Stay Connected with Fine Gardening
OR Browse All Plants
Be the first to rate this plant
Click on a thumbnail to see a full sized image
This tough, drought-tolerant species has glossy deep green leaves and, in early summer, half-inch golden yellow flowers that open from pink buds. It grows to about 6 inches tall and a little wider and makes a good groundcover.
This species has bluntly spurred golden yellow flowers from late spring to early fall. Its pale green, glaucous leaves form compact, ferny mounds.
This is one of the smallest species of goldenrod, topping out at only 4 to 6 inches high in poor soils, and 2 feet high in fertile soils. It is considered a garden-worthy species, with gray-green leaves that form clumps and languid, one-sided yellow plumes. It is tolerant of both sandy and clay soils.
Dianthus 'Bath's Pink' is a stunning, wide-spreading ground cover with grassy, blue-green foliage and pink flowers. Use it to edge a bed or grow it in your rock garden for a splash of cool color. To keep its blooms going, be sure to deadhead.
This mat-forming species forms a carpet of rosy-red flowers in late July and August, contrasting against green leaves with bronzy-maroon highlights.
Hooked on Hyssops
Give these perennials the essentials and they’ll reward you with flowers, fragrance, and hummingbirds
by David Salman
Pinks: Petite and Prolific
The genus Dianthus offers fragrance and a profusion of blooms for many garden settings
by Alain Charest
Alliums All Season Long
Deer resistant and dynamic, these bulbs provide color from the first showers of spring to the last leaves of fall
by Stephanie Cohen
Find out what all the buzz is about by planting these colorful perennials
by Sally Roth
PLANTING PLAN: A deer-resistant bed that shines in fall and winter
by Nancy Matthews
Great Plants, Vol.2Learn how to choose and use the best plant varieties for your gardenMore Info
Great Gardens, Vol. 2An insider's look at America's most beautiful gardensMore Info
Creating Beds and BordersCreating Eye-Catching Island Beds and BordersMore Info
FineGardening.com and VegetableGardener.com are part ofthe Taunton Home and Garden Network
Taunton Home |
Books & Videos |
Contact Us |
Product recall information
Copyright Notice |
Taunton Guarantee |
User Agreement |
About Us |
Work for Us |
Contact Us |
Press Room |
| Subscriber Alert
© 2013 The Taunton Press, Inc., Part of Taunton’s Women’s Network. All rights rserved.