Posts tagged North American

July 31, 2008

 

light purple wild phlox

Fragrant Phlox

Experience the Victorian charm of these beautiful and fragrant blossoms.

October 11, 2007

 

gaillardia flower

Gaillardia

Their daisy flowers have red, yellow, orange and maroon shades that remind us of the rich colors of the blankets woven by the Native Americans.

September 27, 2007

 

hyssop flower and butterfly

Hyssop

Sage and lavender are used extensively in perennial borders but there is another, hyssop, that deserves more attention than it currently receives.

August 3, 2006

 

white marrow flowers

Achillea: Yarrow

They are a good perennial for gardens visited by deer, who tend to avoid the aromatic plants.

June 20, 2006

 

eupatorium flowers

Eupatorium

There are about 40 Eupatarium species of native North American wildflowers available and they like room to romp and form large clumps.

August 27, 2004

 

purple aster

Fall Blooming Asters

A farmer may still refer to asters as weeds. However, the explorers who came to this country about two centuries ago, recognized their horticultural value.

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