A tropical plant from South America.
You might have noticed candytuft sprawling over a retaining wall in early spring when the plants are covered with pure white flowers.
Count on cannas (Canna spp.) to bring tropical flamboyance to your garden.
In summer, the small, richly colored blooms of blackberry lilies (Belamcanda chinensis) appear on wiry stems in shades of deep yellow-orange and red.
Blooming for about 10 weeks in summer to early fall, blanket flower brings intense, showy color to sunny spots in the garden.
If you admire the rustle and sway of ornamental grasses, but don’t have the space for stalks 5 or 6 feet tall, consider blue grama grass.
Bee balm is a vital element in summer gardens.
Bethlehem sage (Pulmonaria saccharata) bears small pink buds that develop into delicate funnel-shaped blue or pink flowers.
Native to the eastern United States, this towering perennial makes a great addition to moist, shaded gardens.
The first thing that will catch your eye on balloon flowers (Platycodon grandiflorus) is the shape of the buds.