Sweet woodruff is the perfect groundcover for adding fragrance to your backyard. When the leaves are crushed they smell like freshly mown hay. This is one plant that isnt prone to invasiveness and tends to form well-mannered clumps. Name: Galium odoratum Growing Conditions: Part to full shade and well-drained soil Size: To 12 inches tall Zones: 4-8
Painted Daisy, Mixed Colors Unique daisies in vibrant colors. Colorful, single and semi-double white, pink, rose, red and crimson feathery-leafed daisies. Also known as pyrethrum daisy or Chrysanthemum coccineum. Flowers bloom in midsummer starting the second season after seed is sown. Lovely in both the garden and great for cutting.
Grow These Gorgeous Tropical Mandevilla, Bougainvillea and Hibiscus for Garden Color.
Moss Rose (Portulaca grandiflora). This low-growing succulent annual comes in pink, rose, yellow, orange, white, and a host of hues in between. Blooms close in midafternoon and on cloudy days. Very tolerant of heat. Reminds me of edible Purslane...