From North Africa, southern Europe, the Caucasus, Russia. Dense clumps of dark green, narrowly oval leaves grow from a woody rootstock. In summer, leafless flower stalks rise to 1 1/2 ft., forking repeatedly to form a broad, domed cluster to 1 1/2 ft. wide. Tiny flowers are light purplish to white. Entire inflorescence can be dried for winter arrangements. Plant withstands both cold and heat. Best where summers are hot and dry. Needs partial shade in hottest climates.
Native to the Pacific Northwest, these grow 16 in. tall, producing clusters of dark blue, inch-long sp...
Grandiflora rose with fragrant yellow flowers. Grows 6-8 ft. high and 4-6 ft. wide.
Vigorous climbing sport with pink flowers. Can reach over 25 ft. high and almost as wide.