Armeria pseudarmeria 'Ballerina Red'
Also known as “False Sea Thrift”, Armeria pseudarmeria ‘Ballerina Red’ has a more robust growth habit, with broader evergreen leaves than true Sea Thrift. ‘Ballerina Red’s’ deep red, globe-shaped flower clusters are 1 inch across and stand atop long, strong stems. The plants grow 10-12 inches tall x 12-14 inches wide. These delightful perennials bloom from early spring through late fall, and over-winter well, often blooming year-round in mild climates. The pom-pom shaped flow
This week’s blog is dedicated to all lovers of dark leafy greens! An All-America Selections Winner, ‘Prizm’ Kale is recognized as a stand out member of the Brassica genus - a large, diverse group of cabbages and mustards. This particular variety impresses with its compact growth habit and tightly ruffled leaves. The leaves are classically bright green in color and reach a length of 6-8 inches. Mature plants are just over a foot tall. These beautiful plants are quite versatile
Radicchio 'Rouge de Verona'
This beautiful type of radicchio falls into the Endive group, a popular genus of perennial leafy green and red vegetable plants native to the Mediterranean region. Before we get down to it, I’ll briefly mention the confusion surrounding the naming of these plants. The terms ‘endive’ and ‘chicory’ are often used interchangeably across different species depending on what part of the world you find yourself in. What the US refers to as endive, parts of Europe know as chicory; wh
Our star plant of the week, Anchusa capensis, belongs to a large family of shrubs, trees, and herbs known as Boraginaceae. Native to South Africa, this plant has become widespread across the world in gardens and along roadsides due to its strong growth habit and display of uniquely bright blue blooms. According to The New Sunset Western Garden Book, A. capensis performs as a biennial in Climate Zones 6-24. When grown in all other climate zones, blooms typically appear in late