Pretty Woman Tree Lily -- sun/partial sun; 8" fragrant blooms; strong stems/no staking; Grows 3-4' the first year, 5-6' the second year and up to an 6-8' at maturity; 20-30 flowers on each plant by third growing season; Easy to grow; Perennial in Zones 3 - 10; Mid summer.
Alyssum is an old-fashioned favorite. The dainty, spreading plants are covered with clusters of small, sweetly fragrant flowers. Bees love the lavender and white blossoms. Sow Lobularia flower seed directly outdoors as edging, between stepping stones, and in rock gardens, containers, and hanging baskets. Trim to keep fresh blossoms, and to start new shoots, shake flower seed from older plants directly on the soil.
Fire Spinner Iceplant is a fast-growing groundcover ideal for tucking amid stones in a rock garden or placing as footlights along a pathway. It blooms in late spring and early summer. Deer won't eat it, and it's drought-tolerant. For a splashy show of color, plant it in mass. Growing Conditions: Full sun
If you're looking for hardy, no-care, "Plant and Forget" spring flowering bulbs, look no further - load up on Muscari. These bulbs are so winter hardy and easy to grow that no garden should be without them.