These clump-forming perennialshave square stems and pairedleaves. Long, tubular flowersflare out into two lips, the upperone narrow and hooded, thelower one broad. Blossoms areclustered in roundish or elongatedinflorescences. Easy togrow with good drainage.Scutellaria baicalensis
Native to Siberia, China,and Japan. Stems first spread,then grow upright, forming aclump 1 1/2 ft. high and wide.Narrowly ovate, medium greenleaves. Dense, one-sided clustersof blue-purple, inch-longflowers in summer and fall.
Leaves emerge peachy orange and age through red tones to rosy purple; dark veins and a silvery sheen.
Usually colonizing open forest or disturbed areas, bracken has big, triangular fronds that rise on 2–7...
Native to desert Southwest and mountains. Grows 4 ft. tall and half as wide, withslender, spreading br...