A tall, edible plant with intense reddish-purple leaves. The large elegant flower plumes produce an abundant amount of seeds. The seeds are preferred for grain and flour. The leaves are eaten raw in salads or cooked. Its size and color make it a wonderful addition as a backdrop for borders.
Dwarf Amaranth growing up to 16 inches with rich crimson plumes. It adds ornamental appeal to borders and is stunning when used as a low-growing plant to define specific areas. The long-lasting cut flowers dry a deep red and the green-to-burgundy leaves and shiny black seeds are edible and delicious! Cute little plants that are perfect in smaller gardens or containers.
The sunflower-like blooms of this native wildflower are a welcome sign of spring. Native Americans used the plant for food and medicine. All parts of the plant are edible. It is drought tolerant and a prize in any natural or xeriscape garden.
German Chamomile is a delightful medicinal herb grown for Chamomile tea and a gentle skin tonic. The small daisy-like flowers have an aroma of apples- a wonderful plant for butterflies and pollinators. Chamomile is easy to grow and a beneficial ground-cover. Seeds are tiny, so best not sown on a windy day!
Delicate flowers in stunning shades of blue on long stems. Grow in all zones as an annual. This variety is perfect for long-lasting cut flowers and dried flowers. They can also be dried and keep their color well. Butterflies find them irresistible, and the flowers are edible!
Delicate flowers in stunning shades of pink on long stems. Grow in all zones as an annual. This variety is perfect for long-lasting cut flowers and dried flowers. They can also be dried and keep their color well. Butterflies find them irresistible, and the flowers are edible!
An edible, fragrant, low growing groundcover. Looks stunning creeping over rocks or paving. Attracts beneficial pollinators into the garden. It is drought tolerant, prefers full sun, and great for covering unsightly areas.
A spectacularly tall and graceful plant with pretty yellow flowers and giant fuzzy leaves. Used in herbal medicine for centuries. Beneficial pollinators are attracted to this easy to grow biennial that is drought tolerant and loves full sun.
Easy to grow old fashioned favorite brought to America by early colonists. Grow at the back of the flower border or along fences—tough, sturdy, with large, showy flowers in magenta, lilac, pink, cream, and purple. Loved by pollinators – will tolerate poor soil.
Fantastic "Showy" blooms that are big, bright, bold, and beautiful. An easy to grow heirloom that will bloom all summer. Great for cut flowers and floral arrangements. Grow as an annual in all zones. Attracts butterflies, drought tolerant.
Easy to grow self-seeding annual with bright orange flowers. Originally grown as a medicinal herb, marigolds have been a favorite garden flower since the dawn of gardening history. The flower petals are edible, and the flowers make excellent long-lasting cut flowers. Good companion plants for vegetables, and grows well in pots.
Delightful little heirloom Marigolds that produce brightly colored flowers all summer long. They are self-seeding, drought-tolerant, and tough! Great for containers and will grow in the most difficult places in your garden with full sun.
Native host plant for Monarch Butterflies. Returns each spring after sowing from seed. Deep taproots make this an excellent drought-tolerant plant for zones 3 - 9. Bright orange flowers growing two to three feet high create a fantastic display when planted en masse. An important nectar source for beneficial pollinators. Edible if cooked correctly. Used for twine and medical in folklore.
These delightful annuals will grow in most soils, in full sun or partial shade, and are great for a low growing groundcover. The bright orange, red, yellow, and cream blossoms are edible and will flower all summer long!
Favorite heirloom perennial daisy with large white petals and golden yellow centers. Lovely in masses and suitable for cut flowers. This popular wildflower will grow in all North American regions and is easy to establish from seed.
Easy to grow perennial wildflower growing between 8 to 24 inches. Tiny white flowers form rosettes above slim stalks with fern-like leaves. Yarrow attracts pollinators and contains compounds used in many traditional medicinal remedies. The plant is not overly invasive, but it will spread by self-seeding or underground rhizomes. Deadheading spent blooms produce more blooms. Yarrow is excellent for use in fresh-cut or dried flower arranging.