Variegated Weigela: Gracefully arching shrub boasts densely clustered, 1" funnel-shaped pink blooms which are especially attractive to hummingbirds. Flowers from late spring into fall. The foliage is as distinctive as the pink flowers, with its oval leaves of rich green edged with creamy white. Especially well-suited for city conditions; its compact size (4-6' tall with a 5' spread) fits most urban landscapes. Zones 4-9. 4" pot. Weigela florida 'Variegata'.
HOLLYHOCKS - 1) Full sun to partial shade. 2) Rich, well drained soil. 3) Biennial, but establish a stand of hollyhocks & they'll reseed each year. 4) Water from below. 5) Height - around 8 ft. 6) Attracts butterflies & hummingbirds
Azalea Azaleas flower in spring with trumpet-shape blooms in a broad spectrum of colors. Some, such as the Encore azalea pictured here, also bloom on new wood throughout summer and fall. Although some azaleas grow quite large, many varieties are available that remain under 10 feet tall. Name: Rhododendron spp. Growing Conditions: Shade to part shade and moist, well-drained acidic soil Size: 3-25 feet tall; 3-25 feet wide Zones: 4-10