I have quite a bit of catmint in my garden, but sadly I don’t have a cat...
Color combinations can make plant neighbors “pop” and show us that more of the one thing is not always better.
Bright accents will make any blue/grey background plantings pop!
Silver-leaved plants like Artemisia and sage are heat and drought tolerant as well as being unappetizing to deer and rabbits.
The botanical name Digitalis is from the Latin for finger, and “folk” refers to fairies, hence the common name of folks' gloves or fairies' gloves.
Common names for these wonderful plants are Christmas rose or Lenten rose, depending on the species and time of bloom.
I am dreaming this winter of tall, thin trees, ...and these need no trimming.
Lovely pink or white spikes of bloom and handsome foliage (that is unappetizing to deer) more than compensate for the initial anxiety this plant creates.
Achillea is the botanical name for yarrow and was named after Homer’s hero of the Trojan wars--Achilles.
Like a little black dress, some plants are classics and never go out of style.