Like good friends, good shrubs have the capacity to keep surprising us with their many virtues!
In my Midwestern garden amsonia's yellow foliage (not shown in this picture) is a welcome accent in the late autumn landscape.
Sneezeweed has not only an unfortunate but also an inaccurate common name, as it actually does not cause sneezing.
Very few plants can tolerate standing water. Here are some that can.
Some of us enjoy the serenity of gardens under large shade trees, but trees suck up a lot of moisture...
It's best to purchase wildflower seeds and plants from nurseries that specialize in natives.
Deep-rooted native plants can absorb many inches of rain per day, dramatically reducing run-off into streets.
The word derives from the Greek word xeros, which means dry.
Some flowers have intense sounding names to match their hues.
Use this shrub as a focal point or in a shrub border to create fall interest.