Filipendula rubra produces airy rose-pink flower clusters that can be between 4-10 inches wide and rise above the plant’s deeply divided leaves presenting a regal appearance befitting its common name, Queen of the Prairie.
I am lucky to have a large garden space and so I have the luxury of being able to dedicate some of my beds to a single perennial species.
This genus of plants are commonly called anise hyssops and are in the mint family.
I have just finished a complete overhaul of my oldest garden bed.
It's illegal to buy, sell or plant purple loosestrife, and It's banned in nurseries and farmer's markets.
In the fall when I look at my garden, and possibly when you look at yours, there are so many things that seem to need a remedy next summer.
There are many plants that produce edible flowers and are safe to eat if they are grown without the use of pesticides.
In the dog days of summer, walking through the garden is certainly preferable to working in it.
Like people, plants have more than one formal name: the genus name, the species name, often a cultivar name, as well as a common name. Learn more...
Monarda, also known as Bergamot, leaves are a popular flavor for tea, though the leaves hold no interest at all for grazing deer...