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Great Plant: New Zealand Wind Grass
"actually just planted my front garden with this plant. Looks amazing against the straight... all 15 plants. anyone know if you can get this plant in Western Australia? This plant... happy planting. I started working on the landscaping plan this week, and this plant... native plants. I live in Connecticut, USA . Would you suggest this grass and where... Before you plant. Early fall is a good time to plant New Zealand wind grass and other..."
Great Design Plant: Apache Plume
Tantalizingly tangled and with snowy flowers always in bloom, this native shrub brings bewitching wildness to the garden
"unusual plant. My pleasure, Annie — it's one of my favorites! It's one of my favorites... three plants in my front yard, which was the first on my street to be xeriscaped... buy this plant because they were struggling to keep their lawns from dying, yet my Apache... must. Plants may be pruned if necessary in spring. Water the plants moderately until... establishedLight requirement: Full sunMature size: 3 to 5 feet tall; 3 to 5 feet wideBenefits..."
Great Design Plant: Butterfly-Friendly Crossvine
"Lovely plant that has been drought tolerant for me in central Texas - in part shade... if this plant would do well on the west coast of FL. We are only there from fall -... if you plant it on or near the house. My vine took years to bloom. Ive read it can... expand. Planting notes. Dig a hole twice as big as the root ball of the plant, then... fallWhen to plant: Fall and spring Distinguishing traits. Crossvine features tubular o..."
Great Design Plant: Firecracker Penstemon
Ignite a winter landscape with color and draw hummingbird visitors with this unfussy drought-tolerant perennial
"it is planted from seed, it might not bloom the first year. Don't panic! Hummingbird... magnets! I planted some at my previous home, in clay soil, and had to amend it with sand... When to plant: Plant seeds or container plants in fall. Distinguishing traits. Plant... sure to plant it in well-drained soil. Water established plants once a week in the... t: LowLight requirement: Full sunMature size: 1 to 2 feet wide and 2 feet tall when..."
Planning Time: Get Your Garden Started With Seeds
"When to plant outside? Check the ideal outdoor transplanting date for each plant, then... exact plants you want, whether exotic perennials or your family’s favorite tomato... other plants can go outside when the soil is considerably cooler than heat lovers... most plants should not be set outside before the last expected frost. If you start... yourself with plants that are ready to go outside before the garden is ready for them...."
Great Native Plant: Cleveland Sage
Get a whiff of this salvia for a garden experience to remember. Oh, and you can almost forget about maintenance
"Waterwise Plant Dictionary, a great resource for summer dry gardens here in California... of this plant in your article. And I'm so glad you showed it out of bloom as well.... fire-wise plant.Shown: With redhot lantana Planting notes. Opt for a dry, sunny, well-drained... t: LowLight requirement: Full sun Mature size: 3 to 5 feet tall and 5 to 8 feet... summerWhen to plant: Spring or fall Distinguishing traits. Salvias are known for their blooms..."
Great Design Plant: Ornamental Allium
"have to plant more alliums.....the more the better! Love Alliums! My son when he was... background planting. How to use it. For such a large plant, allium's tall flower stems... narrow planting areas — borders, containers or planters. Plant alliums in a single... bloomingLight requirement: Full sunMature size: Varies by speciesTolerances/environmental... growing plants surround the alliums and will conceal their dying foliage once they..."
Great Design Plant: Kousa Dogwood
"self-seed. I planted a cornus kousa in my London garden and it died miserably... here my... 4-season plant. Squirrels and chipmunks like the fruit. In zone 5 you will have to provide... moistureLight requirement: Full sun to partial shadeMature size: 20 to 30 feet tall... When to plant: After the last frost in the spring Distinguishing traits. Kousa dogwood... dogwoods. Planting notes. Make sure your soil is loose, fertile and well drained. Till..."
Great Design Plant: Hubricht's Bluestar
Billowy, willowy, and with blooms in three seasons, Bluestar makes a cooling, breezy impression in the landscape
"foliageWhen to plant: Plant seeds in spring or fall; divide in spring Distinguishing traits... over if planted in too much shade. A long-lived plant, Bluestar looks best after a... other plants. More: Great design flowers and plants, grasses and trees.... Medium Light requirement: Full sun to partial shadeMature size: 2 to 3 feet tall and... clumping plant that becomes showier and more attractive with age. Petite sky-blue flowers..."
Wake Up Your Garden With Lime-Colored Plants
A sprinkle of bright lime foliage can invigorate darker green garden areas and enliven shady spots all around your landscape
"spiky plants, adding a lighter, brighter hue to the overall color scheme.See more... of the plant is a deep green, but you can't beat the taste of fresh lime on grilled... varieties of plants and test out their eye-catching lime relatives. This bleeding heart... foliage that lights up the shadiest of spots. In my opinion, it totally trumps its classic... saw this plant, I did a double take. It looks like lamb's ear and feels like lamb's..."
Great Design Plant: Bald Cypress
Great Design Plant: Rock Cotoneaster
Adaptable and highly tolerant, this branching plant makes a terrific ground cover and cutting source
"branching plant makes a terrific ground cover and cutting source... monrovia.com/plant-catalog/plants/817/spotted-emu-bush.php) Thanks Elise. Ease of removal... does this plants grows up in Riyadh Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The weather is very tough... beautiful plant that is harder than heck to dig out when not desired. To: OT Metal..... look for plants which have a USDA hardiness zone of 9. In this case, the Cotoneaster..."
Great Design Plant: Fan Aloe
Fanning leaves offer a striking rosette alternative, but this plant has all the benefits of regular succulents and more
"but this plant has all the benefits of regular succulents and more... have this plant in my garden..Boo Hoo... I have this plant in a large container and it's... the cool plants. Very nice article! What Becky said! Cali-cool gorgeous and one of... other plants the midwest and east can. They can't even grow tulips! I am so very... amazing plants. Lucky, lucky! Becky,, don't believe all you hear about Ca. I can't..."
5 Ways to Plant a Big Kiss of Red on Your Landscape
Ignite passion in your garden beds and container plantings with flowers and foliage in this dynamic color
"container plantings with flowers and foliage in this dynamic color... scheme.Find plants with red foliage in the Houzz plant guides Plant red toward the end... stunning plant that can stand alone as an accent plant or blend in with other hot-colored... Somehow this plant blurs the line between flower and foliage. Rely on red to emphasize focal... Great plant companions, like airy red yarrow and spiked purple salvia, showcase a..."
Climbing Plants Suit Small Gardens
Use climbing foliage and flora to blur garden planes, hide unsightly features and soften imposing landscape boundaries
"expand our planting opportunity, giving us a wealth of form, color and texture right through... for the plant to climb. I planted passion flower vine two years ago and it traveled... Plant Russian Vine at your peril I'm in love with green walls. i purchase a green... It's indoor or outdoor, and it seems easier to manage than Woolly Pockets. They... haven't planted it yet, but I will give it a go this year. I would love any photos..."