A long-blooming, ultra-robust dwarf variety! The fully-double blooms of these petal-packed beauties are creamy white with buttery yellow eyes, reach up to 5 inches wide, and arise profusely all over neat, well-branched little plants that stand only a foot high! Add an elegant splash to the front of your border, container or window box.
If you are a fan of Strawflowers, either in the garden or dried as everlastings, give this mix a try. A fast growing, upright 2- to 3-foot tall gem with double daisy-like, papery flower heads in shades of purple, rose and white. Like Strawflowers, the cut flowers are terrific for dried arrangements.
Another vibrant looker in the Queen zinnia series! Large 3-inch blooms display an incredible lime green to red Ombré with warm ruby centers. The 25 inch stems of this sturdy beauty make an extra-long lasting cut flower. The butterflies seemed to especially appreciate this variety!
This landscaping series is designed for large plantings or containers. Unlike the cutting Zinnias, Profusion is a dense, bushy, many-flowered little plant that covers ground and literally fills the garden with color. Light coral petals envelop a rich terra-cotta eye. An All-America Selection Award winner, these plants have bushy habit, 14-inches high and a full 24-inches wide and are covered all season with 2½- to 3-inch, daisy-like, double blooms. An easy-to-grow show stopper!
Color up your fall garden with this showy, cold hardy native perennial grass. Best planted in drifts of 3 or more, this garden standout is a clumping grass, measuring 24- to 36-inches tall x 18- to 24-inches wide. Backlit by autumnal sunlight, it is breathtaking! A showy, graceful, feathery flush of ruby flower clouds emerge late season, dry after frost, and persist to provide winter beauty. Heat and drought tolerant, long-lived and low maintenance.
A dwarf Sweet Pea boasting wonderfully fragrant 1-inch blue flowers held above bushy, heavy-blooming 2-foot tall plants. Perfect for edging borders, planting in containers or hanging baskets.
Fun and fluffy! Warm, clear yellow-orange, six-inch, fully double flowers, resembling super-sized chrysanthemums, perch atop 4-6 foot plants. No big black seedy centers, these pack more visual punch than your average sunflower. They are all color!
This dwarf Strawflower, reaching only 15 inches tall, pops with double, papery-textured, flowers in a lovely palette of colors. The splendid mix of reds, yellows, pinks and whites will add stunning diversity to your everlasting arrangements. Thrives in hot and dry conditions.
A superbly heat-tolerant, bedding extraordinaire with rich plummy-purple, rosy-magenta blooms atop dense dark-green foliage that attracts hummingbirds, butterflies, and compliments by the dozen! This foot-high charmer, with a vertical habit, begins flowering late spring, will continue right until frost and can easily be tucked into available space in your beds or containers. If you deadheaded regularly, you will be repaid with vibrant, non-stop color from this dramatic beauty.
Luminous peach to shell-pink blossoms, followed by a cascade of runner bean pods grace this handsome ornamental climber. Flowers are edible and flavorful pods can be harvested fresh as snaps, canned, frozen, or used as shell beans.
A Fleuroselect Gold Medal Winner that delivers fully-double, golden-yellow flowers from early summer until frost. The 4-inch wide, chrysanthemum-like blooms emerge from a care-free, compact, dwarf 18-inch plant and make exceptional cut flowers.
Made famous by New Mexico artist Georgia O’Keeffe’s beautiful paintings from the 1930s. This poppy makes a striking display in the late spring garden with its huge, silky, bright scarlet-orange flowers. Show-stopping in combination with Siberian Iris, plant them this year, in the middle of your mixed perennial beds, and enjoy the spectacle of these undemanding plants each May and June for years to come!
The fanciest of the California poppies, 3-inch semi-double flowers with fluted petals of a silky, chiffon-like texture rest atop finely divided, gray-green foliage. These mounded, 10- to 14-inch plants are breathtaking in massed plantings or containers, offering a spectacular display of sunny yellows, tangerines and magenta blooms from early summer to fall.
A 2017 Fleuroselect Gold Medalist for striking color, habit, and top-notch flowering performance. This care-free, drought-tolerant winner erects 27- to 31-inch, elegant spikes of small, bell-shaped, vivid scarlet flowers that serve as sirens to every pollinator in the neighborhood. Aflutter with winged pollinators, this gorgeous foxglove cousin thrives in full sun, well-drained soil and will continue its display from early summer into the fall.
Also known as White Lace Flower, this elegant filler sets 2½- to 3½-inch pure white intricate, graceful, lacy flowers on strong upright stems within a full, well-branched 24- to 30-inch plant with fern-like foliage. The clusters of star-shaped, green seed pods also make a unique bouquet addition.
Tall, dark and handsome, this All-America Selections Gold Medal winner standing 4-feet tall is a striking purple standout for your garden. Leaves emerge green with a red center stripe, then change to a deep purple color as sunshine intensifies the purple pigment. With unique, 12-inch cattail-like flower spikes, dusted in gold, reaching skyward, this playful plant will thrive in unremitting sun and makes a dramatic centerpiece in almost any planting.
This breakthrough French marigold will captivate you with a floriferous rush of bicolor pastel pink, rose and yellow blooms, with never-before-seen cool shades in the marigold palette. The drama continues to unfold throughout the season as the colors of this vigorous, bushy, 8- to 10-inch stunner evolve as the temperatures change. Glorious when planted en masse in drifts or blocks. Edible flowers.
An African marigold with extra large, super-double, flowers with tubular petals in a pleasing, clear orange. Seldom exceeding 20 inches, this compact and uniform plant is ideal for cutting will earn its keep in your border.
A petite French Marigold with lively variegated petals of dark and light orange that swirl around a center button, giving the effect of a tiny circus tent. Plentiful 2 1/2-inch, single-petal flowers set early on a crested, semi-mounded 8-inch bush. Blooms strong until frost, championing orange in the garden till the pumpkins take over.
This four o’clock has gorgeous saturated orange flowers with pleated star markings adding a hint of salmon pink as the flower matures. The sweetly fragrant blooms mingle amidst a healthy, dark green, foliage and open in the afternoon through the evening. This cottage garden specimen is completely covered from summer until frost with clusters of flowers. One of only five new plant varieties to receive the 2017 Green Thumb Award. Tubers and seeds are poisonous.
Gloria is a garden show-off. Rose-pink petals and piercing crimson eyes will easily charm all that visit. This heavy flowering, long-blooming 4-foot tall plant is well-suited for cutting, beds and borders, and your pollinator garden.
Enjoy lively, very large, long-blooming double white flowers perched opening above airy, fern-like foliage on 3- to 4-foot tall well-branched plants. This cut-and-come-again bloomer will reward you from mid-summer through frost.
Silky, brilliant flowers in shades of orange, yellow and flame-red amidst lacy foliage give an airy touch to the garden from midsummer to frost. The 36-inch tall plants are early to bloom and produce in profusion for an extended season. Attracts butterflies and wonderful for cutting.
Even if your trellises, railing and fences are teeming with flowering vines, make room for this marvelously fragrant, distinctive tropical beauty! In primrose and shell-pink tones, the delicate, curvy, 2-inch, nautilus-shaped blooms dangle in foot-long bunches amidst the 3-fingered soft, downy foliage. The delightfully exotic and exquisite blooms exude a powerful fragrance turning your patio, entryway, or even humble mailbox into a perfumed paradise! Also a show-stopper gracefully cascading from containers.
A Fleuroselect 2016 Gold Medal winner offering masses of enduring, striking, purple-blue flowers in profusion on upright spikes held above minty green foliage. This compact Catmint, beloved by bees and butterflies, is an outstanding garden performer — easy, reliable and does not spread like other mint. Bring color and fragrance to your sunny border, walkways, patios and containers.
Also known as Showy Milkweed, compared to Common Milkweed the pinkish-purple flowers have longer, more elegant, tapered petals. Like all Asclepias, this drought-tolerant native is an excellent choice for attracting Monarch and Queen butterflies, hummingbirds and beneficials. A worthy addition to your butterfly garden or prairie meadow and a striking cut flower. Rhizomatous spreading.
This ornamental, wild form of carrot is a spectacular, vividly-colored variety of Queen Anne’s Lace. The lacy umbrellas atop strong sturdy stems reach up to 4-feet tall, open chaste white, change to soft pink and finally deepen to a rich rose-red. A delicate filler for your perennial beds and borders that provides a lovely everlasting for your arrangements and bouquets.
Vibrant raspberry red flowers, held atop blue-green wildly aromatic foliage on a compact, well-branched 10- to 12-inch tall plant make ‘Raspberry Daiquiri’ a great, bold choice for containers or the front of your perennial border. This drought-tolerant, care-free, enduring bloomer is an excellent choice for attracting birds, bees and beneficial insects to your garden from June until frost.
This classic HEIRLOOM bears a profusion of 3-inch, purple flowers with a central red star. A prolific bloomer from mid-summer to frost. Perfect for covering unsightly buildings, tumbling over fences, or decorating any vertical garden structure from the mailbox to the lamppost. Grows best in full sun.
Takes magnificent to a whole new level! Impossibly tall stems hold up masses of huge, fully double 4- to 6-inch lilac blooms with unique needle-like petals. A superb and eye-catching cut flower.
This landscaping series is designed for large plantings or containers. Unlike the cutting Zinnias, Profusion is a dense, bushy, many-flowered little plant that covers ground and literally fills the garden with color. An All-America Selection Award winner, these plants have bushy habit, 14-inches high and a full 24-inches wide and are covered all season with clean white, 2½- to 3-inch, daisy-like, double blooms. An easy-to-grow show stopper!
Looking for an excellent cut flower? This recommendation by the Association of Specialty Cut Flower Growers yields masses of long, sturdy stems with 3- to 4-inch, fully double, dahlia-like chartreuse blooms. These are outstanding massed in the landscape, holding up well in summer heat and rain, and jaw-dropping in in mixed bouquets with an excellent vase life.
Beautiful, fully double, 2 ½-inch fiery red blossoms, with glowing orange and yellow centers that develop with time highlight this 30- to 40-inch tall branching annual. Ideal as a cut flower, either fresh or dried.
Graceful, semi-double, bi-color flowers in gold, white, red and orange dance above finely cut grey-green foliage in this self-sowing and drought-tolerant annual. This 12-inch tall beauty is best utilized as a border plant en masse for a breathtaking display!
This Petunia garnering the Fleuroselect Novelty Award is entirely unique. Both the flowers and the greens are pointed, yielding perfectly star-shaped petunias amidst graceful, tapered foliage. This dynamic blend combines pinks, violets and purples, from pastel to deep jewel tones, and bicolors. These mounding 12-inch plants put on a magnificent display whether cascading out of hanging baskets or planted in borders and beds.
This Tinkerbell-type Nicotiana has a more compact, branching habit and larger flowers. Vigorous 2-foot plants, produce hundreds of 2½-inch deep plum-red flowers from July to October. The deliciously fragrant flowers of this landscape show-stopper are as attractive to the hummingbirds as they are to garden onlookers.
Taller and more upright than French Marigolds, African Marigolds are easy to grow and thrive under hot, dry conditions right up ’til frost. This aromatic plant yields fully double 3-inch creamy white blooms that stand in lovely contrast to the dark green foliage on robust, yet compact, well-branched plants. Excellent for beds, borders and large mixed containers.
This glorious new variety and Fleuroselect Gold Medal winner is an early and long flowering cosmos in a unique, soft, stunning yellow color. Expect this dwarf 20-inch plant to yield a profusion of 2½-inch blooms with petals that shade from primrose at the tips to golden at the base, surrounding a dark yellow center. Ideal for cut flowers and irresistible in your garden and containers.
This Fleuroselect Quality winner presents a mass of pristine white 3-inch blooms to complement every color in your garden all summer long! Not only a beautiful border flower, its compact habit lets this 2-foot tall plant make a statement all on its own. This charming and graceful addition to your landscape will reward you in spades with beauty and beneficials.
This award winning variety in the Sonata series is prized for its floriferousness. Three-inch blooms float atop compact and bushy, 2-foot tall plants with fine, lacy foliage. In white, red and two shades of lavender pink, these plants will reward you with summer-long blooms! Strong stems and a long vase life make for an ideal cutting flower. Thrives in the sunny garden, attracts butterflies and compliments by the dozen.
This new Agastache has unusual lilac-pink flower spikes with carmine-red bracts, on upright stems flush with aromatic soft green leaves. Like other Agastache, it will reward you all summer and into the fall. Hummingbirds and other pollinators love this carefree and drought tolerant plant.
Bring the easy care and pest resistance of traditional Agastache into your garden with this new longer-blooming, boldly colored form. ‘Bolero’ provides an endless show of color and scent. Licorice scented, deep bronze, lush foliage by mid-summer is topped with rosy-purple tubular flowers enclosed in a purple calyx that persists through the fall. This aromatic is truly magnificent. Craving only sunshine and well-drained soil this plant will attract every honeybee, butterfly and hummingbird in the neighborhood.
Welcome Cape Breeze! After 8 years in trial gardens, in 2014 Paul Miskovsky patented this sport of Panicum Virgatum in collaboration with Pennsylvania-based native plant propagator, North Creek Nurseries. It is an outstanding native Switch Grass with a compact and upright habit. The early flowers and seed heads are held above 2-foot tall, graceful foliage. Remarkably adaptable with excellent salt and drought tolerance. Grow local and find a sunny spot for Cape Breeze in your garden.
These exotic and unusual bicolored Zinnias flaunt a stunning chromatic display of burgundy outer petals that gradually lighten to a creamy lime center, punctuated again by a central burgundy-pink eye. A mix of semi-double and fully double, 2- to 3-inch blooms are held atop sturdy stems on these 18-inch, well-branched plants. An eye-catching flower, ideal for long-lasting cut arrangements.
This landscaping series is designed for large plantings or containers. Unlike the cutting Zinnias, Profusion is a dense, bushy, many-flowered little plant that covers ground and literally fills the garden with color. An All-America Selection Award winner, these plants have bushy habit, 14-inches high and a full 24-inches wide and are covered all season with cheerful, 2½- to 3-inch, rich, golden-orange, daisy-like, double blooms. An easy-to-grow show stopper!
This well-loved beauty makes an architectural statement with rich lilac-purple flower clusters floating atop slender, willowy stems that stand un-staked up to 6 feet tall. Good see-through plant for a splash of color and in mass plantings.
Best Tithonia for cutting. Flowers are 3 1/2 inches wide on strong branching plants with velvety dark green leaves. Blooms midsummer to frost. Loves hot dry sites. Once you have Tithonia in your garden, it’s hard to live without!
RARE – The rediscovered light orange form of tassel flower, almost lost in the last 20 years. Little tufted paintbrush blossoms dance on the tops of curvy stems.Great in masses, or weaving among other annuals. Self sows.
This eye-catching cultivar reaches 4-feet tall, has branching habit, with 4-inch distinctively double, lemon-colored blooms, with chocolate brown centers. Lemon Eclair are pollen free, making for a mess-free cut flower.
An ornamental and edible, runner bean with glowing chartreuse leaves accentuated by scarlet-red flowers. The 6 to 8 foot vines produce loads of flat, green, tasty pods. Harvest as “snaps” when 4 to 6 inches long with beans just beginning to form in the pods; or, allow the seed to mature further for shell or dried use. A truly vibrant climbing specimen that will tolerate some cool, partially shaded areas better than other types of beans. Choose your perfect spot and let the magic unfold.
After growing Cherry Brandy, you’ll never look at Rudbeckia the same way again! This powerhouse of a plant stands two feet tall and sends up dozens of velvety, long-lasting blooms in rich shades of red and mahogany with the trademark big black eye. The butterflies, bees, songbirds and neighbors alike will pay their respects and savor this old-fashioned favorite. Superb for cut flowers and dramatic in arrangements and bouquets.
Also known as Prairie Fire, this distinctive wildflower bears small clusters of brilliant, scarlet red, 2-inch flowers in mid-summer. Each bloom consists of five narrow, widely spaced, notched petals. As numerous flowers open at the same time, the result is a showy crimson display adorned by hummingbirds and butterflies.
This long-blooming, native, perennial, wildflower can add a unique structural element to a mixed border or variety to an existing naturalization or meadow. Intensely red-violet flowers, with orange-tipped stamens around a central cone, punctuate the stiff, upright stems. Like other legumes, this perennial which reaches 3-feet tall at maturity, is invaluable in the fixation of Nitrogen, maintaining the fertility of your garden soils for years to come.
A perennial, warm season, native bunchgrass ideal for providing year-round interest to the landscape. Flat, coarse, green blades form a disorganized clump of foliage that typically rises to 10-inches tall. During the August bloom, florets form a fluffy and airy, reddish-purple cloud, lending a soothing purple haze and irresistible texture to the landscape. The light green summer foliage then transitions to a bronzy-red in the fall. Like other ornamental grasses, if allowed to persist, this Love Grass will continue to provide visual interest through the winter.
This Fleuroselect Quality Mark Winner is an Italian grandiflora cultivar. Brilliant, 3-inch, ruffled blooms suffused with shades of rose, lemon, and cream are held profusely over compact 10-inch plants. Expect masses of blooms in which no two petals are identical. The ideal choice for window boxes, hanging baskets, containers, or the front of a mixed border.
Winner of the RHS Award of Garden Merit, this beloved cultivar, also known as Woodland Tobacco, is a stunning accent plant. The largest of all the Nicotianas, the stately plant grows up to 5-feet tall. Bold, basal foliage is topped with clusters of pendulous pristine white intensely fragrant blooms. Only the Lonely deserves a place near a door, a kitchen window, or under your bedroom window where you can best enjoy the rich Jasmine-like perfume during the night.
This visually stunning cultivar of flowering tobacco will add stature, grace and fragrance to your summer borders. Large basal leaves give rise to masses of 24-inch stems topped with sweetly scented tubular flowers. The flowers fade through red, pink, and white to give the effect of a beautiful pastel tri-color plant. Pollinators, including hummingbirds, love it.
A nice compact 15 to 18-inch plant with bright, colorful double blooms in yellow, orange and deep red held above light green foliage. Will reward you with blooms until frost. Both leaves and flowers are edible with a peppery zing.
This All-American winner is a trailer, ideal for hanging baskets and moderate spreading, with vines that are substantially longer than Jewel Mix. Large double and semi-double blooms in creams, yellows, orange and reds will brighten up your pots and borders from midsummer until frost. The flowers and young leaves are edible with a spicy, peppery flavor akin to watercress. Great as a garnish or for adding zip to your salads!
The blending of pastels and bicolors in delicious shades of strawberry, raspberry, apricot, and cream. Result is an astonishingly soothing carpet of color. Both leaves and flowers are edible with a peppery zing.
HEIRLOOM. ‘Heavenly Blue’ is the classic Morning Glory. Abundant and magnificent five inch cheerful bright blue blooms with creamy white throats arise from the attractive foliage of this fast-growing, dense, care-free climber. Perfect for covering unsightly buildings, tumbling over fences, or decorating any vertical garden structure from the mailbox to the lamppost. Grows best in full sun.
If you are a morning glory lover, the huge 6-inch blooms of this spectacular HEIRLOOM will delight you. Each flower is different, but generally pure white offset by irregular blue pinwheel stripes, and sometimes blue flecks. Truly spectacular, these blooms flanked by heart-shaped leaves create a tropical effect. On cloudy days, the flowers stay open all day. A fast-growing, showy, care-free climber that performs best in full sun.
This morning glory produces a wealth of trumpet-shaped, 2-inch, sky blue blooms embossed with a beautiful violet star. The blooms of this exceptionally long vine remain open well into the afternoon. Perfect for covering unsightly buildings, tumbling over fences, or decorating any vertical garden structure from the mailbox to the lamppost. Grows best in full sun.
These locally sourced seeds will provide native breeding habitat for monarchs and a valuable nectar source for butterflies, bees, and other beneficial insects. Plant these no-maintenance treasures in your garden, sit back, enjoy the pink blossoms, the frenzy of activity and know you’ve payed a role in habitat restoration!
Hundreds of bite-size, petite flowers cover neat, low mounds of lacy foliage with a citrusy scent. The long-blooming edible flowers are well-suited for beds, borders, containers and salads. Also an excellent companion plant for your veggie garden.
Hundreds of petite, edible, golden flowers cover neat, low mounds of lacy foliage with a citrusy scent. When planted in trios, these long bloomers give the thick, rounded appearance of a small flowering shrub. Not only great for beds, borders and containers, the fragrant edible excels as a companion in the vegetable garden to repel unwanted guests.
Award-winner with color all season. Green and wine-colored foliage, purple stems, lilac-rose blossoms and shiny, magenta pods (2-3″). While all parts of the plant are edible, it is recommended that the mature seeds be boiled before eating; used in Asian, Thai and Indian cooking. Useful as cut flowers; pods may also be dried.
This lovely four o’clock has lemon-yellow, white, and bicolor, funnel-shaped blooms with a sweet, citrus fragrance. While the flowers close up in the heat of day, they open in the early evening, stay open all night and will be there to great you each and every summer morning.
A stunning first-year flowering echinacea with hues ranging from rich purple to pink, red, salmon, yellows, creams and white. The abundant flowers grace the top of well branched, durable plants. Well suited to your perennial border, a mass landscape planting, a butterfly garden or as a cut flower.
An old fashioned favorite, also known as Spider Flower, cleome’s large airy flowers bloom atop sturdy 4 foot stalks. A very stately centerpiece in the garden or as a cut flower for large arrangements. If pinched when about 6 inches tall, each plant will branch out to produce a half dozen or more blooms. A very pretty lavender.
An old fashioned favorite, also known as Spider Flower, cleome’s large airy flowers bloom atop sturdy 4 foot stalks. A very stately centerpiece in the garden or as a cut flower for large arrangements. If pinched when about 6 inches tall, each plant will branch out to produce a half dozen or more blooms. A bright clean white.
A unique and uncommon variety, the New Zealand castor bean plant has enormous, deeply lobed, rich metallic bronze-purple leaves that seems to shimmer in the sun. One of the more showy specimens, its foliage, stems, and even seed pods are a deep purple. This variety will grow to 6- to 8-feet tall and produce red blooms in late summer and early fall. Grown as a big leafy specimen or as background plants, this lovely castor bean variety will add a fabulous tropical dimension to your garden. Seeds are highly poisonous.
Named by the Massachusetts Natural Heritage & Endangered Species Program, Bottle Gentian is an unusual wildflower that prefers a moist, rich soil. Atop the stems are clusters of striking, deep blue flowers that never actually open, giving them their bottle-like appearance. The mature blooms are pollinated exclusively by bumblebees, which pry open the flowers to gain entry into the inner sanctum. This unusual perennial is slow-growing, but long-lived and requires little care once established.
This uncommon, easy-care perennial, too seldom seen in American gardens, features the foliage of an Iris, the blooms of a Lily, and unusual glossy black berries that form in clusters when its seedpods split open in fall. Long-blooming and very easy to grow, it is a fine addition to any planting. The jazzy, unusual blooms arriving mid-summer are borne at the end of long, wiry stems, reach 2 inches wide and have a rich orange base and liberal scarlet speckles. Fascinating to behold in the garden and often brought indoors for arrangements.
This showy 2- to 3-foot tall plant produces blossom spikes of papery, apple green, bell-shaped calyxes enveloping small white flowers. An extremely long-lasting and striking addition to both cut and dried arrangements. In the vase, it’s a perfect foil for more brightly colored annuals whilst adding form, structure, and interest in its own right. A self-sower that can usually be relied upon for years of successive blooms.
Commonly known as Butterfly Weed, Asclepias is a drought tolerant, native perennial with magnificent bright orange flowers concentrated in compact clusters atop branching stems. A non-stop bloomer from midsummer to autumn, the brightly colored flower clusters are followed by fruit and showy seed. The perfect choice for attracting butterflies and beneficial insects to your garden.
Oodles of sizzling hot and brilliant orange-red trumpets embellish the 12 to 16 inch tall dark stalks of Tango from late spring into fall. Like all Agastaches, Tango is a good nectar producer that attracts hummingbirds, bees and butterflies. A compact habit with good branching when compared to other cultivars. A great choice for containers, and one may not be enough. It takes two to tango!
A kaleidoscope of brilliant colors garnish this lovely delight. Tubular raspberry, lilac and orange flowers in summer and fall sit a top lacy, fragrant leaves on bushy 2 foot tall plants. Like other Agastache, the highly aromatic foliage is irresistible to butterflies, bees and hummingbirds.
In the sensational new Arizona series, Arizona Sun is a compact and uniform, 10-inch plant, with bright sunny yellow, mint-scented tubular flowers. Blooms in abundance throughout summer and into the fall. Hummingbirds and other pollinators love this carefree and drought tolerant plant.
Apricot Sprite’ is a splendid, long-blooming perennial filled with fragrance, soft color, and interesting texture. Its bicolor blooms of peachy apricot flute outwards on long, slender stems, attracting butterflies and hummingbirds. The fresh anise scent of the grayish-green lacy foliage intensifies in the summer heat. A pest- and disease-resistant and fuss-free North American native that deserves a place in every sunny border.
Spikes of tubular flowers in rich shades of peach, orange, and rose provide striking contrast to the cool, silvery green, finely textured foliage. The leaves are profoundly aromatic, with scents akin to anise, mint or even root beer, depending on your olfactory inclination. A heavy bloomer from June to October, superb for cutting and attracting bees, hummingbirds and butterflies.