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    Butterfly weed (Asclepias tuberosa) This orange butterfly magnet is anything but a weed. It is not aggressive, invasive, or weedy.

    Gomphrena - loves heat and tolerates drought. Attracts butterflies.

    Blanket Flower

    Summer-Show Cottage Garden

    Spring-Flowering Trees and Shrubs

    AFTER: A Lush, Low-Care Planting

    Powerful perriannuals

    Cheyenne Spirit Coneflower

    Astilbe ~~ Brighten up shady spots in your landscape with these easy-to-grow plants that come back year after year.

    Choose the Best Hydrangeas for Your Garden - lists all the types of hydrangeas and where each one does best

    Heat-Loving Garden

    Super-Easy Annual - You may love zinnias for their nonstop blooming all summer, but they're also a great choice for the late summer to early fall garden. Until first frost, this popular annual continues to serve as a nectar source for butterflies. Mildew and leaf spots are often an enemy of zinnias, but not for 'Double Zahara Cherry'. Its double blooms attract bees and butterflies. Like all zinnias, 'Zahara' is heat tolerant and sun-loving. Winter hardy to USDA Hardiness Zones 10 to 11

    Passion Flower

    Deer-resistant plants for the midwest

    Catawba crepe myrtle. If you love violet flowers and reddish-orange fall foliage, consider planting this Crape Myrtle in your Houston, Texas garden. This pretty tree will grow to be about 20 feet tall, and does best when planted in full sun. It can tolerate cold down to single digits (unlikely in Houston, Texas) and is also disease resistant and drought tolerant. This Crape Myrtle is a good choice for an accent plant or small landscapes. It will bring birds to your Houston, Texas garden.

    Heavenly Hydrangea

    There's a new crop of perennial flowers ready for you to try in your garden. Here's a look at some of our favorite newcomers. Watch for them in garden centers this spring.

    Raised Beds inside fence...love the look of this!!! And the Dogs would stay out of the flowers when they are running!

    Perennials Made Easy My web site is about easy to grow perennials for all seasons, gardening ideas, and how to plan a flower garden with beds and borders.

    Soft Lamb's Ear makes for a unique groundcovering garden plant. More gorgeous garden plants: www.bhg.com/...