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Wright's Buckwheat

Wright's Buckwheat (Eriogonum wrightii)

Buckwheat creates a soft mat of silvery-gray foliage covered with white flowers in summer. An incredibly tough plant native to arid regions of Mexico and the western regions of the United States. Useful for adding lasting color to hot, dry situations or just to add a shimmering glow…


Yarrow (Achillea filipendulina)

One of the least demanding, most satisfying perennials in the garden. Golden yellow, flat-topped flowers rise above deep green, ferny foliage. The flowers attract butterflies to the garden.


Yarrow (Achillea millefolium)

Yarrow bring soft texture and long lasting color to the perennial garden with a minimal care. Achillea millefolium species include many of the deep red and orange hued varieties. Regardless of color they all attract butterflies and admiring eyes.

Yarrow, Sneezewort

Yarrow, Sneezewort (Achillea ptarmica)

The dainty blooms of Achillea ptarmica remind one of miniature white chrysanthemums. The flowering is wonderfully abundant and long-lived, above fine feathery foliage - a combination assuring a maximum display of bloom and texture for very minimal care.

Yellow Coneflower

Yellow Coneflower (Ratibida species)

One of the toughest, most durable perennials available! This North American native wildflower can tolerate heat, drought, poor soil, winds and floods. Best of all it begins blooming in summer and continues well into Autumn. The yellow daisy-like flowers are a good nectar source for…

Yucca, Adam's Needle

Yucca, Adam's Needle 'Golden Sword' (Yucca filamentosa)

A durable choice for hot, dry locations. Sword-like green leaves with yellow centers arise from a central crown. Spikes of white, bell-shaped flowers are an added bonus.

Yucca, Adam's Needle

Yucca, Adam's Needle (Yucca filamentosa)

The filamentosa species of Yucca is native to the eastern coast of the United States, but shares the desert-plant appearance and drought tolerance of its relatives from more arid regions. Spiky clumps of upright foliage provide multi-season interest with tall stalks of mid-to-late…

Zedoary, White Turmeric

Zedoary, White Turmeric (Curcuma zedoaria)

Exquisite tulip-like blooms are incredibly long-lasting in the garden or used in cut flower arrangements. Plants go dormant during the winter months, emerging again in spring. The rhizomes (roots) are popular for culinary and medicinal uses in Asian countries.