Plant Guide Gomphrena haageana ‘Strawberry Fields’
An upright, bushy annual with flowers (actually bracts) that resemble bright red strawberries with tiny yellow "seeds.
Plant Guide Sedum rupestre ‘Angelina’
This vigorous, mat-forming, evergreen species has electric golden-yellow foliage that holds its color through the heat of summer.
Plant Guide Kniphofia uvaria
These tall spikes top off the perennial border with a burst of tropical-red racemes.
Plant Guide Hemerocallis ‘Moses’ Fire’
This double-flowered daylily has robust red blooms edged in gold. It is a heavy bloomer and will rebloom in late summer.
Plant Guide Salix purpurea ‘Nana’
This willow has a lovely matte finish with slender blue-green leaves.
Plant Guide Astilbe ‘Chocolate Shogun’
Chocolate Shogun Astilbe offers a hot, new leaf color.
Plant Guide Cotinus coggygria ‘Old Fashioned’
Excellent fall coloring and a smaller size set this smokebush apart.
Plant Guide Distylium ‘PIIDIST-V’
This variety has shown greater cold tolerance than the species, so it might survive in Zone 6 with some protection.
Plant Guide Loropetalum chinense ‘Irodori’
Jazz Hands Variegated Chinese Fringeflower is draped in stunning fragrant hot pink strap-like flowers along the branches in early spring.
Plant Guide Colocasia esculenta ‘Tropical Storm’
This striking new Colocasia features dark—almost black—foliage that develops a creamy white center as the season progresses. At about 2½ feet tall and wide, it is also more compact than…