Alyssum Sweet Tiny Tim Seeds: it’s compact, and always covered with flowers. A wonderful annual ground cover, alyssum blooms all growing season, withstands drought and heat, and is an ideal rock garden plant. Alyssum graces containers and planters by hanging over their edges, and to top it off, it is very easy to grow! Deer resistant. When to sow outside: 1 to 2 weeks before average last frost. Fall planting for winter bloom recommended in mild/ coastal climates.
Love this shrub. It looks great and doesn't get too big. Adds beautiful colors from late spring though fall to your landscape. The arch-shape also adds a unique look to your garden. Bought mine from SpringHillNursery.com. They are small when you get them, but healthy, priced right and grow quickly.
(Sorghastrum nutans)A simple grass ideal for dry sites, Indian grass is a major component of the Midwest grass prairie. Its showy, tannish-yellow plumes appear to float above foliage in fall. Aside from self-seeding, its seeds are sought out by birds. Grows up to 5 feet high and 2 feet wide in Zones 4 to 9.
Vernonia noveboracensis (New York ironweed) - Perennial - Zones 5-8, Height 4-7 ft. Deep purple haze in damp meadows, roadsides and pastures. A lovely native that adapts well to any moist location. The specific name for the genus, Vernonia, honors an English botanist, William Vernon, who collected plants in Maryland in the seventeenth century. The plant species name novaboracensis refers to the plant being 'of New York' where it may have been collected first.