These best-selling ferns are easy to care for, involve low maintenance and come in a remarkable selection of colors and textures. Holly ferns are native to the US and have resilient green leaves that persist through winter which can be cut and used as Christmas decorations. The western sword flourishes coastally and grows lustrous deep green fronds from 3 to 4 feet tall and wide. The Japanese painted unfurl silver fronds with red and blue tints on the burgundy stem and can reach 12-18 inches tall and 24 inches wide.
These best-selling trees can be easily incorporated into any backyard design to add shade, privacy, and color. The flowering dogwood tree is visually pleasing all year round, with its white, pink and red flowering in spring, the dense canopy of foliage in summer and in autumn most variations exhibit red foliage prior to its leaves falling and showing its striking branches through winter. Tulip trees are both a provider of shade and an ornamental piece of your landscaping. In the spring they are brimming with tulip-shaped flowers while in fall the leaves are a vibrant yellow. It is ideal for backyards, providing the height can be handled since it can grow more than two feet a year.
These best-selling mosses can make an excellent alternative to grass being a popular choice for rock gardens and ground cover. Common haircap is of the acrocarpous type of mosses which grows upright in mounds rather than in carpet like. This frilly bright green variety is capable of growing up to 16 inches tall. It resembles a sea of mini evergreens and will grow nearly anywhere. Heath star moss is also of the acrocarpous type of mosses. This variety has leaves with a star-like appearance. Though it is considered an invasive species since it spreads quickly.
These best-selling shrubs provide reliable good looks without a lot of work. The ‘snowflake’ oakleaf hydrangea which looks excellent alone and with other shrubs and plants. In summer its white blooms shift to pink. This variety requires full sun to partial shade and moist, fertile and well-drained soil to thrive. ‘Ogon’ spirea also need full sun to partial shade as well as moist, fertile and well-drained soil to thrive. In the fall the foliage of this shrubbery changes to yellow orange with a delicate red edge on every leaf.
These best-selling butterfly plants are more often than not perennials. The beauty of these butterfly plants is only matched by the creatures they attract. The following perennials are excellent plants for inviting butterflies into your garden; Lavender discourages pests and comes in a rose variety along with its purple counterpart. Echinacea also known as the coneflower can grow to be 2 to 2 and a half feet tall, making it best placed in the back of gardens. This variety comes also comes in red and green.