Olympic athletes may be disappointed to settle for silver, but it’s a most desirable color in the garden. Silver-leaved plants are a sophisticated design choice, and, even better, they tend to be drought tolerant.
Here is a new plant to love! The latest addition to the Butterfly series of coneflowers, ‘Rainbow Marcella’ is a colorful little number. A very floriferous plant, this perennial adds a splash of color with a single plant from early … Read Article
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 … Read Article
Proven Winners has introduced another plant to love—Decadence ‘Sparkling Sapphires’ false indigo, a smaller-in-stature plant that is upright and not too picky about soil. The plant’s vivid blue flowers look stunning and the blue green foliage brings a cool tone … Read Article
Sometimes you simply cannot make a garden any larger, or perhaps you have room for only a few new containers this year. Well, those who garden in the sun are in luck, because Blooms of Breshingham has introduced a smaller … Read Article
After the long winter of cold and ice, we will be ready to enjoy plants like Agastache ‘Kudos Gold’. We love that it blooms from early spring until autumn and that it is tidy, compact and mildew-resistant. This new member … Read Article
The vibrant red, orange and yellow of ‘Enchanted Eve’ tickseed livens up the garden from summer through fall. This is the latest introduction by master hybridizer, Darrell Probst. After 10 years of intense breeding and research, gardeners are treated to … Read Article
We love ‘Windwalker’ big bluestem for its structure and color and the way it adds movement to the garden whenever there’s a gentle breeze. Often overlooked or approached with trepidation, grasses can actually be a wonderful addition to any garden. … Read Article
We love ‘Goldhill’ for its easy-going nature and ability to brighten garden spaces. This drought-tolerant plant works well at the edge of the border, in raised gardens and in low-water gardens. The gray, fuzzy foliage is accentuated throughout the season with … Read Article
Virtues: We love Engelmann’s daisy (Engelmannia peristenia) for its yellow flowers and gray foliage. This yellow summer bloomer is a roadside wildflower native to the southern Great Plains. Its seeds feed wild birds. Engelmann’s daisy is being honored as a … Read Article
Virtues: Staying true to its name, ‘Victory’ hosta has been named Hosta of the Year for 2015 by the Hosta Growers Association. We love ‘Victory’ hosta for its large size, tall flowering stalks and variegated leaves.