There are about 150 species of perennials and shrubs in the genus Lysimachia.
Prunella is a member of the mint family, so that tells us immediately that it is a vigorous, spreading plant.
There’s one plant that self-seeds all over my yard that I pull up whenever I see it, even when it is in flower.
This biennial plant has been and remains popular in gardens over many generations.
In the Midwest, freesias are almost impossible to grow without a greenhouse.
Gerard’s Herball is one of a kind and provides a unique insight into which plants were grown in the 16th century in England.
Toad lilies are not plants that I’ve been drawn to because the common name is so unappealing.
As I look at my garden, my eye goes to a few plants that I’ve had for years and feel I could not live without.
These are good plants for an informal, colorful, easy-care planting that will show up well from a distance.
The yellow and orange colors of the glads we have today came from the genetic legacy of a variety called Gladiolus primulinus.