This old-fashioned garden plant from Europe is grown for the translucent, 1 1/4-in.-wide papery circles that hang on to flower stalks; these “coins” are all that remain of the ripened seedpods after the outer coverings have dropped with seeds. Reaches 1 1/2–3 ft. high, 1 ft. wide, with coarse, heart-shaped, tooth-edged leaves. Spring flowers resemble wild mustard blooms but are purple or white. Plant in an out-of-the-way spot in poor soil or in mixed flowerbed where shining pods can beadmired before they are pickedfor dried arrangements. Toughand persistent; can reseed andbecome weedy.
Has goldengreen leaves with cream edges,shell pink flowers.
Native to northern Europe and western Asia. A tropical-looking plant with divided and toothed,yellow-g...
Native to East Asia; forms fans of sword-shaped leaves from slowly creeping rhizomes. The plants are p...