As a succulent, ice plant (Delosperma cooperi) prefers dry weather and dry soil.
This upright perennial grass was one of the most common plants in the tallgrass prairie ecosystem.
The sun-loving hyacinth bean (Lablab purpureus) is an annual vine that easily climbs trellises, heavy netting, a wire fence, or strong twine.
In summer, dainty, deep pink flowers float above foliage on the bloody cranesbill.
If you're looking for a perennial with all-summer display, consider globe thistle.
An easy-care plant full of golden yellow to creamy yellow flowers.
A North American native, goldenrod is a fall-blooming, golden-flowered perennial that provides color in August and September.
If an aster isn’t really an aster, but it looks like one and acts like one, do you still plant it?
For a plant that does triple duty in the garden, try geums.
Anyone who thinks all native plants are rambunctious and unkempt should take a look at prairie smok.