LITTLE BIBI - LITTLE BIBI is a naturally dwarf evergreen shrub with glaucous grey green leaves. It flowers heavily with its main flush in spring/summer, and continuously throughout the remainder of the year (depending on location and local conditions) with pretty mauve/purple pea like flowers. Heat and frost hardy, this tough plant is ideal for a wide range of domestic and commercial landscapes.
Lambs' Ears (Stachys byzantina) Commonly known as lambs' ears or bunnies' ears due to the soft, velvety texture of its leaves, this plant produces small tubular pink flowers on white, woolly, upright stems in summer. The foliage is evergreen, thick, and very hairy. This fully hardy plant prefers well-drained soil and full sun. H: 12 inches
Best New Plants 2014 . Our featured plant, above – “Plum Pudding” Poppy – This is one of the most gorgeous poppies I’ve seen. Easy to grow, this poppy blooms in June, lasts longer than most other poppies, and many times will re-bloom in the fall! You have to grow it for this color alone! Hardy to zone 3, highly recommended.
Top pick for hot, sunny gardens. Naturally resistant to heat and drought and are available in pink, purple or white flowering varieties. Liatris forms a clump of narrow leaves that are topped in mid to late summer by 2-foot-tall spikes of bloom. This striking perennial is also a favorite with butterflies, bees, and other pollinators. Grows in Zones 3-9. Get more information on growing and caring for liatris.