Many gardens don’t have room for such big plants! But in those that do, Joe Pye weed is sure to please both humans...and butterflies.
Their flowers have two lips, a bit like snapdragon blooms, and there are approximately 250 species in the genus.
All meadow rues offer height in a shade garden.
Some speedwells are low growing but most are upright with flower spires of blues, violets, pinks and whites.
Bright accents will make any blue/grey background plantings pop!
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.