There's so much to try-it's hard to use restraint.
A terrestrial orchid native to wetlands in eastern North America that waits until September or October to burst into bloom.
A clump-forming grass that looks great in rock gardens or borders. The bluish foliage can be used as a background for spring bulbs, and is also good in the fall garden, where the mature flower plumes add a touch of gold.
The light green, grasslike leaves of palm sedge radiate from the top of 2-foot-tall stems, creating the impression of a tiny palm tree.
A tough, long-blooming perennial that thrives in heat, tolerates both dry and moist sites, and attracts wildlife.
A subtropical Brazilian shrub that comes into its own in the heat of the summer and keeps flowering until frost.
Add an exotic touch to your water garden with this stiff, hollow evergreen perennial that has bamboolike green stalks.
This wildflower, which blooms in April and May, thrives in boggy areas and even shallow standing water.
If you want a plant as lovely as its name, then Serbian bellflower (Campanula poscharskyana) is a must-have addition to your garden.
A striking woodland flower with lemon-colored blooms.