Dwarf Plumbago (Ceratostigma plumbaginoides). Zones 5 – 9. Part to full sun. Needs regular watering. Grows quickly to 1' tall and wide, spreads slowly by rhizomes. Blooms summer to early fall. Durable ground cover. Herbaceous perennial.
One of the most reliable and longest blooming plants for the garden, cranebill geraniums add a burst of color that starts in spring and lasts until first frost. The small, cup-shaped blooms are available in blue, pink, rose and magenta. Select a site that has good drainage. Not related to the annual geranium used in planters. USDA Hardiness Zones: 5 to 9
Auslese Lady's Mantle. Zones 3 – 8. Full to part shade. Needs only occasional watering once established. Grows quickly in mounds 12" tall by 12" – 18" wide. Blooms in summer. Herbaceous perennial groundcover.
Genus Daphne Species x medfordensis Variety 'Lawrence Crocker' Item Form Trade Gallon (3qt) Zone 6 - 9 Bloom Season Late Spring - Early Summer Habit Dwarf Plant Height 9 in - 12 in Plant Width 9 in - 12 in
Monrovia's Snowdrop Anemone Lovely perennial useful for naturalizing in rockeries and in sunny woodland borders. Slightly fragrant flowers are borne above soft-textured blue-green foliage. Spreads by underground stems. Herbaceous.
Indigo Spires' sage is a vigorous hybrid prized for its 12- to 15-inch-long, twisting spikes of dark violet flowers. It is a non-stop bloomer from early summer through fall. Blooming can be further encouraged by pinching stem tips early in the growing season and deadheading the spikes once they fade. 'Indigo Spires' quickly grows to 4 feet high, and can be grown as an annual where not hardy.