'Berrylicious' Hardy Hibiscus: Perennial, Full sun to partial shade and well-drained soil. Size: 4-1/2-5 feet tall and wide Zones: 4-9 Berrylici Hibiscus, Hibiscus Berrylici, Hardy Hibiscus, Growing Conditioning, Gardens, Beautiful Hibiscus, Perennials Hibiscus, Growing Perennials, Flower
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'Dutch Chocolate' Baptisia an exotic choice for late-spring gardens. This new baptisia is one of the colorful Decadence series. Flowers are dark brown with purple tinges, and they're stunning in spring flower arrangements. Long sprays of blooms stay in flower for a long time in the garden. Plant this 3-foot-tall baptisia in the back of the border.
New Perennial for 2012: 'My Valentine' Hardy Hibisicus ~ Name: Hibiscus 'My Valentine' Growing Conditions: Full sun to partial sun and well-drained soil Size: To 4 feet tall and wide Zones: 4-9 Grow It With: Spring-flowering bulbs, such as daffodils
Blue Oatgrass It's tough to beat blue oatgrass for a low-care plant with steel-blue color. It also has a wonderful mounded habit and won't spread and take over your garden. Name: Helictotrichon sempervirens Growing Conditions: Full sun and well-drained soil Size: To 4 feet tall Zones: 4-9
Lilac There's no sweeter spring fragrance than the blooms of this cottage-garden favorite. Lilac varieties come in all shapes and sizes, from dwarf shrubs to taller trees. One tip: The lilac blooms on old wood, so hold off on pruning until right after the same year's flowering is finished. Name: Syringa vulgaris Growing conditions: Full sun and well-drained soil Size: To 20 feet tall and wide Zones: 4-8