A color-changing coneflower! Echinacea (coneflower) is an American native that has been a mainstay of gardens since the first ones were discovered in the vast prairies of the mid-west. Due to intensive breeding programs over the last decade, their popularity has skyrocketed. In addition to the initial purple and yellow, they now come in a rainbow of colors. Only one, though, comes in a rainbow of colors on one flower! Butterfly Rainbow Marcella Echinacea comes in mouthwatering sherbet colors. It starts off a sassy tangerine dream and ages from the center out to a blushing raspberry royale. The two-toned effect of the orange and pink together is luscious. Plant Butterfly Rainbow Marcella in full sun and average soil and watch her explode with color. Once established she will bring you years of pleasure. She also becomes more heat and drought tolerant as the years go by.These are beautiful cut flowers, too. The more you cut, the more they flower! Birds love the high central cones and if you let the flowers dry on the plant they make striking winter silhouettes. Plant these kaleidoscope lovelies in your garden this year and enjoy years of mouthwatering beauty. * Color-changing flowers* Great cutting flowers* Drought and heat tolerant* Attracts birds and butterflies.
Carefree perennial with recurring blooms! OK, so it’s not faster than a speeding bullet, more powerful than a locomotive or able to leap tall buildings in a single bound. Sunshine Superman is still a garden hero. How? It IS able to save your garden from being super boring! You will be hard pressed to find a brighter yellow than you find with Coreopsis Sunshine Superman (Coreopsis pubescens ‘Sunshine Superman’). This the kind of yellow that requires you pass out sunglasses to your garden visitors. The sheer abundance of yellow flowers all summer and into the fall will energize your garden. A carefree perennial, you can plant coreopsis and be sure of many years of recurring blooms. Easy to care for and very hardy, coreopsis are staples in any perennial flower bed. The airy leaves soften formal plantings and fluff out cottage gardens. They combine well with reds and oranges for a hot tropical look or with blues and lavenders for a classic combo. Deadheading will keep the blooms pumping out, unless you want them to reseed, which they will happily do for you!Trust us, you don’t want just one of these plants in your garden. Order a bunch from Nature Hills today! * Blooms all summer into fall* Easy care* Hot color.
Enjoy Bright Yellow Flowers all Summer Long Tuscan Sun Sunflower (Heliopsis ‘Tuscan Sun’ PP18,763) is the shortest, most well-behaved of the native ox-eyed daisies on the commercial market today and we are proud to be selling it at Nature Hills. Growing only 15-“-20” tall (most ox-eyes grow to 3’-4’) this little daisy covers itself in sunshine-yellow flowers with orange-gold centers all summer. Not only does it command attention in your garden, the little stems are stiff enough to bring armloads of flowers into your home for flower arrangements, too. But you don’t have to cut the flowers. This is one of the few daisies that doesn’t need dead-heading to thrive and continue to pump out flowers. You aren’t going to be the only one to notice the flowers, either – butterflies and bees love to visit them, too. Plant Tuscan Sun Sunflowers in full sun or light shade, in the perennial border or the flower bed. Thriving in almost any soil – even poor, infertile soils – this is a tough cookie that will bring you smiles year after year. * Continuous bright yellow flowers all season * American Native * Low-maintenance and drought tolerant.
Loads of cheerful yellow flower all season long Happy Returns Daylily (Hemerocallis ‘Happy Returns’) is one of those powerhouse flowers that every garden needs. Starting in the spring this little front-of-the-border daylily starts pumping out it’s clear sunshine-yellow flowers and rarely pauses to take a breath until the first frost of the year. Often spoken of in relation to the queen of yellow daylilies, Stella d’Oro, Happy Returns is superior in so many ways. The yellow color is clear – no trace of red or orange – so that it blends with pinks and purples exceptionally well. It also pumps out twice as many flowers as Stella on a smaller plant. Super easy to grow, Happy Returns isn’t fussy – just give it a good sunny spot, well-drained soil and divide it every three years or so and you will be rewarded with traffic-stopping yellow blooms all season Make sure you order more than one so that you can scatter them around your yard for sunny yellow flowers in your borders, beds and containers. Oh yeah, did we mention that it’s FRAGRANT, too? * Tons of fragrant yellow flowers once established* Great in the border* Super easy care.
Beautiful Buttercup Blooms Stella de Oro’ (sometimes spelled Stella d’Oro) has become a bona fide garden favorite, with almost too many benefits to mention! This perfect daylily (a former “Perennial of the Year”) has fragrant, ruffled buttercup-yellow flowers with apricot throats that measure about 2-½ inches across. These flowers are a beautiful contrast against forest-green, dense, sword like foliage. Plants normally get about a foot high and a foot or two wide, and can take the heat and drought of hot climates; It can even thrive in clay and acid soils. It’s a repeat bloomer, and will keep painting your garden with vivid color from May through July. ‘Stella de Oro’ prefers full sun and soil with good drainage. It attracts hummingbirds and butterflies while discouraging rabbits and insects. ‘Stella de Oro’ is wonderful for small places, such as containers on patios or the small garden. Planted together in large numbers, they quickly crowd out weeds and make a carefree and colorful ground cover. Daylilies can survive many harsh conditions that other plants cannot. This includes polluted city environments, slopes, poor and dry soils, near pavement that is salted in winter, and under Black Walnut trees (not affected by juglone). ‘Stella de Oro’ is a compact, charming daylily that re-blooms over a long period and has adaptability to a wide range of planting zones and conditions. It will certainly become one of your most popular and favorite daylilies! * Fragrant Ruffled Yellow Flowers* Compact and Fragrant* Blooms All Season.