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Caradonna Salvia Is a Perennial Favorite

caradonna salvia

Virtues: Caradonna salvia is a popular variety thanks to its long bloom time and its bright purple flowers that stand out against their dark purple stems. It feeds bees and butterflies but resists deer and rabbits.

Lure Hummingbirds With Salvia Summer Jewel White

salvia summer jewel white

Virtues: ‘Summer Jewel White’, an award-winning tender salvia, draws hummingbirds, bees and butterflies with its tubular flowers. Meanwhile its compact size and pure white color makes it an easy addition to garden beds and containers alike. This ornamental sage makes …

Satin & Lace ‘Red Chiffon’ Coreopsis

Red Chiffon Horticulture

Sunny Border Nurseries introduced a new plant to its Satin & Lace series, ‘Red Chiffon’, and it is a true winner. ‘Red Chiffon’ has lemon-yellow flowers with burgundy centers—a stunning contrast that livens up any garden. The Satin & Lace …

We Love Fremont’s Primrose

Horticulture Fremont's Primrose

There is much to love with this award-winning plant. GreatPlants, a joint program of the Nebraska Statewide Arboretum and the Nebraska Nursery & Landscape Association, singled out this yellow-flowering beauty for its good looks and tough nature. This drought-tolerant native …