Regional Picks: Plant It And Forget It – Southeast
1. ‘Pink Frost’ Japanese Joe-Pye Weed Name: Eupatorium fortunei ‘Pink Frost’ Zones: 4-8 Size: 3 to 4 feet tall and 3 feet wide Conditions: Full sun to partial shade;…
Coreopsis You Can Count On!
A while back—27 years, to be exact—the Chicago Botanic Garden created a garden solely to compare perennials, and coreopsis was one of the inaugural trials. We tested mostly seed-grown cultivars of…
Queens of the Curbside
Seven years ago, my husband and I purchased a home in a typical residential neighborhood. One of the things that I liked best about the house was that the previous…
Regional Picks: Plants with the Best Fall Colors – Midwest
1. Willow-Leaved Blue Star Name: Amsonia tabernaemontana USDA hardiness zones: 3 to 9 Size: 2 to 3 feet tall and wide Conditions: Full sun to light shade; moist, well-drained soil…