In the Victorian language of flowers, giving honeysuckle was a way of acknowledging a lady had a sweet disposition.
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.
O’Keeffe is an art world star and her paintings of larger-than-life flowers are unique.
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.
While the weather remains cold outdoors, we can look online for a flower fix. One site that I enjoy is the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center.
Native plants are well adapted to our growing conditions, and so most of them are easy to grow and need only minimal care once established.
Liatris attracts lots of those lovely Monarch butterflies into our gardens.
Since the 1830s about 99 percent of American tall grass prairies have been destroyed.
Today we're focusing on blossoms with blue and lavender colors.
Early spring warmth causes some plants to break dormancy too soon with the result that they are damaged if it turns cold again.