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Great Design Plant: Autumn Sage Brings Color and Butterflies
Whether you live in the arid desert or the humid South, you'll likely find this deer-resistant beauty as irresistible as winged creatures do
"beautiful flowers. Others will praise the fact that deer and rabbits leave it alone... find the flowers irresistible — so do butterflies and hummingbirds.... raised beds, planters, and decent sized pots. Good luck with the deer! I definitely... interest: Flowers in fall and spring in the low desert; blooms in summer in cooler c... Tubular flowers appear in fall and last until spring in low-desert gardens. In cooler..."
Great Design Plant: Cannas
"small flowers in various colors as well. No matter what color scheme you are going... caveats: they flower continuously in the southern summer so if you don't remove dead blooms... those flowers. First time I've ever had to deal with these pests & they are very... in the bed at the end of the house as well as create a scuIptural effect along with... bright red flowers, but there are many others to choose from. Try out various flower hues..."
Great Design Plan: Zagreb Tickseed Takes Care of Itself (Almost)
Get colorful drama along with deer resistance, drought tolerance and low maintenance — plus a butterfly or two
"raised bed with other plants because it looked nice and the bees wouldn't leave it... eating the flowers before they open---help! With the name tickseed, it makes me wonder... larger flowers. It wasn't the color I was looking for, so I transplanted it elsewhere... perfect flower for me - drought tolerant and deer resistant are my top two criteria... share the flower buds for several weeks each year to have the gorgeous butterflies around..."
Great Design Plant: Giant Coneflower, a True Exclamation Point
Watch as towering stalks topped by yellow blossoms become a beacon for birds and insects in the midsummer garden
"finds the flowers... kinda gross? A beer, yes! :-) Common daylily is invasive, and not... It's in a bed with a tall grass and attracts birds and insects. I have lots of giant... year's flowers. Do I start them in the ground or the greenhouse? When do I start them... Yellow flowers bloom for weeks and provide wonderful winter interest. How to use it... | More flowers to attract birds, bees and butterflies..."
Great Design Plant: Mardi Gras Sneezeweed Throws a Color Party
It brings high energy, takes low maintenance and wears a brilliant outfit. If only all garden guests were this dandy
"have a bed of yellow, orange and rust colored plants and this will work perfectly---if... leaves and flowers used to be used to make snuff. I'm not sure that it is more of an allergen... Helen's flowerUSDA zones: 3 to 9; hardy to -40 degrees Fahrenheit; find your zoneWater... good cut flower, attracts butterflies and beesSeasonal interest: Summer When to plant:... Each flower is unique, giving the impression of a troupe of spinning dancers at..."
Great Design Plant: Rozanne Cranesbill
Try this vigorous scrambling beauty as a ground cover or container plant for captivating garden color all summer long
"full of flowers. I like to use it for the border, next to roses and gaura.. Sue 79... edge of a bed. Time will tell if they behave as described above! i Love Roseanne in... periwinkle flowers all summer long. The bright green foliage has subtle chartreuse marbling... beauty.The flowers have deep violet striations leading to a white throat, while purple... within each flower by pairing it with similarly colored foliage. Concorde barberry (Berberis..."
Great Design Plant: Joe Pye Weed
This unsung beauty tolerates wet soil, provides beautiful late summer blooms and attracts butterflies and hummingbirds
Great Design Plant: Mountain Mint
Watch a world of insects dine on this Midwest native, an easy bloomer that washes the garden (and your skin) in scents of cool mint
"a sun bed meant to need little watering or care. How tall will this get? I gotta... long-blooming flowers from mid- to late summer. In winter the gray seed heads look like little... winter the flower heads hold microscopic seeds deep within, and they still smell minty... crumple the flower heads between your hands over bare soil to release the seeds. They don't..."
Great Design Plant: Coreopsis 'Redshift'
Breaking with its pure-yellow past, Redshift will change up a bland garden with its hot new color combo
"Daisy-like flowers, typically in a classic yellow, best describe the species. However... orange flowers. Lucky for lovers of rich, hot colors, the color break led to a red... However, the flowers are more individualized than the threadleaf. Do you have to deadhead... of the flower. Coreopsis was named from the Greek words "koris," meaning “flea” (bedbug)... garden bed. Redshift likes to splay, so it also works well in the interior of a garden..."
10 Beautiful Ways to Landscape With Bulbs
Planting bulbs wisely in fall can turn a spring garden glorious with joyful colors and profuse blooms that last through summer
"anticipated flowers — their appearance signals a new garden season and the return of color... a high flower that they often have to have something that covers their legs. Where... after flowering for foliage to die back and store energy for next year's blooms.... raised beds of pink and coral tulips are accentuated by grape hyacinth. Though a planting... once the flowers are gone. Excellent choices include small bulbs like crocus, snowdrops..."
9 Plants That Channel Pantone’s Color of 2014
"and blue flowers. for the garden My garden will be in style this year, Amethyst encore... purple flowers in the background of the Ornamental Onion (Allium)? Most of the plants... blue flower garden, but now after 12 years of trees growing on a tiny lot, all I... beautiful pink flowers for 20 years in a POT. Another wonderful blue rose is veilchenblau... garden bed. With its sphere-shaped flower head filled with tiny purple florets rising..."
Garden Color: How to Landscape With Purple
Abloom with just violets and plums or with energetic contrasting accents, a garden swathed in purple is a sight to behold
Great Design Plant: Scotch Heather
The moors aren't all moody, as this prettily colored evergreen shrub proves. Plant it en masse for an epic romance in your own garden
"beautiful flowers The heather cannot be scotch that's a drink. It has to be Scottish... spent flower stalks in order to prevent the plants from getting too sparse or leggy... bell-shaped flowers erupt in spikes from summer through fall, in colors ranging from white... Some flowers will even persist on the stems through winter. The color diversity... plant is flowering. How to use it. Heathers are found on the moors and heaths of the..."
Great Design Plant: Culver's Root
Spiky summer blooms beloved by butterflies and architectural interest in winter make this Midwest native plant worth featuring in the garden
Great Design Plant: Smooth Aster, the Wonder Pollinator