Fothergilla A wonderful but underused shade-loving shrub, fothergilla offers blue-green foliage in spring and summer. Its leaves reveal warm shades of gold and orange in fall. And fothergilla has honey-scented springtime flowers to boot. Name: Fothergilla
Yaupon, North America's only native caffeinated "tea" plant. Native Americans once made a brew from its leaves and traded them widely. With several companies now selling yaupon, it may be poised for a comeback.
do in the fall plant layers of bulbs that will give you three bursts of color when spring arrives. Choose bulb varieties that flower a few weeks apart, such as crocus, tulips, and daffodils, which will bloom in rotation for up to six weeks.