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Colorful ‘Cheyenne Sky’ Switchgrass

Virtues: We love Panicum virgatum ‘Cheyenne Sky’ for its eye-catching blue-green foliage that becomes tinged with a striking wine-red hue in early summer. As the summer progresses, this exquisite plant is overtaken with color, topped with matching burgundy-red flower panicles …

‘Short n Sassy’ Helenium Is Exactly That

helenium short n sassy

Virtues: We love Helenium ‘Short n Sassy’ for its fiery orange and gold blooms with protruding chocolate brown centers speckled with yellow pollen that flower beautifully throughout summer and fall. This variety is much smaller than others.

Growing the Golden Barrel Cactus

golden barrel cactus

Virtues: We love golden barrel cacti for their plump, rounded form textured with sharp ribs that bear bright, yellow spines. These globular plants bloom in summer with vibrant yellow flowers.