A semi-double flowering Geum, Top Shelf Margarita, is a hybrid variety. It showcases cheery, lemon yellow blooms. If you want to enjoy the bloom season a bit more, deadheading the spend flowers can potentially increase the change of reblooming. The furry foliage on this variety tends to be a darker green than others. Makes for a wonderful groundcover after flowering.
The Black Gamecock Iris is a Louisiana Iris. If you’re new to this variety, this is a good variety to start with this variety. They can be extremely vigorous in growth when planted in the correct site. This award winning plant has striking dark purple, almost black flowers with contrasting yellow center stripes. These love to be planted in moist, boggy soil or shallow water. These reliable blooms arrive early summer and last until mid-summer.
In summer, tall and bold spikes of white flowers appear high above the foliage. This kind of edible has been known to do very well in the Pacific Northwest! Be sure to not harvest the stalks until the second year and divide the root crowns every 4-5 years. The Crimson Red Rhubarb can be planted in beds, borders and containers. Keep in mind, the leaves are highly toxic. They should be removed and discarded before the stalks are used in cooking.
Potentillas are extremely hardy and low maintenance plants. The Mango Tango will electrify your eyes with rich orange and radiating red centers. The dark green foliage makes these striking blooms pop even more! You’ll enjoy these bountiful blooms for quite some time since it blooms from late spring to early fall. This shrub has more of a compact form that looks beautiful as a low border along walkways or massed in the landscape or garden.