I began to search for some Joe-Pye weed (Eupatorium spp.) to incorporate into my own garden when I saw it growing in the garden of one of my plumber husband’s customers. The stately Joe-Pye weed was hard to miss; yet it turned out to be difficult to find. At local greenhouses, I received blank stares. (Fortunately a fellow vendor at… Read more
If you are looking for a great drought-tolerant plant for your xeriscape design, the wine cup (Callirhoe) is a perfect choice. This Texas native cannot only tolerate drought but heat and lean soil, as well.
It is easy to understand how this summer-blooming plant got its nickname. The flowers are shaped like cups and come in colors of magenta to wine.… Read more