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.
These evergreen perennials were formerly classified as Hebe, and before that as Veronica
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These feather palms are mostly large trees, though the following list includes one dwarf. Trunks are p...