Tag Archives: Perennials

Tickseed, Coreopsis ‘Early Sunrise’

Coreopsis 'Early Sunrise' Photo courtesy of Bailey Nurseries, Inc.
Summer is in full swing, and so are summer flowering perennials like coreopsis (tickseed). Coreopsis has long been a favorite of mine. Their cheerful, bright golden flowers shine like the sun, recalling fond memories of … Continue Reading ››

Perennial Salvia ‘Blue Marvel’

There's a new perennial salvia on the bench at Knecht's, and it came to represent!  Salvia 'Blue Marvel' is a compact selection with the classic, long lasting, bright violet-blue flower spikes. What sets Blue Marvel apart from all the rest, is its amazingly large flowers. In fact, … Continue Reading ››

Evergreen Perennials and Groundcovers

Image of coral bells
Heuchera or Coral Bells
Our exposed, dormant landscape has strengthened my appreciation for those evergreen and semi-evergreen plants that add winter texture, and color. Perennials and groundcovers such as coral bells, lenten rose, creeping phlox, wintergreen, euonymus, and vinca draw … Continue Reading ››