Color in the garden

Choosing Summer Plants with Colorful Foliage

Summer plants with colorful foliage are always in high demand. You will find a list of plants that have colorful summer foliage ranging from red foliage, purple foliage, to blue-green or gray to gray-green foliage, or beautiful yellow to yellow-green foliage. You are sure to find some of these beauties to plant in your summer [...]

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Autumn Joy Sedum- Facts on Growing Autumn Joy Sedum

Sedum autumn joy is a superb low-maintenance perennial. You will find that autumn joy will also attract butterflies late in the season when it is in bloom. Find facts and information on growing this sedum which is a cross of hylotelphium x ‘Herbstfreude’. No green thumb is necessary to grow sedum plants, as they almost [...]

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Gaillardia Flower- The Unique Gaillardia Blanket Flower

Gaillardia flowers (Blanket Flowers) of Gallardia xgrandiflora blooms profusely in dry, sunny sites and attracts butterflies to your garden. Find facts and information on growing Gaillardia varieties. Gaillardia Flower Gaillardia flowers are daisylike in appearance and will reach 3-5” across and are bright yellow with a red base and a mahogany central disk. Flowers appear from [...]

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Arisaema- Growing Arisaema, Jack in the Pulpit Plants

Arisaema is a genus of weird, witchy plants, such as Jack in the pulpit plant, that are in high demand. Find facts and information on growing, caring, and identifying some of the most popular Arisaema varieties. Arisaema plants, as gardeners have discovered, are not as tender as their tropical looks might suggest. They have handsome [...]

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Nicotiana, Nicotiana alata, the Flowering Tobacco Plant

Nicotiana, the flowering tobacco plant, is a popular container or flower border plant. Get valuable facts and information on growing nicotiana alata and other nicotiana cultivars. Nicotiana Facts The flowering tobacco plant is an annual that prefers full sun and fertile soil. The soil should drain well and stay moist. Nicotiana alata varieties grow from [...]

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Oriental Poppy- How to Grow Vibrant Papery Oriental Poppies

Oriental poppy, Papaver orientale, has vibrant papery flowers in vibrant hues. Poppy flowers are easily recognized and widely used in large displays of colors. Find facts and information on growing and caring for oriental poppies. Oriental Poppy Facts The poppy flower comes in colors of orange-red hues to pastel pink, salmon, and white. Oriental poppies are perennials [...]

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Gloriosa Daisy, Rudbeckia hirta Facts and Information

Gloriosa daisy, Rudbeckia hirta, is a perennial daisy often used in borders, containers, and for naturalizing. You can grow gloriosa daisies easily by utilizing these helpful facts, information, and tips. Gloriosa daisies will self-seed in the garden so this is a real plus for the gardener, especially if you are wanting to naturalize your daisies. Rudbeckia [...]

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Siberian Iris- Growing the Best Iris Sibirica Varieties

Siberian iris (Iris sibirica) are low-maintenance perennials with elegant blooms and grasslike foliage. Find the best variety of siberian iris for your yard and garden, and learn how to grow and care for this beautiful plant. Siberian Iris Facts and Info Siberian iris grow in Zones 3-9 and will reach heights of 18-48”h x 24” w. [...]

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