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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
"easy-care plants to be the mainstay of my designs. Sneezeweed is often overlooked in... palette. Planted en masse to create a meadow effect or in smaller numbers as an accent... "default plants", which are the ones you plant when you don't know what else to plant... tolerant plants. I have a bed of yellow, orange and rust colored plants and this will... neighbors are planting, so why not join the crowd. I assume deer eat this? Given the name..."
Great Design Plant: Winter Daphne
Perfume your garden or home with the tiny pink flowers of this treasured shrub — it's a diva, but the effort is worth it
"caveat: The plant is a total diva. And there's no sure way to keep it alive and healthy... Marvelous plant, blooming when the rest of the plants can look rather dismal. Nicely... than one plant and plant others every couple of years. That way you may lose one but... backup plants. I would plant one even if they only bloomed one year then died. They... is not planted more often. I always use it in my designs. Here in Northern California..."
5 Easy Plants for a Romantic Entry Garden
Abundant flowers, a heady fragrance and striking foliage combine for a romantic front-yard garden that's deceptively low maintenance
"care, the plant selection must also be well behaved — no flopping allowed, and minimal... so the plant combination here includes lavender to flank the pathway that leads to... taller plantings. I planted some Powis Castle, arborscens near the artemesia schmiditana... these plants and they are all lovely. I will put a special word in for gaura lindheimeri... these plants are? You asked the right person - I have marauding deer throughout..."
Great Design Plant: Golden Creeping Jenny
"specimen plants are stunning additions to a garden, and definitely worth the time they... design plants | Browse landscape photos... other plants Be very carefully with this plant. We live in zone 5 and it slowly... ton of plants for that effect then when fall comes bye bye, I usually use them in... smaller plants but even though it claims to accept sunny spots I can't get any to thrive... never be planted in natural areas, near streams, etc. because it is invasive. Plant..."
Great Native Plant: Damianita
Enjoy its masses of golden flowers as an easy-care ground cover or appreciate the aroma of this desert native's leaves
"when planted in masses. This Chihuahuan desert native is at home in both low- and... does this plant look like when it is not blooming? It's hard to pick a plant if you... of this plant with the purple flowering plant in the 3rd photo. Anyone have an idea... purple plant is? The purple plant is Purple Trailing Lantana (Lantana montevidensis)... Actually this plant blooms for a large part of the year and is a low mounded evergreen when..."
Great Design Plant: Black-Eyed Susan
"Plant seeds this fall for rich swaths of golden blooms in the garden come summer... garden or plant it as part of a native meadow mix. It's also a great cutting plant to... cheerful plants and look great with Monarda, Red Petunias, Veronica Prostrata, Shrub... resistant plant and beautiful deep yellow petals. Not much grows in my backyard, but... these plants, with 3 blooms. My two-year old granddaughter thought they were too..."
Great Design Plant: Chinese Lantern
Light the way to visual delight in the garden with Chinese lantern's papery blooms and pretty colors
"cutting grow plant. Same color but different shape. However, as the plant matured the... favorite plants. It has a very long blooming season here in Northern California. I... love this plant Annie, I have had several varities of Abutilon and always enjoy them... beautiful plants or may I be doing something wrong. Thank you, Linda Morin So easy to... when the plant flowers in a different colour to what you were expecting. Grows very..."
Great Design Plant: Autumn Fern Adds Color All Year
Use this evergreen, easy-care fern for soft texture and coppery tints in container gardens and the landscape at large
"say "why plant one when you could plant 80?" And a mass planting of them under an Acadiana... mass plantings of these ferns make for a spectacular display. Regarding autumn ferns... I have planted them with Teddy Bear Rhodie which has cinnamon indumentum and Carex... get more plants. Love the photo! Hey the ferns will match the koi! Now that would... mass planting of autumn ferns, and some carex testacea puddling in front. I had..."
11 Perfect Plants for a Moonlit Garden — in Pots
Create an alluring after-dark aura on a patio or deck with container plants that glow white under the stars
"container plants that glow white under the stars... potted plants. The best thing about the potted plants are that you can keep them in... favorite plant of all for a moon garden is the moonflower vine that opens large while... night plant is the night-blooming jasmine Cestrum nocturnum. Its white flowers are... other plants My favorite is Evening Scented Stock (Matthiola Bicornis). The color... AMAZING! Do plant some! I do love moon flower and actually have one on my trellis now..."
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: Feed Wildlife With Flowering Currant
Blossoms and berries make this plant irresistible to birds, bees and other critters — and a treat for the eyes too
"make this plant irresistible to birds, bees and other critters — and a treat for the... native plants in the Pacific Northwest, not only because of their cheery, early blossoms... on the plants starting in June, and watch as they fatten in size and turn powdery... native! I planted one in February and am already looking for somewhere to plant another... eat this plant/tree? The deer have eaten just about everything we've planted here in..."
Great Design Plant: Pink Muhly Grass
"looser planting mix & more sun (many have been planted under tall trees.) Thanks for... wonderful plant. I do not think it will survive in Zone 5. Thanks for the feedback.... from one plant. I am in zone 7b. Is this considered invasive in Northern California... Invasive Plant Inventory Database so you can check in on other species that may be on... using this plant frequently & I was curious to read about it. I live in Newport Beach..."
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
"like to plant it in full sun. And people aren't the only ones who find the flowers... colors plants! I bought one small plant this past June, and it has grown beyond belief... is one planted along the street and it is not being eaten by the deer! I am in the... Wysteria planted so it would follow MY plans...across the front-porch face...after NO... we can plant these, when we move to Ocean Shores...pretty wet there...but...I gotta..."
Great Design Plant: Lungwort
Yes, the name is unfortunate. But the flowers and foliage are delightful, and this perennial is easy to grow and shunned by deer
"foliage plant for a sunny border or an early-blooming treat for bees and hummingbirds... considered a plant aberration is now considered beautiful, with many named cultivars available... ntrol/plants/ That is great! Thak you! Any ideas for planting north facing, totally... cultivars of plants, and of the numerous Pumonaria's, Trevi F. is what I primarily have... great plant. I had problems with powdery mildew with pulmonaria so finally pulled..."
Great Design Plant: Blue Fescue
Is there anywhere this grass doesn't look great? Bonus: It outlasts other grasses in color and doesn't hog water
"certain plants are strongly tied to specific garden styles and are limited by climate... container plant? Thank you for this valuable maintenance hints. I have plants I bought... recommend planting it near a bench where it can be touched. (My Elijah Blue Fescue didn't... structure plants hardy for the midwest! very tempting as I noticed the local home depot... traffic; plant about 1' or more away from walkways or patios, if possible. Sorry, should..."