Ornamental Grasses

Blue Paradise and Desert Plains Ornamental grasses add graceful texture and movement to the garden. I am always on the lookout for new perennial grass varieties – they are so great in this area, with our warm summers. In the heat of August they will always look fabulous. Deer will tend to avoid grasses too which can be a real bonus. Two varieties that… Read More

Reblooming Daylilies

Easy Flower Power! Daylilies have been grown and loved by North American gardeners forever. They are known for being drought tolerant, reliable perennials with cheerful, no fuss flowers that are happy in full sun. They are one of the easiest perennials to grow. Since most older varieties will bloom only for a couple of weeks, recent breeding has focused on extending bloom time and… Read More

Gaillardia Arizona

Thrives in poor, well drained soil Do you have any space near the front of your garden for a happy little perennial that loves heat, blooms all summer and never fails to please? If so, take a look at our two Gaillardia varieties – Arizona Sun and Arizona Apricot. Gaillardia or Blanket Flower is a popular perennial that has undergone recent breeding advances to… Read More

+ Dicentra Gold Heart photo courtesy Walters Gardens, Inc.

Dicentra Gold Heart

New twist on a classic favourite perennial Bleeding Hearts are one of the most popular and best loved perennials for shady spring colour. They typically grow quite tall with green foliage and white or pink flowers. Dicentra Gold Heart, however is a radiant yellow leaved Bleeding Heart which will create a brilliant focal point in the shade garden. It is shorter than the more… Read More