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Azaleas

Growing Azalea

Azaleas are an easy-to-care-for shrub with festivals throughout the U.S. that celebrates their blooms. Azaleas are native to North America, Europe, and Asia where they grow as evergreens and deciduous shrubs. They are related to rhododendrons...
Snapdragon

Growing Snapdragon

Snapdragons are a perennial plant that is native to the Western Mediterranean region and Western North America with about 20 different varieties. They have been grown by gardeners dating back to the 1700s and they...
Cornflowers

Growing Cornflower

Cornflowers have showy blooms and are an easy-to-grown plant that is great for beginners. Cornflowers are annual plants that are native to Europe and the United Kingdom where farmers have mostly eradicated them and are...
Gladiolus

Growing Gladiolus

Gladiolus produces multiple booms that are available in a variety of colors that makes this perennial a favorite amongst gardeners Gladiolus are perennial that is native mainly to South Africa but they are also...
Foxglove

Growing Foxglove

Foxglove is an easy-to-grow plant with beautiful tubular blooms that appear on a spike that can be as tall as four feet tall. Foxglove is a perennial and annual plant that is native to Western...
Crape Myrtle

Growing Crape Myrtle

Crape myrtles are a versatile popular shrub with an abundance of clusters of blooms that are available in a wide variety of sizes. Crape myrtles are deciduous shrubs that are native to India, Korea, and...
Ageratum

Growing Ageratum

Ageratum is an annual plant that is native to Mexico with four varieties that are native to the United States and about 60 different varieties. Ageratum is also commonly known as a floss flower and...
Astilbe

Growing Astilbe

Astilbes are an easy-to-grown and maintain shrub with amazing blooms that look great in any garden, landscaping, or container. Astilbes are perennials that are native to Japan, Korea, and China where they grow wild in...
Rose oF Sharon

Growing Rose Of Sharon

Rose of Sharon is a highly adaptable and easy-to-grow shrub with large double blooms. Rose of Sharon is a deciduous low maintenance shrub that is native to India and China with showy and exotic blooms...
Nigella

Growing Nigella

Nigella is an easy-to-grow annual that is drought tolerant and deer resistant with beautiful blooms. Nigella is an annual plant that is native to Southern Europe, North Africa, the Middle East, and South and Southwest...
Coral Bells

Growing Coral Bells

Coral bells are bursting with colorful foliage which makes this plant a great addition to any botanical garden. Coral bells are the common name used for many different species of plants that consist of hundreds...
Hydrangeas

Growing Hydrangeas

Do you have hydrangeas or are you thinking of getting some? Hydrangeas are native to the America's and Asia with over 75 different species most being found in Asia. They are deciduous or evergreen shrubs with...