Looks Great in Containers & Hanging Baskets The Licorice, Lemon Licorice, ‘Helichrysum petiolare’, is a pale lime plant that lets you do a little to get a lot. Licorice plants are exceptionally easy to grow, requiring little fertilizer. The Lemon Licorice is a restrained grower with velvety soft foliage. This plant is an excellent choice for hanging baskets or mixed containers. It’s especially useful in mixed containers as it tends to grow outward which makes a planter or basket look larger. Licorice does best in a well-drained soil, either in beds or containers. Lemon Licorice produces small white flowers that are insignificant and can be removed. For zones 9-11, this plant can also be a perennial. * Heat tolerant* Drought tolerant* Easy to grow .
Amazingly Versatile Groundcover, It’s Like an Aromatic Mat Creeping Thyme (Thymus praecox ‘Coccineus’) is an amazingly versatile and hardworking accent plant. It’s like jewelry for your garden. On a summer evening just follow the butterflies and bees. They will happily lead you to the thyme in your garden. Rosy red flowers by the thousands cover this thick low growing mat of tiny green scented leaves. Just rub your hand along the plant to encourage it to release its scent. Better yet, plant it where you can walk on it or kneel on it to work in your garden. The sensual smell makes any time you spend in the garden better. Herb-like, lemony and earthy could all describe the scent of creeping thyme. A strong grower, ‘Coccineus’ will tolerate mild foot traffic, making it ideal as a drought tolerant lawn substitute, or for planting between flagstones. Try planting it in crevices on your steps, in the parking strip by your driveway, or in the transition areas between walkways and planting beds. It loves to spill over low walls. ‘Coccineus’ is easily grown in average, dry to medium, well-drained soils in full sun. It also tolerates drought, poor soils and semi-shade. Creeping thyme is easily divided in spring or early fall, and even small pieces will take root and grow. Go ahead and plan your garden. Then add in Creeping Thyme for a final, fantastic flourish. Order from us today! * Rosy Red Flowers in Spring* Aromatic Mat Type Groundcover* Full Sun and Foot Traffic.
Pink All Spring Bergenia Pink Dragonfly (Pig Squeak), Bergenia ‘Pink Dragonfly’, has shiny cabbage-like leaves that have an unusually thick rubbery feel; makes a pig squeak sound you rub them between your fingers! Pink Dragonfly is a low growing perennial that has clusters of bright tubular pink flowers with darker pink centers on 15 stalks from early to late spring. The flowers provide long lasting cut blooms for bouquets or cut flowers. The blooms attract hummingbirds and butterflies. The 8 high foliage is green through the growing seasond and turns a reddish-bronze hue in fall . It may be evergreen in warmer climates. It has a 8 high rosette of thick green leaves which are slow to spread. The thick green leaves are deer and rabbit resistant. It prefers part sun and consistent moist soil with good drainiage, but can adapt to a variety of sun and soil conditions. Use this Bergenia as a groundcover, edging, in small spaces, as a specimen plant, or in a container. The Bergenia is certainly for gardeners who are looking for multiple seasons of interest! * Bright Pink Blooms All Spring* Green Foliage Turns Bronze in Autumn* Attracts Butterflies and Hummingbirds, But is Deer and Rabbit Resistant.