36" tall x 24" wide. Echinacea purpurea (Purple Coneflower) is a favorite wildflower that blooms heavily for many weeks in late summer. Echinacea purpurea is invaluable for brightening the garden in the dog days of summer. Purple Coneflower is easily grown in a wide range of soil types, it also grows well in clay. Echinacea is a superb companion plant for a wide range of perennials including lavender, Phlox 'David', and Golden Rod. It is highly attractive to butterflies. (seed propagated)…
Simple and Sustainable Garden - Garden Design
See how clean lines, sustainable solutions and arid-loving plants come together in this Palo Alto garden. Discover how the home and garden were designed for indoor/outdoor living.
Anigozanthos (Kangaroo Paw)
Native to Australia, Anigozanthos (Kangaroo Paw) are tufted evergreen rhizomatous perennials with vibrant flower colors atop fans of narrowly strap-shaped leaves. Borne on leafless flowering stalks, the remarkable flowers are clustered at the ends of the stalks. Tubular, they are covered with velvety hairs and have pointed lobes, which are curved at their tips, giving them the appearance of kangaroo paws, hence the common name.
Kniphofia 'Bees' Sunset' (Red Hot Poker)
One of the most outstanding Red Hot Pokers, Kniphofia 'Bees' Sunset' features bronzed stems bearing slender, terminal spikes of tubular, rich golden yellow flowers streaked deep apricot from early to late summer. Changing color as the flower matures, this robust perennial displays the deepest shades in bud and fades as the flower opens, resulting in a bicolor look. Virtually disease free, this favorite of hummingbirds is also drought, deer and rabbit tolerant.
Purple Sage Planting Guide: What Is Purple Sage And Where Does It Grow
Used to sandy, poor soil, sage requires little maintenance and is perfect for filling in areas where most other plants would die. Click this article to learn more about growing purple sage plants and the care of purple sage in gardens.