I have just finished a complete overhaul of my oldest garden bed.
Sometimes Ismene is called the Peruvian daffodil because of its shape.
There are few events more satisfying than a good plant swap with serious gardeners, who don’t bring invasive species or other pests.
It's illegal to buy, sell or plant purple loosestrife, and It's banned in nurseries and farmer's markets.
The native perennial fireweed produces spikes of magenta flowers July through September.
All bindweeds have arrow shaped leaves on long stems, and their underground rhizomes are hard to dig up.
These tall perennial wildflowers can be seen growing in moist pasture lands and on the banks of streams and rivers from southern Canada to Texas.
The leaves and rhizomes of saponaria officinalis can be boiled in water to make a soapy lather.
What is there not to like about a pretty, serviceable and deer-resistant plant that endures hot, dry conditions?