These denizens of sunny, dry sites are grown mainly for their handsome, woolly leaves.Helichrysum bracteatum
From Australia. Grows to 2–3 ft. tall and 1 ft. wide, with strap-like, 2–5-in.-long, medium green leaves. Blooms from summer until frost, bearing many papery, 2 1/2-in. flowers that look like prickly pompons. Colors include yellow, orange, red, pink, and white. Known as “everlasting” because its blossoms last indefinitely when dried. Sow in place in late spring or earliest summer (at the same time as zinnias). Dwarf forms are also available.
Summer squash is planted for warm-weather harvest and eaten when immature; this group includes scallop...
This Mediterranean native annual is widely grown for use as a fresh or dried cut flower. Grows to 1 1/...
Mediterranean native to 2 ft. tall and 1 1/2 ft. wide. First growth produces a clump of bright green, ...