Tag Archives: drought-tolerant plants

Stunning Silver Plants for Dry Times

lambs ears

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. 

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 …

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We Love ‘Kudos Gold’ Hyssop

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 …

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We Love ‘Enchanted Eve’ Tickseed

Horticulture Plants We Love tickseed

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 …

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We Love ‘Goldhill’ Golden Aster

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 …

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Victory Hosta Wins Hosta of the Year

victory hosta

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.