Coleonema pulchellum ‘Pink Breath of Heaven’ (C. pulchrum)

Coleonema pulchellum ‘Pink Breath of Heaven’ (C. pulchrum) Another tried and true perennial that offers outstanding landscape performance is Coleonema pulchellum ‘Pink Breath of Heaven’. Formerly known as Diosma pulchra, this easy to care for perennial will grow to 5 feet tall and wide. However, to maintain a more compact size simply shear lightly after the main bloom cycle is complete. ‘Breath of heaven’ is fine textured, with wispy branches that are covered with tiny star-shaped flowers in shades of blush to rosy-pink. The needle-like leaves are very aromatic, making it a good candidate to be planted along a pathway where one can brush against the branches to release a sweet fragrance. It

Juncus tenuis ‘Blue Darts’ (Common Rush)

Juncus tenuis ‘Blue Darts’ (Common Rush) As part of PanAmerican Seed’s ColorGrass® line of perennials, Juncus tenuis ‘Blue Darts’ is a top performer in the landscape. This versatile, grass-like perennial is adaptable to a wide range of garden conditions. It can tolerate both very wet and very dry soil conditions, it is both heat and frost tolerant, and can be grown in both sun and shade. It grows 14-16” tall x 10-12” wide. Once established, it slowly spreads by creeping rhizomes. ‘Blue Darts’ provides height to mixed containers and is often used as the “filler” component of a “thriller-spiller-filler” combination. The cylindrical blue-green leaves of ‘Blue Darts’ add a neutral backdrop from

Leucanthemum hosmariense ‘Moroccan Daisy’

Leucanthemum hosmariense ‘Moroccan Daisy’ Synonyms: Chrysanthemum hosmariense, Rhodanthemum hosmariense, Pyrethropsis hosmariense This heat-loving perennial sub shrub is a perfect addition to an area of the landscape that is bright and sunny and has well-drained soil. Leucanthemum hosmariense is native to the Atlas Mountains of Morocco, thus the name ‘Moroccan Daisy’. It is one tough plant and is easy to grow. It requires little water once established and will perform best if protected from excessive winter moister. ‘Moroccan Daisy’ blooms fall through early spring, with its peak bloom season in winter. What a treat to find a plant that really puts on a show in the winter, when so many of it

Polygala myrtifolia ‘Grandiflora’ (Sweet Pea Shrub, Myrtle-leaf Milkwort)

Polygala myrtifolia ‘Grandiflora’ (Sweet Pea Shrub, Myrtle-leaf Milkwort) If you’re looking to fill a large area of your landscape with an abundance of vibrant color, Polygala myrtifolia ‘Grandiflora’ might just be what you’re looking for. At maturity, this outstanding perennial will grow 4-6 feet tall x 6 feet wide. It can be used as a foundation plant, a medium to tall hedge, a windbreak, or as a focal-point specimen plant. It blooms pretty much year-round, with its peak bloom period in the spring. The brilliant flower display in spring and summer is truly a sight to behold! The rosy-purple, two-winged flower petals surround a delicate and lacy lilac-white crest. These exquisite crests att

Digitalis purpurea ‘Camelot’ (Foxglove)

Digitalis purpurea ‘Camelot’ (Foxglove) For those who love the charm of a cottage or woodland garden, Digitalis pupurea ‘Camelot’ is the perfect addition to the landscape. These majestic plants stand 3-4 feet tall when in full bloom, and make a dramatic display when paired with Snapdragons, Linaria, Aquilegia, Delphinium, Violas and Lobelia. This combination is a Hummingbird and Butterfly magnet! The ‘Camelot’ series of Digitalis is a reliable first-year bloomer, and is even heavier the second year. The enchanting blooms come in shades of rose, white, lavender or cream and have a speckled throat. The foliage grows 12 inches tall and 24-30 inches wide. These are perfect for the back of a bord

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