Herbaceous perennial with yellow flowers

Watercolor © by Michael PlagensAnnuals, perennials and shrubs with flowers in heads that may have yellow ray and/or disc flowers. Usually insect pollinated and mostly not a source of hay fever.

Brittle Bush

Encelia farinosa

Spiny Happlopappus

Machaeranthera pinnatifida

Common to abundant shrub on rocky bajadas, roadsides and wash banks. Also a very popular component of xeriscapes. Very showy yellow flowers appear by mid spring. Can also bloom late summer and fall.Watercolor © by Michael Plagens very-green leaves. Mostly about 1 meter tall. Detailed Description

Mostly herbaceous perennial. Common at upper elevations in Sonoran Desert scrub as well as chaparral and grassland. Highly variable in size of flowers and degree of spinyness. Prominent yellow disc and many fine rays. Detailed Description

Photo © by Michael PlagensDesert Marigold

Baileya multiradiata

Sand Wash Groundsel

Senecio flaccidus

Goldeneye

Viguiera deltoidea

Paper Flower

Psilostrophe cooperi

A fairly common shrub on rocky bajadas and wash banks. Flowers similar to Brittle Bush and appear at same time of year, but tend more to orange-yellow. Triangular to heart-shaped leaves are harshly gritty in texture and are darker green. Mostly about 1 meter tall. Detailed Description

Mostly herbaceous perennial with a woody crown. Leaves are linear and flower rays are bright lemon yellow. Blooms mid to late spring. After blooming the ray flowers remain attached...

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Shipping by airmail from UK: items normally reach US addresses within a few days but can take longer FLOWERS: Yellow Dead-Nettle & Stitchwort, antique print, c1895
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  • Caption below print: Yellow Dead-Nettle; Stitchwort
  • Condition: Fair: Crease from top to bottom through centre. Please note any other blemishes on the scan prior to purchasing this picture.
  • Size: 18.5 x 11.5cm, 7.25 x 4.5 inches (Small)
  • Type & Age: Year printed c1895. Antique Lithograph
  • Verso: There is nothing printed on the reverse side, which is plain

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2007-04-03 08:23:07 by luvplants

Low-chill kinds thrive in mild or cold climates
But peonies have a highly practical side, too. These herbaceous perennials require minimal care, and they can thrive undivided for decades. And peonies have great three-season value in the landscape. In early spring, their large, strong leaf buds poke up. Then bright flower buds form, bursting into spectacular blossoms. And from spring through autumn, peonies form luxurious clumps of greenery.
Some nurseries sell blooming plants in 1-gallon containers in spring. But there's no need to wait: now is the time to plant peonies from tubers (shown below)


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DALY: Use care when planting around septic drainfields  — Gwinnettdailypost.com
Shallow rooted annual and perennial herbaceous plants can be planted closer to the drain fields since they do not have invasive roots. Turfgrass can be grown over the drain field and is beneficial since it helps hold the soil in place.

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Shipping by airmail from UK: items normally reach US addresses within a few days but can take longer DEAD-NETTLES: Labiatae. Bastard Balm;Yellow,Red Dead-nettle Snout Archangel;1907
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  • Caption below print: Bastard Balm; Yellow Archangel; Yellow Dead-nettle; Red Dead-nettle; Yellow Snout
  • Condition: Good; suitable for framing. Please check the scan for any blemishes prior to making your purchase.
  • Size: 21.0 x 16.0cm, 8.25 x 6.25 inches (Medium)
  • Type & Age: Year printed 1907. Antique colour print
  • Verso: There is nothing printed on the reverse side, which is plain
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