Early season color of Heuchera Grape Soda

Everlasting Color

Fresh growth sizzles and foams, Then settles into dark, rich deliciousness. I may envy Southern gardeners for some of the plants they can grow - like camellias, and cannas as perennials, as well as their long...
Gorgeous royal blue blooms are huge on Veronica x 'Spike' from Intrinsic Introductions.

Incredible Blue Blooms

A new superstar arrives in Veronica-ville, Meet drop-dead gorgeous blues artist, Spike. Don't you just love the blues? Not those pinky-purple blossoms that most claim to be 'blue'. I'm talking blue delph kind...
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Lost In The Garden

Pardon me, but I just came in from the garden... To discover over a month has evaporated. Am I the only one who gets totally lost in the garden from the week before Memorial Day until the 3rd week in July? ...
Lovely pale yellow to cream new Geum Gimlet from the Cocktail Series.

More Cocktail Geums

Happy hour that goes on for weeks - Cocktail Series Geums are addictive. Looking for a plant that sails through heat and survives 20 below zero temps? How 'bout a perennial that bugs don't eat, and deer and r...
Gorgeous natural foundation planting, Hydrangea arborescens 'Hass' Halo' offers a lovely new landscape and garden shrub for zones 3-9.

Rugged & Lacy Hydrangea

North or south, there is a 'perfect' hydrangea... It handles heat, sun, shade, and drought beautifully. If you're a seasoned gardener, you're no doubt familiar with finicky demands of the beloved hydrangea. I...
A very cool plant, Sedum 'Petrified' has a new look for every part of the season.

Interesting Times Three

A plant that will grow anywhere, And give you tons of variety too. Sedums are a fascinating group of plants. Most of them will grow in almost every climate, but new Sedum 'Petrified' adds benefits that most d...
Delightful new ground cover perennial, Ve

True Blue Flowers?

The most elusive of bloom colors - Is this really a blue-flowered perennial? One would think that the people in charge of naming the colors of flower petals have their own set of crayons. They call it blue an...
Rich color from an updated classic, Weigela Magical Robin has much to offer your garden and landscaping.

A Classic Reinvented

Unlike bloomers your Gramma loved... Magical Robin is an heirloom for the 21st century. Weigela is an old-fashioned shrub, but it's still beautiful in bloom. The problem with the heirloom varieties is a) they...
What's The Best Garden Fertilizer?

The Best Garden Fertilizer?

Still using one fertilizer on everything in the yard? No wonder you're searching for answers. While no one would every try using lawn fertilizer on hollies and roses, or the veggie garden, many people would a...
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A Ray of Sunshine

Petite and perky with a pleasant disposition... A perennial you'll welcome in any part of the yard. There's just something about Rudbeckia, or Black Eyed Susans as they are commonly known, that's so cheerful ...