Introducing Hibiscus ‘Summer Carnival’

On of the exciting new plants in the 2018 catalog is the first commercial variegated hardy perennial hibiscus.  Hibiscus ‘Summer Carnival’ was developed by our friend Hans Hansen. I can still recall the moment I first laid eyes on this … Continue reading

Hibiscus aculeatus

Here’s the lovely Hibiscus aculeatus in flower now in the garden.  Although the flowers don’t reach the enormous proportions of Hibiscus moscheutos, the soft yellow flowers of the southeast US native perennial Hibiscus aculeatus are a welcome color in the … Continue reading

Hibiscus ‘Cranberry Crush’

Unlike most hibiscus, I can’t detect a bit of blue in Hibiscus ‘Cranberry Crush’…but then, you know what they say about most men being color blind.  The hardy hibiscus are just looking fantastic in the garden now…how many do you … Continue reading

Container Gardens for Summer Color

Add summer color to your patio, pool or deck with perennial container gardens. There are many great summer blooming perennials that work well in containers and provide a pop of color even if you have limited garden space to plant. … Continue reading

Friday Morning Podcast

Here are a few decorative fruit and seed pods from the garden this morning. Take time to enjoy the natural world.

Friday Morning Podcast

Here are some seedpods and seed heads from the garden today. Seedpods/fruit don’t have to be colorful to be decorative. The shape of the seed capsule as well as hairs and filaments that capture light also add ornamental value.

Plant Delights Nursery 2016 Fall Catalog is here!

Our Fall Catalog is on its way to mailboxes now, featuring over 100 amazing selections including more than 30 brand new plants for 2016. Here’s a sneak peek of what’s to come. Fall is a great time for planting, so … Continue reading

Plant Delights June 2016 Newsletter

Greetings from Plant Delights and Juniper Level Botanic Garden. Botanical Interest So far, it’s been a great spring at PDN and JLBG. Rains have been pretty regular so far…thanks to two early-season tropical storms. No sign of an imminent summer … Continue reading