Eryngium 'Neptune's Gold' Creates a sharp and colorful statement along sidewalks or driveways. Full sun tall x wide Zones Grow it with: California poppies and ornamental sages Grows best in dry conditions.
Plant these perennials that bring unique and pretty color to your garden. These aren't classic perennials, but rather unique flowers that will make your garden beds truly special. Our favorite perennials include baptista, malva, bergenia and sea holly.
Attractive heads provide form and interest in the border. Eryngium planum (Sea Holly) via garden.ee: This herbaceous perennial thistle has branched silvery-blue stems and and numerous small blue conical flowerheads surrounded by spiky bracts.
'Ray's Golden' campion has it all -- vigor, pink flowers, and traffic-stopping chartreuse Plant Name: Silene dioica 'Ray's Golden' Growing Conditions: sun to part sun Size: 24 inches tall and wide Zone:
Astilbe The feathery plumes of astilbe rise above fernlike foliage for a month or more in late spring and early summer. Available in shades of pink, white, and red, astilbe is ideal for shady, moist spots. Plant a swath of these to beauties for a memora
If you're looking to make over your shade garden this year, plant patches of 'Eversheen' sedge for bold strokes of high-gloss personality. This new variety of these hardworking grasslike plants features dramatic jade and chartreuse stripes.
'Big Blue' Sea Holly for sunny garden, deer-, rabbit-, and drought-resistant perennial shows off silvery foliage and iridescent silvery-blue flowers in midsummer.wonderful cut flower and prime choice for butterfly gardens. Name: Eryngium 'Big Blue'
Verbena The numerous selections of this flower are some of the gardens most colorful, useful, and easy-to-grow plants. They bloom in late spring, thrive in heat, and tolerate drought. One of Southern Livings Top 10 Plants to Beat the Summer Heat.
Amsonia A tough, but sadly underused perennial, amsonia produces clusters of sky-blue flowers in late spring. Its not just a one-season wonder, though. In autumn, its foliage turns brilliant shades of gold - enough to rival many of the trees when they put