Explore Balcony Gardening, Flower Gardening, and more!

Blue Eyed Mary at Breck's Deep blue, flowers have fantastic pink picotee edges. Distinctive and vigorous plant is not often seen in American gardens. Ideal for borders, rock gardens or as a ground cover.

English Primrose. Spring blooming. 6-12" high. Around front right of backyard plot, interplanted with wild violet from yard. Purchased at Walmart 2013.

Hardy English Primrose Light: Full to partial shade Height: Deer Resistant Bloom Time: Spring Size: Potted Zones: 3 to 8

Candy Stripe Phlox subulata Creeping Phlox Plant - (4" - 6" h, 12" - 18" w), spreading/good as groundcover    for front porch bed border areas?

Candy Stripe Creeping Phlox

Candy Stripe Phlox subulata Creeping Phlox Plant - - h, - w), spreading/good as groundcover for front porch bed border areas?

How to Find the Right Ground Cover Perennials These low-growing perennials include good choices for both sunny and shady locations, as well as options for light, moderate, and heavy traffic.

11 of the Best Ground Cover Perennials

Violet 'Dark Freckles' Violet 'Dark Freckles' This variety of Viola sororia is moderately fast-growing and sports freckled purple flowers in mid-spring. When combined with shade-loving mosses, it creates a woodland effect.

Delosperma Hardy Ice Plant Perennial  Vigorous ground cover, even in the driest of soils, versatile and vibrant! The fleshy, drought tolerant creeping stems of these hardy Ice Plants make ideal ground cover on sunny banks and poor stony soils. The showy daisy-like flowers create a carpet of intense colour, in exclusive new shades that will stop you in your tracks. Fantastic for those hot, dry problem areas where many other plants would fail to establish. Height: 10cm (4"). Spread: 60cm (24")

Delosperma Hardy Ice Plant Perennial Vigorous ground cover, even in the driest of soils, versatile and vibrant! The fleshy, drought tolerant creeping stems of these hardy Ice Plants make ideal ground cover on sunny banks and poor stony soils.

Bluestar, as you might guess, is a perfect pick for blue flowers. A great plant you've probably never heard of, bluestar deserves a lot more attention in the garden: http://www.bhg.com/gardening/design/color/blue-flower-garden-ideas/?socsrc=bhgpin052814bluestar&page=7

Best Blue Flowers for Your Garden

Amsonia A tough, but sadly underused perennial, amsonia produces clusters of sky-blue flowers in late spring. Its not just a one-season wonder, though. In autumn, its foliage turns brilliant shades of gold — enough to rival many of the trees when they put

Small-Space Bird and Butterfly Garden You don't need a large yard to attract birds and butterflies. This compact garden includes wildlife favorites like bee balm, sedum, and butterfly bush. Taken together, these plants provide both food and shelter for visiting creatures of all sizes and types. Garden size: 9 by 6 feet.

Garden Plans for Birds & Butterflies

Small-Space Bird and Butterfly Garden .You don't need a large yard to attract birds and butterflies. This compact garden includes wildlife favorites like bee balm, sedum, and butterfly bush. Garden size: 9 by 6 feet.

Baptista - Also called false indigo for the rich blue shade of its flowers, this hardy perennial fills the spring garden with elegant spires of pealike blooms. It withstands drought -- and deer, rabbits, and other critters leave it alone. The bluish-green foliage looks great all summer long, and the charcoal-black seedpods create fun contrast in fall.

Name: Baptisia australis

Zones: 3-8

Editors' Picks: Favorite Fuss-Free Plants

Baptista - Also called false indigo for the rich blue shade of its flowers, this hardy perennial fills the spring garden

Pinterest
Search