Landscape design: Variegated rhododendrons are impressive, but what you plant with them can also help light up the garden. Here's a designer's advice.
About 1,000 new daylilies are registered every year. It's obviously not easy to come up with names for all of them. You could have a garden growing 142 daylies with some variation of the name 'plum' or 314 with 'peach.'
For Western gardeners, dwarf bearded irises offer a number of advantages, including drought and wind tolerance and deer resistance.
If you garden in Southern California, here's a suggested to-list list for early May.
A trio of woodland wonders thrives in a Midwest shade garden.
Dwarf crested iris, Iris cristata, is a charming native plant that grows well in the shade at the edge of woods.