Foliage colors are especially good for creating interesting beds and borders.
Prunella is a member of the mint family, so that tells us immediately that it is a vigorous, spreading plant.
In the Midwest, freesias are almost impossible to grow without a greenhouse.
These are good plants for an informal, colorful, easy-care planting that will show up well from a distance.
In the early 1900s, tulip growers realized the need for a classification system...
This plant looks a bit like a stick figure with arms and a small mop of lavender blooms on top, mimicking hair.
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.
Euphorbias are becoming more popular with gardeners recently, as they are versatile, easy- to-grow and deer resistant.
Eupatorium coelestinum is a perennial plant with fluffy blue flower heads.
I have just finished a complete overhaul of my oldest garden bed.