Herbaceous peonies are an all-time garden favorite. These large, bushy perennials originate from eastern Asia and have been bred for thousands of years.They are primarily grown for their large, showy flowers that may be single, semi-double or double and come in milky white color.Bloom time is from s..
It is a generally upright, woody-based perennial which is primarily grown as a culinary herb in herb gardens. Numerous, somewhat woody stems grow upward to form a foliage mound. Stems are clothed with tiny, linear to elliptic, pointed, gray-green leaves which are distinctively revolute (leaf margins..
One of the best perennials for using as a cut flower, especially for drying. This forms a low mound of large, leathery green leaves, bearing upright branching heads of tiny, white flowers, giving a misty, cloud-like effect. Plants will produce a number of stems, and the overall effect is billowing a..
Prickly, thistle-like foliages is a deep green with silvery undersides is one pretty aspect of the blue echinops, but the showstopper is the rounded blue flower clusters in late summer. A upright, clump-forming perennial, it hails from southeastern Europe eastward into central Asia.The dark green le..
This compact evergreen makes an interesting accent as a foundation plant or combined with other shrubs in the garden. Use it as the focal point with lower-growing shrubs and perennials for an attractive grouping in even small gardens.It is a slow growing, coniferous, evergreen shrub with a pointed g..
Common hackberry is a deciduous shade tree native to the eastern United States nad extreme southern Canada. The foliage is reminiscent of the American elm but often suffers from small warty galls. It has purple, pea-sized fruit in the fall and readily self seeds and can become invasive. Fall foliage..
Hydrangea quercifolia, commonly known by its translation oakleaf hydrangea or oak-leaved hydrangea, is a species of flowering plant native to the Southeastern United States, in woodland habitats from North Carolina west to Tennessee, and south to Florida and Louisiana. A deciduous shrub with white s..
Vigorous mat forming plants with unusual succulent leaves and eye-catching flowers with an almost metallic sheen. Ideal for pots and hot, dry locations.Ice plants prefer full sun but can tolerate some light shade in the garden. Because ice plants are succulents, they do not tolerate wet soil, though..
Although having lovely green foliage, the desert false indigo's habit find few gardeners in love with it. The blue-violet to indigo colored flower spikes occur in midsummer. A spreading but also upright, rather unkempt deciduous shrub, it is native to a wide expanse of the eastern United States and ..
This Italian Cypress is one of the more impressive cultivars. Pencil-thin and conical, reaching heights of perhaps up to 36 ft tall in maturity, this cultivar is highly valued for the ascending, spire-like effect it can bring to a restricted space, or a space where shade is not desired. 'Stricta' is..
Italian cypress is a narrow, columnar evergreen tree native to western Asia and southern Europe. Its dark green to blue-green soft-scaled needles are short and wispy, and help hide the small oval tan cones.Grow Italian cypress in full sun in average to dry soil with good drainage. Although it grows ..
Purpleleaf Japanese barberry is a dense, vase-shaped shrub that originates from eastern Asia. It has glossy, purple-green leaves that turn shades of red, purple and orange in fall. Bright red berries, which are attractive to birds, appear in late summer to fall and persist into winter.This is a toug..