Best Shade Perennials of the Year
The Best New Shade Perennials for 2014
The Graceful Gardener | My garden is my favorite teacher.
Container gardening: Banana tree, Cordyline, guara, scaevola and purple heart with sweet potato vine.
Succulents in a tree trunk planter make a nice contrast of textures.
Common names: Echeveria, hens-and-chicks Where it will grow: Hardy to around 32 degrees Fahrenheit (USDA zones 8 to 11; find your zone) Water requirement: Looks best with moderate water Light requirement: Full sun, but shelter it from harsh summer sun Mature size: Varies with species Benefits and tolerances: Drought tolerant; deer resistant Seasonal interest: Evergreen; flowers in summer When to plant: Plant cuttings or offsets spring through fall; allow the stem end to become callous.
mediterranean landscape by Gardens by Gabriel
traditional landscape by Bloom Garden Design
Great Design Plants: Stars of the Succulent Garden
"Yellow Orchids" by Nathan Abbott on fineartamerica
'Beauty of Moscow' Lilacs.....
Lily of the Valley
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Botanical name: Primula auricula 'Astolat' Other names: Auricula 'Astolat', Fancy show auricula 'Astolat', Show auricula 'Astolat' Genus: Primula Variety or Cultivar: 'Astolat' _ 'Astolat' is an evergreen, rosette-forming perennial with powdery, fleshy, grey-green leaves and fragrant, salver-shaped, yellow, white, red and light green flowers from mid-spring to early summer.