It’s possible to have colorful shade gardens that have a continual sequence of bloom.
Japanese Tree Lilac is a useful, adaptable ornamental tree.
Carolina Silverbells used to be hard to find and were rarely seen in home gardens, but now I'm determined to find one!
This tree has multi-seasonal interest with attractive branching and lovely pink blooms in the spring.
This star magnolia is certainly a spring “star” but fades into the adjacent greenery a bit once her precocious flowers fade away.
This is an adaptable native tree with no serious disease or pest problems and a lovely branching pattern.
"A rose is a rose is a rose." However all plants we call geraniums are not geraniums; some are really pelargoniums.