Sundrops

Sundrops, Fendler’s Sundrops Calylophus hartwegii fendleri Plant Form: Perennial subshrub Water Use: Low Mature Size: 1 ft. tall x 2 ft. wide Exposure: Full sun, part shade Bloom Time: Spring (Mar-May), Summer (June-Aug), Fall (Sept-Oct) Native to: Arizona, Colorado, Kansas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas, Mexico Hardiness: Cold hardy to 0°F Sundrops cheer up drab spots in your garden, and quickly spread by underground rhizomes into rounded, flower-filled mounds. Masses of yellow 1-2 inch flowers appear over a long season above […]

Plant of the Month – June

Creeping Thyme Thymus praecox ssp. articus Plant Form: Groundcover, perennial herb Water Use: Very low, low Mature Size: 2-3 in. tall x 1.5-2.5 ft. wide Exposure: Full sun, part shade Bloom Time: Summer (June – August), Fall (Sept) Native to: Europe Hardiness: Cold hardy to 10°F Creeping Thyme is a low evergreen ground cover that fits into small spaces but seems to bring big smiles to everyone passing by. It has a pleasant, spicy fragrance when crushed, and it will tolerate […]