Lantanas

The verbena-like Lantana flowers have long since been admired for their extended bloom time. This large flowering shrub is native to Central and South America and readily grows into thickets. Caring For Lantanas Caring for lantana flowers is very simple. For starters, choose a sunny location and plant them in well-draining soil. Although these plants are tolerant of many soil conditions, lantana...

Portulaca

Portulacas available at Tom's Thumb Nursery The Portulaca is a beautiful low growing ground cover plant. Native to Brazil, Argentina, and Uruguay, portulaca flowers are sometimes known as the sun rose or moss rose. Where To Grow: Portulaca flowers tolerate many kinds of soil but prefer sandy, well-drained soil and love the full sunlight. These plants are excellent for high heat and drought...

Balloon Flower

Origin The Balloon flower is a native of the Russian Far East, China, Japan, and Korea. This flower has quickly become a garden sensation in the United States. The name balloon flower comes from the puffy, balloon-like buds that burst open into starry blossoms. Where To Plant The balloon flower is the perfect plant for a sunny border garden, growing in clumps that fill in densely, often reaching...