Western Hound’s Tongue
Bedding, border, or wild garden plants with little blue, white, or pink flowers like forget-me-nots (Myosotis), to which they are related.Cynoglossum grande
Native to Oregon and California coast ranges and to Sierra Nevada slopes below 4,000 ft. Hairy, mostly basal leaves 6–12 in. long. Blue spring flowers with white centers. Plants reach 1–2 1/2 ft. tall and 1 ft. wide; dieback in summer to a heavy underground root. Choose a shaded, woodsy site with cool soil; provide little summer water.
Small, ground-hugging plants that reach just 2–3 in. high in bloom, with creeping, branching ste...
This stiff perennial, native to the southeastern U.S. through Central America, grows to 4–10 ft....
Grows to 1 ft. high and wide. Perennial, but best treated as an annual. Soft, hairy, roundish leaves h...