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.
Grows to 1 ft. high and wide, with smooth, succulent leaves. Flowers are 2–2 1/2 in. across, in ...
Native to Arizona, New Mexico, southern Utah, west Texas, Mexico. Plant grows to 8 in., has less finel...
The annual vegetables in this large group are mainstays of stir-fry dishes and excellent in salads. Th...