Heuchera ‘Silver Scrolls’
Common Name: Coral bells
Type: Herbaceous perennial
Height: plant 8-12 inches, flower stalks 24-in
Spread: 8 to 12-inch
Bloom Time: June to July
Flower: Pinkish White, Showy
Sun: Filtered sun to part shade
Soil: Rich humus, Well-draining
Water Needs: Average to Moist
Foliage Colorful! Emerge silver flushed with burgundy, matures into silver with dark purple veins.
Uses: Edging, Woodland gardens, Containers, Foliage Garden Interest, Perennial beds, Mass plantings for ground cover
Attributes: Deer Tolerant, evergreen in warm climates.
USDA Zone: 4 to 9
Plant Name: Eremurus
Common Name: Foxtail Lily or Desert Candle
Plant type: Perennial bulb
Height: 3-7 ft
Spread: 1 ft
Bloom Time: May-June
Flower Colors: Dark Orange, Pink, Yellow, White, Apricot
Exposure: Full Sun
Soil Requirements: Well-drained fertile, sandy soil with compost
Water Needs: Average. Regularly, but do not over water
Attributes: Dramatic flower spikes, Gray-green foliage,
Note: Low Maintenance, but eaten by slugs. Plant in early spring on a mound of grit with the crown not far beneath the surface of the soil.
Uses: Cottage Garden, Informal Garden, Tall Borders, Specimen plantings, Prairie plantings
Native to: Afghanistan and Turkistan
USDA Hardiness Zone: 5-9
Today in the garden… Plant Name: Verbascum
Common name: hybrid ‘Southern Charm’ Plant type: Herbaceous perennial Height: 2-3 ft Spread: 1-2 ft Bloom Time: May- September (de-head to continue blooming time) FlowerColor: Pastel shades: lavender, buff, cream, soft rose Exposure: Full sun Soil Requirements: Well drained soil, grows on rocky slopes. Avoid highly fertile and wet soils!
Water Needs: Dry to medium Attributes: Showy erect flowers, velvet leaves Note: Drought tolerate, deer resistant ( maybe!), short lived perennial but it self-seeds Uses: Perennial garden, cottage garden, vertical accent, cut flower Native to: Europe to North Africa to Western and Central Asia. USDA Hardiness Zone: 5-9