Fireworks is well named. In late summer, the bright yellow sprays of tiny flowers look just like an exploding skyrocket on the of July. A tall sturdy grower, it is a great companion for ornamental grasses and other late summer blooming perennials.
This jumbo snow-in-summer has large stems and leaves and was discovered growing in a Santa Fe, NM. Its larger size and vigor make it an excellent lawn substitute, producing a carpet of white blooms in late spring.
Phlomis russeliana, a Mediterranean species native to the mountains of Syria, is admired for both its unusual whorls of soft yellow flowers and its large olive-green leaves. Commonly known as Hardy Jerusalem Sage.
Maraschino comes into bloom in the summer with a stunning display of deep cherry red flowers. Very cold hardy, this beauty likes to be placed where it gets the morning sun but shade in the heat of the afternoon. A hummingbirds delight!
Adding structure and interest to the fall and winter garden, Miscanthus sinensis (Japanese Silver Grass) are fabulous ornamental grasses that should have a spot in any garden. When it comes to selecting the right Japanese Silver Grass, the task may be
The electric yellow and green variegated foliage of ‘Shockwave’ makes a statement when mixed with brightly colored flowers in the landscape and in fresh bouquets. Though it does bloom late in the season, you won’t miss the blooms if you cut the foliage fo