True Dwarf English Boxwood ( buxus ) This boxwood can grow in a multitude of different conditions- thriving in both sun and shade and requiring minimal water once established Height : 1-2 Feet Width : 1-2 Feet Exposure : Full sun to shade Hardiness Zones : 5-8

Butterfly Garden. Hint: Butterfly bushes spread like crazy, underground. I have a lot of butterfly bushes in my garden, and all of them came from digging up little ones that have spread from my mother’s butterfly bush in her front yard. Now mine spread at my own house!

Sombrero Flamenco Orange Coneflower – you cant go wrong with Flamenco Orange coneflower. This newest member of the Sombrero family sports bright orange flowers on strong stems that will stand up to rough weather. The plants seem to be in almost constant bloom and are highly attractive to butterflies. Plant Name: Echinacea Sombrero Flamenco Orange Growing Conditions: Full Sun Size: 2426 inches tall, 1820 inch

Allium, Rosenbachianum Mix Large globes that are the earliest to flower. This is a brilliant mix for the beginner bulb gardener. Easy to grow and rare, these alliums produce 5 globes of star-shaped flower heads in purple, white and blue. lifecycle: Perennial Zone: 4-8 Uses: Beds, Borders, Cut Flowers, Dried Flowers Sun: Full Sun Height: 2-3 feet Spread: 2-3 inches

Create Cheer with Yellow Flowers. Yellow is an invigorating color and can be used with great effect in the garden. Its boldness catches the eye — and it feels happy. This picture-perfect pairing features Talent Yellow gazania, Dahlberg daisy, and white sweet alyssum. Growing Conditions: Full sun and well-drained soil.

The aromatic blooms of Russian Sage (Perovskia atriplicifolia) start in midsummer and last through midfall with little water or upkeep. The habit of Denim n Lace (shown) is perkier than those of other Russian sages, making it a nice fit behind shorter plants in a border. This sage grows up to 32 inches high and wide. Full sun; Zones 4–9