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Great Design Plant: Russian Sage
Silvery stems in winter and a haze of purple blooms in spring and summer make this spiky plant a year-round performer in the garden
"spiky plant a year-round performer in the garden... ering plants reign in spring and summer gardens, and Russian sage, a particularly... winter, Russian sage sheds its flowers to reveal stately silvery stems for a perfect... making this plant a wonderful garden accessory year-round.... on this plant. We are in the Great Lakes region, and Russian Sage was planted in the... started planting Russian Sage in place of lavenders because they are more tolerant..."
Great Design Plant: Iranian Wood Sage
Architecturally spiky yet soft in a breeze, this heat-tolerant plant brings on the butterflies and gives gardens a delicious scent
"heat-tolerant plant brings on the butterflies and gives gardens a delicious scent... Iranian wood sage (Teucrium hircanicum) is among the summer bloomers infusing landscapes... Iranian wood sage is a sun- and heat-loving perennial that is easy on water use and easy... Iranian wood sage, not because I am originally from Iran, but because of all the reasons... I have planted them in my garden and they look beautiful in big masses. I live..."
Great Design Plant: Blue Sage
"blue sage is easy to grow from seed in a sunny fall garden... some blue sage. Bumblebees are dangling from its tubular blooms as hummingbirds fuel... of the plant's leaves is spicing up the deep autumn musks.... want a plant to stay where it is and behave, but most plants aren't like that--they... my blue sages, but becareful, it can spread so easily it can become a problem. Thanks... before I plant. I don't know where you guys are located, and I know this salvia has..."
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
"autumn sage (Salvia greggii) will rave about its beautiful flowers. Others will praise... 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..."
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
"Cleveland sage (Salvia clevelandii). While all salvias add to a garden's perfume, Cleveland... Cleveland sage creates a memory and a moment by itself, simply through its smell. Kathy... Cleveland sage brings us back to the landscape that Californians are proud to call home... if this sage would grow in Zone 2a as an annual maybe? I have many perennial sages... Waterwise Plant Dictionary, a great resource for summer dry gardens here in California..."
10 Perennials to Extend Your Garden's Summer Color
Revive summer-weary gardens with outstanding late bloomers such as toad lily, Russian sage, blanket flower and more
"lily, Russian sage, blanket flower and more... these plants in my garden in Kentucky and they were almost all plants that could... catmint and Russian sage in my mostly perennial garden.... feet Russian SagePerovskia atriplicifoliaTall, shrubby Russian sage is a versatile... atop the plant’s graceful stems. Plant near the front of borders or in containers where... accent plant massed in borders or mixed with hostas or obedient plant. Prune after..."
Herb Garden Essentials: Grow Your Own Culinary Sage
"easy-to-grow plant is now available in a number of varieties. Pineapple sage (S. rutilans... pineapple sage, with its bright red flowers, with the readily available scarlet sage... hundreds of sages out there that can add color and punch to your landscape. Some are strictly... common sage (Salvia officinalis) is probably the best choice. Fortunately, this e... fruit-scented sage (S. dorisiana) are colorful and edible choices for very warm-weather climates..."
Great Design Plant: Sun-Loving Ninebark Puts on a Color Show
This tall, dark and handsome native shrub is equally at home in jeans and boots or in a suit and tie
"native plant lovers appreciate its understated but charismatic presence. What's not... by this plant. As a garden designer I've never quite understood why it is not more... containing plants that want to spread. I plant mahonia but know that if I see unwanted... the blue plant in Photo #7? It looks wonderful with the ninebark. Ninebark grows... handsome plant. Hi Pamela. I almost hate to mention that grass on here because it can..."
Great Garden Combo: 3 Wonderful Plants for a Deer-Resistant Screen
Protect your privacy and keep deer at bay with a planting trio that turns a problem garden area into a highlight
"with a planting trio that turns a problem garden area into a highlight... barrier planting can keep the deer away from some plants that might otherwise be considered... deer-resistant plantings. Since the hardiness zones are given for each plant, look for similar... select plants that are generally considered deer resistant. I have also found that... beautiful planting combination below will thrive in full sun, average soil and a temperate..."
4 Gorgeous Garden Looks for a Narrow Planting Strip
Make a strong design statement in an unexpected place with these ideas for perimeter plantings, pocket gardens and more
"perimeter plantings, pocket gardens and more... narrow planting strip, and when that pocket garden is on the outside of the fence... perimeter plantings can act as a picture frame for the inner garden and home beyond.... love to plant dianthus, caradonna salvia and russian sage together. The dianthus and... but the plants require sun. I have ALL shade. What kind of plants don't need sun... November. The russian sage starts a bit later, maybe late May, and goes through November..."
6 Plants That Beat Butterfly Bush for the Wildlife Draw
It's invasive, a nonnative and a poor insect magnet. Check out these better alternatives to butterfly bush in the garden
"nectar plants, while on others they gather pollen to feed their young miles away.... prairie plants — culver's root, aster, boneset, coreopsis, milkweed, ironweed and wild... then plant native plants. If you want to reduce your yard water use, plant native... then plant native plants. Oh John, there are about 20 more plants I'd love to add! :)... native plants. If you want to reduce plant diseases and insect pests in your yard,..."
Great Design Plant: Paint the Summer Landscape With Desert Willow
If the vibrant flowers of this Southwestern native tree don't blow you away, the hummingbirds, fire resistance and low maintenance will
"like this plant. Does anyone else have a tried and true plant they would suggest for... ones too. Russian sage I have some of that in Iowa. Didn't realize it could be grown... re-stock My plants of one of those varieties, was planted from seed last fall and three... as per plants in the southwest...so far the most successful plants in our yard are... beautiful plant. Here is a close up of 'Timeless Beauty' which has just started to..."
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: Partridge Feather
Set your garden aloft with the silvery-white color of partridge feather's foliage even as this evergreen's tough nature keeps you grounded
"accent plant for the water-wise garden. Its soft texture belies its tough character;... for this plant. We usually can find Tannacetum hardjaiii at a few specialty growers... in the Plant Select program should carry it. @Emilia Yes, humidity is a big problem... too. I planted Spanish lavender in the spring ANSI far it looks great. Ive heard... Love this plant shown. Great suggestion! I will look for Spanish lavender here in Granbury..."
Great Design Plant: Fernbush
This rock-loving shrub's delicate honey-scented flowers attract butterflies, but its low water needs may be the real draw in summer
"zone this plant will tolerate. A hot, protected spot in your landscape might puch it... fine-textured plants such as rabbitbrush (Chrysothamnus nauseosus), Russian sage (Perovskia... partner plants. Planting notes. Fernbush adapts well to almost any well-drained soil... en to plant: April through SeptemberSeasonal interest: Fragrant summer flowers D... gives this plant its common name. The leaves are silvery in color and semievergreen...."