Prunella is a member of the mint family, so that tells us immediately that it is a vigorous, spreading plant.
Plant lots of nasturtiums, coneflowers, and sunflowers to provide seeds for these year-round garden residents.
Stems with multiple flower heads or flat flower umbels always need the boiling water treatment .
An interesting native wildflower that grows naturally in wet meadows is chelone lyonii.
Snapdragons depend on bumblebees for pollination, as honey bees are not heavy enough to cause the flower lip to open wide.
Snapdragons get their name from children pressing the sides of the flowers to make the two tips snap open. Learn more...