A stunner for the shade, Brunnera 'Jack Frost' offers silver-variegated leaves that look good from spring to fall. Name: Brunnera macrophylla 'Jack Frost' Size: To 2 feet tall and wide Zones: Plant it with: Lungwort, white daffodils, and bleeding heart
Power Perennials: Plants That Thrive No Matter What
Lilies are poisonous for households with cat/s - Namaste - Agnes / Power Perennials: Plants that Thrive No Matter What - Add some flower power to your garden this year with any of these tough-as-nails perennial bloomers. By Doug Jimerson Daylily
20 Colorful Plants for Shade Gardens Amethyst flower (Browallia hybrids): If you love blue flowers, this annual is a must. Amethyst flower has star-shaped blooms of brilliant blue and sky blue, as well as violet and white.
New Perennials for 2015 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. By Doug Jimerson and Karen Weir-Jimerson
20 Favorite perennials- Sunset Mag-English lavender is the most fragrant, but Spanish lavender’s deep purple “rabbit ears” stand out. compact form Lavandula angustifolia ‘Thumbelina Leigh’ from High Country Gardens. It stays 12 to 15 inches tall.
Incredible, bold neon pink leaf margins and gray-purple centers make this a show-stopping specimen. Dramatic year-round foliage color makes this ideal for containers; pairs sensationally with chartreuse- or silver-hued Heucheras. Use as summer annual or o
Grape Hyacinth-As much as any other spring bulbs, hyacinths trumpet the arrival of spring. Clustered flowers hang lusciously from sturdy stalks, resembling bundles of grapes; they are one of the most beautiful and best flowers to plant in spring.
Perennial Hibiscus Offering flowers all summer long in shades of red, pink, and white, individual blooms can be as much as 12 inches across and keep on coming all the way through fall. Plant Name: Hibiscus moscheutos Zones: .
8 Low-Maintenance Outdoor Plants for the Busy Gardener