Native to the temperate Pacific coastal regions of North and South America, these clumping evergreen and annual perennials are grown for their satiny, cup-shaped flowers. All tolerate lean soil, but grow and flower best in humus-rich loam. Good drainage is essential.Calandrinia ciliata
This common Western wildflower populates sunny meadows, growing 8–16 in. high and wide, with narrow, fleshy, gray-green leaves. From late winter into spring, dainty magenta flowers, about 1 in. wide, are produced on 8-in.-long stems. Grow from seed.
Warm-season vegetable from tropical Asia. Large, erect, bushy plant to 6 ft. tall, with big, bold, dee...
Grows to 5 ft. tall and 2 ft. wide. Intensely fragrant, long, tubular white flowers are borne in tiers...
From northwest Africa and Southwest Asia. Actually a giant vetch, this cool-season bean is best known ...