previous
  • Seed Starting in Speedling Trays
    Seed Starting in Speedling Trays
  • 10 Seed-Starting Tips
    10 Seed-Starting Tips
  • 20 Gardenworthy Self-Sowers
    20 Gardenworthy Self-Sowers
  • Bold and Beautiful Zinnias
    Bold and Beautiful Zinnias
  • Using Containers as Elements of a Design
    Using Containers as Elements of a Design
  • DIY A-Frame Veggie Trellis
    DIY A-Frame Veggie Trellis
  • Rex Begonias
    Rex Begonias
  • Building Better Borders
    Building Better Borders
  • NEW Video Series: There's a Better Way
    NEW Video Series: There's a Better Way
  • Garden Design Basics
    Garden Design Basics
  • Planting the Right Way
    Planting the Right Way
  • Homegrown / Homemade
    Homegrown / Homemade
  • Black Plants Done Right
    Black Plants Done Right
  • Indoor Seed Starting Materials List
    Indoor Seed Starting Materials List
  • 3 Ways to Design with Containers
    3 Ways to Design with Containers
  • Plant Finder: Spring Plants
    Plant Finder: Spring Plants
  • Pick Plants for Fragrance
    Pick Plants for Fragrance
  • Go Green on the Patio
    Go Green on the Patio
  • Pantone Color of the Year 2014: Radiant Orchid
    Pantone Color of the Year 2014: Radiant Orchid
  • How to Grow Mustard
    How to Grow Mustard
  • Get your FREE Everyday Roses download now!
    Get your FREE Everyday Roses download now!
  • 10 Combinations for Shade
    10 Combinations for Shade
next

Browse Plants

Narrowed By:Zone: 5+ Uses: Roadside + Seasonal Interest: Summer+ Moisture: Medium to Wet
Displaying 1 - 3 of 3 listings   Sort By: Sort
Sambucus canadensis Sambucus canadensis
(American elder, Elderberry)
Be the first to rate this plant
Hardiness Zones: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11

A familiar native shrub, American elderberry is commonly seen along streambanks and roadsides and in moist woodlands and thickets throughout eastern North America. It has pinnate leaves with toothed leaflets and small white flowers borne in large flattened clusters in summer. Purple-black, round fruit comes next, attracting wildlife to the garden. Elderberries typically grow to about 12 feet high, but they tolerate pruning to a smaller size. Fruit is edible when cooked.

no image available Thalictrum delavayi
(Yunnan meadow rue)
Be the first to rate this plant
Hardiness Zones: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11

From mid-summer to early autumn, this Thalictrum species has clusters of large, fluffy-looking flowers with lilac to white petals and pale yellow stamens atop wiry, purple-tinted stems and delicately textured foliage. Plants grow to 4 feet tall and half as wide.

Zizia aurea Zizia aurea
(Golden Alexander, Golden zizia)
Be the first to rate this plant
Hardiness Zones: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11

This lovely native of the eastern U.S. offers delicate, lemon-yellow broccoli-like flowers in late spring to early summer. Flowers last for weeks. Plants grow to about 2 feet tall and half as wide.


Displaying 1 - 3 of 3 listings   Sort By: Sort