The right plant in the right location!
The correct plant choice often equals a successful, pleasing landscape
Some Of Our Favorites For:
Hot, Dry, Sunny Areas: Crinum, Perennial Lantana, Yucca, Sedums, Sempervivum and Solidago, Asclepias tuberosa
Dry Shade: Epimedium, Christmas Fern, Japanese Holly Fern, Hellebore and Solomon Seal
Wet Sun: Canna, Colocasia Elephant Ear, Mazus, Cyperus Papyrus, Acorus Gold Sweet Flag and Ruellia, Japanese Iris, Asclepias Incarnata
Wet Shade: Begonia grandis, Ostrich Fern, Astilbe, Lobelia cardinalis, many Carex Sedge Grasses, Lysmachia Creeping Jenny
Our Top Picks For Attracting Wildlife!
Bees: Agastache, Liatris, Asclepias tuberosa, Gaillardia, Monarda, Lavender, Penstemon, Aster, Stokesia, Pycnanthemum Mountain Mint and Thyme
Butterflies: Buddleia, Gaura, Phlox paniculata, Eupatorium Joe-Pye, Perennial Lantana, Asclepias tuberosa, Solidago Goldenrod, Rudbeckia
Frogs and lizards and many other species use the foliage to obtain water and shelter.
HOSTA DRINKING GOURD is a great example of a plant that provides water for bees and lizards, etc. The cup shaped foliage serves as a water reservoir after a rain or irrigation.
FARFUGIUM, HOSTA, FERN, COLOCASIA and CANNA have large foliage that provides shade and cover from predators.
We love that so many of our plants are beneficial to Birds, Butterflies and Bees!!!
Perennial Plants That Attract/Feed Birds:
Rudbeckia, Echinacea, Grasses, Liatris, Agastache, Callicarpa, Baptisia, Coreopsis, Solidago
Perennial Plants That Attract Hummingbirds and/or Butterflies:
Monarda, Penstemon, Phlox, Lobelia, Salvia, Ruellia, Lantana, Buddleia, Asclepias, Gaura, Eupatorium, Verbena, Digitalis, Aquilegia
Perennial Plants For Bees:
Thyme, Sedum, Nepeta, Mountain Mint, Liatris, Allium, Asters