Annuals, Evergreen, Perennials
Native to Madagascar. Good for summer-to-fall color in hot climates; thrives in dry or humid heat. Glossy green, 1–3-in.-long leaves cover a bushy plant that is 1–2 ft. high and wide. Phlox-like, 1 1/2-in. flowers are pure white, white with rose or red eye, blush pink, or bright rose. Blooms all summer and keeps flowering after marigolds and zinnias have finished—until Thanksgiving if weather stays mild. Lives over in frost-free areas but may look ragged in winter. In desert regions, may also look poor in late summer. Provide good drainage and avoid overwatering.
Grown as a shrub in zones 8, 9, 12–27, H1, and H2, and anywhere as an annual. The best-known flo...
Snapdragons are among the best flowering plants for sunny borders and for cutting. Bushy and erect, th...
From Mexico. Easy-to-grow, summer-fruiting tomato relative known botanically as Physalis ixocarpa