I recently saw a lovely bed in my neighborhood devoted entirely to annuals. It was full sun and composed predominantly of pink and blue flowers. At the back were tall cleome, commonly called spider plant.
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.
I read recently about a new gardening craze that is called “Intermingling Plants.”
Before we purchase new plants for our gardens, we should always read the plant tags carefully.
Coral bells have gorgeous foliage that present endless possibilities.
This plant looks a bit like a stick figure with arms and a small mop of lavender blooms on top, mimicking hair.
Achillea is the botanical name for yarrow and was named after Homer’s hero of the Trojan wars--Achilles.