Silver-leaved plants like Artemisia and sage are heat and drought tolerant as well as being unappetizing to deer and rabbits.
These easy-to-grow plants are sometimes used as flowering screens or hedges for privacy in small yards.
Strawflowers, sometimes called “everlasting flowers,” can be used in fresh arrangements, as well as dried for winter bouquets.
Here are a few ground covers that I like to use to stifle the weeds and tie other plants together in a pleasing manner.
If SunPatiens® live up to the claims made in their advertising campaign, our gardens will be full of them in no time.