Also known as blanket flowers, our native Gaillardia are as easy-to-grow as they are colorful. Just find a hot, sunny spot with well-drained soil and you've got a Gaillardia garden! Included in the sampler are 1 plant each of Gaillardia 'Amber Wheels', 'Arizona Apricot', 'Arizona Red Shades' and 'Arizona Sun' for a total of 4 plants. Zones 5-9.
Commonly called Basket of Gold, perennial alyssum makes a wonderful wall or rock garden plant. Every spring it develops masses of cheerful yellow flowers that look terrific tucked between rocks and boulders. Alyssum grows 6-12 inches tall and thrives in full sun and well-drained soil. In warmer regions this plant can be short lived, so replant every year or two. You can grow perennial alyssum from seeds or nursery transplants. Botanic Name: Aurinia saxatilis Zones: 4-7 Light: Full sun
If you're tired of your regular grass lawn, these gorgeous creeping plants are great alternatives. They are an excellent substitute for a grass lawn, while some of them are suitable for rock gardens and poor-soil landscapes. They are even a great solution for badly built garden paths, because they easily fill the cracks. What's more, they are mostly low-maintenance plants and they bear up to heavy foot traffic! Check out these gorgeous stepable groundcovers that will make a wonderful ...