Entries for February 2008
Butterflies, hummingbirds, and bees love the violet-blue flower spikes that bloom on anise hyssop from midsummer to early fall.
A rolling stone gathers no moss, they say, but a flower pot can.
Vinca is a low-growing plant that tolerates sunny and shady spots.
Houttuynia, despite its difficult name (it's named after a Dutch naturalist), is a good ground cover for troubled spots.
If you want last year's holiday cactus or poinsettia to bloom again...
Sporting stems of elegant, beardless flowers.
Spider plants are wonderful garden perennials.
Trumpet vines are a favorite for their showy reddish, orangish, or yellowish flowers in summer and autumn.
A tropical tomato relative has dark purple flowers that fade to lavender-purple then white.