flowering foliage plants

  • Design

    The Best New Hydrangeas

    If you grew up on the East Coast as I did, you know that hydrangeas are an iconic plant. I dare anyone to visit Cape Cod in the summer and…

  • Textured foliage, grasses and greens
    Design

    How to Break Up the Sea of Green in the Garden

    Janice Becker’s garden in Deerfield, Illinois, is an island of horticultural diversity in a neighborhood ruled by turf grass, mature trees, and occasional ground covers. She has created a plant…

  • Design

    8 Plants With Long Growing Seasons

    It’s easy to see why spring reigns supreme in the garden. What’s not to love about the saccharine effusion of lilacs (Syringa spp. and cvs., USDA Hardiness Zones 3–8), irises…

  • Design

    Coral Bells and Hybrids

    Tim Vojt is pushing coral bells and hybrids today. Great sales pitch!

  • Honorine Jobert Anemone
    Design

    Fall-Blooming Anemones

    A perennial expert picks the cream of the crop