Plant of the Week: Viola

Violas are a popular and hearty annual that blooms throughout Fall and into Winter. They come in a variety of solid colors from cheery yellows and bright oranges, to deep purples, and even black. Violas also come in Blotch versions, which feature an accent color in the … Read More

Plant of the Week: Pansy

One popular fall annual that packs a big punch of color is the Pansy. While its name suggests images of weakness, Pansies are actually quite the opposite. This hearty flower blooms from late summer to early winter, bringing color throughout the Fall, right up until harsher temperatures … Read More

Plant of the Week: Butterfly Bush

Buddleia, more commonly referred to as the Butterfly Bush, is named for its ability to attract not only butterflies, but also hummingbirds and other beneficial pollinators. This large green shrub is adorned with majestic flowers that reach 6-8" in length and bloom throughout the summer months. Flowers … Read More

Plant of the Week: Knockout Roses

A beautiful flowering plant that requires very little maintenance, what's not to love? This hardy Rose hybrid was bred to withstand unfavorable conditions. Knockout Roses are easy to care for, with no need to deadhead the flowers. They are also disease resistant, which adds to their appeal. … Read More

Plant of the Week: Heuchera ‘Plum Pudding’

Heuchera comes in many shades, but 'Plum Pudding' provides a stark contrast to an otherwise green landscape. The shiny plum-purple leaves have silver marbling throughout its ruffled and dense foliage. Pale pink flower clusters appear in June and July. Light Needs: Partial sun Watering Needs: Moderate Average Size: 18" Why we love … Read More

Plant of the Week: Black-eyed Susan

A native plant, and Maryland's state flower, the Black-eyed Susan - Rudbeckia fulgida - is a perennial favorite. Golden yellow flowers 3-4" across have a black cone center and bloom from July through September. This low maintenance plant will attract butterflies and hummingbirds and mixes well with … Read More

Plant of the Week: Mazus reptans

A fast-spreading, carpet-like groundcover, Mazus reptans is an excellent ground cover choice for landscape design. It will grow quickly in a tight, 1" carpet. Small, bright green leaves are accompanied by blue or white ('Albus') flowers in May and June. This plant is moisture-tolerant, tough, and hardy. Light … Read More

Plant of the Week: Crape Myrtle

Lagerstroemia, more commonly known as the Crape Myrtle, is a favorite among landscapers. It can be grown as either a shrub or a petite tree. Crape Myrtles bloom from late spring until early fall, in varying shades of pink, red, purple, and white. Their petals have a crinkled … Read More