Verbenas are long blooming annual or perennial flowers that possess the virtues of heat tolerance and an extremely long bloom season. Many perennial verbenas are relatively short lived, but their vigor and heavy flowering make up for this defect. They do well grown as annual flowering plants also, since they bloom quickly during the first season after planting.
The most cold hardy Lantana known - established clumps have survived 0°F. Excellent for mass & hillside plantings, and patio containers. Showy orange & pink flowers cycle during warm season. Deciduous in areas falling below freezing.
Exceptionally cold hardy selection- established clumps have survived 0 F°. Low spreading form is excellent for mass and hillside plantings or patio containers. Showy bright yellow flowers cycle during warm season. Evergreen except in temperate climates below freezing. Perennial.
Sensational, award-winning selection that blooms with heavy clusters of 2-1/2 in. yellow blooms. Reblooms freely into early fall. This easy to care for plant forms neat, compact clumps. Herbaceous.
Long-lasting, fragrant flowers have huge 5-inch wide blooms, excellent for attracting butterflies! A great choice for naturalized gardens, traditional beds, borders or containers. Strong, sturdy stems do not require staking. Hardy perennial.
Perhaps the most popular hosta. This award winner has immense leathery leaves of chartreuse that become gold as summer approaches. A bold landscape feature when accentuated by smaller bright-colored hostas and other perennials.
Asters are daisy-like perennials with starry-shaped flower heads. They bring delightful color to the garden in late summer and autumn when many of your other summer blooms may be fading. You can find an aster for almost any garden and they have many uses, such as in borders, rock gardens, or wildflower gardens. Asters also attract butterflies to your garden! Several varieties of blue & purple for fall color.
Great fall blooming perennial! No late summer flower garden is complete without Crocosmia's vibrant wands of scarlet, red, orange, and yellow. They offer a late pop of color when many gardens are languishing in the dog days. The tubular blossoms beckon hummingbirds, and the seedpods that persist into fall also attract feathered visitors.
Peonies make fine sentinels lining walkways and a lovely low hedge. After its stunning bloom, the peony's bushy clump of handsome glossy green leaves lasts all summer, and then turns purplish or gold in the fall, as stately and dignified as any shrub. We have many varieties that thrive in the south - pink, red & white.
Blanket Flower or Gaillardia are long-blooming, richly colored, daisy-like flowers. They thrive in hot, sunny gardens. Gaillardia produce single or double daisy flowers through most of the summer and well into fall. Blanket flowers tolerate light frost and are seldom eaten by deer.
Garden Phlox are long blooming, hardy and long-lived perennials. Often fragrant and never need staking. Phlox comes in a range of heights - anywhere from two to five feet, and produce huge billows of bloom in mid-late summer. Colors range from pure white to red, with nearly every shade of pink, lavender, salmon and purple in between.
Russian Sage (perovskia atriplicifolia) adds a haze of color to the garden from midsummer into fall, blending well with just about any other flower color. It has airy spires of small, purple-blue flowers and finely-cut, gray-green foliage on upright, grayish-white stems. Russian Sage is a member of the mint family is drought tolerant and trouble-free.
Yarrow is a hardy perennial with showy flower heads composed of many tiny, tightly-packed flowers. Their fern-like leaves are often aromatic. Yarrows are easy to care for and versatile. Yarrow has a good reputation as an anti-inflammatory and antiseptic and is widely used in herbal medicine. Great plant for borders, rock gardens, or wildflower meadows. Also excellent for cutting or drying.
Coreopsis or Tickseed are colorful, daisylike flowers with a long bloom period. Generally trouble-free and easy to grow. Heat & drought tolerant. If you leave the seed heads on during the winter, birds - especially Goldfinches will devour Coreopsis seeds!
Pincushion Flower or Scabiosa attract legions of butterflies! They bloom all season long with very little maintenance, as well! Easily grown in average, medium, well-drained soil in full sun. Tolerates part shade, particularly in the hot summer climates of the deep South. Pincushion flowers will bloom from spring until frost, but the heaviest bloom occurs in May.