Native to central and North America. Prickly-leafed and prickly-stemmed plants to 3 ft. tall, 1 1/2 ft. wide, with large, showy poppies that bloom mainly in summer. Easy to grow from seeds sown in place or in pots (transplant gently). Will reseed and colonize. Provide good drainage. Seed specialists may offer other species.Argemone mexicana
Native to 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.
Some kinds of corn are grown for the beauty of their shelled ears rather than for eating. Calico, Indi...
Native to Asia Minor, Caucasus, and southern Ukraine. Upright grower to 1 1/2 ft. tall and wide. Lance...
Native to Europe and western Asia; naturalized in North America. Aromatic plant grows to 2 ft. tall an...