It's all about the soothing, calming blue color! These five tropical vines with spectacular blue flowers will transform your garden into a relaxing tropical sanctuary.
These North American native wildflowers will make your garden better in very cold climates. They will do extremely well in extended cold winter conditions, blooming nicely in the warmer months and surviving harsh winters.with ease.
Add color to your fall garden and brighten your day with perennial late-blooming plants that return each fall.
Endangered native wildflowers are good for the environment and good for gardeners. They are also very easy to grow. These plants will make your garden better than the flowers often sold in garden stores.
The yellow wildflowers listed here—including coreopsis, yellow violet, St. John's wort and others—might best be described as garden ambassadors. They give gardeners a great introduction to the concept of growing native plants.
Purple Coneflower (Echinacea purpurea) is a native wildflower that is easy to grow in the home garden.
Whether a true native plant or a garden center cultivar, bee balm is a garden favorite.
Growing milkweed will make your garden better by attracting monarchs, adapting to many conditions, and providing a wide range of other benefits. Once considered an annoying weed, milkweed is now a desirable garden plant.
Agapanthus can lend a tropical touch to your landscape. In colder climates, it can be grown indoors as a houseplant.
Not until its flowers bloom does the meaning of its name become clear, as the flower of the starburst bush resembles a shooting star. The pretty, bunchy flowers make it appealing to folks searching for unique ornamental flowers.
You can make your garden better by planting flowers in the winter. Hardy perennial flowers will germinate on their own and grow nicely from December through April. All it takes is knowledge of some basic principles.
Coreopsis is the name for a varied group of perennial wildflowers that can bring many assets to any home flower garden. These native plants need very little water, bloom repeatedly with deadheading, and make strong healthy foliage that stays green well past the first frost.
Canterbury bells are a wonderful addition to your cottage garden. They bloom in the late spring and will readily self-sow.
Purple coneflowers are a drought tolerant native that are a must in every garden. Not just beautiful, they also attract bees, butterflies and birds.
The colorful leaves of coral bells are great way to add color to your shade garden.
A daylily has an excellent reputation for being a disease-resistant, carefree, and dependable flower. The trumpet-shaped bloom opens and fades in a single day, only to be quickly replaced by new blooms. Daylilies have a set number of blooms predetermined by their genes.
The rockrose, native to the Mediterranean, is one of those rare flowers that thrive on neglect. These plants require only a minimal amount of maintenance.
You can have colorful flowers around your home in the fall, as well as the spring. You just have to know which ones to plant. I hope this article will present ideas for you in regard to the many gorgeous flowers, trees and shrubs that are available for the different growing zones.
Autumn crocus look like crocus but bloom in the fall instead of the spring.
Baptisia is an easy to grow native plant that will provide you with multiple seasons of interest. Its lovely pea-like flowers appear in the spring followed in the summer by its interesting seedpods that rattle in the breeze.
This article presents the best flowering container plants for the full sun. Add a splash of color to your front porch, balcony, or outdoor sitting area with these ornamental flowering container plants. Read on to know more about these plants.
A wide array of beautiful fruits and flowers can be grown in the semi-arid to arid climate of the southwestern United States, depending on the location. This guide will break down some wonderful selections for what to plant in this hot but beautiful region.
Siberian bugloss, also known as False Forget-Me-Not, is a shade loving perennial that can be grown in wet soils.