Native to central and North America. Prickly-leafed and prickly-stemmed plants to 3 ft. tall and 1 1/2 ft. wide, with large, showy poppies that bloom mainly in summer. Easy to grow from seeds sown in place or in containers (transplant gently). Will reseed and colonize. Provide good drainage. Seed specialists may offer other species.
Annual, native to the West Indies and probably Central America and Florida; naturalized in the Southwest and Hawaii. Yellow to orange, 1 1/2–2 1/2-in. flowers. ‘Yellow Lustre’ grows to 1 1/2–2 ft. tall, has lemony orange blooms and blue-green leaves veined in silver.
Annual or biennial. Western native with white, 2 1/2–4-in. flowers.
‘Variegata’, often called gold dust plant, is the best-known aucuba. It has dark green lea...
These plants resemble giant-size forget-me-nots (Myosotis) and belong to th...
Native to Chile. This old-fashioned favorite is more often shared among gardeners than sold in nurseri...