muscari and purple tulip combindation and forget me nots - wow!
15 Purple Plants
Munstead Lavender, Lavandula angustifolia 'Munstead', is the answer you've been waiting for if you're looking for a species of Lavender that can tolerate heat and humidity. This beauty abounds in blui
How to Care for Lavender in the Summer Time
Lavender (Lavendula spp.) is a low-maintenance plant that requires little care beyond watering. In coastal gardens where summers are overcast and mild, supplemental watering may be less necessary than in inland gardens, where summers may be hotter and brighter. Checking the soil moisture in the area around your lavender will help you to know when watering is necessary. Lavender grows in U.S. Department of Agriculture plant hardiness zones 4 through 8.
North American Wildflower Mix
To create a beautiful meadow, you should carefully prepare the area to be seeded, sow seed evenly and thinly, cover lightly, and keep moist. In a comparative planting of a number of wildflower mixes,
Salvia clevelandii - from Annie's Annuals: drought tolerant, incredible scent ("delectable foliar fragrance"), deer resistant, hummingbird magnet
A Gardener's Guide to Lavender
lavender. I actually bought a home in New Zealand--because the lavender bush was bigger than my car--miss it!
tips for lavender plants Lavender Strongly scented lavenders will protect nearby plants from insects such as whitefly, and lavender planted under and near fruit trees can deter codling moth. A hedge around onions will protect them from onion maggot, and lavenders planted near native plants can repel the moths that produce borer larvae.
14 Fall Tips For A Better Spring Garden
14 Fall Tips For A Better Spring Garden - do these now and thank yourself in spring! #gardenideas #spon
Cornus alternifolia, Pagoda Dogwood, native to eastern N.America. 15-25 ft high, 20-32 ft spread. Blooms May-June. Full sun-part shade.
The Best Berry Plants for Birds
Beautyberry ~~ Showy clusters of purple fruit make beautyberry (Callicarpa dichotoma) attractive to both birds and flower arrangers. The arching wands of berries last a long time in the garden or a vase and provide nutrition and moisture for birds in winter. Beautyberry thrives in light shade but produces more berries in a sunny spot. It can grow 4 feet tall. Zones 6-8
Our unique and exclusive perennials can brighten your landscape with colorful blooms and save you water! Most of our offerings are drought tolerant; less water doesn’t mean less beauty! Their nectar-rich flowers provide welcome nourishment for songbirds, hummingbirds and butterflies alike.
Delphinium New Millennium Hybrid elatum 'Cobalt Dreams' (Larkspur)
Sedum seboldii October Daphne, October Daphne Stonecrop
Tradescantia "concord grape" (purple spiderwort) on either side of the steps to the front door