I’m Leigh Davenport, a northern Ohio gardener with over two decades of experience. This is my favorite color combination in the gardens now, Lemony Lace elderberry (Sambucus racemosa, Zone 3–7)…
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 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 Lamprocapnos spectabilis ‘White Gold’
Something different for the shade.
Sponsored Content Rosa 'Meiggili'
The Peach Drift® Rose is one of the most floriferous dwarf shrubs available. Soft peach blooms cover the plant from mid-spring to the first hard freeze of late Fall. Peach…
Sponsored Content Rosa 'Apricot Drift'
Double apricot colored flowers begin blooming in spring and display a season-long show of color. It is just as tough and disease resistant as others in the series. Best suited…
Plant Guide Viola × wittrockiana Cool Wave® Berries 'N Cream trailing pansy
Pansies are known as harbingers of spring for gardeners.
Plant Guide Tropaeolum majus ‘Strawberries and Cream’
This old-fashioned cultivar of the species has a mounding habit and grows to 12 inches tall and wide.