8 Plants to Swoon Over This Valentine’s Day
Love is in the air…and soon to be in your garden with these swoon-worthy plants. From heart-shaped flowers and leaves to classic roses and even flowers featuring cupid’s favorite color palette or an irresistible scent, this selection of 8 plants will have you believing in love at first sight. Instead of chocolate and store-bought flowers that only last a few days, consider gifting yourself and your garden a plant that will make you fall in love with your garden over and over again.
Happy Face Hearts® Potentilla
Apple blossom-like blooms give this shrub the perfect amount of color and charm. Hundreds of pink flushed flowers cover the plant year-after-year. One of the longest-blooming shrubs, you’ll never be without flowers to enjoy. Happy Face Hearts® is extremely hardy and unbothered by deer, making it easy to grow and a great choice for gardeners of any skill level. Consider adding this potentilla to your landscape this year; it’s hard not to fall in love with this pretty shrub.
Sweet Romance® Lavender
Sweet Romance® lavender has a fragrance that will sweep you off your feet! This prolific bloomer from Proven Winners boasts large purple blooms from summer into fall that look fabulous whether enjoyed fresh in the garden or dried in bouquets or sachets. This lavender is loved by gardeners and pollinators alike, thanks to its sweet-scented flowers. Thriving in difficult conditions, Sweet Romance®is a stress-free garden addition; consider adding it to your perennial garden or even your herb garden. Its frosty green foliage stands out in your garden and can be used as an herb in various recipes!
'Queen Of Hearts' Siberian Bugloss
Big, heart-shaped leaves with frosted silver accents make this foliage plant a stunner! It’s hard not to love ‘Queen of Hearts’ as it adds beauty and interest to shade gardens. While deer may be able to resist ‘Queen of Hearts’, we find ourselves wanting to add more of it to our garden each year. Come spring, its foliage is topped with sweet blue flowers that float above the plant, adding additional interest and appeal. Perfect for shade gardens.