Dwarf Morning Glory
These Mediterranean natives have funnel-shaped morning glory flowers. Common vining morning glories (Ipomoea) are sometimes sold as Convolvulus.
Bushy, branching, somewhat trailing plant to 1 ft. high and 2 ft. wide. Small, narrow leaves. Summer flowers, 1 1/2 in. across, are variable in color but usually blue with a yellow throat. Nick tough seed coats with a knife and plant in place when soil has warmed up. In mild-winter climates, can be planted in fall for spring bloom. Use as edging or at the top of a wall.
Native to Europe and Asia, this salad vegetable is grown for its thick, crunchy stalks.
Mediterranean native to 2 1/2 ft. tall and 1/2 ft. wide. Bears so-called everlasting flowers, with dai...
Original strains of this annual were single-flowered plants 3–4 ft. tall and 2 ft. wide. Modern ...