly grown as an annual/tender perennial. This native of northern Africa and..
Beautiful, large bell shaped flowers turn from bright green to a deep rich purple. Stunning when used to clothe walls, fences and pergolas. Usually grown as an annual.A vigorous vine and hard to ignore in the landscape. Although Cobaea takes awhile to start blooming, the vine itself will quickly make itself at home and create a screen or cover.Coba..
Nepeta cataria is the true catnip that is loved by house cats. Although native to Europe and Asia, it has over time naturalized in many areas around the world, including much of southern Canada and the U. S.Catnip typically grows in a spreading clump to 60-90 cm tall. Erect, branched, square, grayish stems are clad with aromatic, opposite, coarsely..
'Grand View' - selection of beautiful, impressive flowers in a variety of colors. This perennial medicinal herb grows up to 40-60 cm tall and 30-70 cm wide.Showy spikes of bell-shaped, deep violet, violet-blue, blue or pink flowers (to 5 cm long) with maroon spots bloom in dense false whorls atop square, leafy stems clad with aromatic, toothed, gre..
Rapidly growing shoots which can be beneficial to your cat's diet and provide the aid to digestion that is sometimes required, especially with cats living indoors.When licking their fur cats swallow fine hair that accumulates to hair balls in the stomach and can cause obstructions.When cats eat the slightly sweet grass of the "Cat's Grass" they vom..
Though rarely grown in its wild form, Chilean avens is a pretty clump-forming perennial with delicate red to orange-red flowers. This Chilean native is quite hardy and will add an airy, informal look to the summer garden.Low mounds of fuzzy scalloped leaves ground this plant all year around. These are quite attractive and evergreen in all but the c..