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Eragrostis elliottii - Elliott's Love Grass, Blue Eros Plants / Grass, Grasses

Eragrostis elliottii - Elliott's Love Grass, Blue Eros

Blue Eragrostis (Love Grass)Graceful, Native Grass Maintains Its Flowing Beauty Until Winter! This Native American grass is graceful in form with narrow, blue foliage. The airy flower plumes begin appearing in July, maturing to a tan color in August and gradually to a lighter straw color in the fall. …

Festuca glauca - Blue Fescue Grass Plants / Grass, Grasses

Festuca flauca - Blue Fescue Grass

Fescue develops deeper foliage color when grown in full sun, but it can tolerate partial shade, and should be grown in part shade in areas with hot summers It is drought tolerant, and grows best in poor, sandy, well drained soils. It cannot tolerate heavy, wet soils or constant high humidity. Blue fescue …

Hibiscus moscheutos 'Scarlet' - swamp mallow Plants / Deciduous Shrubs

Hibiscus moscheutos 'Scarlet' - swamp mallow

Swamp mallow has been a sought after plant over the past couple of years and its popularity is rising as new varieties keep coming in the market. Scarlet is a Czech selection with deep red flowers of enormous size: 20-23 cm wide. Fat buds are deep red, too. Deadheading spent flowers will encourage setting …

Hibiscus moscheutos 'Mauvelous'® - swamp mallow Plants / Perennials

Hibiscus moscheutos 'Mauvelous'® - swamp mallow

Swamp mallow has been a sought after plant over the past couple of years and its popularity is rising as new varieties keep coming in the market. Variety name Mauvelous is a play on words, combining mauve and marvellous, both of which are true as descriptions of its flowers. They are mauve to lilac-pink …

Hot Plants for Cool Climates Other / Books

Hot Plants for Cool Climates: Gardening with Tropical Plants in Temperate Zones

Gardening with Tropical Plants in Temperate Zones | The most exciting new trend in garden design is the lush look of the tropics -- no matter where you live! If, like so many gardeners, youre a little bored with pastel flowers and rigid borders, welcome to the jungly garden, where the plants have huge …