An invaluable resource for new and experienced gardeners alike, our plant-finder tool enables you to search for care tips by plant type and other key characteristics. Use our Plant Encyclopedia to find inspiration for new landscape designs, planters and containers, raised garden beds, and more. Get details on classic favorite plants like hydrangeas, orchids, and ornamental grasses, as well as more unusual varieties to try, too.
Solomon’s seal is a classic shade garden plant that adds an architectural component to garden beds, thanks to its arching stems. In spring, these stems become lined with small, bell-shape, white blooms on the undersides.
Larkspur is a classic cottage garden staple that produces great cut flowers. With airy stalks of blue blossoms, this plant adds a gracefulness to any garden and looks good in masses or mixed with other perennials and annuals.
Verbena is the ideal plant to cascade over retaining walls, containers, baskets, and window boxes. As long as its soil is well drained, verbena will reward gardeners with countless clusters blooms all season long.