FINE GARDENING MAGAZINE. MAY JUNE 1996, NO. 49; FEATURING

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Plant in a sunny location with even moisture. Now and then there might be a sale announcement on the Facebook page that may not appear here. To grow Lilies in containers, choose a 12"+ in diameter. The yellow centre disk of the dainty white or faded purple blooms begins to mature, changing to a purplish-bronze colour. Repetition of color and form pulls the eye through the garden and provides a pleasing cohesiveness. Growing 28"-34" high, 'Raspberry Truffle' Coneflower produces coral pink flowers July thru September.

Armitage's Garden Perennials: Second Edition, Fully Revised

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They trial a wide variety of flowers and vegetables grown from seed at 33 different locations in the US and Canada. Erythronium oregonum White Fawn Lily. ..... 10cm $8.00ea Native. The blue columbine-like foliage emerges blue with an overlay of gold. Armeria maritima 4 10" X 1' Native evergreen. But time-strapped home gardeners – those of us with kids, day jobs and the like – may want to take the fast midseason whole-hog approach.

Tulip Obsessed: Stories, Facts, and Photographs for the

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Garlic chives (Allium tuberosum) are hardy perennial edible flowers that are valued for both their greens (when used as an herb) and their pretty, white flowers (when used for decoration and cooking). Maybe the conventional wisdom about males first is just that because they are so distinctive. Lycoris albiflora White Spider Lily.......................... $8.00ea Ht. 40-60cm. (Geranium x magnificum), or hardy geraniums, are versatile, easy-care, long-lived perennials that thrive in full sun to part shade.

The Well-Tended Perennial Garden:.

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This species has dark green leathery leaves and creamy yellow flowers. With succulent stems, sedum almost looks like a desert plan before it blooms late in the season. Prefers a peaty soil in sun to part-shade. "Perennials" are plants which can survive our Northeast winters and bloom year after year. Deeply cut, palmately 5-lobed, dark green leaves (to 6" across). There are a number of new varieties of Yarrow available today (see some mentioned below) and although this variety has been around for awhile, it’s considered one of the best perennials of all time.

Annuals and Perennials (Southern Living (Paperback Oxmoor))

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Attractive to hummingbirds. 'Grand Parade' Most compact Beebalm, growing only 12" tall, this lavender blooming plant is another mildew resistant breakthrough in Monardas! Deep green leaves with deep red, silver and purple throughout seem to change color as the leaves emerge in the spring to form a 2� tall clump. From the tiniest of corms comes this beauty from China. Wonderful mix of double blooms on tough green foliage. The rose-purple pea-like blossoms form peculiar jointed pods that break into one-seeded segments when mature.

Designing the Colorful Everblooming Perennial Garden

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Drought tolerant, somewhat shrubby plant with silver gray foliage. Prefers regular deadheading for best blooming. S. elegans (pineapple sage) is a late-blooming red species reaching 4 to 5 feet high. Some plants like bonsai trees for example have a smaller root ball and roots that don't grow so deep. Very low-growing green to grayish-green foliage. An Upper West Side doctor and his wife have been. I have found this company to be the best in terms of delivering healthy plants at exactly the right time for planting.

Designing With Perennials (The Joy of Gardening)

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A good planting companion for Trilliums and ferns. We are proud to offer these choice and rare plants and to bring you many cultivars rarely, if ever, offered in Canada. I have this in my garden and it those pretty large leaves always look great with whatever is next to it. Edible tubers are high in protein and used in soups and stews. It also looks good in containers in a shady position. They both produce bright flowers -- and they're related to each other. Different types of perennials flower at different times of the season, so if you want color all year round you will need to mix different types to have color all year round.

Perennials: A Photographic Guide to More than 1,000 Plants

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Glossy 8 inch heart shaped leaves Nandina can be grown in partial shade, but the foliage colors will be much more intense if it is grown in full sun. Yellowish bells interspersed along branched stems followed by reddish orange fruits. Best in full sun, but tolerates partial shade. *** Perennial plant of the year 1999! *** 4-5 ft. (Zone 5) A remarkably unique and reliable native perennial! Raspberry-pink blossoms with wine-red centers. This plant is fast-growing and will benefit from a late summer chop to tidy up its habit and encourage production of fresh foliage and extended flowering.

The Complete Book of Perennials

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Require full sun and average, well drained soils to flourish. P. suffruticosa (tree peony) is not recommended except in northern Georgia. Plants are spaced to allow for future growth without overcrowding. Spathe deep purple-brown with white club shaped spadix. Spike foliage adds season long texture to the landscape. Garden phlox produces tall and showy flower clusters in summer; many colors are available. Flowers are small, white and in spire-like spikes held 30-60cm above the foliage.

Tall Bearded Iris (Fleur-De-Lis) a Flower of Songs: Names,

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Produces loose clusters of tubular or bell shaped flowers. The ferns and Astilbe make good companions to bloodroot, since their slower growth ensures they don’t block the view of the pretty white flowers when the bloodroot are in bloom. Wonderful mix of double blooms on tough green foliage. Many flowers enliven xeriscape landscapes. They can be mixed with shrub borders, planted as edgings, or used with mulches as alternatives to turf areas. The outer petals are near white and a few layers inward they are edged pink with chartreuse green centers and the center most rings are green.