Deciduous, Evergreen, Shrubs
All bear single flowers with a prominent sunburst of stamens in the center. Shallowly cup-shaped, five-petaled blooms range in color from creamy yellow to gold; flowers may be solitary or in clusters. Neat, fresh green foliage. Various species are used for mass plantings, groundcovers, informal hedges, or borders. Grow especially well in mild, moist regions.
A difficult-to-control rust is extensively infecting plantings (especially those of the species H. calycinum) in the Pacific Northwest. Remove and destroy blighted leaves and any leaf litter; avoid overhead watering of plants in the evening.
Native to the southeastern United States. This shrub is everygreen in mild climates, deciduous where winters are cold. It grows 1–3 ft. tall, with a mounding form. Blue-green leaves set off clusters of 1 1/2-in., bright yellow flowers that bloom from midsummer to early fall.
‘Sunburst’ forms a tight mound to 3 ft. high and wide.
Grows to 4 ft. tall and 5 ft. wide in mildest climates; in cold areas, it acts more like a root-hardy ...
Evergreen to semievergreen shrub from Bulgaria and Turkey. Grows to 1 ft. high and spreads by vigorous...
Shade-tolerant semievergreen native shrub from Europe and western Asia. Grows to 3 ft. tall and wide, ...