Plants of the Week for June 4th 2019
This week’s plant are perennial, plants that come back year after year. They are also sun loving needing at least 6 hours of sun light.
Roxanne Cranesbill reaches 20 inches tall and 24 to 36 inches wide. It flowers for a long period starting in early spring and well into summer. The blue/purple flowers contrast well against it’s green foliage. You can use this plant along side or in front of plants with yellow, white, pink or even red flowers. Easy to care for and doesn’t need much trimming to maintain. Cut back to the ground in fall.
Marietta Veronica is a dark blue/purple summer flowering plant that hummingbirds enjoy. It gets 9 to 15 inches tall and 2 feet wide. Veronicas work great for pollinator gardens, cut flower gardens or cottage gardens. These are easy to care for and enjoy deadheading to promote more flowers. You can put these with cone flowers, black eyed susans, or hibiscus for a great color range.