Chrysanthemum × koreanum (kris-AN-the-mum kor-ee-AH-num) are perennial plants that can be easily grown in the landscape, even in frigid climates. These members of the Asteraceae family of plants grow wild
Abutilon megapotamicum [a-BEW-tih-lon meg-uh-poh-TAM-ih-kum] aka flowering maples, are graceful, fast-growing plants with trailing stems. It often blooms throughout most of the year, offering extra color from spring to fall and
The Foxglove Plant (Digitalis purpurea), one remarkable, distinctive flower reminiscent of our earlier childhood years. Seeing the foxglove brings us back to memories of summers long past spent in cottage gardens.
Perennial sweet pea aka Lathyrus latifolius [LAY-thy-russ lat-ee-FOH-lee-us] is a rhizomatous herbaceous perennial. Known as: The plant is a member of the Fabaceae (fab-AY-see-ee) family and a native of the
Phacelia Tanacetifolia (fa-SEE-lee-uh, tan-uh-see-tee-FOO-lee-uh) is a flowering species of the Boraginaceae family, also known as the hydrophyllaceae and forget-me-not family. It is also sometimes referred to as Phacelia Tanacetifolia Benth.
The Nasturtium flower is a long-time favorite treasured for its bright colors (like coleus plants) and low-maintenance hardiness. You’ll find a wide number of nasturtium varieties available to suit every
Carpenteria Californica is an evergreen shrub from the family Hydrangeaceae, commonly known as the hydrangea family. It is the only species in the genus Carpenteria and has a limited natural distribution.
Lithodora diffusa [li-tho-do-ra] belongs to the Boraginaceae family of flowering plants and is native to the southwestern regions of Europe, including southern Greece, Algeria and Turkey, and Northwestern France. The
From the mustard family, Brassicaceae comes the Dames Rocket better known as Hesperis matronalis [HES-per-iss, mah-tro-NAH-lis] a herbaceous biennial flowering species. The flower’s scientific name comes from a Greek-derived genus
Lophospermum [Lo-fo-sper-mum] plants are an herbaceous scrambler or climber species from the Plantaginaceae family along with: Traditionally these plants were a part of the Scrophulariaceae family and native to Guatemala
Helianthemum nummularium [hee-lee-AN-thee-mum, num-ew-LAH-ree-um] commonly known as rock rose belongs to the Cistaceae family. Another common name of the plant “flower of the sun” comes from Greek words helios meaning
Leptospermum scoparium [lep-toh-SPER-mum, sko-PAIR-ee-um] is a flowering evergreen shrub belonging to the Myrtaceae family along with the bottle brush tree. It’s native to New Zealand and Australia, where it’s popularly
Skimmia japonica ‘Rubella'[SKIM-ee-uh juh-PON-ih-kuh] is a compact flowering evergreen shrub which produces red fruits and belongs to the Rutaceae family. This shrubby species gets its name from its place of
Cestrum is a genus of plants containing over 200 species, with most varieties producing clusters of trumpet-shaped flowers. Pronounced [SES-trum], Cestrum plants are native to warm and tropical regions of
Doronicum (dor-ON-ih-kum) – leopards bane is a deciduous, spring-blooming perennial that grows from tubers or rhizomes. This herbaceous perennial flower is also known as: Caucasian Leopard’s Bane Plantain Leopard’s Bane