A perennial is a flowering plant that lives for three or more years.
"April prepares her green traffic light and the world thinks GO." - Christopher Morley
The leaves of Georgia Blue Veronica are small and dark green and turn a burgundy-bronze shade in winter.
As we arrange the skeletons of summer's bounty, we look back, but we also look forward to next year's growing season.
Learn all about the Peony, Indiana's state flower, on this Focus on Flowers.
A native of the Mediterranean region, it resists settling into Midwestern gardens unless we pamper it a bit.
Chances are you have come across the name Gertrude Jekyll in books on flowers. She has influenced gardeners for generations, on both sides of the Atlantic.