Cape crusaders! The floral gems from South Africa
South Africa’s flora, as well as being the world’s richest and most diverse, is big business,with new garden varieties being regularly bred from wild African species.
White Florist Calla Lily
Common as a wildflower in South Africa, the original calla grows even along roadsides in wet spots. If you have a moist place in your garden or yard, that's perfect for this large plant. If not, put it in a big pot on the patio so you can give it plenty of water. It'll give you magnificent blooms.Growing Callas: Callas are native to South Africa, and today they're not only easy to grow, but available in a literal rainbow of colors. Their fluted blooms and refined foliage make them a favorite…
Perennial Plants | Sustainable Gardening | High Country Gardens
Our unique and exclusive perennials can brighten your landscape with colorful blooms and save you water! Most of our offerings are drought tolerant; less water doesn’t mean less beauty! Their nectar-rich flowers provide welcome nourishment for songbirds, hummingbirds and butterflies alike.
Yesterday was the first day of summer, and it was seriously hot (just a little while ago it was chilly and wet). The agapanthuses are coming into full bloom; they have a long blooming season, exten…