Author Archives: Beverly Hamrick

Anemones at Countryside Gardens

Fantasy Cinderella’ Anemone features lovely bright pink, slightly cupped flowers with gold centers blooming profusely from mid-summer through fall. The compact plants are adaptable to a range of soils, easy to grow in containers or a woodland border, and bees and butterflies just love them! They make long-lasting cut flowers, and are followed by small, […]

Bear’s Breeches at Countryside Gardens

LOOK OUT FOR BEARS at Countryside Gardens. Acanthus spinosus, commonly called bear’s breeches, is a clump-forming perennial which is grown as much for its attractive foliage as for its architecturally bold flower spikes. Features pure white, snapdragon-like flowers enclosed (hooded and subtended) by spiny, reddish-purple bracts and arranged in vertical rows on substantial flower spikes […]