Sweetbay Magnolia flowers have a citrusy fragrance that makes me want to sniff them whenever I am nearby.
This is an adaptable native tree with no serious disease or pest problems and a lovely branching pattern.
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.
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.
Pretty and striped, Monarch caterpillars eat various species of milkweed, so plant lots of it to entice this butterfly to your garden.