Charming, versatile and vibrant with a great variety of colours and shades. Superb planted in bedding displays, mixed borders, patio containers and rock gardens.Phlox drummondii is an annual phlox that is native to grasslands and open woods in central and eastern Texas. It has escaped gardens and na..
This exceptional dryland perennial will flower for most of the summer and may prove the most long-blooming of all penstemons.Pineleaf penstemon is native to southern Arizona, New Mexico and northern Mexico. Generally it remains a tidy clump-forming plant, but some reports indicate its ability to spr..
Totally new genius from Australia, Ptilotus 'Joey' is a herbaceous annual or perennial in tropic climates with dark green leaves and unusual and beautiful mauve feathery pink flower heads in spring.This beautiful flower has large up to 10 cm bottle-brush spikes, grows up to 35 cm tall.A good cut fl..
A hardy annual up to 20 cm height. Pink flowers appears the same year as sown.Beautiful, contrasting, mainly double blooms.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 nee..
This large deciduous shrub from the southeastern United States takes center stage in fall and winter, when masses of bright berries adorn its upright gray branches. Clusters of small white flowers appear along the branches in mid-spring, not long after the bluntly toothed, shiny, medium-green leaves..
Nothing beats this tough, heat-loving annual for big, bold summer bedding displays. This Central American native has been grown since ancient times for its grain and greens, as have two other amaranths: Amaranthus hypochondriacus and A. caudatus. Purple amaranth was central to the Aztec culture, pla..
Who doesn't love this colorful, easy-to-grow garden perennial? Purple coneflower is a hardy herbaceous wildflower native to the eastern United States. In early to late summer, it bears tall, sturdy stems topped with single large purple daisies. Bloom time may be extended if spent flowers are removed..
This short-lived perennial can really take the heat and blooms effortlessly all summer. A native of South America, tall verbena puts forth tall, airy stems topper with clusters of violet-purple blooms from early summer into fall. These are very attractive to butterflies and bees, and the removal of ..
Lusciously clad in rich green compound leaves, red elderberry forms fluffy ivory flower spikes in spring followed by bright red berries in summertime. A deciduous small tree native across much of the northern half of North America, it suckers from its roots to form a thicket, and is dispersed by bir..
The flowers of this interesting member of the lily family look like tall upright fiery torches of orange-red and yellow. Redhot poker is a semi-evergreen, clump-forming perennial that originates from the rocky montane regions of the South African cape. It forms dense clumps of green grassy arching f..
Fabulous dwarf plants with long spikes of vibrant colour over strap-like foliage. This hardy and tough perennial is super for rock gardens or mixed borders and can be cut for summer arrangements.Grows best in full sun and sandy or gravelly soil with some fertility. It is especially sensitive to wet ..
This ornamental all year long hardy and vigorous ninebark is popular for its rich dark purple leaves that turn red and bronze tones in fall. It also offers clusters of beautiful ivory flowers that contrast nicely with the leaves.Ninebark is a hardy deciduous shrub with long-lasting flowers and fruit..