Vining on an arbor, flouncing along a fence, or embellishing a tree trunk, the trumpet vine holds up in heat, humidity, and poor soil.
Blue flowers are much desired in the garden.
The fragrant, old-fashioned sweet pea is in the spotlight this year: The National Garden Bureau has designated 2005 as the Year of the Sweet Pea.
A grass that was part of the original Midwestern tallgrass prairie.
Provides hazy, soft color in the garden.
A hummingbird-friendly flower, spike speedwell sends up stalks of lavender-blue flowers for their enjoyment and yours.
Season-long spikes of delicate, cup-shaped flowers.
It's tough to beat this plant's sturdy reputation.
A friendly face in the garden.
The fireworks of July 4th last a few minutes, but the fireworks of rough blazing star last day after day through the hottest weeks of the year.