Virtues: We love jack-in-the-pulpit for its striking and bizarre flower structure, which gives rise to its common name. This perennial also offers visual interest after its spring flowers fade.
Tag Archives: flowering plants
Virtues: We love creeping mazus for its stunning mat-like foliage that creeps over the ground in a carpet of deep green. In spring through summer, the groundcover is speckled with tiny clusters of bluish-purple, tubular flowers with white centers spotted …
Virtues: We love Sugar Tyme crabapple for its glossy, rich green ovate foliage and stunning pink flower buds that blossom into fragrant, snowy white flowers in spring. Masses of radiant red crabapples appear in fall and stay throughout winter.
Virtues: We love pagoda dogwood for its elegant form and small size, which makes it a great specimen tree for a small garden space. This ornamental spring-flowering tree attracts birds with its late-summer fruit and it can host the larvae …
What are some blooming shrubs that tolerate shade?
Virtues: We love Leucothoe fontanesiana ‘Nana’ for its leathery, rich, deep green leaves that rest upon gracefully arched stems, transforming into stunning shades of purple, red, bronze and burgundy in fall through winter. Clusters of perfumed white flowers bloom in …
Virtues: We love Forsythia ‘Arnold Dwarf’ for the stunning, vivid yellow tubular flowers that bloom in early spring and for its naturally compact size, which makes it a good groundcover shrub.
Amaryllis flowers (Hippeastrum) are gorgeous, exotic plants that burst with luminous color. With their spectacular intrigue, why not showcase their splendor by displaying them in your favorite vase?
Virtues: We love winter and sambac jasmines for the cheerful splendor their blooms bring during the winter season.
Virtues: We love chenille plants for their fluffy, vibrant red, tassel-like flowers that bloom vivaciously throughout the year. They make a great houseplant.
Virtues: We love easy-to-maintain houseplant cape primrose for their clusters of trumpet-shaped flowers that bloom in stunning purples, pinks, lavenders, whites and blues, frequently with veins in contrasting colors.