Unique variegated bracts appear in large clusters in spring. Foliage matures to olive green and is topped with a profusion of antique ivory blossoms. View All View Slideshow 1.
Prefers partial to bright shade. Discovered by Nori Pope. Very light silver dusting over the entire leaf. Creamy white, in long, feathery spikes of flowers appear above the foliage.
Wonderful for brightening up shade gardens. Color is greener in deep shade. In fall, mature leaves turn deep bronze, and newer growth is a rose tone. Excellent for screening or the back of the garden.
Long, narrow, rigid leaves are dark green with creamy yellow to crisp white margins.
Excellent for troughs and dish gardens. Best leaf color is achieved in part sun. Forms a remarkably symmetrical, small, rounded rosette that remains small. Produces short spikes of blue flowers.
Stays compact without growth regulators. Spreads slowly by rhizomes. Golden yellow, single, daisy-like flowers on upright stems. Creamy white flowers are produced on feathery, open panicles which can grow up to 1ft long. Has multiple applications in the landscape including edging, rock gardens or containers.
Forms a rounded mound. A nearly complete list of perennials that can be valued for more than just their flowers.
Aruncus aethusifolius A miniature selection with the same traits as A. Spreads slowly by rhizomes but is not invasive. Forms a dense, spreading clump of deciduous foliage.
Reddish pink fall color. Distinctly upright, clumping habit. The best Aruncus for the south. Creeps slowly to form a dense mass of bold foliage. Deep green leaves with a wide, white stripe down the center. This burgundy color takes years to develop. Large, heart-shaped, mature leaves are solid silver and tend to cup downward.
Very easy to grow. Flowers open pale pink to white with a hot pink base. White flowers are held in pink calyxes requires vernalization to bloom. Nearly all-cream to bright white, wide, strappy leaves with narrow green stripes.Water and Architecture is chocolate cake with vanilla-bean ice cream: A combination of two elements-Moore's prose and Lidz's images-that are wonderful on their own, but sublime in combination.
Agave bracteosa 'Monterrey Frost'. Rare form. Ribbon-like, arching, narrow leaves have light green centers and creamy white, smooth edges compared to its spiny cousins. Makes a stunning specimen in containers.Download