Blue Hill Meadow Sage

Spectacular perennial with spikes of true blue flowers. Ideal for rock gardens, containers and naturalized areas. Vibrant blue flowers are excellent in combination with golden flowered annuals and perennials in the mixed border. Herbaceous perennial.

USDA Zone: 4 – 9

Light Needs: Full sun

Water Needs: Once established, needs only occasional watering.

Stardust Hardy Hibiscus

Stunning, large, lipstick pink blooms have a small red eye, exotic darker venation, and pale pink stamens with yellow anthers. An upright, rounded form with soft green, purple-tinted foliage that provides an attractive backdrop to the showy blooms. A perfect addition to sunny beds and borders. An herbaceous perennial.

USDA Zone: 4 – 10

Light Needs: Full sun

Water Needs: Water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil – weekly, or more often.

Music White LA Hybrid Lily

A hybrid between Asiatic Lilies and the classic Easter Lilies. Large, pure white flowers on strong, sturdy stems rise above dark green foliage. An excellent cut flower, bred for longer vase life. Good in containers, perennial beds, or borders.

USDA Zone: 3 – 9

Light Needs: Full sun

Water Needs: Water regularly to keep soil semi-moist, but never soggy.

Chinese Wisteria

A delightful woody vine valued for its drooping clusters of fragrant, violet-blue, pea-like flowers that bloom in spring. The flowers are followed by green compound foliage on the twining stems. Perfect for covering patios, arbors, or fences. Works well trained into a small tree as the thick, woody, trunk-like stems develop. Deciduous.

USDA Zone: 5 – 8

Light Needs: Full sun, Partial sun

Water Needs: Water regularly – weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

Black Knight Butterfly Bush

Spectacular summer color from lightly fragrant, dark violet-purple flower spikes. A fast growing shrub that works well as a foundation shrub, an accent plant or as a background in borders. Slightly hardier than other varieties, but may die to ground in cold winter areas, emerging vigorously in spring. Deciduous.

USDA Zone: 5 – 9

Light Needs: Full sun, Partial sun

Water Needs: Water regularly – weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.

Raspberry Ice Bouganvillea

A beautiful, low, mounded, spreading form with a profusion of raspberry-pink blossom-like bracts and contrasting variegated foliage. Perfect for hanging baskets, or as a colorful shrub or groundcover in small sunny spaces. One of the hardiest varieties! Evergreen in frost-free climates; provides superb warm season color in colder winter areas.

USDA Zone: 10 – 11

Light Needs: Full sun

Water Needs: Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.

Yellow Yucca

This magnificent Southwestern native produces five-foot-tall wands of bright yellow, waxy, inch-long trumpet flowers in early spring. Blooms tower above the mound of thick, sword-shaped, gray-green, succulent foliage, and persist until fall. A must have for sunny xeric and water-wise gardens, as a specimen or in a showy mass planting. Evergreen.

USDA Zone: 5 – 11

Light Needs: Full sun

Water Needs: Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.

Roman Beauty Rosemary

A Mediterranean beauty with arching stems that spill freely over a rock wall or container edge. Delightful lavender-blue flowers appear in spring. The aromatic, needle-like evergreen foliage is valued as a culinary herb or in potpourri. This rugged, deer resistant, evergreen shrub tolerates poor soils, drought, and salt spray.

USDA Zone: 8 – 10

Light Needs: Full sun

Water Needs: Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.

Orange Monkey Flower

Large, long-lasting brilliant orange flowers over a long bloom season make this easy-care selection a showstopper for beds and borders. Glossy green foliage and upright, tiered and slightly open habit is great for use in beds, along walkways, and in containers, where it may provide nearly year-round color in frost-free climates.

USDA Zone: 9 – 11

Light Needs: Full sun, Partial sun

Water Needs: Once established, needs only occasional watering.

White Swan Coneflower

Daisy-like flowers have a coppery cone center surrounded by drooping snow white petals. A magnet for butterflies. Fabulous native plant for wild gardens or prairie meadows. Equally good in traditional beds, borders and containers. Hardy perennial.

USDA Zone: 3-9

Light Needs: Full Sun

Water Needs: Water regularly in extreme heat for best performance. Requires less water once established.