Butterfly Garden Plants

Easy to grow butterfly garden plants to use in landscaping or containers. The best nectar producing plants. Favorite larval food plants. Butterfly habitat gardening art and accessories. Swallowtail hovering around a clump of red Pentas. Feel free to use the plants listed here in any way you like.  They can be used to create a traditional “butterfly garden”,… Continue reading Butterfly Garden Plants

Liriodendron tulipifera The Ancient Tulip Tree

Liriodendron tulipifera (meaning lily tree) is commonly sold as the Yellow Poplar–despite its lack of any connection to that genus–or Tulip Tree. In some parts of its native range (the eastern U.S.) it is called the Tulip Poplar. Tulip Poplar,Liriodendron tulipiferaBuy This at Allposters.com According to Hammond’s Nature Atlas of America, the Tulip Poplar is one of the oldest… Continue reading Liriodendron tulipifera The Ancient Tulip Tree

Black Eyed Susan Flower, Plants & Vine

Growing black eyed Susan flower, plants and vine. Rudbeckia fulgida, hirta and planting the yellow black eyed Susan vine Thunbergia alata. Annual and perennial types of Rudbeckia varieties. My Aunt Charlotte is understandably proud of her black eyed Susan flowers. Is Black Eyed Susan Child Safe? Thunbergia alata is safe to grow around small children. The Rudbeckias might not be. They are toxic to… Continue reading Black Eyed Susan Flower, Plants & Vine

Rudbeckia Goldsturm

Growing Black Eyed Susans Rudbeckia Goldsturm (sometimes misspelled Rudbeckia Goldstrum) is the most popular black eyed Susan perennial growing in the U.S. today. Rudbeckia Flowers, Norfolk, UK Photographic PrintSmith, GaryBuy at AllPosters.com With its huge yellow-orange coneflowers and big deep chocolate centers, it’s easy to see why Rudbeckia fulgida Goldsturm is such a hit. Each bloom consists of 12-15 long,… Continue reading Rudbeckia Goldsturm

Black Eyed Susan Vine

Thunbergia spp Black Eyed Susan vine, Thunbergia alata and other species. Planting and caring for climbing black eyed Susan vines. Thunbergia alata ‘Sunny Lemon Star’. Hailing from tropical Africa, this twining vine climbs 6-8 feet high and is planted as an annual throughout the temperate zone. In zones 9-10b it is perennial. The inch and a half wide single… Continue reading Black Eyed Susan Vine

Echinacea Plant Varieties for Sale

Purple coneflower Echinacea plant varieties in all their wonderful colors and forms including E. purpurea, the species used for herbal remedies. Echinacea purpurea growing wild by a lake. Most of the plants for sale here are ornamental coneflowers. They may have similar herbal properties to the species, but they were not bred for medicinal use.  They are best… Continue reading Echinacea Plant Varieties for Sale

Double Decker Coneflower & Other Double Coneflower Types

The Double Decker coneflower is unique in that its brown central cone is topped by what looks like another, smaller bloom. The other double coneflowers listed here feature pompon tops. All are cultivars of the Echinacea purpurea plant. Growing Tips forDouble Echinacea Flowers Echinacea, White Double Delight 1 Plant Like all Echinacea plants, the double-flowered types can be sited… Continue reading Double Decker Coneflower & Other Double Coneflower Types

Green Coneflower Plants

Green Wizard Rudbeckia occidentalis Nutt& Other Types Perennial green coneflower varieties: ‘Green Wizard’ (Rudbeckia occidentalis Nutt) also called black and western coneflower, ‘Green Envy’ and ‘Green Jewel’. Great Price on Double Knock Out® Rose Collection R. occidentalis Nutt is a coneflower without the flower petals. The bloom consists of a 2-3 inch tall torpedo-shaped dark purple-brown to black cone surrounded… Continue reading Green Coneflower Plants