Category: Plant of the Month

Tall purple salvia plants in an outdoor garden

Salvia: care-free color in August heat

Tough-to-grow sites in your garden don’t have to be lackluster! Salvia handles drought, poor soils, and intense heat with ease (and looks good doing it). Not only are they durable, but they’re packed full of vibrant colors, fragrance, and pollinator-attracting power that will bring your garden to life.

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Pink and orange coneflowers in a garden

Coneflowers – July 2021

As summer temperatures rise in the garden, many plants start to fade. Not coneflowers (Echinacea)! These long-blooming perennials thrive in full sun and heat, adding vibrant color to the garden from summer to frost.

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Closeup shot of white and green flowers

Ninebark – May 2021

If you’re looking for a low-maintenance landscape plant, ninebark (Physocarpus) is the perfect plant for you! Ninebark adds interest to almost every season with colorful foliage, spring-blooming flowers, and late summer seed pods.

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Black Cat Pussywillow plants in a large field

Black Cat® Pussywillow – February 2021

Black Cat® Pussywillow has earned recognition as our February 2021 Plant of the Month for its fuzzy catkins and late winter interest! This shrub kicks off the gardening season as early as possible. Starting in late winter, you’ll see long, straight stems peppered with silvery-pink and black buds.

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