This genus of plants are commonly called anise hyssops and are in the mint family.
I just can’t seem to get enough of these dark-colored plants in my garden.
Use this shrub as a focal point or in a shrub border to create fall interest.
The stems, flowers, and leaves of all species of monkshood are poisonous.
At certain times of the year we just don’t have quite enough flowers. This is when "filler" is really important.
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.
Asters are the stars of our September gardens, and indeed the word aster means ‘star'.
These flowering onions look exotic floating above the other plants.
There are some perennials that provide an added bonus of foliage that changes color in the fall.