Abelia is an easy-to-grow shrub that's prized for its fragrant, white, trumpet-shaped flowers that appear on the plant from late summer to early autumn. Abelia's blooms also contrast nicely ...
Do you ever wonder what inspired Greek and Roman architects to build such amazing structures? Well look no further than acanthus. This spectacular perennial (sometimes called bear's breeches...
African mask -- also called Alocasia Poly -- is a stunning houseplant. The dark, shield-shaped foliage is accentuated by white veins running throughout the leaves. The plant will flower oc...
Agave is a bold, exotic houseplant that's sure to lend interesting texture to your home. The agave family includes large and small varieties in a variety of colors, so there's one for just a...
Ajuga is a vigorous, ground hugging perennial that will quickly carpet all the shady or partially shady spots in your garden with color. Growing just 6 inches tall, ajuga is almost maintenan...
Allamanda is an easy-to-grow flowering shrub from the tropics that offers a steady display of golden-yellow flowers all spring and summer long. It's prized for it's excellent heat tolerance ...
Aloes are good indoor plants if you're busy and have a bright spot in your home. These houseplants have a bold texture that works particularly well with modern and contemporary decorating sc...
Alsobia dianthiflora is a beautiful houseplant that features furry leaves and, in ideal conditions, interesting white flowers that look like they've been put in a paper shredder (but in a go...
We adore alternanthera for its colorful foliage and its versatility! It's a popular houseplant and also valued for its use outdoors in landscapes and container gardens.
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No matter where you live, you can grow amaryllis. It's most commonly grown as a houseplant; the bulbs bloom around the holidays, making them perfect partners for poinsettias, Norfolk Island ...
One of the best container plants for hot, sunny spots, angelonia produces beautiful spikes of mauve, purple, pink, blue, or white flowers all summer long. It's a strong performer in containe...
Anthuriums are cheery, exotic flowering houseplants that offer glossy, green heart-shaped leaves topped by heart-shaped pink, red, or white long-lasting blooms. Happily, anthuriums bloom alm...
Beautiful aralias are easy-to-grow and have been popular indoor plants for more than a century. Prized for their finely cut, divided leaves, aralia varieties are ideal for adding softness an...
An uncommon -- but exceptional -- houseplant, ardisia features rich green foliage that adds life and cheer to any indoor space. It's a slow-growing shrub that, when young, makes an attractiv...
Seaside gardeners rejoice! Here's a rugged little perennial that isn't bothered by salt spray or high winds. Armeria, also called thrift, evolved in maritime regions of the northern hemisphe...
Arrowhead plant goes by a variety of names, including syngonium and nephthytis, is an excellent houseplant for low light (no matter what you call it!). Popular for more than a hundred years,...
The lacy, silver-gray leaves of artemisia provide cool contrast for bolder blooming perennials. Super easy to grow, artemisia thrives in sunny spots with poor soil conditions and has almost ...
A longtime favorite for adding texture to spaces indoors and out, asparagus fern is so versatile, you can grow it as a houseplant or outside in hanging baskets and container gardens. The pla...
Give your fall garden a boost of color with a generous helping of asters. These super easy, sun-loving perennials come in a variety of shapes and sizes that work well in garden beds or conta...
Electrify shady spots in your garden with astilbe. This shade-garden classic is easy to grow and produces feathery plumes of small flowers in a host of colors including pink, red, white, pea...
If you think ferns are fussy and hard to care for, think again. Autumn fern, also called Japanese shield fern, is an attractive easy-care fern that adds beautiful texture and color to shaded...
In the spring, no other flowering shrub can come close the spectacular beauty of azaleas. These amazing plants practically cover themselves with beautiful clusters of showy flowers in a host...