Jamie Oliver & Better Homes & Gardens mag's food revolution garden ... 8x12 foot garden
Perennials Made Easy web site is about easy to grow perennials for all seasons, gardening ideas, and how to plan a flower garden with beds and borders.
'Blueberry Sundae' Baptisia (False Indigo). Late-spring and early-summer bloomer. The new-in-2012 Decadence series. Blueberry-blue flowers accented with ice-cream-yellow middles. Compact growth habit is perfect for small spaces. Try it in the back of a border. Full sun to partial sun. 3 x 3 ft. Zones 4-9. Perennial.
'Blueberry Sundae' Baptisia
a beautiful planter - this would look lovely in a little corner of the bathroom :)
Bluestar This plant would seem to have it all! Bluestar is a North American native that offers pretty spring flowers, great fall foliage color, and is deer and rabbit resistant to boot. It does best in full sun but tolerates part shade. Name: Amsonia hubrichtii Size: To 3 feet tall and wide Zones: 5-9 Plant it with: Peony, iris, and lilies
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Rose of Sharon It may be a late bloomer, but as many gardeners know, rose of Sharon is well worth the wait. A member of the hibiscus family, this deciduous shrub's beautiful trumpet-shaped flowers make their appearance from late summer through mid-autumn, long after many other flowering plants and shrubs have already finished blooming. Common Name: Rose of Sharon. Botanical Name: Hibiscus syriacus. Hardiness: Zones 5 to 8 or 9. Bloom Time: Late summer to mid-autumn. Size: 10 to 12 feet high, 6 to 8 feet wide. Flowers: Mainly pink, purple and white. Light needs: Full to partial sun. Growing Advice: In northern areas, plant in spring. Thrives in moist soil that drains well. Prize Picks: Red Heart is a single-petal white bloom with a crimson center. Minerva has larger, pretty pink-tinged lavender flowers with ruby-red centers.
Hibiscus Rose of Sharon