Sweetbay Magnolia flowers have a citrusy fragrance that makes me want to sniff them whenever I am nearby.
Lovely pink or white spikes of bloom and handsome foliage (that is unappetizing to deer) more than compensate for the initial anxiety this plant creates.
The stems, flowers, and leaves of all species of monkshood are poisonous.
Repetition of white interspersed among other colorful blossoms ties plantings together.
Asters are aptly named, as the word aster means star.
Campanulas, or bellflowers, are plants with bell-shaped blue or white blooms, and they range in height from ground-hugging dwarfs to plants that grow to 6 feet.
Learn about the classic Spiraea 'Bridal Wreath' on this Focus on Flowers.
At this time of the year the graceful cimicifugas point their spires of tiny white flowers towards the sky.
Learn all about Queen Anne's Lace on this, Focus on Flowers.