Looking for plants that flourish under the full Winnipeg sun? Full sun is getting 6 Hrs or more of direct sun Daily.
An excellent dwarf shrub that will provide brilliant summer interest with masses of bright white blooms that cover the fine green foliage, long after many plants have stopped flowering. A versatile plant for use as an accent or along walkways, in borders, low hedges, and foundation plantings. Deciduous.
Resembles blue fescue (Festuca glauca), but is significantly larger. Spikelets of bluish-brown flowers arranged in open, one-sided panicles arching at the tip appear on erect stems rising well above the foliage clump in June. Flower spikelets mature to a golden wheat colour by fall.
Prized for its durability in the hot, humid summers of the south and its cold tolerance in the north, 'Becky' has proven to be a sturdy, hardy cultivar. Copious amounts of very large, 3in single, white blooms are produced atop strong stems which are ideal for cutting. Despite its height, this variety does not usually require staking.
Clusters of double, moderately fragrant, orange-red flowers Flowers feature an orange colour on the inside, scarlet-red on the outside Red fruits persist through the winter Glossy, dark green leaves on thorny stems emerge reddish, turning purple in the fall Bloom Time: Late spring until frost
Russian Sage features delicate spikes of lavender flowers rising above the foliage from early summer to mid fall. The flowers are excellent for cutting. It's attractive fragrant narrow leaves emerge silver in spring, turning grayish green in colour throughout the season.
Fragrant, double, ruffled, pink flowers New leaves emerge reddish, turning light green, then to orange and scarlet in the fall Orange fruits persist into the winter Upright habit features reddish stems Resistant to black spot Bloom Time: Early summer and sporadically until frost Type: Shrub
It typically grows in a clump to 2-4' tall. Erect, broom-like clumps of slender, flat, linear leaves emerge light blue in spring, darken to blue-gray in summer, acquire purple highlights in late summer before turning burgundy red with pink and purple tones in fall. In July-August, flower stems rise higher than the foliage clump bearing small reddish-brown flowers.
Prairie Blues' is grown for its foliage that is more consistently gray blue in colour when compared to the species. In fall it has fluffy silver seed heads that may persist into winter and rosy orange foliage. It grows 3 to 3.5 ft. tall and 1.5 to 2 ft. wide.