The sweet perfume of flowering tobacco (Nicotiana alata) is what gardeners love about this annual.
Gardeners in hot-summer areas need to choose their plants carefully.
Purple, burgundy, and black foliage may be an afterthought to gardeners who love sparkling, sunny colors.
An excellent container plant because of its consistent show of color, twinspur blooms from early summer to frost on slender spikes of apricot, shell pink, and mauve flowers.
The easy-to-grow nasturtium (Tropaeolum majus) is an annual that brings warm colors to the garden.
Ornamental kale is one of those plants that’s so weird, it’s cool.
The flowers of pot marigold, in shades of lemon yellow, creamy white and deep orange, flourish in cool, temperate climates.
‘Lady in Red' is a terrific cultivar of Texas Sage, a wildflower whose native range includes the southern United States.
A native of Peru, heliotrope (Heliotropium arborescens) grows 4 feet tall in its native environment.
These small cool-season flowers put the rainbow to shame.