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Veitch’s Blue Globe Thistle Offers Cool Midsummer Color

veitch's blue globe thistle

Virtues: Veitch’s Blue thistle is an herbaceous perennial that thrives in full sun. This plant is relatively low-maintenance and it attracts bees, butterflies and hummingbirds. Deer steer clear, preferring tastier plants.This is an excellent flower for cutting and drying.

The Music Note Plant is Music to Our Eyes

music note plant

Virtues: Clerodendrum incisum is a perennial that grows like a shrub. It is the flower buds that give this plant its common name, which droop delicately resembling musical notes. This plant is low maintenance, but is intolerant of cold temperatures. If …

Plant Matrona Sedum for Cold-Season Interest

sedum matrona

Virtues: We love Sedum ‘Matrona’ for its stunning, blush colored flower heads that bloom atop of stout, radiant red stems in late summer lasting into fall.  Beneath the large flower heads you will find a spectacular display of lush, silverish-green …